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ITC Hotels ties up with RP Group Hotels & Resorts to manage 5 hotels in India and Dubai
16 Sep 2013

ITC  Hotels has tied up with RP Group Hotels & Resorts to manage 5  hotels in India and Dubai, under ITC Hotels’ 5-star ‘WelcomHotel’ brand and the group’s mid-market to upscale ‘Fortune’ brand.

Nestled  in the secluded backwaters of the Arabian Sea near  Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala is  the five-star deluxe, WelcomHotel Raviz Resort & Ayurveda Centre Kollam, a perfect blend of modern architecture, and traditional designs of a bygone  era. Taking advantage of the scenic backwaters, the hotel boasts of 3 luxury  houseboats and 93 exquisitely designed rooms and suites.

Designed  to reflect the architectural splendour of the mystical Malabar region, the WelcomHotel  Raviz Resort & Ayurveda Centre Kadavu, a five star resort on the banks  of the Chalayar river in Calicut, is set amidst a sprawling 10-acre coconut  grove. It houses the famous Kadavu Ayurvedic Centre, which has been  awarded the prestigious Green Leaf Award, for 9 consecutive years. In addition  to state-of-the-art technology and best in class services, these hotels  showcase the rich and diverse culinary offerings from different regions within  Kerala.

Embodying  the WelcomHotel brand promise of efficiency and warmth with facilities and  services designed to cater to the needs of the business and leisure  traveller,the 'WelcomHotel Raviz Kollam and the WelcomHotel Raviz  Kadavu are committed to creating new benchmarks in hospitality.

In  addition, on the anvil is Fortune Raviz Calicut and two Fortune Raviz  hotels in Dubai. Both Kerala and Dubai possess immense tourism  potential as significant inbound and outbound destinations, for the country.

The  tie-up has been firmed up through a Memorandum of Understanding between ITC  Hotels and RP Groups Hotels & Resorts. While the two WelcomHotels are  already under a management contract and will be flagged off immediately, the  three Fortune hotels are a part of the signed MOU and will be launched  subsequently.

As part of its expansion drive,  ITC Hotels proposes to add several managed hotels to its brand portfolio. On  the anvil are an ITC super-premium luxury hotel in Mahabalipuram,  a WelcomHotel in Jodhpur, Patna and Chandigarh, and  more than 30 hotels under the Fortune brand.

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