An environmentally sensitive hotel chain – The Fern Hotels and Resorts will be opening 20 Fern and Beacon hotels across India and Nepal this year, said Suhail Kannampilly, COO, The Fern Hotels and Resorts. Out of these 20 hotels, two will be unveiled in Nepal – one being in Kathmandu and the other in Bharatpur, he informed.
“With the opening of these hotels the tally of the hotels managed by Fern will climb to 76. We are well on our target to open 100 hotels by the year 2020. Our team has been working tirelessly on our “Mission 2020” of reaching the 100 mark and I am pretty confident of achieving the same,” the COO added.
The 20 new hotels expected to open in the current year are located in Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Bharatpur (Nepal), Bhopal, Goa (Verna), Indore, Karad, Kathmandu, Kolhapur, Kumbhalgarh, Lonavala (2 hotels), Manali, Morbi, Polo Forest (Gujarat), Sarnath (Varanasi), Satara, Shivamogga, Solapur and Surat.
Last year witnessed The Fern brand successfully foraying into cities like Belgaum, Bhuj, Dwarka, Jamnagar, Madhavpur (Gujarat), New Delhi, Parbhani (Maharashtra), besides taking over the operations of a hotel in Kathmandu. The footprint of the brand was further established in locations like Goa, Jaipur, Rajkot and Udaipur, where the company opened second and third hotels in the same city.
Currently the company manages 56 Fern and Beacon hotels in 37 locations across India, Nepal and Seychelles. The group is at the forefront of responsible hospitality and sustainable tourism. The environment-sensitive philosophy has won brand recognition and accolades for the group. It is the proud recipient of 135 National and International awards.
Founded by Param Kannampilly, The Fern Hotels and Resorts is a part of CG Hotels and Resorts which operates hotels, resorts, residences and spas across Asia, Middle East and Africa.