Indian Hotels Company has announced the signing of a Vivanta resort in Hampi, Karnataka. This resort is a management contract with Dhruvdesh Ventures.

Located at a short distance from the world-renowned UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vivanta Hampi will be spread across 11 acres and will feature 80 well-appointed guestrooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant, a bar, recreational facilities including a pool and spa, meeting rooms, a banquet hall among others.

The resort will adorn a striking design inspired by the local ethos and history of Hampi.

Commenting on the news, 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.