Incorporated in Sep.'91, Hotel Rugby went public in 1993. The company was promoted by Mahendra Thacker. It runs hotels, provides catering services to private clubs and to various marriage receptions / parties and makes and markets Indian sweets and savouries. In Oct.'94, the company came out with a public issue (premium : Rs 15) to construct, equipping and furnishing of the hotel at Matheran and one three star hotel at Pune and to renovate the existing Rugby Hotel at Matheran. The project for construction of a Time Share Resort at Matheran not completed due to various factors. The Company has already commenced construction of a 3 Star Hotel at Lonavala.Out of 34 rooms, commerical operation of 10 rooms were started their operation. Interior furnishing of balance 24 rooms is in progress.