The Fern Hotels & Resorts to open 20 new hotels in 2019
Currently the company manages 56 Fern and Beacon hotels in 37 locations across India, Nepal and Seychelles
The Fern Hotels & Resorts,India’s leading environmentally sensitive hotel chain is all set to open 20 Fern and Beacon hotels across India and Nepal in the year 2019‘, the COO of the company, Suhail Kannampilly said. Out of these 20 hotels, two will be opened in Nepal – one in Kathmandu and second in Bharatpur, he informed.
With the opening of these hotels the tally of the hotels managed by us will climb to 76 hotels, and we are well on our target to open 100 hotels by the year 2020, Suhail said. Our team has been working tirelessly on our Mission 2020 of reaching the hundred 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.
The year 2018 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. The company was started by Param Kannampilly, the torch bearer of sustainable hospitality. The core philosophy of the group is based on three Rs- Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Together with these three Rs the group has managed to reduce its carbon footprint across the country and helped in improving the environment. The group operates under 6 brands – The Fern, The Fern Residency, Beacon Hotels, The Zinc, The Zinc Journey and The Zinc Living – and also manages a selection of independently branded hotels. The Fern Hotels & Resorts is a professionally managed Hotel Company with expertise in managing and operating environmentally friendly hotel properties, which are certified by an external party – HVS International and carry Ecotel Certification. The company has substantial experience in consulting on the design, construction, management and marketing of major hotel projects and resorts and currently has a presence in the major cities of India. Besides the company also has presence in the neighboring Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal and in Seychelles. The company is a part of CG Hotels & Resorts which operates hotels, resorts, residences and spas across Asia, Middle East and Africa.