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Aloft’s first property in Nepal to be managed by Shanti Hospitality Management Services

Marriott International will launch its first Aloft-branded property in Nepal next month, the 167-room Aloft Kathmandu Thamel. The hotel will be managed by Shanti Hospitality Management Services, a vertical of India’s Shanti Hospitality Group which manages multiple brands across locations. Once open, the hotel will house a fine-dining restaurant, an all-day diner, a spa, a temperature-controlled swimming pool, and a banquet facility for conferences and gatherings. Aloft Kathmandu Thamel is located just six kilometres from Kathmandu’s international airport, making it a convenient stay option for those visiting the city.

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The Fern goes overseas with first launch in Kathmandu

The Fern Hotels & Resorts has opened its first overseas property under The Fern Residency brand in Kathmandu, Nepal. Though the company has been managing hotels in the Himalayan kingdom for a while now, it is for the first time that the company has forayed out of the country under its own brand. The hotel is located in the heart of the city and offers a total of 58 guest rooms. Commenting on the new hotel, Suhail Kannampilly, the COO of the company, said, “We are delighted to offer guests visiting Nepal the Fern experience in Kathmandu and to enjoy the advantages of our environmentally sensitive brand. It is no mean achievement to take an Indian brand overseas and we want to further consolidate our position in India as well as internationally, to get to our target of 100 hotels by 2020.” With this opening, the tally of the hotels managed by the group under The Fern Residency goes up to 23 hotels. Overall, this is the 53rd hotel which is being managed by the group.

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