Hospitality group Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels on Monday said it has inaugurated its luxury lake cruiser in Vembanad Lake (Kerala), marking its formal foray into the leisure segment.

This is the group’s seventh property in the country and it also the first time it has ventured out of the business hotels segment, Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels said in statement.

“We are excited about our latest venture in Kerala which marks our entry into the leisure segment,” The Park Hotels Chairperson Priya Paul said.

The new eight-cabin ‘Apsara’ luxury cruiser is complimented by a 10-room luxury resort, The Park on Vembanad Lake.

The Park Hotels currently operates six five-star boutique hotels in Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam.

The group had earlier said it will open a 270 room hotel in Hyderabad this year and also plans to build properties in Jaipur, Pune and Kolkata.

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