IHCL ANNOUNCES THE FIRST GINGER IN AGRA, UTTAR PRADESH
MUMBAI, MAY 17, 2022: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) today announced the signing of a new Ginger in Agra. This hotel is a fully fitted lease and will be designed around the brand’s lean luxe design and service philosophy of offering a vibrant, contemporary, and a seamless hospitality experience to its guests.
Commenting on the signing, Ms. Deepika Rao, Executive Vice President, IHCL, said, “We are proud to bring the Ginger brand to Agra. A popular leisure destination, the city is an integral part of the famed Golden Triangle and home to the iconic Taj Mahal. IHCL will now have three hotels across Taj, SeleQtions and Ginger brands in the city. We are pleased to partner with The Dawar Group’s Kaivalya Infratech Private Limited for this project.”
The 75 keys Ginger is strategically situated off Fatehabad Road, a short drive from The Taj Mahal as well as other historic monuments such as the Agra Fort and Itmad-ud-Daula tomb. The hotel will feature an all-day diner and bar, fitness centre and a meeting room.
Mr. Puran Dawar, Founder and Owner, Dawar Group, said, “We are delighted to collaborate with IHCL for this new hotel in Agra. Ginger will offer a fresh and modern experience to the travellers.”
Agra, located on the banks of Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh is one of the most famous and historical cities in India. It has a thriving tourism and handicrafts industry.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 16 hotels across brands including seven under development in Uttar Pradesh.
About Dawar Group
Founded in 1977, Dawar Group is a renowned shoe manufacturing and wholesale export based out of Agra. Kaivalya Infratech Private Limited is the real estate development arm of Dawar Group. The company has also invested in two other hotels in the city under different brands.
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 iconic brand for the most discerning travellers and the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand and India’s Strongest Hospitality Brand as per Brand Finance 2021, 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 236 hotels including 60 under development globally across 4 continents, 11 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is India’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.