India: ITC Vilasa Resort Registered for LEED Certification

The Rs 43,000-crore business conglomerate ITC is setting up a luxury resort and spa at Mahabalipuram, a heritage tourism spot near Chennai, stated a report in Business Standard.

The resort, ITC Vilasa, is expected to be launched in the middle of this year. It would come up 25 km from south of Chennai, overlooking the Bay of Bengal, says the company website.

“ITC Vilasa will comprise 92 luxurious rooms, many of which are sea-facing, 12 exclusive ocean suites, a presidential villa and a dedicated honeymoon suite,” it said. An ITC spokesperson said, “The proposed property is expected to enrich the portfolio of ITC’s Hotels Division and will contribute to India’s tourism potential. However, it is too premature to discuss specific details at the moment.”

According to the Green Building Information Gateway, a product of US-based non-profit community US Green Building Council, the property registered for LEED Certification for design, construction, operation and maintenance of green building in 2013, and the project size is 220,428 sq ft.

Source: hospitalitybizindia

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