It’s the third property at a pilgrimage destination
KEYS Hotels, a leading chain of mid-market hotels, recently launched its 17th hotel—Keys Hotel Vihas at Tirupati. With this, Berggruen Hotels Pvt. Ltd., which operates in India under the brand name of Keys Hotels and Keys Resorts, promises their guests a unique experience at its hotel. The hotel will be operated on a Keys franchise.
Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Sanjay Sethi, MD and CEO, Berggruen Hotels, said, “The launch of Keys Vihas Hotel is yet another important milestone for Berggruen Hotels. It reaffirms the rapid growth story of the Keys brand. We are excited about the Tirupati property, and hope our guests too will be enthralled by the experience at the hotel.”
Located in heart of the city, Hotel Keys Vihas is at convenient distance from Tirumala Temple. The hotel is equipped with 58 spacious rooms and 3 luxurious suites. It boasts of unique themes and elegant color palette of creams, golden and brown. The rooms offer a perfect ambience for both business travelers as well as pilgrims. The multi-cuisine restaurant ‘Nine Flavors’ serves sumptuous cuisine crafted from the finest of ingredients and a splendid menu that changes with each season.
The hotel also offers 2 halls, each with the capacity of accommodating up to 120 guests and equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, dedicated for meetings & team events. Other amenities include high speed internet and a travel desk, which makes Keys Hotel Vihas, Tirupati an ideal venue for business gatherings or special occasions.
Mr. P. Rathnaiah (Owner) Keys Hotel Vihas, Tirupati said “We are delighted at this alliance with a young and dynamic brand such as Keys Hotels. This partnership will help Vihas Hotel create a distribution footprint for its hotel business through their sales offices nationally.”
Funded by Berggruen Holdings, a New York headquartered proprietary fund, Berggruen Hotels was formed in September 2006.
Berggruen Hotels launched its brand “KEYS HOTELS” in January 2007 and opened its first hotel in 2009 under this brand. Keys Hotels has total of 36 hotels in India including those under development and follows the following modes of growth: Management contracts and franchise model.
Over the years, Keys Hotels has been on an aggressive growth trajectory with addition of several owned, managed and franchised business hotels. Of the total current portfolio of Keys Hotels, 16 properties are in operation with 6 owned, 7 hotels under management and 3 under franchise contract with a total inventory of close to 1,500 rooms. Keys Hotels currently have presence across 13 cities in Ajmer, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Goa, Jaipur, Ludhiana, Mahabaleshwar, Mumbai, Pune, Silvassa, Shirdi and Thiruvananthapuram.