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Chaya opens another luxury resort Country Inn & Suites at Sonamarg

Says aim of opening of luxury hotels is to bring Kashmir on int'l map


Srinagar, Aug 13 (KNS): As part of its Rs 1000 crore tie-up with international hospitality brand Carlson Rezidor, Mushtaq Group of Hotels opened another luxury resort Country Inn & Suites by Radisson at premier tourist resort Sonamarg.
MLA Kangan Mian Altaf inaugurated the 36-room property in presence of PDP MLA Rafiabad Yawar Dilawar Mir, former MLA Dilwar Mir, Chairman Mushtaq Group of Hotels Mushtaq Chaya and other business leaders.
The resort which is mid-scale hotel segment, is spread over 14 kanals of land and features residential architecture and welcoming interiors to give you the feeling of home.
The Country Inn & Suits rooms sells between Rs 4500 to Rs 8000.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson is part of the Radisson Hotel Group, a privately-owned, leading hotel company with more than 1,370 hotels in operation and under development in over 110 countries and territories worldwide.
With the opening of yet another property by Mushtaq Group of Hotels, it is one of the biggest deals in hospitality sector in India with any international brand.
Chairman Mushtaq Group of Hotels Mushaq Chaya and President Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group (Asia Pacific), Thorsten Kirschke had together signed the deal at hotel Radisson Blu in New Delhi in the year 2015.
Mushtaq Group of Hotels had signed the deal for seven hotels of 817-rooms, some of which are yet to be inaugurated under Radisson Blu, Radisson and Country Inns & Suites by Carlson brands.
Speaking on the occasion, Mushtaq Chaya said aim of opening of the luxury hotels at prime resorts is to bring Kashmir on international map and also help in marketing of Kashmir as a prime resort at international level.
“The tie-up will not only bring quality service of international standards to Kashmir but will also market our Valley among travellers across the world. The international brands like Carlson will also help us in removing negative impression about Kashmir,” said Chaya.
Others who were present on the occasion include National Conference leader Showkat Mir, ex-chairman J&K Bank M Y Khan, Editor-in-chief of Kashmir News Service (KNS), Muhammad Aslam Bhat, Editor in Chief of Greater Kashmir Fayaz Kaloo, J&K Bank Corporate Communication head Sajjad Bazaz, Kashmir Economic Alliance Chairman Mohammad Yasin Khan, President of Federation Chamber Industries Kashmir M Ashraf Mir, former President of Kashmir Chamber of Commerce Industries Mushtaq Wani, J&K Hoteliers Club Chapter President Gulmarg Mukhtar Shah, Chapter President Pahalgam Imaad Rafi, Chapter President Sonamarg Farooq Hafiz, Secretary Pahalgam Chapter Sheikh Maroof, Kashmir Youth Entrepreneurs Federation President Babar Chowdhary, PHD Kashmir Chapter Co Chairman Baldev Singh Raina, Secretary General Bilal Ahmad Kawoosa, Chairman FMGC Committee Jhan Mohammad Koul, Tourism Committee Chairman Vicky Shaw, Environment Chairman Mukhatar Shah, Co-Chair Jan Skill Development Kaiser, Co-Chairperson Sports Committee Shahana Fatima, Secretary General Travel Agents Society of Kashmir Athar Narwari, Chairman Pilgrim and Leisure Tour Operators Forum Nasir Shah, Dr Saleem Wani, Jammu and Katra Hoteliers Club Chapter Members, CCIK members.(KNS)