Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has announced the signing of a Vivanta hotel in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

This is a management contract for an existing hotel in the city, which would be undergoing extensive renovations before being branded as Vivanta. It is a brownfield project scheduled to open in 2022 after the completion of its planned renovations.

Located on SG Highway, Vivanta Ahmedabad will feature 176 well-appointed guestrooms, an all-day dining restaurant Mynt, lobby café Swirl, and a specialty restaurant, recreational facilities including a pool and spa, meeting rooms, a banquet hall among others.

Commenting on the news, Suma Venkatesh, executive vice president – Real Estate and Development, IHCL said:

“This signing is in line with IHCL’s strategy of strengthening our domestic presence in key cities. Ahmedabad is a thriving economic and industrial hub. The company will now have three of its brands – Taj, Vivanta and Ginger present in the city. We are delighted to partner with Leela Tradelinks Private Limited.”

Komalkant F Sharma, chairman, and managing director, Leela Tradelinks Private Limited said:

“We are happy to partner with IHCL for Vivanta Ahmedabad. This will be the first Vivanta in the city, bringing in a refreshing new take in hospitality. I am confident that the collaborative efforts of Leela Tradelinks and IHCL will help redefine the new age of hospitality in the city of Ahmedabad.”

With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have five hotels in Ahmedabad including one under development.