Ahmedabad firm launches 'portable hotel' made out of discarded containers

Hassle-free movable rooms have proved to be ideal for remote locations, industry clusters and venues holding cultural conventions.

Ahmedabad, Gujarat: Beetle smart hotels, an innovative entrepreneur in Gujarat's Ahmedabad has opened first of its kind 'portable hotel' made by using shipping containers.

Tanmay Bathwal, who runs the Ahmedabad-based Hirise Hospitality Pvt Ltd, believes that portable hotels is a great solution to cater to the soaring demand for hassle-free movable rooms ideal for remote locations, industry clusters and venues holding big-ticket cultural conventions.

"We are calling it a portable hotel, we have used discarded containers in an innovative manner, we have made hotel rooms out of it and the entire hotel becomes portable. We don't require much construction, we only require base supports to place our containers," Bathwal said.

"As far as the marketing is concerned there is an endless market, because where ever a new industrial cluster is coming up, or where ever there is a tourism destination, where construction is a problem or is restricted because of environmental reasons there we go in," he added.

The rooms have plush interiors and decor along with top security mechanisms and safe deposit lockers. Hirise Hospitality Pvt Ltd aims to add 2,000 portable hotel rooms across the country in a span of a year.

( Source : ANI )
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