Dream Hotel Group Signs with Viiking Ventures for Development of Dream New Delhi Set to Open in 2019
July 19, 2017 9:17am
NEW YORK, NY (July 19, 2017) Renowned hotel brand and management company Dream Hotel Group today 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 think of a more exciting place to establish it."
Photos of the ceremonial signing and property renderings can be found here: http://bit.ly/DreamNewDelhiSigning
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Dream Hotel Group is a hotel brand and management company with a rich, 30-year history of managing properties in some of the world’s most highly competitive hotel environments. Home to its Dream Hotels, Time Hotels, The Chatwal and Unscripted Hotels brands, Dream Hotel Group encompasses three business lines: Proprietary Brands, Hotel Management and Dining & Nightlife. The Company is committed to the philosophy that forward-thinking design, service and guest experiences should be available across market segments. Dream Hotel Group is dedicated to offering travelers an authentic connection to their chosen destination through a truly original approach. www.dreamhotelgroup.com
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Viiking Ventures is a vast conglomerate with various business verticals such as FMCG products, hospitality, entertainment, realty, infrastructure, paper products and philanthropic activities. A young dynamic team of high caliber professionals with over 10 years of experience are the driving force behind the company’s growth and expansion. www.viikingventures.com
Todd English is a renowned chef, restaurateur, author, entrepreneur, and television star based in Boston, Massachusetts and New York City. English is a four-time James Beard Award winner and inductee into the James Beard Foundation's "Who's Who in Food and Beverage in America." Todd has authored four critically acclaimed cookbooks, with his most recent, Cooking In Everyday English that was released in October 2011. English has also created the record-breaking housewares line, The Todd English Collection, and hosts the Emmy-nominated PBS travel series Food Trip with Todd English. Todd English Enterprises includes over twenty-five innovative restaurants spanning the country and abroad, including three locations of his signature, rustic Mediterranean restaurant - Olives, located in Boston, New York City, and Las Vegas, with two new locations coming soon in Mexico City, MX and Paradise Island, Bahamas. www.cheftoddenglish.com
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