IBEF: November 18, 2019
Taj, the Indian Hotels Company's iconic brand, recently opened its new hotel in Tirupati, located in close proximity to the Tirumala Hills.
Tirupati is home to the shrine of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple and is one of the most visited religious sites on earth.
Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), The Indian Hotels Company, said, "IHCL has been a pioneer in the religious tourism segment in the country and is delighted to announce the opening of Taj in Tirupati; one of the largest pilgrimage destinations attracting millions of devotees annually."
The Taj Tirupati is inspired by the Dravidian style of architecture and has a unique design evident in its solid lines, open spaces and characteristic curves.
There are 106 spacious rooms and suites available, which are decorated with silk wallpaper and local motifs in the floor carpets. The traditional brass bells are also used at the reception to pay tribute to the local culture.
"Tirupati with its century-old temples has enthralled visitors for years. Taj Tirupati, with its location at the foothills of divinity, offers the perfect place to stay and explore the city," Mr. V K Prasad, General Manager, Taj Tirupati, said.
Varuna, a place that offers local Andhra flavours along with global cuisines is available for the guests to dine in. Foodies who love regional classics have much to celebrate with Chennai's award-winning regional cuisine restaurant - Southern Spice's new outpost at Taj Tirupati.
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