The Indian Hotels Company Limited( (IHCL) will be opening Vivanta in Katra, Jammu and Kashmir. The luxury hotel chain has collaborated with Delhi based DMG group for this project which is expected to launch in early 2019.

Located at a distance of 42 km from the Jammu airport, Vivanta Katra offers an uninterrupted view of Trikuta mountains, where the holy shrine of Vaishno Devi is found. The 80-key hotel will feature an all-day dining outlet and banquet for organising social events. In addition, a gym, a swimming pool and a badminton court are some of the recreational facilities that will be available at this property.

Suma Venkatesh, executive vice president, real estate and development, The Indian Hotels Company Limited said, “We are pleased to partner with DMG Group in bringing the Vivanta brand to Katra. This announcement is aligned to our strategy of expanding our footprint and driving growth across popular pilgrimage and tourist destinations.”

Vivanta Katra is IHCL’s third property in Jammu and Kashmir after Vivanta Dal View in Srinagar and Ginger in Katra.