The country is witnessing a huge investment in hotel industry lately.
No sooner president of Non-Resident Nepali Association and one of the riches Australian-Nepali Shesh Ghale announced his plan to open a five-start hotel, the business fraternity including Pokhara-Based Laxmi Group, Biratnagar-based MS Group, Hetauda-based MuktiShree Group and Kathmandu-based Vaidhya's Organisation all followed his suit. Around Rs 50 billion has been committed in the hospitality business in the recent months.
Likewise, some are in expansion drive. Pokhara-based Samrat Group that owns Hotel Landmark in Pokhara is opening Forest Park Resort in Bagamara of Chitwan formally from February 27.
The Rs 200-million resort with 46 rooms has a well-equipped conference hall with a capacity of 150 people at a time, well-maintained garden and swimming pool are the other facilities at the resort, according to chairman of Samrat Group Mukti Ram Pandey. The group is planning to expand its hotel chain to Kathmadu and Lumbini in next five years," he added.
The eco-friendly hotel will provide five-star service, said chief executive of the group CN Pandey, here today.The resort will also offering three types of packages ranging from one to three nights stay. "It will also offer Tharu village tour, canoe ride, trip to elephant breeding centre, jungle walk, bird watching and Tharu cultural show and many more," marketing manager of the resort Sundan Pantha informed.