IHCL Sets Foot in Chhattisgarh With the Signing of Taj Raipur


MUMBAI, MARCH 31, 2023: Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company, today announced its debut in the state of Chhattisgarh with a Taj branded hotel. The hotel is a brownfield project.

“This signing is in line with IHCL’s vision to be present in every state capital of the country. Chhattisgarh is one of the fastest developing states in India. Raipur is a major commercial hub for the state as well as Central India. We are delighted to partner with Krish (Raipur) Hotels Pvt Ltd, a part of Vyapak Group and bring the Taj brand to the city.” 

Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, 

The 152-room luxury hotel is strategically located at a short driving distance from Raipur Airport on the Atal Path Expressway which connects the city to the new Capital “Naya Raipur”. It will feature an all-day diner, a speciality restaurant, a bar and lobby lounge. The hotel will have over 1,300 sq. m of banqueting space with a large conference hall, two spacious meeting rooms, breakout rooms and a business centre. It will also offer an auditorium – a first in the city. The hotel will introduce IHCL’s signature Jiva spa brand to the city with other recreational facilities including a swimming pool, gym and a salon.

 “We are delighted to partner with IHCL, India’s leading hospitality company to launch its iconic brand Taj, which has been ranked as the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand. Taj Raipur will define the hospitality landscape in the city.”

Mr. Mukesh Shrivastava, Managing Director, Krish (Raipur) Hotels Pvt Ltd

Raipur is the capital of the state of Chhattisgarh. It is abundantly rich in mineral resources, and is among the biggest producers of steel and iron in the country. With its steel mills, terracotta industries and ancient temples, Raipur is the perfect blend of modern development and classic heritage.

About Vyapak Group

Established in the year 2009, VYAPAK GROUP has diverse business interests ranging from event management, advertising, promotions, agri processing and trading, with strong presence in central India. Head quartered in Chhattisgarh the group has its offices in Raipur, Bhopal, Kolkata and Delhi. The group is the process of establishing a large agri based processing industry in Raipur. This hotel project will be groups’ first luxury hotel venture.

About The Indian Hotels Company Limited

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 the World’s Strongest Hotel Brand and India’s Strongest Brand as per Brand Finance Hotels 50 Report 2022 and India 100 Report 2022, respectively; 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 257 hotels including 69 under development globally across 4 continents, 11 countries and in over 100 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.