Goa’s first luxury resort celebrated on Goa State Day


On the occasion of the 35th Goa State Day, Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa was congratulated
for his outstanding contribution to the economic and social development of the tourism sector in the State during a celebratory event organized by the Department of Information & Publicity at Raj Bhavan, Dona Paula. Taj, India’s strongest brand (according to the Brand Finance India 100 Report 2022) across all sectors, is the Indian hospitality brand of the Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) with a heritage of over 118 year.

The main achievements of the resort recognized include: active involvement with state authorities to achieve benchmark standards for tourism in Goa; establish transformative growth over the years leading to greater profitability and market leadership; foster a culture of responsibility and protection of the planet with sustainable tourism practices; inclusive and collaborative approach to help improve quality of life and give back to local communities.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vincent Ramos, Senior Vice President – IHCL, Goa said, “We are honored and
honored to have played a role in the service of the State. IHCL has always been synonymous with Goa since its inception with the introduction of the Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa and will continue to contribute to the development of the tourism industry in the state. As part of the recently announced Ahvaan 2025 – the three
profitable growth strategy in the years to come, local communities will share in the benefits of our
presence with maximization of local employment and new avenues for potential business opportunities”.

Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa

The Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa was the country’s first luxury resort to open its doors in 1974, welcoming the world to the sunny state of India. It was the host hotel for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 1983. Thus, IHCL became a pioneer in establishing Goa as a leisure destination on the international tourism map. With a footprint of 21 unique destinations and over 1500 rooms across a wide range of brands, IHCL continues to define the changing tourism landscape in Goa as the largest hotel operator and leader in the tourism industry.

About The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL)

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 hallmark
hospitality, SeleQtions, a collection of named hotels, Vivanta, sophisticated upscale hotels and Ginger, which is
revolutionize the lean luxury 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 200 hotels including 42 under development worldwide out of 4
continents, 12 countries and in over 100 locations. The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is South Asia’s largest hotel company by market capitalization. It is primarily listed on BSE and ESN.

For more information, you can visit the following links:



www.ihcltata.com ; www.tajhotels.com



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