Carlson Rezidor has signed an agreement with
Mushtaq Group of Hotels to open seven properties comprising
817-rooms under the Radisson Blu, Radisson and Country Inns &
Suites By Carlson brands, in the northern Indian state of Jammu
Radisson Blu Srinagar is a
225-key new-build hotel located in the heart of Srinagar city. The
site is well located and is within easy reach of Dal Lake and the
city’s main attractions. The hotel is located approximately 3
kilometers from the city centre and 10 kilometers from Srinagar
Airport. Radisson Blu Srinagar is scheduled to open in the second
quarter of 2020.
Radisson Blu Resort Tangmarg is a
150-key new-build hotel nestled within a 25-acre site in the
Himalayan mountains. The site is just 13 kilometers from Gulmarg,
a top winter sports
destination. Radisson Blu Resort Tangmarg is
scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2021.
Radisson Srinagar is an 89-key conversion located in the heart of
Srinagar within 2 kilometers of the main commercial and retail hubs of the city. It is close to golf courses, Dal Lake, Sher-i-Kashmir
International Conference Center and Asia’s largest tulip garden. Radisson Srinagar is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of
Radisson Pahalgam Golf View Resort is a
118-key conversion located in Pahalgam, approximately 7,200 feet
above sea level. It offers direct access to the picturesque Pahalgam Golf Course. Radisson Pahalgam Golf View Resort is
scheduled to open in the third quarter of 2018.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Gulmarg is an 80-key conversion.
Gulmarg has been rated amongst the top five ski destinations in Asia by CNN. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Gulmarg is scheduled
to open in the first quarter of 2020.
Country Inn &
Suites By Carlson Jammu is a 55-key conversion located in Gandhi
Nagar, an upscale commercial and residential area in the heart of
Jammu city. The hotel is close to Jammu Airport and Jammu Railway
Station. Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jammu is scheduled to
open in the third quarter of 2017.
Country Inn &
Suites By Carlson Sonamarg is a 100-key new build hotel located
close to scenic Himalayan glaciers and trekking routes in Sonamarg.
The hotel is accessible by the Srinagar-Ladakh highway. Country
Inn & Suites By Carlson Sonamarg is scheduled to open in the
fourth quarter of 2018.
Rana, chief executive officer, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel
Group said, “The region enjoys strong domestic leisure demand and
is home to some of the most visited leisure destinations in India.
Integral to our growth in India is an emphasis on expanding in
leisure markets and state capitals. With the signing of this
portfolio, we will make inroads into the summer and winter capital
of Jammu and Kashmir, as well as provide our Club Carlson members
an international brand choice in high demand leisure driven
markets such as Srinagar, Pahalgam and Gulmarg.”
Across India, Carlson Rezidor has close to 120 hotels in operation
and under development. Currently, the group’s footprint extends across 45 Indian cities, including 14 state capitals. By 2020,
Carlson Rezidor expects to have more than 170 hotels in operation
and pipeline in India.
“We are excited to tie up with Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. We
are a leading hospitality group with ownership across all major locations in Jammu & Kashmir. We have grown rapidly during the
last decade and aim to continue this momentum. Our vision is to promote Jammu & Kashmir and make it a preferred tourist
destination not only for travelers within the country but
globally. I am confident our partnership will accelerate
realization of our vision,” said Mushtaq Chaya, chairman, Mushtaq
Group of Hotels, that has interests in hospitality and commercial
real estate development.
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