Atria to expand in India

Bengaluru-based Atria group will expand in the Indian hospitality sector with plans to add 1500 rooms to its inventory at an investment of Rs 1500 Crore in the next five years. Hotel projects will come up in Delhi NCR, Chennai, Mysore, Coorg and Hyderabad. The group also plans to launch the 270 room Atria Grand, Whitefield, a five star luxury hotel, in 2009.
Atria Hospitality Management Services (AHMS), a part of the Atria group, will plan, build and operate the Atria Hotel, Atria Express Hotel, Atria Serviced Apartments and Atria Resort brands. AHMS will also offer Hotel and Hotel Project Consultancy, Management Services, Brand Franchise, Training and Sales and Marketing services on a pan-India basis.
Atria has interests in hospitality, power generation, convergence, education and real estate development.