According to a report in the Business Standard, investors have begun to show interest in setting up spas and resorts at important tourism sites in Uttarakhand. The state government will treat the hospitality ventures as part of the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) segment.
Kodiyala (near Rishikesh) on the Ganga River will see the set up of a resort at an investment of Rs 2.25 Crore; Pindar Glacier Resorts will put up the property. There are about 23 new proposals to come up with spas and hotel properties in the Chamoli district. The government has allowed for a five-star property to come up in Rishikesh under Bharat Hotels. The government has formed a development authority to manage proposals coming in for the Tehri dam reservoir site area. Kempty Falls near Mussoorie is also likely to see resorts; proposals have come in for the same. Baba Ramdev, yoga guru may collaborate with the government to encourage and set up yoga and Ayurvedic huts in Uttarakhand’s hills.
News Source: HospitalityBizIndia