Louvre Hotels Group to open 6 properties in India this year

Paris-based Louvre Hotels Group is planning to open six properties during the current year as part of its expansion plans in the country.

The group will add the hotels in three brands — Royal Tulip, Golden Tulip and Tulip Inn — under which it already has 24 operational properties across India.

“We will be opening six hotels in India during this year as part of our expansion plans here.

This will take the total number of our hotels to 30 by the end of 2016,” said Louvre Hotels Group Managing Director South Asia Vimal Singh.

The new hotels will be in Hyderabad, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Surat, Jodhpur and Goa, he added.

“The six hotels will be mostly in Golden Tulip and Tulip Inn brands,” Singh said.

Louvre Hotels Group follows management contract model for its business here.The company is also planning to open a second hotel in Dhaka during the year, he added.

It has hotels in destinations such as Amritsar, Bhiwadi, Bengaluru, Gurgaon, Goa, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Lucknow, Manali, New Delhi, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Mussoorie and Mumbai.

Louvre Hotels Group has over 1,100 hotels in 51 countries under its six brands ranging from one to five stars — Premiere Classe, Campanile, Kyriad, Tulip Inn, Golden Tulip and Royal Tulip.

In 2015, Louvre Hotels Group was purchased by Chinese group, Jin Jiang International Holding Co Ltd.