Mumbai, July 30, 2019: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company today announced the signing of a Taj hotel in Dehradun. This will be the fifth IHCL branded hotel in the state of Uttarakhand.
Commenting on the signing of this agreement, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “This signing is in line with Aspiration 2022 and its strategy of being present in all state capitals. Dehradun has huge potential with its tourism and commercial growth. With the addition of this hotel we will be opening a new Himalayan circuit that includes Rishikesh, Theog and Corbett. We are happy to partner with Himalayan Retreat India LLP for this hotel.”
Spread over 5.4 acres, the hotel boasts of a unique setting with the river Tons that flows through the site and overlooks hills with lush green foliage. The 88 room hotel will have an all-day-diner, a specialty restaurant, a bar, a spa, and banqueting and conferencing spaces. The hotel is slated to open in April 2021.
Mr. Rakesh Inder Singh Chugh, Managing Partner, Himalayan Retreat India LLP said, “We are delighted to partner with IHCL and bring the company’s iconic brand Taj to Dehradun, Uttarakhand’s gateway city.”
Dehradun, the capital of the state of Uttarakhand is located in the Doon Valley on the foothills of the Himalayas. The picturesque city is well connected to tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, Rishikesh, Haridwar and Auli. Dehradun is also popular for many of its educational institutions.
About Himalayan Retreat India LLP
Himalayan Retreat India LLP was founded in the year 2018 with its vision in creating luxury hotels in the Himalayas in niche locations in Uttrakhand. The promotors further engage in the Travel and Hospitality business.
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 operates 181 hotels including 30 under development globally across 4 continents, 12 countries and in over 80 locations.
The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is South Asia’s largest Indian hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.