Photo caption (Left to right): Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, MD and CEO, IHCL and Vijay Sharda, Director, Kanha Hotels & Spa Pvt. Ltd.

~ This will be IHCL’s ninth hotel in the city ~

Mumbai, February 20, 2020: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a Taj hotel in Jaipur. This will be a management contract with Kanha Hotels & Spa Pvt. Ltd.

Commenting on the signing of this agreement, Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “Jaipur has evolved into a dynamic business, leisure and MICE destination. Taj Jaipur, along with IHCL’s diverse portfolio of authentic Palaces and hotels, is well poised to capture the growing demand of the city. We are delighted to partner with Kanha Hotels & Spa Pvt. Ltd., for this hotel.”

The hotel is strategically located off the Delhi Jaipur highway, with close proximity to the historic Amer Fort. The hotel is a modern interpretation of Jaipur’s rich heritage and magnificent palaces. Taj Jaipur will have 250 luxurious rooms, a multi-cuisine restaurant, specialty restaurant, roof top bar and recreation facilities including the award winning Jiva Spa. The hotel will also have over 30,000 sq. ft. of banquet halls and open lawns, making it ideal for hosting large conferences and weddings. The Brownfield project is slated to open in 2023.

Mr. Vijay Sharda and Mr. Ajay Sharda, Directors, Kanha Hotels & Spa Pvt. Ltd., said, “It’s a great pleasure getting on board with IHCL, a name synonymous with trust and tradition. The stunning new hotel will be the right fit for the iconic Taj brand.”

Jaipur is the capital of the state of Rajasthan and is popularly called the Pink City because of the dominant color scheme of its buildings. The UNESCO World Heritage Committee has inscribed Jaipur among its World Heritage Sites. It has also become an important commercial hub over the years.

With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have nine hotels across all its brands in Jaipur.