Radisson Hotel Group has signed two new hotels with the DS Group – Namah Resort Jim Corbett, a member of Radisson Individuals, and The Manu Maharani Nainital, a member of Radisson Individuals Retreats, in Uttarakhand, the land of mountains and the Holy Ganges.
The DS Group, a multi-business corporation, and a leading FMCG Conglomerate, with a strong Indian and International presence, is home to a wide spectrum of brands cutting across verticals. The Group first joined hands with the Radisson Hotel Group, for opening Radisson Blu Hotel Guwahati in 2014. The development, in line with their sustained partnership, comes as a crucial enabler behind RHG’s next phase of growth in key leisure markets across India.
Namah Resort Jim Corbett, a member of Radisson Individuals, the new entity is expected to be operational in Q1, 2023. Situated near Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, which is among the top leisure destinations in India, the resort is set to become the new landmark in the region. When open, guests can choose from three room categories, including premium rooms, superior rooms, and suites offering spectacular views of the Kosi River. The resort would also be equipped with amenities like a swimming pool, fitness center, spa, specialty restaurants, and a 6,000+ sq ft of banquet area.
The Manu Maharani Nainital, a member of Radisson Individuals Retreats is expected to open in Q2, 2024 after comprehensive renovations. The revamped, high-end hotel will deliver bespoke experience-driven stays to its guests. The resort is located in the heart of Nainital and overlooks the popular Naini Lake and Naini Temple. It will feature facilities like a gymnasium, spa, lounge, all-day dining facilities, and a 1,000+ sq ft of banquet area. It will allow travellers quick access to Nainital’s lakes, hiking trails, picturesque snow-clad mountains, temples, and lush landscapes.
A brand extension of Radisson Individuals, Radisson Individuals Retreats is tailored for the Indian market and is a collection of bespoke experiential retreats, that will deliver exclusive experiences to guests. It enables independent hotels and small chains to retain their distinct identity, while also benefiting from RHG’s global distribution network, cutting-edge technology, sales, and marketing support along with professional training. For guests, it offers one-of-a-kind experiential stays imbued with meaningful activities and encounters whilst also ensuring the high standards of quality and “Yes I Can!” service that guests have come to expect from RHG.
“In tandem with our ambitious five-year expansion plan for South Asia, we remain invested in identifying the right partners for signing and opening brand-defining hotels. This would be a catalyst behind Radisson Hotel Group’s next phase of domestic growth in the region driven by key leisure destinations. The DS Group continues to be a trusted partner for us, and we are elated to strengthen this association with the signing of two new hotels. Backed by an excellence-driven mindset, we are focused on our quality-first approach for ensuring guest satisfaction and value maximisation for our owners,” said Zubin Saxena, Managing Director and Vice President, Operations, South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group
“We are pleased to partner with Radisson Hotel Group once again. There are significant synergies between the two companies which are a pivotal factor behind these new signings in Uttarakhand. We remain committed to offering quality stays to Indian and international travellers alike and aim to fulfill this vision together with RHG,” said, Nathan Andrews, Business Head – Hospitality, DS Group