The Indian Hotels Company

The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. Incorporated by the Founder of the Tata group, Jamsetji Tata, the company opened its first hotel — The Taj Mahal Palace — in Bombay in 1903.

The Indian Hotels Company

IHCL operates 170 hotels including 25 under development globally across four continents, 12 countries and in over 80 locations. IHCL is amongst South Asia’s largest Indian hospitality companies by market capitalis ation and is primarily listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and the National Stock Exchange of India.

Areas of business

IHCL operates in the luxury, upscale and lean luxury segments of the hospitality market.

  • Taj: A curation of authentic living palaces, landmark hotels, resorts and safaris, Taj is the hallmark of iconic hospitality across the globe. The brand is recognised for its warm and intuitive service and is the undisputed leader in Indian hospitality.

  • Seleqtions: A named collection of hotels with strong equity based on its lineage, design or creative premise.

  • Vivanta: Vivanta represents a collection of sophisticated upscale hotels and resorts. It is dynamic, spirited and distinct, delivering unique experiences for contemporary travellers.

  • Ginger: Ginger Hotels, operated under Roots Corporation, is IHCL’s revolutionary concept in hospitality for the lean luxury segment in India. These hotels are designed and modelled to provide a refreshing and reviving experience facilitating the never-stop lifestyle of its guests.

  • TajSATS: A joint venture with SATS , TajSATS is the market leader in airline catering with over 40 years of expertise in commercial catering.

  • Expressions: Service retail portfolio.

  • Jiva Spa: Holistic services based on the principles of Ayurveda, naturopathy and yoga. Currently there are over 46 award- winning and all- natural spas which have signature wellness treatments and therapies.

  • Taj Khazana: Luxury lifestyle boutiques showcasing artefacts, garments and accessories created by master craftsmen of India. Taj Khazana strives to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for artisans and weavers through its multi-product retail outlets across its 12 stores.

  • The Chambers: Incorporated in 1975, India’s premier and first corporate club is now present in seven key cities in India and Dubai.

  • Restaurants: A portfolio of over 380 restaurants with specialty cuisines flavoured with tradition to innovative and contemporary dining. It includes the globally renowned and award- winning signature brands of Bombay Brasserie, Golden Dragon, Wasabi, Thai Pavilion and House of Ming.


IHCL's head office is located in Mumbai, India

This profile was last updated on December 21, 2018 at 13:54 IST
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