Ginger Hotels, the fastest growing brand in the budget lodging segment in India, today announced expansion of its portfolio in Maharashtra with the launch of a new hotel in Aurangabad. The move is in line with Indian Hotels Company Limited’s (IHCL) expansion plans in the country by increasing footprint across segments in destinations of importance to business and leisure travelers.

Strategically located on the Railway Station Road with proximity to the airport, railway station, bus stand and the renowned UNESCO world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Ginger Hotel Aurangabad is easily accessible for travelers.

Commenting on the launch, Rahul Pandit, MD & CEO, Roots Corporation Limited, said, “We are proud to announce our presence in the vibrant city of Aurangabad which expands our footprint in Maharashtra. This opening is in line with Ginger’s strategic expansion plan of being present in all key cities in the country. A pioneer, and today the largest chain of branded budget hotels in India, Ginger assures travellers of a consistently pleasant experience across all 44 hotels.”

IHCL already has presence in the region with its palace-styled hotel, Vivanta Aurangabad and a world-class centre in hospitality education with the Indian Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad.