IHCL DEBUTS THE TAJ BRAND IN RANTHAMBORE, RAJASTHAN
MUMBAI, AUGUST 4, 2022: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of its first hotel under the Taj brand in Ranthambore, Rajasthan. The currently operational hotel will be rebranded as Taj post upgradation. This hotel is a management contract with The Footprints Ranthambore.
Commenting on the signing, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said, “IHCL has always endeavoured to establish and position unique destinations on the global travel map. Ranthambore National Park is a key tiger reserve in Rajasthan known for its natural beauty. Introducing the Taj brand in Ranthambore will further elevate the tourism potential of this destination. We are delighted to partner with The Footprints Ranthambore for this project.”
The 60-rooms hotel is strategically located in Khilchipur adjoining the Ranthambore National Park. A short drive from the National Park’s gate, the hotel has a mix of villas and suites, perfect for the leisure traveller. It will feature an all-day dining restaurant, a bar and a specialty pool bar. The hotel will have a conference hall and meeting rooms, as well as recreation facilities including a swimming pool, spa, gym and billiards room. It is slated to open in 2023.
Mr. Arvind Jain, Managing Partner, The Footprints Ranthambore, said, “We are delighted to partner with IHCL to introduce the Taj brand in Ranthambore, the abode of tigers. We believe that this will further evolve the hospitality landscape of this region.”
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 19 hotels across brands in Rajasthan including seven under development.
About The Footprints Ranthambore
The Footprints Ranthambhore is the parent company of hotels Sawai Vilas along with, Ranthambhore Regency & Nomads Luxury Camps. Footprints is infusing luxury into wildlife destinations such as Ranthambhore & Sariska. Marked by modern amenities, a service-oriented culture and extensive luxurious and comfortable properties, the hotels are run and operated under Footprints & Nomads Luxury camps, and are contributing significantly to the growth of the travel & tourism industry especially for wildlife enthusiasts.
About The Indian Hotels Company Limited
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 ranked as the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand and India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance Hotels 50 Report 2022 and India 100 Report 2022, respectively; 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 242 hotels including 64 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.
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