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The largest hospitality company in India, Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), announced today the signing of a Taj-branded resort in Kollam, Kerala. The resort was built on a brownfield site.

“With this signing, we further strengthen IHCL’s longstanding presence in Kerala,” said Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of IHCL, in remarks made on the occasion. Kollam, a seaport city with a rich history and beautiful scenery, has a lot of potential to become a popular tourist destination. It is also the southern gateway to the renowned backwaters of the state. We are pleased to collaborate with Mr. Chacko Paul for this hotel. “

Situated on an expansive 13-acre plot near the picturesque Thirumullavaram Beach, the resort offers close to 600 feet of immaculate beachfront. Each of the 205 rooms in this hotel will have an amazing view of the Arabian Sea. A comprehensive range of facilities will be offered by the resort, such as a chic bar, a rejuvenating spa, an inviting swimming pool, a speciality vegetarian restaurant, an all-day diner, and a fully equipped gym. It is the ideal location for social and business events, offering over 20,000 square feet of flexible banqueting space and large lawns.

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Managing Director of M/s. Joy’s The Beach Resort Pvt Ltd, Mr. Chacko Paul, stated: “We are thrilled to collaborate on this resort’s development with IHCL, acknowledged as India’s leading hospitality company. We are convinced that IHCL will establish Kollam as a leading tourist destination on the international travel map because of their track record of inventing new travel destinations.”

Popular leisure city Kollam is located on the calm edges of the Ashtamudi Lake and the Kallada River. It is well-known for its beaches, islands, backwaters, and rich cultural legacy, which is embodied by historic churches, mosques, and temples. Travelers are drawn to it by its wellness offerings, which include genuine Ayurveda.

With the opening of this hotel, IHCL will have 20 hotels in Kerala under the Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta, and Ginger brands—six of which are still under construction.

Concerning the proprietor

Reputable hotelier Mr. Chacko Paul owns hotels in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, including Le Pondy in Pondicherry and Travancore Heritage at Chowara, Thiruvananthapuram.

Concerning The Indian Hotels Company Limited

A collection of companies that combine warm Indian hospitality with top-notch service is offered by the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries. Among them are Vivanta, chic upmarket hotels; Ginger, which is revolutionizing the lean luxe segment; SelectQtions, a named collection of hotels; Taj, the iconic brand for the most discriminating travelers and ranked as India’s Strongest Brand 2023 by Brand Finance.

The Taj Mahal Palace, the company’s first hotel, opened its doors in Bombay in 1903 after being founded by Jamsetji Tata, the founder of the Tata Group. IHCL has 310 hotels in its portfolio, with 92 of them presently under development worldwide in over 100 locations across 4 continents and 13 countries. Based on market capitalization, The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is the biggest hospitality company in India. It is mostly listed on the BSE and NSE.

Please visit: www.ihcltata.com; www.tajhotels.com; www.seleqtionshotels.com; www.vivantahotels.com; www.gingerhotels.com

For more information, please contact Kirti Dhingra at kirti.dhingra@ihcltata.com

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