Hospitality firm Carnation Hotels announced that it has signed a contract with Bajaj Hill Resorts Pvt Ltd for managing Suryavilas Luxury Resort & Spa at Kumarhatti, Solan district of Himachal Pradesh.

Carnation Hotels, which is a joint venture between Lemon Tree Hotels and entrepreneur Rattan Keswani, has entered into a 10-year renewable agreement for managing the 36-room property Suryavilas, the company said in a statement. It will take over the management and operations of the resort on December 1, 2012. Now it will be branded as ‘Suryavilas, a Lemon Tree Premier Resort’ from February 1, 2013.