IHCL expands footprint in Himachal Pradesh with SeleQtions Hotel in Sirmaur


This forthcoming 42-key hotel is nestled across six sprawling acres, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Shivalik range

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), the leading hospitality giant in India, has marked its debut in the picturesque region of Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, with the signing of a brand-new SeleQtions hotel. This significant development comes as part of IHCL’s pioneering endeavour to introduce new destinations to the country’s ever-expanding tourist map. The Brownfield property is set to welcome guests in 2024, enriching the hospitality landscape in the region.

In an official statement regarding this milestone, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President, Real Estate & Development at IHCL, expressed her excitement, stating, “The signing of this SeleQtions hotel in Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, is another step in IHCL’s pioneering efforts to put new destinations on the country’s tourist map. It will open a new circuit of Chandigarh-Sirmaur and also augment our pilgrim offerings by being in proximity to the historic Gurudwara Paonta Sahib. We are delighted to partner with Dolphin Terra Firma Pvt. Ltd. for this hotel.”

This forthcoming 42-key hotel is nestled across six sprawling acres, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the Shivalik range. Conveniently located within a short driving distance from Chandigarh, the property will cater to various traveller preferences with its all-day diner, a sophisticated bar, and a charming outdoor café. Furthermore, guests can unwind and rejuvenate at the hotel’s spa, swimming pool, and fitness centre, ensuring a holistic and memorable experience.

Neeraj Soni, Managing Director of Dolphin Terra Firma Pvt. Ltd., expressed his enthusiasm about the partnership, saying, “We are thrilled to partner with IHCL to bring the SeleQtions brand to Sirmaur. We believe this partnership will help attract more visitors to this undiscovered part of Himachal Pradesh.”

Sirmaur, with its natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and spiritual significance, holds immense potential to become a sought-after destination for tourists. With the addition of this new establishment, IHCL’s portfolio in Himachal Pradesh will expand to five hotels, comprising Taj, SeleQtions, and Vivanta brands, with two more properties currently under development. This strategic move underscores IHCL’s commitment to unlocking the tourism potential of emerging destinations across India.