Mumbai: The Indian Hotels Company’s iconic brand, Taj, today announced the opening of its new hotel in Tirupati. The city is home to the renowned shrine of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, one of the most visited religious sites on earth. Located in close proximity to the Tirumala hills, Taj Tirupati offers unparalleled views of the hills.
Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Indian Hotels Company, said, “IHCL has been a pioneer in the religious tourism segment in the country and is delighted to announce the opening of Taj in Tirupati; one of the largest pilgrimage destinations attracting millions of devotees annually. This opening reaffirms our commitment to offer travellers a flavor of India’s rich cultural heritage in world-class settings.”
Inspired by the Dravidian style of architecture, Taj Tirupati has a distinctive design evident in its solid lines, open spaces and characteristic curves. The 106 spacious rooms and suites carry the inspiration further in silk wallpaper and local motifs in the floor carpets. Bringing the experience of the city within, traditional brass bells at the reception pay tribute to the local culture.