ALLEPPEY, KERALA, INDIA—JHM Interstate Hotels India, a 50/50 joint venture management company between Interstate Hotels & Resorts and JHM Hotels, signed a contract to manage the Ramada Hotel here, giving the JV its sixth management contract in the country.
The 120-room, under-construction hotel, which is owned by Reji Cheriyan, is expected to open in 2012.
When open, the Ramada Hotel in Alleppey will be the first internationally branded hotel in the market.
Located on Punnamada Finishing Point Road along Lake Punnamada, the Ramada Alleppey will feature a number of outlets, including a rooftop restaurant and bar. Other facilities will include a health club/spa, a business center and state-of-the-art conferencing and meeting facilities. All guestrooms will overlook the lake and backwaters of Kerala, in addition to the finish line of the renown Nehru Trophy Boat Race held every year.