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Taj Hotels

  • Opens 1st international 5 star deluxe beach resort in India
  • 1st hotel group to be present in India’s 5 major cities
  • Completed centenary in 2003
  • Varq, Delhi's iconic restaurant ranks 36th among 50 Best Restaurants in Asia
  • The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi awarded certificate of Excellence by Tripadvisor

Incorporated in 1903, by the founder of the Tata Group, Mr Jamsetji N Tata, the company opened its first property, The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Bombay. The Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces comprise the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries and is recognised as one of Asia's largest and finest hotel company.

The IHCL operate in the luxury, premium, mid-market and value segments of the market through the following: Taj (luxury full-service hotels, resorts and palaces), Taj Exotica (resort and spa brand), Taj Safaris (wildlife lodges), Vivanta by Taj Hotels & Resorts (for the work-hard-play-hard traveller across metropolitan cities, other commercially important centres), The Gateway Hotel (upscale/mid-market full service hotels and resorts) and The Ginger (economy hotels) brand of hotels.

Presently, the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces comprises 93 hotels in 55 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East.

Source: http://www.tajhotels.com

Taj Hotels: India’s Grandest Hotel Chain

2009 Announces their new premium hotel, "Vivanta by Taj - Panaji, Goa", slotted in the "upper upscale" segment.
2008 Joins hands with Tashi group to create the new benchmark for premium hotels in Bhutan – Taj Tashi Bhutan
2004 Opens its first Jiva Spa at the Usha Kiran Palace in Gwalior and  its first economy hotel under the brand "Ginger" in Bangalore
2001 Gets awarded the management contract for the "Taj Palace", Dubai.
1980  Opens its first hotel outside India, the "Taj Sheba Hotel" in Sana'a, Yemen
1974  Opens its first five star deluxe beach resort, the "Fort Aguada Beach Resort" in Goa

Updated: June, 2014

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