Mice Times Ahead
Mice Tourism to Grow 8% Y-O-Y
Mumbai, January 14, 2020 – MICE tourism in India was pegged at Rs. 25,000 crore with 8 per cent growth year-on-year according to a recent report. The industry is estimated to have a space of 5 lakh square metres, which is expected to cross 15 lakh square metres over the next two to three years. The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), with its plethora of MICE destinations is well poised to unlock the future potential of MICE tourism in India.
It doesn’t get much better than working on a rooftop infinity pool with sweeping views of one of the seven wonders of the world! The Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra, which lies a short walk away from the Taj Mahal, boasts of 40,000 square feet of event spaces and conference venues, including one of the biggest banquet halls in Agra. Daawat-e-Nawab, one of Agra’s finest Indian restaurants, serves authentic Nawaabi and Mughlai cuisine, accompanied by live Indian classical music.
Bangalore offers travellers the best of both worlds, having evolved gradually from being the Garden City to the Silicon Valley of India. Taj Yeshwantpur, Bengaluru, is the perfect combination of state-of-the-art equipment, a professionally trained and experienced team, and the culinary prowess of expert chefs. The hotel includes 18,000 square feet of conference and event venues, an independent convention centre, multi-cuisine dining options, signature experiences, and the renowned Jiva Spa.
For those looking to work amidst greenery and calmer landscapers, Vivanta Surajkund, NCR is an eco-friendly property that reflects the spirit of the tranquil Surajkund neighbourhood. The hotel is equipped with over 12,000 square feet of event spaces and meeting rooms, nouvelle restaurants, luxury suites and a sprawling Jiva Spa.
While Goa may be known as the land of sun, sand, and sundowners, it is now rapidly emerging as a business hub due to its work-life balance and a serene environment. Opening soon, Taj Hotel & Convention Centre Goa, built on the edge of a hillock in a resort setting, has stunning views of the Arabian Sea and a direct access to Vainguinim Beach. It has the largest convention spaces in the city.
IHCL with its unique portfolio of palaces, luxury city hotels and exotic resorts combined with its culinary prowess, state-of-the-art meeting facilities and its legendary service standards make it the ideal choice for the MICE segment.
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, SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels, Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels and Ginger which is revolutionizing 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 196 hotels including 40 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 80 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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