IHCL Announces The Signing Of A Taj Hotel In Panchkula, Haryana


MUMBAI, JUNE 11, 2024: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced the signing of a Taj hotel in Panchkula, Haryana. This greenfield project will cater to the growing demand in the tricity of Panchkula, Mohali and Chandigarh.

” The signing of a Taj in Panchkula, one of Haryana’s leading cities, aligns with our vision to further solidify IHCL’s presence in the region. Given its proximity to Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, this addition will also create a new travel circuit. We are pleased to partner with Mr. Kuldeep Singh Makkar for this venture.”

Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President – Real Estate & Development, IHCL

The hotel spread over two acres is strategically situated in HSIIDC IT park of Panchkula, a prominent landmark. Its 150 spacious guest rooms will offer panoramic views of Ghagghar river and Panchkula golf course. The dining options will include an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a bar, and a lobby lounge. With the city’s largest banqueting hall of 10,000 sq. ft., the hotel will be ideally suited for business conferences and social events. Guests can also unwind at the hotel’s extensive recreation facilities, featuring a swimming pool, a well-equipped gym, a health club, and the J Wellness Circle, IHCL’s holistic wellness offering.

“We are honoured to partner with IHCL to bring the iconic Taj brand to Panchkula. We are confident that this hotel will enhance the regional tourism landscape.”

Kuldeep Singh Makkar

Panchkula, a planned city of state of Haryana is a satellite city of the Union Territory of Chandigarh. Situated in the foothills of the famous Shivalik range, this is also the base to explore the revered Mansa Devi temple and Gurudwara Nada Sahib.

With the addition of this hotel, IHCL will have 6 hotels in Haryana under Taj, Vivanta, Gateway and Ginger brands including 2 under development.

Mr. Kuldeep Makkar’s is a leading business family with multiple commercial interests across sectors in Punjab and Haryana. Their real estate portfolio includes prominent hotels and banqueting venues in Chandigarh, Mohali and Zirakpur.

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) and its subsidiaries bring together a group of brands and businesses that offer a fusion of warm Indian hospitality and world-class service. These include Taj – the iconic brand for the most discerning travellers and ranked as India’s Strongest Brand 2023 as per Brand Finance; SeleQtions, a named collection of hotels; Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels; and Ginger, which is revolutionising the lean luxe segment.

Incorporated by the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata, the Company opened its first hotel – The Taj Mahal Palace, in Bombay in 1903. IHCL has a portfolio of 322 hotels including 99 under development globally across 4 continents, 13 countries and in over 130 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is India’s largest hospitality company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on the BSE and NSE.