InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has signed a management agreement with Devatva for Holiday Inn Dehradun Mussoorie Diversion Road. The 140-room hotel will open its doors for guests in 2023.
Commenting on the announcement, Sudeep Jain, Vice President, Development, South West Asia, IHG said, “We are delighted to partner with Devatva for our first Holiday Inn hotel in the capital city of Uttarakhand. Dehradun is one of the gateways to a number of pilgrimage, tourist destinations and cantonments in the upper and lower hills of Himalayas, and is visited by travelers in significant numbers.”
He further said that Holiday Inn brand family has picked up tremendous momentum in India, in the last couple of years and the brand footprint has expanded significantly across key cities in the country. “As the Holiday Inn brand gains further popularity with the guests as well as our owners and partners, we will continue to increase our presence and strengthen our position as an eminent player,” he added.
Sumit Dhawan from Devatva commented, "We are pleased to partner with a leading hospitality player such as IHG to develop Holiday Inn Dehradun Mussoorie Diversion Road. Over the years, the popularity of Dehradun as a destination has increased which has led to a upsurge in demand for high quality accommodation. We believe that Holiday Inn brand is a great fit for this market and a perfect option to cater to the needs of guests with different requirements. With availability of large banqueting space the complex will be the most sought after destination for large gatherings/events.
IHG currently has 36 hotels operating across four brands in India, including InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express, and a strong pipeline of 43 hotels due to open in the next 2-3 years.