~ The hotel will be the largest convention facility in the state ~

MUMBAI, FEBRUARY 24, 2020: The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, announced an addition to its presence in Goa with the opening of Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Goa on March 1. The integrated hotel and conference facility co-located with Cidade de Goa, with over 500 rooms and 60,000 sq. ft. of conference space will be the largest convention venue in the state.

Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL said, “We are proud to introduce the company’s unparalleled MICE offering with Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Goa to domestic as well as international guests. The state is not only a renowned holiday destination, but also boasts a burgeoning business community. IHCL remains the largest operator in Goa and is delighted to partner with Fomento Resorts and Hotels Private Limited for this venture.”

Located 10 minutes from Panjim and adjoining Cidade de Goa, Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Goa offers stunning hillside and sea views. The 299-room hotel is designed in a contemporary style, evoking the spirit of Goa. The hotel offers multiple dining options such as BLD, the all day diner open for breakfast, lunch and dinner; The Banyan, an ‘Eat-Bar’; and C2C, the coastal cuisine specialty restaurant. The rooftop sports a large infinity pool along the sea-facing edge as well as a bar. The hotel’s 24×7 Club Lounge, Jiva Spa and 40-seater cinema round off its extensive offerings.

The pièce de résistance of the hotel is the convention centre, which comprises an approximately 13,000 sq. ft pillarless hall in addition to six breakaway spaces, an open air terrace and lawn – all totaling to 60,000 sq. ft. With an exclusive entrance and ample recreational options, Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Goa is an ideal venue for large conferences and destination weddings.

Along with Cidade de Goa, Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Goa forms the city’s largest such complex, with 500 rooms, six unique restaurants and a multitude of banqueting options across lush outdoor and elegant indoor spaces.

“Centrally located, Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Goa is ideally suited for both – large scale business and leisure events. I look forward to welcoming guests to our new luxury addition to the city,” said Mr. Vincent Ramos, Area Director, IHCL Goa and General Manager, Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Goa.

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