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Karambir Kang Named General Manager of Taj Boston
& Area Director, Taj Hotels - The Americas



BOSTON -- (February 29, 2012) –Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces has appointed Karambir Singh Kang as General Manager of Taj Boston, the landmark hotel at Arlington and Newbury streets overlooking the Public Garden. In addition, he has been named Area Director, Taj Hotels -- The Americas.
 
“We’re delighted to have such a qualified and dedicated Taj executive take the lead for our U.S. properties,” said Raymond N. Bickson, CEO and Managing Director, Taj Hotels. “It also reinforces the importance of the Boston market to have him at the helm of Taj Boston.”
 
In these dual roles, Kang will oversee all operations at Taj Boston and also ensure Taj luxury brand standards for the company’s other U.S. hotels, The Pierre, A Taj Hotel on New York’s Central Park, and Taj Campton Place on San Francisco’s Union Square.
 
Previously, Kang was Vice President – Mumbai and General Manager of the Taj Mahal Palace, the company’s flagship in Mumbai, overseeing a spectacular renovation of the hotel’s historic Palace Wing. He joined the Tata Management Training Center in Pune in 2010.
 
During his more than 20 years with Taj Hotels, Kang also served as General Manager, Taj Lands End in Mumbai’s Bandra neighborhood; as Director of Sales for the company’s luxury hotels in India and as Director of Sales & Marketing for the Taj Mahal Palace.
 
Kang and his family are relocating to Boston.

About Taj Boston
Taj Boston occupies the city’s most celebrated location at Arlington and Newbury streets. Overlooking the Public Garden, the property is within walking distance of historic sites, theatre and financial districts as well as fashionable boutiques and galleries, and is just four miles from Boston's Logan International Airport. Opened in 1927, the luxury hotel features 273 guestrooms, including 45 suites, many of which offer wood-burning fireplaces. As a preferred social and business center, Taj Boston is noted for its prix fixe and a la carte dining in The Cafe, weekend afternoon tea in The Lounge, cocktails in The Bar and seasonal Champagne Sunday Brunch on The Roof, as well as state-of-the-art business and guest services.  Acquired by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces in January 2007, Taj Boston joins The Pierre, A Taj Hotel in New York and Taj Campton Place in San Francisco as the U.S. members of Taj Hotels’ luxury division. For reservations, call 617-536-5700 or877-482-5267 (877-4-TAJ BOS) toll-free or visit
www.tajhotels.com/boston.  

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 95 hotels in 54 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East.  From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury.  For over a century, Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth.  Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house. www.tajhotels.com
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