The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., is set to open its newest hotel in India, the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, India. The hotel is scheduled for its debut in August.
The Luxury Collection brand is an ensemble of the world’s finest hotels and resorts in more than 30 countries, the company said. ITC Grand Chola will join a portfolio of celebrated and iconic properties around the world including The Gritti Palace in Venice, Hotel Alfonso XIII in Seville, Hotel Pulitzer in Amsterdam, The Romanos in Costa Navarino and The Chatwal in New York City.
“Set in an opulent, palatial design which pays homage to Southern India’s grand empires, the ITC Grand Chola, Chennai overlooks verdant parks and gardens. Experience understated Indian hospitality in an exquisite property with a distinct personality.
Discover new flavors from India, Asia and Italy in our exceptional restaurants, indulge in a pampering treatment in the spa and unwind in the three swimming pools and fitness centers. Over 4,700 square meters of meeting space will enhance any event,” the company stated. “Our 600 spacious guest rooms, suites and serviced apartments are the epitome of Indian grace and style, expertly appointed with thoughtful amenities. The needs of the business traveler meld with the personalized desires of a destination connoisseur.”
Originated in 1906 under the CIGA brand as a collection of Europe’s most celebrated and iconic properties, today The Luxury Collection brand is an ensemble of 80 hotels in more than 30 countries.