Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a Taj branded hotel at Indira Gandhi International Airport’s Terminal 3 in New Delhi.
Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “This signing is in line with IHCL’s vision to expand its footprint in gateway cities. The world-class Taj branded hotel at one of the busiest airports in Asia will be a significant addition to our portfolio in the National Capital Region (NCR). With this addition the Taj brand is now present in the country’s largest airports – Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. We are delighted to partner with Chalet Airport Hotel Pvt. Ltd. for this hotel.”
The ~400-keys hotel will be strategically situated adjacent to the Indira Gandhi International Airport’s Terminal 3, an integrated terminal used for both international and domestic flights in New Delhi. It is in proximity to Aero City, one of the largest business districts in the country. The wide range of facilities will include an all-day diner, a specialty restaurant, a bar, and a lobby lounge. The hotel will also be equipped with over 6,000 square feet of banqueting space and flexible meeting rooms. Recreational facilities will include a spa, swimming pool, and gym.
Sanjay Sethi, Managing Director & CEO, Chalet Hotels Ltd. said, – “We are delighted to partner with IHCL for our upcoming hotel in New Delhi with signing of this Franchise agreement. It was a well thought out decision to choose the ‘Taj’ brand for this marque asset. We look forward to a grand opening of the Taj at the New Delhi Airport in a couple of years.”
New Delhi, the capital of India is of great historical significance and is an important commercial and cultural hub, as well as the political centre of India. An array of historical sites including the World Heritage Sites of Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb and Qutub Minar, make it the perfect place for exploring India’s rich history.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 15 hotels across Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger brands across the National Capital Region including three under development.