ITC Hotels has announced the opening of Welcomhotel Katra. Located 45 km away from the Jammu airport, the hotel features 83 well-equipped guestrooms.

Katra city is located in the foothills of Trikuta mountains in Reasi district of Jammu, and Kashmir. It is a popular destination in the religious tourism circuit of India due to its close proximity to the holy shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi. Katra also boasts one of the best rafting stretches in the world with its 15 km-long stretch bordered by lush green surroundings.

Welcomhotel Katra serves as an ideal base camp for travellers looking to explore Patnitop hill station.

The F&B offerings include The WelcomCafe serving gourmet flavours in international and regional vegetarian cuisine. The traditional WelcomSthalika brings the best of this region’s vegetarian cuisine on a platter.

The hotel states that the ingredients are sourced from the local farming community of the neighbourhood and are fresh and seasonal. The WelcomSthalika represents regional fare from the Jammu region and is prepared in Sattvik style bringing out the flavors predominant in Katra and adjoining areas. Some of these local preparations are Jammu rajma, ambal, shingare ki kadhi, mewe ka kofta, and tumba ajwain aloo.

Unwind with a holistic Ayurveda experience or therapy at the soon-to-open Kaya Kalp Spa. The hotel also offers outdoor and indoor space for hosting events, weddings, and celebrations with a seamless banquet space of 255 sqm.

Anil Chadha, COO, ITC Hotels said:

“Brand Welcomhotel continues on its expansion spree offering guests the most beautiful destination properties like Welcomhotel Katra- popular for its scenic beauty and spiritual air. Katra truly offers the best of enriching experiences, for both pilgrimage and leisure.

“The globally acknowledged DNV platinum-certified ‘Weassure’ health and hygiene protocol at our hotels enables travellers to enjoy their holiday with complete peace of mind.”