Ramada by Wyndham Hotel & Golden Casino opens in Gangtok

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Golden Play Private Limited, an online gaming and casino company based out of Delhi, has announced the opening of its Ramada by Wyndham Hotel & Golden Casino in Gangtok, Sikkim.

Gangtok is a popular hill station in the Himalayas, close to Darjeeling, and is the capital and largest town of the Indian state of Sikkim. The region enjoys a year-round mild temperate climate. Sikkim is one of the three northeast states to have legalised casinos. Meghalaya is the recent state to join the list.

Recently, the government of Sikkim warned the public servants from playing online skill and casual games during office hours. Sikkim permits online gambling through intranet (terminals) which cannot traverse outside the State of Sikkim. “Gangtok is an important leisure destination in East India, and we are excited to open our second hotel in the region after Darjeeling under our popular Ramada by Wyndham brand. This year, we expect to open a brand new Ramada Encore by Wyndham in Siliguri, which will act as a base hotel for Gangtok and Darjeeling and further strengthen our presence and offering in the region and help to continue our growth momentum across East India,” said Nikhil Sharma, Regional Director Eurasia, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts EMEA.

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Ramada by Wyndham Gangtok Hotel & Golden Casino is situated in the Deorali area of Gangtok City and is within walking distance from the popular MG Marg in the heart of the city. It offers views of the Himalayan ranges. The hotel is located approximately an hour from the new Pakyong Airport and provides access and connectivity for guests flying into Gangtok.

The hotel will feature a 10,000 sq ft casino, among the largest in Sikkim along with 57 contemporary guest rooms. Amenities such as a welcoming lobby lounge, a modern all-day dining restaurant and trendy bar and a wellness spa facility including an outdoor rooftop infinity pool, overlooking the Gangtok Valley are also a part of the hotel, which also offers meeting rooms and banquet halls spanning approximately 3,000 sq ft and a business centre.

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“We are extremely happy to partner with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts under the fast-expanding Ramada by Wyndham brand. Being one of the first internationally branded hotels in the city, we look forward to setting high international service standards in the state of Sikkim in line with the expectation of domestic and international guests,” said Manoj Sethi, Director – Golden Play Private Limited. Ramada by Wyndham Gangtok Hotel & Golden Casino will provide more than 60 jobs to the Gangtok city.

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