IHCL announces signing of Taj Mangalore, Karnataka

“Mangalore’s rich cultural heritage, strategic location along the coast, and burgeoning tourism sector present an ideal opportunity for a Taj branded hotel in the city”- Puneet Chhatwal

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has announced the signing of a new resort in Mangalore, Karnataka. This brownfield project will be branded as Taj, marking the company’s continued expansion into key leisure destinations.

The resort boasts 96 elegantly designed guest rooms and suites, all offering stunning vistas of the surrounding area, including lush arecanut plantations, mango orchards, and fields dotted with cashew and coconut trees. Guests can indulge in a variety of culinary delights at the resort’s all-day diner, bar, specialty restaurant, and a serene lobby lounge. The Viewing Deck stands out as a remarkable feature, recognised as the longest free-standing cantilevered concrete projection in the Indian Book of Records. The resort will have a J WellnessCircleoffering a range of holistic wellness experiences. An open-air theatre and a state-of-the-art banqueting space exceeding 10,000 square feet make it ideal for social gatherings and weddings.

Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, stated, “Mangalore’s rich cultural heritage, strategic location along the coast, and burgeoning tourism sector present an ideal opportunity for a Taj branded hotel in the city. The signing is line with our vision to build presence in key growth markets.”