Mumbai: Tata Group-controlled Indian Hotels Co. Ltd said Monday it had opened a 63-room Vivanta hotel in Madikeri, Coorg, a six-hour drive from Bangalore.

The hotel is the 25th Vivanta property to open since the brand was launched in 2010 and the fourth in 2012, the company said in a media statement. Indian Hotels runs the Taj group of hotels.

Meanwhile, Hyatt Hotels Corp. and Chartered Hampi Hotels Pvt. Ltd, on Monday, announced the opening of Hyatt Place Hampi in Karnataka, India.

More than 20 additional Hyatt Place hotels have been previously announced throughout the country, including Hyatt Place hotels in Nagpur and Pune, the company said in a media statement.

India is a key area of growth for Hyatt. Hyatt Place Hampi joins 10 hotels currently open under various Hyatt brands in the country, including Park Hyatt Hyderabad and Park Hyatt Chennai, which both opened earlier this year.

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