Wyndham signs deal for first Planet Hollywood in India

Wyndham Hotel Group has signed a franchise agreement with JMJ for the first Planet Hollywood hotel in India. The Hollywood-inspired theme hotel is expected to be operational by the end of 2014, and will be the second in the world after Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas.

The 115-room Planet Hollywood Beach Resort will be located on Goa's southern coast.

Deepika Arora, ‎regional vice president, Indian Ocean, EMEAI for Wyndham Hotel Group said, "We are thrilled to welcome Planet Hollywood Beach Resort Goa into our Hotel Group family and to one of India's premiere destinations. We look forward to a successful partnership with JMJ and to continuing to expand throughout India."

Sachin Joshi, Managing Director, JMJ group said, "We are truly excited about setting up a world class hotel with a world class partner. The company's formidable scale and expertise as a global brandbuilder will meet our endeavour to further enhance the aesthetic value of Goa. Given its features, we are looking forward to Planet Hollywood being a landmark destination in Goa. The brand's 'Let there be fame' philosophy means guests at the property will be treated like celebrities."