The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC along with Oberoi Realty and Sahana Group entered into a deal to open the first Ritz-Carlton in the commercial capital of India- Mumbai. Expected to open in early 2017, the 238-room Ritz-Carlton will be located in Worli, which is the emerging business district and well connected with the international airport.

“We have been searching for the perfect location for a premier hotel in Mumbai for several years,” said Herve Humler, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. “This site offers everything hotel guests could want—a prime business location, stylish and contemporary design in this historically rich and vibrant city.”

The hotel will feature an ocean-view bar, two specialty and fine dining restaurants, a Ritz-Carlton Spa, a banquet hall and meeting spaces for event of every style and size.

Vikas Oberoi, Chairman and Managing Director of Oberoi Realty said, “Mumbai is one of the great gateways of the world and by partnering with The Ritz-Carlton; we continue to cement the reputation of the city on the world stage and within the local market. This leading global luxury hospitality brand will resonate strongly with guests both locally and overseas.”