Taj Group plans new hotel projects in Mumbai

Under the parent company, IHCL, Taj Group has planned some landmark projects as a part of the expansion plan, which will be implemented soon in Mumbai and Delhi

Taj Group plans new hotel projects in Mumbai

Coronavirus pandemic has impacted the travel and tourism sector, however, after several months of relaxing the lockdown restrictions, the hospitality industry is regaining momentum. With an aim to catch up on the same and making the most of the opportunity in this recovery period, the Taj group of hotels is aiming for newer and better growth plans in Mumbai and Delhi.

As per a report published in the Times of India, Taj is planning to expand a minimum of 25 properties at these locations, under the Tata Group's parent company IHCL.

MD and CEO of Taj Hotels, Punit Chhatwal, in an interview to the TOI said that the firm will soon launch a new Ginger hotel near the Mumbai airport, which will have 371 rooms, and the work on this project has begun. This is anticipated to open in the next two years.

Besides this, the firm is also planning to work closely with the state government of Maharashtra on some projects. Once known for its revolving restaurant, Mumbai's yesteryear iconic Sea Rock hotel will soon be reopened, and the group is drawing plans for the same. Chhatwal stated that the new plan will be proposed in a way that does not interrupt the view of the sea, and this 'landmark property' will be close to the Bandra fort.

Meanwhile, Taj group is in talks with the government for an upscale project in Delhi, and as per reports, the management of the iconic Ashoka hotel near Qutub Minar, is expected to be handed over to the firm. Plans are being made for a smooth transition, post which the process will begin for the same.

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