Kerala to launch country’s first state-run all-woman hotel

The Kerala Tourism Development Corporation (KTDC) is all set to launch India’s first public sector hotel run entirely by women for women in the state’s capital city, Thiruvananthapuram. The hotel, named ‘Hostess’, will come up at the KTDC complex at the main bus station in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram, adjacent to the central railway station. Kerala Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran inaugurated the work on the project at the Kerala Transport Development Finance Corporation (KTDFC) Complex at Thampanoor on July 25, 2018.

Key Highlights:-

1. The all-woman hotel is the first such initiative from a government institution in the country.
2. The state-of-the-art facilities will include automated security features, technology-oriented check-ins, and check-out, laundry service, complimentary breakfast, microwave oven, and the fitness center.
3. It will lay high emphasis on security and safety features besides comfort and convenience. The work on the project is expected to be completed within the next six months.
4. The hotel will mainly target women officials, researchers, sportspersons, teenage girls, business women and pilgrim groups, who arrive in the city for a short stay.
5. The facilities at ‘Hostess’ will not only be available to common people at economical and affordable rates but will also match up to global standards.

The state-of-the-art facilities will include automated security features, technology-oriented check-ins, and check-out, laundry service, complimentary breakfast, microwave oven, and the fitness center. The hotel will mainly target women officials, researchers, sportspersons, teenage girls, business women and pilgrim groups, who arrive in the city for a short stay. The staff at the hotel will also be all women, starting right from the bottom rung to the managerial position.

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