The Vivanta brand from the IHCL caters to the upscale segment of business and leisure travellers.The new Vivanta hotel is a Greenfield project slated to open in 2021, conveniently located across from Terminals 1, 2 and 3 at Heathrow Airport.
The hotel will have approximately 108 rooms, an all-day-diner, a bar and lounge, gym as well as banqueting and meeting space facilities. Additionally, the hotel will house the fourth outpost Bombay Brasserie.
Puneet Chhatwal, managing director and chief executive officer at IHCL, said: “IHCL was the first Indian hospitality company to foray into the United Kingdom with the iconic St. James’ Court hotel in 1982. Today, we are proud to partner with Hayre Group Limited in bringing the first Vivanta branded hotel to London.
“This signing is in line with our growth strategy of adding hotels in key locations globally.”
Talwinder Hayre, director of Hayre Group, added: “We are delighted to partner with The Indian Hotels Company Limited in introducing the Vivanta brand to the UK market. We look forward to bringing the legendary Indian hospitality to London Heathrow, one of the busiest airports in the world.”
IHCL also operates the St. James’ Court hotel, A Taj Hotel and the luxury Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences located next to Buckingham Palace.