Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group signed a portfolio agreement with Mushtaq Group of Hotels to open seven hotels comprising 817-rooms under the Radisson Blu, Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson brands, in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The first hotel is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2016 in Srinagar.
Radisson Blu Srinagar, which will open in 2020, will be a 225-key new build hotel located in Srinagar city, near Dal Lake and the city’s attractions.
Radisson Blu Resort Tangmarg, which eyes to open in the fourth quarter of 2021, will be a 150-key new build hotel located within a 25-acre site in the Himalayan mountains. The site is just 13 kilometers from Gulmarg.
Radisson Srinagar will be an 89-key conversion located in the heart of Srinagar within two kilometers of the main commercial and retail hubs of the city. It is scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2016.
Radisson Pahalgam Golf View Resort – which will open in the third quarter of 2018 – will be a 118-key conversion located in Pahalgam, approximately 7,200 feet above sea level. It will offer direct access to the Pahalgam Golf Course.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Gulmarg, which will be an 80-key conversion, will open in the first quarter of 2020.
Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Jammu, a 55-key conversion located in Gandhi Nagar, an upscale commercial and residential area in Jammu city, will open in 2017. The hotel will be located near Jammu Airport and Jammu Railway Station.
Meanwhile, Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Sonamarg, which will open in the last quarter of 2018, will be a 100-key new build hotel located close to Himalayan glaciers and trekking routes in Sonamarg. The hotel will be accessible by the Srinagar-Ladakh highway.
Carlson Rezidor currently has 102 hotels in operation across Asia Pacific and 92 more hotels in the pipeline. Across India, the company has close to 120 hotels in operation and under development.