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Nagaland Govt inks deal for 4 and 5 star hotels in Dimapur & Kohima

First Published: 13th September, 2023 21:16 IST

Nagaland government will build a higher category hotel with a mall at Dimapur Tourist lodge

In a big push to the tourism and hospitality sector of the state, the Nagaland government today signed a lease agreement with the Shillong-based hospitality group, Hotel Polo Towers Pvt. Ltd to set up for four and five star hotels in Dimapur and Kohima.

Both the parties inked the deal in the presence of Tourism & Higher Education Minister Temjen Imna Along, CEO and Director of Hotel Polo Towers Deval Tibrewalla, MLA Kevipodi Sophie and other government officials.

Both the projects will come up under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) route and will be operated on Design, Build, Maintain, Operate, Manage, and Transfer (DBMOMT) basis.

The Dimapur facility will feature top-of-the-line accommodations, multiple dining venues, entertainment centers, and retail shops, thereby positioning itself as a complete lifestyle destination.

The Kohima project will focus on providing an unparalleled luxury hotel experience to serve both business and leisure travellers. These landmark projects are set to elevate the tourism and economic landscape of Nagaland.

After signing the deal, Minister Temjen Imna Along said that tourism as an industry is transforming the lives of many people in Nagaland and beyond.

He said that the signing of the lease agreement is a congratulatory moment for the people of Nagaland and this has become a reality because of the vision and leadership of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio towards tourism as an industry in Nagaland.

Deval CEO and Director of Hotel Polo Towers Group, said, “It’s an honour to partner with the Tourism Department of the government of Nagaland.
These initiatives will not only boost the hospitality sector but also contribute to job creation and local economic growth. This move aligns with our vision of having a hotel in every major city of the Northeast.

Director of Tourism Department, Nagaland, said, “We are excited to work closely with the Hotel Polo Towers Group as they have deep experience in hospitality in the north east. We look forward to extending all support to bring these ambitious projects to fruition.”

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