Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, yesterday signed two more hotels in Gujarat, industry sources reported. The hotels will be developed under Sarovar Portico brand and will be operational over three years. Sarovar Portico, Gandhidham will offer 58 rooms and is expected to be operational by 2014, while Sarovar Portico, Bhavnagar will be a 80-room property, slated to open in 2016. These hotels are promoted by Akhil Palace Hotels Pvt Ltd and Leela Hospitality & Services respectively. Sarovar Hotels currently enjoy a strong presence in Gujarat with Park Plaza, Ahmedabad; Sarovar Portico, Ahmedabad and Sarovar Portico, Rajkot.Commenting on the signing, Anil Madhok, Managing Director, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, said, “With the signing of two more hotels, we hope to strengthen our presence in the state and cater to the growing number of visitors to Gujarat.