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Taj Hotels Opens the The Vivanta by Taj in Panaji, Goa, India
The Name Vivanta is Drawn from Vivacity, Vividness & 'Bon Vivant'
PANAJI, Goa, May 21, 2009 -- Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces announce their new premium hotel, "Vivanta by Taj - Panaji, Goa", slotted in the "upper upscale" segment. Keeping the spirit of Goa, the hotel located in Panaji, addresses the needs of Goa's expanding business environment, and offers contemporary experiences for the sophisticated and cosmopolitan customer. Vivanta also gives Leisure guests coming into Goa an opportunity to sample the culture & charm of this historic city before or after their sojourn to the beaches. Combined with the Taj's strong presence in both North & South Goa, Vivanta Panaji gives full coverage and multiple choices to this key tourist market for both domestic as well as international travellers.
The name Vivanta is drawn from vivacity, vividness & 'bon vivant': an appreciation of the good things in life. It speaks of style, refinement and living life to the full. Vivanta is designed to deliver vibrant experiences; combining the charming hospitality that is the hallmark of the Taj, with a contemporary, vivacious twist!
Promoters' Kamat Construction Pvt Ltd steered by Mr. Uday Kamat, Mr Dattaprasad Kamat and Mr Ramesh Kamat, have entered into a management contract with Indian Hotels Company Ltd for its latest Venture, Vivanta by Taj - Panaji Goa. The group has experience in the business of construction, real estate and hospitality over almost 4 decades, and has 50 building projects mainly situated in Panaji, Goa to its credit.
Mr. Raymond Bickson, Managing Director and CEO, The Indian Hotels Company Limited said "We are proud to launch Indian Hotels' fourth property in Goa. This time tapping Goa's potential as a fast expanding business district and International Tourist destination and offering business and leisure tourists another option to suit their needs".
According to Vishal Singh, the General Manager, Vivanta, Panaji Goa, "Vivanta by Taj - Panaji Goa fills the market gap of a business hotel in the centre of the business districts, where a customer can relax as well as work at ease with a number of technological innovations available at his fingertips. It is a premium business hotel with high end work spaces, and its experiences range from yacht transfers to the design of the hotel and facilities available for the guest that ensures the best of both worlds."
Vivanta boasts of a 170 stylish guest rooms and suites with views of the buzzing Panaji City and the sparkling Mandovi River, eclectic entertainment and dining options, and technological enhancements to appeal to the cosmopolitan traveler. This new age hotel is 28 kilometers away from Dabolim airport.
Design at Vivanta
Form at Vivanta
The rooms have a strong tech orientation like Internet Protocol (IP) telephones on the 5th floor and a multimedia panel in all rooms for the guest to work or play with top efficiency. Of course, high bandwidth wireless internet & home-theatre surround system are par for the course. The rooms are adorned with artwork by local Goan artists featuring, traditional Goan architecture.
Take a dip in Celsius, the outdoor pool, or relax in the Jacuzzi on the rooftop, request a heritage visit to Old Goa or just pamper yourself at the signature Jiva Spa during your time off!
The legendary Taj flair for food & beverage is taken further enhanced with a swath of innovative F&B options. Orchestrated by Chef Gyanendra Gupta, there is a new twist to all of the cuisines on offer. At Latitude, the all day diner located within the Atrium experience the live theatre kitchen concept, famously called Tiatre (Theatre) in Goa. Choose from Italian pizzas, Goan cuisine and North Indian delicacies! Entertain, energise or unwind at Tease, the high energy bar. Signature cocktails, tapas and grills complete the experience. Nourish your senses and satiate them at Caramel - The Delicatessen. The Pan-Asian Restaurant, Tamari serves Sushi, Sashimi and Tepanyaki, perfect for the working lunch!
Vivanta - Panaji offers a suite of conferencing & banquet facilities. Tango, the banquet hall is perfect for business conventions or events. Agenda is a high tech board room equipped with video conferencing capabilities, integrated audio system and soundproofing. Choose your meeting spaces from Strategy, Analysis and Debate and further network support available at the Business Centre ; Oval, allows you to operate with ease.
Experiences at Vivanta
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Vivanta by Taj – Panaji, Goa
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