The signing of a Vivanta resort in Hampi, Karnataka, has been announced by Indian Hotels Company. Dhruvdesh Ventures has a management contract for this resort.
Vivanta Hampi will be spread over 11 acres and will feature 80 well-appointed guestrooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant, a lounge, leisure facilities including a pool and spa, meeting rooms, and a banquet hall and more.
The brand Vivanta was born as a part of The Indian Hotels Company Limited brand architecture exercise. With this the brand rolled over 19 of its hotels to the new brand. This brand architecture exercise was a part of their previous launch of The Gateway hotels, which is marketed as an upscale brand.
The resort will have a striking architecture that is influenced by Hampi’s local ethos and history.
Vivanta is owned by The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), Taj Hotels is owned by IHCL and IHCL is owned by Tata Group
Suma Venkatesh, executive vice president – Real Estate and Development, IHCL said:
“IHCL has been a pioneer in developing new destinations and putting them on the global tourist map.
“With Vivanta Hampi, IHCL will create new circuits with Goa and Bangalore for both domestic and international travellers. We are delighted to partner with Dhruvdesh Ventures.”
Prasad R. Deshpande, chief promoter, Dhruvdesh Ventures said, “We are delighted to partner with IHCL for Vivanta Hampi.
“It is our first venture in the hospitality sector, and we are very excited. We believe that the company will enhance the tourism potential of this region.”
With the addition of this resort, IHCL will have 17 hotels in Karnataka including four under development.