Brij Hotels raises 4 Million USD in Series A Funding

Brij Hotels, a collection of distinguished boutique hotels, announced the successful closure of the 4 million USD Series A round led by the Manipal Education & Medical Group(MEMG) Family Office, with strategic participation from prominent investors including Abhay Jain, Abhiroop Jayanthi, Rajendra Rao and Prashant Deshpande. This investment marks a crucial juncture for Brij Hotels, intending to utilise the funds for strategic expansion and to further strengthen its presence in the competitive hospitality industry.

The Indian consumer landscape is evolving with guests seeking unique experiences that blend luxury with local cultural immersion. According to a report by HVS ANAROCK, the global boutique hotel segment has experienced a remarkable growth rate of over 50% in the last three years. Identifying this interest, Brij aims to deliver immersive experiences in unique locations, preserving the rich heritage of each place while providing a sustainable and experiential stay.

Speaking on the fundraise, Udit Kumar & Anant Kumar, Co-Founders, Brij Hotels said, “At Brij Hotels, our commitment goes beyond providing luxurious stays; it extends to celebrating and empowering the heart and soul of our destinations – the local communities. The essence of our hospitality lies in using the original creative entrepreneurs and artisans, who preserve centuries-old traditions and sustainable practices. We are excited to have the support of investors like the MEMG Family Office, Abhay Jain, Abhiroop Jayanthi, Rajendra Rao and Prashant Deshpande, who share our vision. With their backing, we’re not just expanding, we’re on a journey to become a unique storytelling and hospitality destination, offering an authentic, and well-designed experience that connects our guests with the rich heritage of each locale”

Commenting on the investment, Ranjan Pai, Chairman, Manipal Education & Medical Group, said, “Brij Hotels’ blend of luxury and local engagement is a refreshing take for the modern traveller. We believe that under the leadership of Udit & Anant, the Brij team is creating a unique company in leisure travel”.

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