ITC Hotels is an upscale luxury premium hotel chain in India, offering guests unrivalled stays in palaces, forts and other unique settings. The company has a unique position of providing comprehensive hospitality solutions through its four brands: ITC Hotels, WelcomHotels, Fortune Hotels and WelcomHeritage.
ITC Hotels is inspired by history and offers a collection of unique landmark hotels, offering experiences rooted in the local soil, ethos and culture.
WelcomHotels is an upper-upscale hotel brand renowned for its warm and personalised service – comfortable like home yet delightfully different.
Fortune Hotels is an upscale contemporary hotel brand in leisure and business destinations offering exceptional value.
And WelcomHeritage provides unique heritage experiences in palaces, forts, havelis and resorts – each with their own story to tell.
ITC Hotels also has its own award-winning spa brand, Kaya Kalp, as well as acclaimed restaurant brands across all its hotels, with highlights including Bukhara at the ITC Maurya in Delhi, voted into the top 50 restaurants in the world and Dum Pukht and Dakshin which were the only Indian restaurants in the top 20 Miele Asia Awards this month.
ITC Hotels currently operates, owns and manages close to 110 hotels spread across the four brands in over 90 locations in India. The company operates under a number of formats including owned, managed and franchised hotels.
The company’s latest opening was the 240-room ITC Gardenia in the garden city of Bengaluru. The hotel is the world’s largest LEED platinum building and has received several international and domestic accolades since its inception.
Nakul Anand, Executive Director of ITC Ltd, speaks about the last 12 months. He said: “2011 has been a significant year for ITC Hotels. Along with being recognised as the most profitable chain in the country, it has been a landmark year as several of our endeavours over the last two decades have borne fruit – including LEED platinum ratings in all ITC Hotels, making it the greenest luxury hotel chain in the world.
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“The company has also been voted India’s most trusted hotel brand through public voting at the recent Times Travel honours awards by the Times of India – the world’s largest circulated English daily.
“This year will also see the opening of another iconic hotel in the city of Chennai – the ITC Grand Chola. A destination in itself, it will integrate all of our learning over the years and will mark a return of ITC Hotels to the city where the ITC Hotels journey began over three decades ago.”