The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) Expands Presence in Rajasthan with the Signing of A Taj Hotel in Alwar District
In the picture from left - Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, MD & CEO, IHCL and Mr. Pradeep Deswal, Director, Saraan Exports Pvt. Ltd. and Vanista Nature Pvt. Ltd.
Mumbai, 7 February, 2019: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company introduces its iconic brand, Taj to Alwar in Rajasthan. This will be the twelfth IHCL branded hotel in the state.
Commenting on the signing of this agreement, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said “IHCL has a special relationship with the state of Rajasthan since 1970 when it started managing the landmark Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur and put Rajasthan on the global tourist map. With the addition of this Taj branded hotel, the Company opens up a new tourism circuit as the Alwar district is conveniently located with close proximity to New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. We are delighted to partner with Vanista Nature Pvt. Ltd. for this hotel.”
The new Taj branded hotel is a Greenfield project near the scenic Siliserh Lake surrounded by picturesque views of the Aravalli Mountain Range. The hotel will comprise 170 expansive rooms including 50 branded villas. With a host of dining options, large meeting and banqueting facilities, wellness areas and recreation zones, the hotel will be the perfect destination for guests travelling for business or leisure. It is slated to open in 2022.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Pradeep Deswal, Director, Saraan Exports Pvt. Ltd. and Vanista Nature Pvt. Ltd. said, “We are proud to partner with IHCL to develop this resort and look forward to providing guests with Taj’s legendary hospitality and service.”
Alwar is perhaps the oldest of the Rajasthani Kingdoms with its history dating back to the 11th century. The stark landscape is dotted with centuries old forts, temples and villages. Sariska National Park, home to tigers, jaguars, Sambar deer and more, is a short drive away. IHCL also operates award-winning, authentic royal palaces, idyllic resorts and city hotels in the state of Rajasthan.
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 hallmark of iconic hospitality,Vivanta with its collection of sophisticated upscale hotels, and Ginger which is revolutionizing the lean luxury 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 operates 177 hotels including 30 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 80 locations.
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is amongst South Asia’s largest Indian hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.
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