IHCL EXPANDS ITS PRESENCE IN WEST BENGAL WITH THE SIGNING OF TAJ GANGA KUTIR RESORT & SPA, RAICHAK
MUMBAI, JULY 01, 2023: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of Taj Ganga Kutir Resort & Spa, its newest addition to the luxurious Taj portfolio in Raichak, West Bengal.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said, “Serving as the gateway to North East India, West Bengal holds immense potential. The introduction of Taj Ganga Kutir Resort & Spa at Raichak will extend our presence in the state and leverage the region’s thriving commercial and tourism prospects and will also complement our existing hotels in Kolkata and Darjeeling. This collaboration further strengthens the long-standing association with the esteemed Ambuja Neotia Group with our seventh hotel venture together.”
Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Ganges River, Taj Ganga Kutir Resort & Spa with its 155 well-appointed rooms, offer a perfect blend of luxury and comfort. The resort will offer multiple dining options, an all-day diner, Oriental and Bengali cuisine specialty restaurants to cater to diverse palates. The lounge bar and library bar will provide elegant spaces to unwind and savour handcrafted beverages. The over 70,000 sq ft of banqueting space, including expansive Riverside lawns, will make for ideal venues for conferences as well as sophisticated social events. The resort will feature a gaming zone and an entertainment arcade. Guests can embrace health at J Wellness Circle Spa, with its wide-ranging holistic practices rooted in the rich and ancient healing traditions of India.
Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman, Ambuja Neotia Group, said, “We are thrilled to partner once again with India’s leading hospitality company which is known for its pioneering efforts in putting new destinations on the world tourism map. We are confident that with the iconic Taj – India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance; the partnership will have a positive impact on tourism in the region”
Raichak, situated on the banks of the Ganges River, is a hidden gem in West Bengal known for its serene views and lush greenery.
With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have ten hotels across Taj, SeleQtions, Vivanta and Ginger brands across West Bengal including five under development.