Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) announced the signing of a SeleQtions hotel – Pilibhit House in Haridwar, Uttarakhand.
This hotel is in partnership with Prasad Heritage Pvt. Ltd.Commenting on the signing, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President - Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, "Haridwar, located on the banks of the River Ganga, is visited by thousands of pilgrims annually. With this new hotel, IHCL further strengthens its religious tourism portfolio of hotels. We are delighted to partner with Prasad Heritage Pvt. Ltd. The Company currently manages 12 hotels across cities through which the River Ganga flows."
The 35-room hotel, located at a short distance from all major attractions, has a distinctive design that focuses on tranquillity and harmony. The elegantly appointed rooms are designed to give guests a sense of place and calm, drawing from the cultural ethos of Haridwar. The other features include a multi-cuisine restaurant, pool and spa with a private bathing ghat (steps with access to the River Ganga for bathing.) It is slated to open in mid-2021.
Commenting on the partnership, the Prasad family said, "This will be our second hotel with IHCL. We will be introducing the SeleQtions brand to Uttarakhand with this hotel."
Haridwar, in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand, is one of the oldest living cities and is regarded as one of the seven holiest places for Hindus. It is one of the four places in India that hosts the famous Kumbh Mela and is the base to travel to other popular towns such as Rishikesh, Devprayag and the famous Char Dham Yatra tourist circuit.
IHCL has five hotels in the state of Uttarakhand, including two under development. Pilibhit House complements the existing religious and leisure circuit with IHCL's hotels in Corbett and Rishikesh.
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