Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group on 18 July signed a hotel management agreement with chairman of Viiking Ventures, Sachiin J. Joshi to open Dream New Delhi in 2019.
Set to open in the Central Business District of West Delhi, Dream New Delhi features 187 guest rooms and suites and five highly activated dining and nightlife venues, including a Food Hall concept by renowned chef Todd English.
Joining to celebrate the signing today were Dream Hotel Group chairman Sant Singh Chatwal, Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein, Sachiin J. Joshi, Chairman of Viiking Ventures; Rabinder Pal Singh, CFO of Dream Hotel Group; and Todd English, celebrity chef and restaurateur. The event also featured actress Rashmi Nigam as master of ceremonies.
"I am thrilled to expand our global footprint to India and bring the Dream Hotel brand back to my home country," remarked Dream Hotel Group chairman Sant Singh Chatwal. "With Dream Hotel Group's unprecedented growth and high-velocity expansion, we are well positioned to triple our existing portfolio in less than five-years."
The signings come on the heels of the company's largest international expansion news to date with nine new hotel signings across all four brands - Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels. Dream Hotel Group now boasts its strongest portfolio and its largest/most active pipeline ever. With 16 hotels open today and an additional 26 properties in the pipeline, Dream Hotel Group is on track to increase its global footprint by 230 percent over the next four years; tripling its existing portfolio by 2022.
"We are delighted to be partnering with Dream Hotel Group and its dynamic team," said Sachiin J. Joshi, Chairman of Viiking Ventures. "India is among the fastest growing economies and we are excited to take the hospitality industry in this country to new heights with Mr. Chatwal himself, who is an inspiration to us all in India."
"We recently reached an exciting milestone by signing most new hotel deals in the company's history," said Dream Hotel Group CEO Jay Stein. "I'm incredibly proud to continue our unprecedented growth momentum with the signing of Dream New Delhi."
Todd English, celebrity chef and restaurateur, joined in the festivities to celebrate the signing of Dream New Delhi and the extension of his food and beverage partnership with Dream Hotel Group.
"I couldn't be more pleased to extend my partnership with the Dream Hotel Group, this time, on a new venture to create an unforgettable dining experience at Dream New Delhi," said Chef Todd English. "I've always dreamt of bringing my restaurant to India and I can't th ink of a more exciting place to establish it."