Movenpick Hotels & Resorts announces third property in India

A new 167-room hotel in the southern port city of Kochi will increase Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio in India to three properties. The hotel company of Swiss heritage presently operates Mövenpick Hotel Bangalore and already announced plans for a spa resort in Dharamshala.

Mövenpick Hotel Kochi, a contemporary hotel with futuristic design elements, is located on the national highway bypass road around four miles from the city center and 15 miles from Cochin International Airport. Among the six outlets count a specialty Keralite restaurant and a Pan-Asian dining venue, as well as a sky lounge bar and a modern pub. The hotel is scheduled to open towards the end of 2014.

Business facilities include an executive club lounge, complemented by meeting rooms and a banquet hall for 500 guests. Along with a swimming pool area and health club, the tower property will also be home to a multi-level spa. An Ayurvedic treatment zone, yoga studio, reflexology chambers, Hammam, whirlpool and salon will be highlights.

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Kochi is one of India’s most important seaports and widely regarded as the commercial capital of Kerala, which has seen GDP growth of over 8 percent during 2013. Tourism is one of the most important drivers of the economy.

The management agreement was signed with ITMA Hotels India Private, an associate company of Jomer Properties & Investments.

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts entered India in 2011 with the opening of Mövenpick Hotel Bangalore. The company also plans to open Mövenpick Dharamshala Resort & Spa, a 124-room resort in the Northern Indian Kangra Valley. Its Ayurvedic spa, along with views of the forest and Himalaya Mountains are the hotel’s main attractions.

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