India's IHCL signs Vivanta hotel in London

The hotel will house the fourth outpost of the restaurant, Bombay Brasserie

Talwinder Hayre, Director, Hayre Group Limited and Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, IHCL.
Talwinder Hayre, Director, Hayre Group Limited and Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, IHCL.

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, has signed a Vivanta hotel at Heathrow Airport in London in partnership with Hayre Group Limited.

The new Vivanta hotel is a Greenfield project slated to open in 2021, located across from Terminals 1, 2 and 3 at Heathrow Airport. The hotel will have 108 rooms, an all-day-diner, a bar and lounge, gym as well as banqueting and meeting space facilities.

Additionally, the hotel will house the fourth outpost of the restaurant, Bombay Brasserie.

Commenting on the signing of this agreement, Puneet Chhatwal, managing director and chief executive odficer at The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) said: “IHCL was the first Indian hospitality company to foray into the United Kingdom with the iconic St. James' Court hotel in 1982.  Today, we are proud to partner with Hayre Group Limited in bringing the first Vivanta branded hotel to London. This signing is in line with our growth strategy of adding hotels in key locations globally.”

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