JHM Interstate Hotels India, a joint venture management company between Interstate Hotels & Resorts and JHM Hotels, has signed a contract to manage the Ramada Hotel in the Indian state of Kerala.

The 120-room property, which is under construction, will open in 2012, bringing the number of Interstate-managed hotels opened or signed in India to six.

The hotel will feature a restaurant and bar, a health club and spa, a business centre and conferencing and meeting facilities.