Marriott opens 150th property in India

Katra Marriott Resort & Spa marks Marriott debut in Katra


May 5, 2024

/ By / New Delhi

Marriott opens 150th property in India

its first property in the spiritual town of Katra famed for Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu & Kashmir

Hospitality chain Marriott International has announced the opening of Katra Marriott Resort & Spa, the 150th property of the group in India.

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Marriott International, a leading hospitality firm that clubs 30 different brands, says it has opened Katra Marriott Resort & Spa, its first property in the spiritual town of Katra famed for Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu & Kashmir.

In a press statement, Marriott International says that the brand’s debut in the spiritually significant destination marks a milestone as the 150th Marriott International hotel to open in the country.

Nestled amidst the serene landscapes of the Trikuta hills, popularly known as the Vaishno Devi Hills, this purely vegetarian resort offers a captivating blend of heartfelt service and spirituality. The statement adds that here, guests are invited to partake in leisurely nature walks, all while immersing themselves in the vibrant culture and culinary delights of Katra.

Katra, a spiritual region known for Shri Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine and Trikuta Hills, offers a picturesque landscape for the fulfillment seekers. The resort provides unparallelled access to the region’s nearby attractions, including Patnitop Hill Station, Mansar Lake and Krimchi Temple, all of which are within an hour’s drive from the resort.

Ranju Alex

Ranju Alex

Katra’s local market is 5-mins away from the resort, where guests can enjoy authentic local cuisine and shop for traditional handicrafts and souvenirs, intricate papier-mâché creations and walnut wood carvings. The city is accessible by road and well connected to leading metro cities in Northern India like Delhi, Chandigarh and Amritsar. Katra is 50 km from Jammu Airport and 222 km from Srinagar International Airport.

“As we celebrate the milestone opening of our 150th hotel in India, we acknowledge not just our prominent presence in the country, but also the unique and enriching experiences our hotels provide through their distinctive architecture and design, world-class food and beverage offerings and curated amenities that provide exceptional, one-of-a-kind stays. We continue to have confidence in the resilience of our brands and our teams and remain steadfast in our commitment to advancing our growth through a strong pipeline of hotels,” says Ranju Alex, Area Vice President, South Asia, Marriott International.

Satish Srinivasamurthy

Satish Srinivasamurthy

‘‘We are excited to welcome guests to Katra Marriott Resort & Spa, our spiritual haven, nestled at the foothills of the divine Vaishno Devi Shrine, where hospitality meets fulfilment. Whether you seek spiritual solace, leisurely indulgence, memorable weddings, or wellness escapes, we are dedicated to crafting enriching experiences and offering thoughtful services that reflect the true essence of wonderful hospitality,’’ says Satish Srinivasamurthy, General Manager, at Katra Marriott Resort & Spa.



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