Sarovar Hotels expands presence in Jammu & Kashmir

Sarovar Hotels and Resorts said the group is expanding its footprint in Jammu and Kashmir with signing of an agreement with a new hotel, Viraj Sarovar Portico, in Jammu.

The 45-room hotel will become operational in mid-2019 and will be Sarovar’s second hotel in the state after RK Sarovar Portico in Srinagar, the company said in a statement.

Viraj Sarovar Portico, Jammu, is strategically located in the epicenter of corporate, educational & industrial areas of Bari Brahmana. The hotel is in close proximity to Jammu Airport and railway station.

The hotel will offer 45 rooms with contemporary amenities and extensive banquet facilities for up to 5000 guests. The other facilities are car parking for more than 300 cars, Gymnasium, Spa, Bar and an outdoor Swimming Pool.

“This announcement is aligned with our strategy of expanding and driving growth across all emerging destinations. Jammu is the nearest airport for connecting to Vaishno Devi, one of the most revered pilgrimage destinations in North India and we are delighted to service the needs of the travelers, with a hotel offering best in class facilities and services in Jammu,” said Anil Madhok, Executive Chairman, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts.

Sarovar Hotels currently manages 80 operational hotels at 50 destinations in India and overseas under Sarovar Premiere, Sarovar Portico and Hometel brands.