The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has introduced the iconic Taj brand in Agra with the opening of Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra. The hotel, spread over 4.5 acres, is ideally located within walking distance from the Taj Mahal. The 239 spacious rooms are elegantly designed in a contemporary style.
The hotel offers multiple dining options such as Palato, the all-day diner, Daawat-e-Nawaab, the Indian specialty restaurant and two lounges – Liquid Lounge and Tea Lounge. The pièce de résistance is Infini – The Sky Lounge, a rooftop bar with stunning views of the Taj Mahal. Guests can enjoy a swim in the infinity pool which also overlooks the Taj Mahal.
Aiming to lure a big chunk of luxury leisure and business travellers, Rohit Khosla, executive vice president – operations, north and west India, IHCL, said, “Agra is renowned world over for being one of the most culturally rich cities. Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra will now offer spectacular views of the Taj Mahal and promises to be a great draw for both, domestic as well as international travellers.”
An ideal destination for large conferences and destination weddings, the new hotel offers 40,000 sq. ft. of indoor and outdoor banqueting space, including a 14,000 sq. ft. pillar-less hall which is one of the largest in North India.
“Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra is located in close proximity to major tourist attractions. It is ideally suited for leisure travellers and is the perfect venue for conferences and weddings. I am looking forward to welcoming guests to this new luxury address in the city,” said Rajat Tuli, General Manager, Taj Hotel & Convention Centre, Agra.
With this addition, IHCL will have two hotels, one under the Taj and one under the SeleQtions brand in the city of Agra.