Late Shri Venkatesh Kamat Started Satkar Hotel in Mumbai at Churchgate
1970 - 1985
Late Shri Venkatesh Kamat opened various Iconic Restaurants, such as Samrat at Churchgate, Status at Nariman Point, Santoor and Many More Completing 50 Years.
The company Kamat Hotels (India) Limited. (Khil) was incorporated on 21st March 1986. It Opened multi hotels under kamat brand at Silvassa, Ankleshwar, Vapi and Goa.
Khil Purchased a Four Star Property 'Kamat Plaza Hotel' Situated Near Domestic Airport, Mumbai. And upgraded it to Kamat Plaza and Popular Disco 'Go Bananas'.
KHIL went public through an IPO
The Orchid Asia's First ECO Friendly Five Star Hotel was opened on 27th September 1997.
The first and only heritage hotel of Maharashtra "Fort JadhavGADH" was opened.
The Orchid Pune Balewadi was opened along with expansion into Orissa with Bhubaneshwar, Lotus Konark & Mahadodhi Palace.
Company also opened its 3rd Ecotel hotel in Lonavala.
Company opened its Ecotel Hotels in Shimla & Manali
Company opened its Ecotel Hotels in Jamnagar (The Orchid Hotels) & Sambhajinagar (Ira by Orchid Hotels).