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Wed, 4 January 2023

IHG Signs India's First voco Hotel

(04/01/23)  IHG has signed a management agreement with Satyadeo Hospitality to convert Corbet Aamond Spa & Resort into Indias first voco hotel.

The voco Jim Corbett is scheduled to be rebranded by July 2024.

The hotel will add 100 rooms to IHGs premium portfolio in the country, marks the introduction of the group's 7th brand to the Indian market and is also the first signing in the South West Asia region.

Suites at the Corbet Aamond Spa Resort. Click to enlarge.
Suites at the Corbet Aamond Spa Resort

Pankaj Kashyap, Managing Director, Satyadeo Hospitality, said, We are thrilled to partner with an internationally and locally trusted hospitality company like IHG to launch the voco brand in the country. With easy access from major cities such as Delhi NCR, Dehradun and Agra, there is a very high demand for quality hotels in the Jim Corbett area for leisure as well as MICE. We are confident that once opened, voco Jim Corbett with its excellent location and exceptional proposition will be a great success.

In addition to guest rooms, the hotel will feature an outdoor pool, gymnasium, spa, indoor and outdoor banqueting spaces, an all-day dining restaurant and a bar.

Located along the popular Dhikuli gate and within few minutes walk from the main market, voco Jim Corbett will have excellent visibility along the Kosi River and easy access to all major tourist spots in the area. The hotel is also in close proximity to the railway station and nearest airport in Pantnagar.

voco has been one of IHGs most successful brand launches, due to its refreshed guest offering, as well as interest from hotel owners who appreciate the brands flexibility and returns. We are excited for the opening of voco Jim Corbett in 2024 and are confident that the hotel will be much appreciated and enjoyed by our guests, said Sudeep Jain, Managing Director, SouthWest Asia, IHG Hotels & Resorts. This latest development is testament to our continued commitment to grow our footprint in India by bringing the right brands to the right markets. We are pleased with the confidence our owners have placed in our business and brands, and we look forward to further strengthening our portfolio in the country to offer exceptional hospitality to our guests.

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