IHG Hotels & Resorts has signed management agreement with Satyadeo Hospitality for first voco brand hotel in India.

The agreement will see the existing Corbet Aamond Spa & Resort being rebranded to voco..

Besides featuring 100 rooms, Voco Jim Corbett will house an outdoor pool, a gymnasium, a spa beyond, an all-day dining restaurant and a bar.

The property will also also have indoor and outdoor banqueting spaces for corporate and leisure guests.

Voco Jim Corbett is located close to the railway station and the airport in Pantnagar town in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Its location also offers convenient access to all major tourist destinations in the area.

IHG Hotels & Resorts South West Asia (SWA)managing director Sudeep Jain said: “We are delighted to partner with and welcome Satyadeo Hospitality Private Limited to the IHG family as we introduce the voco brand in India.

“We are excited for the opening of voco Jim Corbett in 2024 and are confident that the hotel will be much appreciated and enjoyed by our guests.

“This latest development is testament to our continued commitment to grow our footprint in India by bringing the right brands to the right markets. We are pleased with the confidence our owners have placed in our business and brands, and we look forward to further strengthening our portfolio in the country to offer exceptional hospitality to our guests.”

The new signing marks IHG’s debut of its seventh brand in the Indian market.

The hotel is scheduled to be rebranded by July 2024.

Currently, IHG operates a network of 44 hotels across five brands in SWA, with 37 more hotels due to open in the next two-three years.

Last month, IHG signed agreement to debut its Vignette Collection and voco brands in Hungary next year.