Onyx Hospitality Group Expands Presence to India

NEW DELHI, INDIA—Onyx Hospitality Group has unveiled plans to operate at least 10 properties in India by 2022.

Three key developments will form the strategy for the Onyx India expansion. The first full-service Amari hotel has been confirmed in the NCR (National Capital Region). Amari Noida will be a part of the World Trade Centre Noida project and feature 120 rooms, with an additional 30 branded residences, three restaurants, meeting and convention space, pool, fitness center and a Breeze Spa. The project will begin in 2016 and is due to be operational by 2019.

The second project will be in the World Trade Centre development in Gujurat’s new central business district, GIFT city. The Amari Residences GIFT City in Ahmedabad will feature 120 serviced apartments, restaurant, pool and fitness center. The project will begin in 2016 and be operational by 2018.

In addition, Onyx has entered into an exclusive partnership with hospitality asset management firm, Kingsbridge India. Through the joint venture, ONYX as the operator will closely align with the interests of the asset owner to deliver set objectives, according to the company. Kingsbridge is a hospitality platform by The Viridian Group, developed to target specific gaps and opportunities in the Indian hospitality market.

According to Peter Henley, president and CEO, Onyx Hospitality Group, “This announcement marks a strategic step in our long-term strategy to become a leading hospitality provider in Asia.”