Thursday, November 10, 2011

Interstate Hotels & Resorts Announces Sixth Management Contract in India

 ARLINGTON, VA—Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the United States’ largest independent hotel management company, announced that JHM Interstate Hotels India, a 50/50 joint venture management company between Interstate and JHM Hotels, has signed a contract to manage the Ramada Hotel in Alleppey, Kerala, India.  The 120-room, under-construction hotel, which is owned by Mr. Reji Cheriyan, is anticipated to open in 2012. 

“This brings to six the number of hotels opened or signed in India, a country which continues to play a key role in our global strategy,” said Thomas F. Hewitt (middle right photo), Interstate’s chairman and chief executive officer.

“We have established a successful platform for growth that allows us to take advantage of the many opportunities we continue to see in India’s hotel industry for both individual hotel owners and institutional investors alike.”

“Our partnership with JHM Hotels combines Interstate’s hotel operating expertise, strong relationships with all international brands and depth of resources with experienced, local ties and in-country market knowledge,” said Jim Abrahamson (lower left photo), Interstate’s president and COO. 

“We continue to build a robust pipeline of hotel management opportunities throughout the country, establishing a strong foundation for future expansion.” 

For more information, contact Lloyd Lauland, Executive Director, JHM Interstate Hotels India, at 91 124 3091700, or visit the company’s website: 

For more information about JHM Hotels, visit the company’s website:

For additional information about Interstate, visit the company’s website:

Jerry Daly, Chris Daly, Carol McCune                            
Daly Gray Public Relations
(703) 435-6293

 Carrie McIntyre, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, (703) 387-3320
Patrick Daly
Account Supervisor
Daly Gray, Inc.
Office:  (703) 435-6293
Cell:  (703) 300-8289

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