In India, Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, the hospitality arm of Apeejay Surrendra Group, is planning to add 17 properties across the country under its midscale "Zone by the Park" brand by 2020 as part of its domestic expansion plan. According to the Economic Times, the group currently has three properties, one each in Jaipur, Coimbatore and Chennai, under the brand, and five are poised to open by the end of 2016.
Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels MD Vijay Dewan told PTI that the 20 hotels would have an estimated 1,500 rooms in cities like Mahabalipuram, Bengaluru, Coorg, Puducherry, Kelambkkam, Bhubaneshwar, Jodhpur, Raipur, Goa and Igatpuri.
The new properties will be managed by Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels. Every hotel in the brand portfolio is has different owners.