Staycations Are The New Popular Short Vacations
~ A growing trend – even more so post the lockdown
KOLKATA, JUNE 23, 2020: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) hotels across its brands – Taj, Vivanta, SeleQtions and Ginger, today, announced new Urban Getaways offers to encourage travelers to take a short and much needed break post the country-wide lockdown. Guests can now choose from myriad experiences that will allow them to enjoy a mini vacation within the safety and comfort of their resident city – be it Kolkata or Guwahati.
Combined with minimal required travel with hotels located within drivable distances from one’s home, low on holiday planning time, cost and carbon footprint, staycations are ideal for travelers of all generations.
Staycations are the perfect option for those wanting to get away with their families, friends or loved ones. IHCL’s diverse portfolio across over 100 locations, offers guests a wide array of choices ranging from unique dining experiences to heritage walks with historians, decadent hi-teas or a rejuvenating routine of yoga and wellness menus.
Speaking about the growing popularity of staycations being seen among travelers post the lockdown, Mr. Manish Gupta, Area Director- East and General Manager - Taj Bengal, Kolkata said, “Staycations have always been extremely popular among travelers, and we have been seeing an increasing demand recently as people are looking to overcome the lockdown fatigue. IHCL has a varied footprint in the East, which allows guests to opt from a host of leisure offerings that best suits their requirements. We look forward to welcoming guests with our legendary hospitality while adhering to the highest standards of hygiene as their wellbeing is our topmost priority.”
Guests can immerse themselves in the charms of the bygone era at Taj Bengal, Kolkata, a landmark hotel located at the heart of the City of Joy. Revel in the rich architecture inspired by the city’s famed art, culture and heritage while delighting ones tastebuds with delectable flavours at its many restaurants offering a variety of global cuisines. New age travellers can opt for a leisurely weekend at Vivanta Kolkata EM Bypass, renowned for its contemporary design and gastronomic experiences. For the residents of Guwahati, a short retreat at Vivanta Guwahati, located amongst manicured landscapes with motifs that evoke the spirit and culture of Assam, will satiate both, the body and mind.
Every IHCL hotel has implemented additional stringent hygiene and safety protocols across all customer touchpoints, from pre-arrival to check-out whilst delivering its trademark Tajness through a renewed and restrengthened commitment. Visit here to get more information on Tajness - A Commitment Restrengthened.
To ensure a seamless and memorable getaway, the Urban Getaways offer provides guests with a multitude of benefits including daily hotel credits, discounts on spa and salon services and guaranteed room upgrades among others. For more details about the offer and list of participating hotels, please visit here.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the hallmark of iconic hospitality and India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance India 100 2020 report, SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels, Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels and Ginger, which is revolutionising the lean luxe segment.
Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel - The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 200 hotels including 42 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is South Asia’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.
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