News for the Hospitality Executive
Taj Hotels Signs Management Contract with Dodla International
to Operate the 137 Unit Taj Residency Trivandrum in
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, September 23, 2008 - Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces debuts Taj Residency Trivandrum, a new premium business hotel in Kerala's capital city just 6 miles from the airport. With contemporary facilities and services, the hotel addresses the changing needs and lifestyles of business travelers and embodies the essence of Indian hospitality.
India Hotels Company Limited, owners of Taj Hotels, entered into a management contract with Dodla International Limited, owners of the property, to operate Taj Residency Trivandrum for an initial period of 10 years. Dodla International Ltd, (DIL) is a closely held public limited company promoted by Mr. D.S. Reddy (main promoter) and family. The Group has interests in the hotel industry spanning over 3 decades.
"Thiruvananthapuram, the capital city of Kerala, is part of our aggressive domestic expansion. With key government establishments, corporate offices and proximity to high-end residential areas, the city presents an excellent opportunity for a new age business hotel such as ours," said General Manager Manoj Mathew.
Designed by IMA Interiors Pte Ltd. in Singapore, Taj Residency Trivandrum features modern European and Indian designs throughout the hotel. The dramatic lobby is decorated with local touches and modern Indian art. European furniture and architectural finishes of curved glass panels and embossed leather columns add a sophisticated ambiance. The 137 well-appointed rooms and suites feature high-end electronics for high-speed internet access, 36" LCD televisions, distinctive custom lighting and spacious storage facilities.
Outstanding facilities ideal for business travelers include:
• Executive board room with video conferencing abilities and state-of-the-art
Dining options include:
About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces (www.tajhotels.com)
Babs Harrison, 212-851-8425
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