Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), the hospitality arm of the Tata group has signed a new Taj-branded hotel in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

With this addition, the homegrown hotel brand will have four hotels in the capital city.

Vivanta Lucknow hotel is a management contract with MD Projects, a part of the Ladhani Group.

The hotel will comprise 200 guestrooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant, a bar, recreational and wellness areas as well as MICE and banquet facilities.

Vivanta Lucknow will be located at a short distance from the international airport and is close to the nodal connector of Kanpur, Agra and Delhi.

The hotel is said to be a greenfield project, which is slated to open in 2024.

Suma Venkatesh, executive vice president, Real Estate and Development, IHCL said, “We are very confident about Lucknow. Notable for its unique culture and heritage, it is also now a growing commercial centre. Due to its strategic location, the hotel will cater to both businesses as well as leisure travellers. We are delighted to partner with MD Projects.”