Indian Hotels Company announces signing of Taj Raipur

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India’s largest hospitality company, Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) is making its debut in the state of Chhattisgarh with a Taj branded hotel.

The 152-key luxury hotel encompassing an array of upscale amenities is also a brownfield project.

A strategic setting

The forthcoming Taj Raipur hotel is now to be developed in a strategic location, just a short drive from Raipur Airport on the Atal Path Expressway connecting the city to the new Capital, Naya Raipur.

Commenting on the news, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said: “This signing is in line with IHCL’s vision to be present in every state capital of the country.”

“Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest developing states in India. Raipur is a major commercial hub for the state as well as Central India. We are delighted to partner with Krish (Raipur) Hotels Pvt Ltd, a part of Vyapak Group and bring the Taj brand to the city.”

A luxurious base in the city

On opening, the hotel will host guests in luxurious guest rooms and public spaces including an all-day dining restaurant, speciality restaurant, bar and lobby lounge. The hotel will have more than 1,300 sq ft of event space, a business centre, auditorium and IHCL’s signature Jiva spa, along with a swimming pool, gym and salon.

The hotel will provide a new base in the capital of Chhattisgarh state, Raipur, known for its steel mills, terracotta industry and ancient temples.

On these plans, Mr. Mukesh Shrivastava, Managing Director, Krish (Raipur) Hotels Pvt Ltd, commented: “We are delighted to partner with IHCL, India’s leading hospitality company to launch its iconic brand Taj, which has been ranked as the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand. Taj Raipur will define the hospitality landscape in the city.”