FKCCI confers The Taj West End with the ‘The Best in Luxury Hotel Award’ at Karnataka Tourism Awards 2016


Bangalore, June 28, 2016: The Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), Bangalore has recognized The Taj West End, Bangalore as ‘The Best in Luxury Hotel’ at the Karnataka Tourism Awards, which was held on June 27, 2016. The prestigious award was presented by Mr. Priyank Kharge, Tourism & IT-BT Minister, Government of Karnataka to Mr. Somnath Mukherjee, General Manager, The Taj West End.

On the occasion, Mr. Somnath Mukherjee, General Manager, The Taj West End, said, “There is no greater joy than a seal of approval and appreciation from one’s own patrons and peers. It is indeed a proud moment for us at the Taj West End; where we have always endeavored to offer bespoke experiences to today’s discerning leisure and business travelers. ‘The Best in Luxury Hotel’ by FKCCI is truly a feather in our cap! This award is a testament to our dedication to our guests assuring them of the quintessential Taj service and quality and their faith in us. We are absolutely delighted and proud to receive this award.”

Built in 1887, The Taj West End is the oldest hotel in Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. Standing tall for the last 129 years, the iconic Taj West End has carefully preserved the richness of old world charm and colonial architecture, amalgamating it with modern amenities, a distinctive outdoor bar and multi-cuisine specialty restaurants, personalized service, and rooms and suites spread over 19-acres of landscaped greenery.

The Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Bengaluru, has instituted the ‘FKCCI –Karnataka Tourism Award’ which is presented to individuals / organizations who work for the development of tourism activities in the State. It confers the award annually under various categories including hospitality, wildlife, eco-tourism and adventure, medical tourism.


About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia’s largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 134 hotels in 80 locations across the globe, including presence in India, North America, United Kingdom, Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Bhutan. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury.  For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India’s premier business house.


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