IHCL steps into Nainital with SeleQtions Resort

IHCL announces the conversion of hitherto operating heritage resort, The Naini Retreat in Nainital, Uttarakhand into an IHCL SeleQtions resort. The resort will be operated by Leisure Hotels Group under a franchise with IHCL. Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL, said, “With this new resort, the company will present yet another unique holiday destination to its customers, in addition to its hotels at five other locations in the state of Uttarakhand – Corbett, Dehradun, Haridwar, Rishikesh and Pantnagar. We are delighted to partner with Leisure Hotels Group.”  Spread over more than five acres, the 52-key resort is situated on the picturesque Ayarpatta slopes. The resort will undergo a complete renovation and upgrade before it is launched under the SeleQtions brand. Vibhas Prasad, Director, Leisure Hotels Group, said, “This will be our third hotel with the company in the state. We believe that this association will enhance the tourism potential of the entire region in India and abroad.”