MSR Hotel and Spa Bangalore Acquired by Gokulam Hotels & Resorts
The new management has taken over the property from May 20 and will be rebranded as Gokulam Grand Hotel & Spa.
GOKULAM HOTELS and Resorts, a hospitality division of Sree Gokulam Chit & Finance Co. Pvt. Ltd. have acquired MSR Hotel and Spa Bangalore, which until end 2017 was operational as Movenpick Hotel and Spa Bangalore Hotel. Under their hospitality division, the company has properties across South India (Tamil Nadu and Kerala) under the brand name ‘Gokulam Park Hotels and Resorts’. With the addition of the MSR Hotel and Spa Bangalore to their portfolio, the group aims to strengthen its presence in the Southern region further and establish their brand in Bangalore.
AM Gopalan, Managing Director says, “The Gokulam Group’s leap into the 5-star segment is a huge boost for the company. Bengaluru has always been a favourite destination and a start in Bengaluru is like a dream come true. The company would also be keen to expand into another tier one cities across India.
Baiju Gopal, Executive Director commented “We are known for our excellent service standards and stellar properties across South India. Gokulam Grand is our foray into the IT city of Bangalore. We are firmly committed to strengthening, structuring and increasing the reach of our Hospitality division in the country, by standardizing our brand SOPs, deliverables and creating a niche brand in the market. We believe in becoming better with every guest feedback, and this premise of honouring our guest loyalty is our USP in every city that we operate in.
Akash Gupta, the General Manager says “We are excited to be in Bangalore to take MSR Hotel and Spa with its existing service and brand standards and market recall to newer heights. Hotel rebranding is in the pipeline and we will operate this hotel under the brand name of Gokulam Grand Hotel and Spa, our first five-star property. We are here to strengthen our roots, and we are committed to building an even stronger partnership with the hotel’s existing employees, partners, brand loyalists and patrons.
The hotel began its operations in 2011 under the brand name of Movenpick Hotel and Spa Bangalore; a strategic partnership between MSR Hotels Pvt. Ltd and the Swiss Hospitality giant Movenpick Hotels and Resorts.
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