VCI hotels, a branch under VCI hospitality wants to expand its presence by opening 6-8 hotels in major cities of India by the end of this year. VCI hotels recently added Blue Ocean Resort & Spa, Ganpatipule (Maharashtra); Manali Resort, Himachal Pradesh; Park Premier Hotel Gurgaon; The Kings Sanctuary Resort, Nagarhole (Mysore); Seven Hotel, Bengaluru under its portfolio. At the moment, the company is in talks with the hoteliers in Gwalior, Bengaluru and Punjab. Manish Raj, Vice President – Business Development, VCI Hospitality said, “Blue Ocean Resort & Spa and Manali Resort has tied up with VCI Hotels for exclusive sales and marketing whereas Park Premier Hotel Gurgaon, The Kings Sanctuary Resort and Seven Hotel have tied up for regional representation and e-marketing. This will include revenue management, online booking, regional sales”. These hotels will be a mix of business hotels and resorts and manly aims to tap the business and leisure travellers.