Nagaland to get two 5 Star Hotels in Kohima and Dimapur Respectively
The total investment including both direct and indirect investment into the projects is estimated to be Rs 150 Cr and expected to be completed in 3-4 years.
KOHIMA: In a first of its kind, the state of Nagaland will now be getting two five-star hotels in its two major cities. An agreement was signed between the Tourism Department of Nagaland and the Hotel Polo Towers Group for the construction of Five Star hotels in Kohima and Dimapur.
The total investment including both direct and indirect investment into the projects is estimated to be Rs 150 Cr and expected to be completed in 3-4 years. The projects will be developed in the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model and operate on a design, build, maintain, operate, manage and transfer (DBMOMT) basis
The project in Dimapur has been signed as a five-star hotel with top-of-the-line accommodation, multiple dining venues, and a mall with entertainment centres and retail shops aimed to make it a complete lifestyle destination. The one in Kohima is expected to provide an unparalleled luxury hotel expense to cater to both business and leisure travellers.
Speaking on the occasion, Keduosie M. Rio, the Director of the Tourism Department of the Government of Nagaland mentioned, "This agreement is a cornerstone in the path to advance Nagaland's tourism sector. We are excited to work closely with the Hotel Polo Towers Group as they have deep experience in hospitality in the northeast. We look forward to extending all support to bring these ambitious projects to fruition."
The Tourism Department and Hotel Polo Towers Group also expressed their gratitude towards CM Neiphiu Rio and Temjen Imna Along, Minister for Tourism & Higher Education, Nagaland for taking the initiative to set up star-category hotels in the state. Deval Tibrewalla, the CEO and Director of Hotel Polo Towers Group, said, "It's an honour to partner with the Tourism Department of the Government of Nagaland. These initiatives will not only boost the hospitality sector but also contribute to job creation and local economic growth. This move aligns with our vision of having a hotel in every major city of the Northeast.”