29, Jun 2023
Six top IHCL Hotels in Chennai win top honours at the IIHM-IHC London International Hospitality Day Awards 2023
Chennai – June 29, 2023: Top 6 IHCL Hotels in Chennai have been recognised at the 8th International Hospitality Day, organised by the International Hospitality Council (IHC) London, in association with the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM). The hotels have been recognised with ‘Top Hospitality Honours’ for their outstanding contributions in the hospitality industry as they have truly become a landmark for hospitality in the city – Taj Coromandel, Taj Connemara, Taj Club House, Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort & Spa, Taj Wellington Mews and Vivanta Chennai-IT Expressway.
Individual Leadership Awards were conferred to Mr.Ian Dubier, GM, Taj Connemara; Mr. Ranjit Shankar, GM, Taj Club House; and Mr. Sumit Singh Deol, Hotel Manager, Taj Coromandel – for their exceptional contribution to the field of hospitality. As extremely passionate, dedicated and committed hoteliers, they have been creating new milestones for their hotels in the city.
Chennai with its rapidly evolving charisma as one of the country’s most discerning destinations for luxury experiences, got its first luxury address in 1974 with Taj Coromandel and the brand continues to be the custodian of fine living and hospitality over five decades. A quintessential landmark of this vibrant city, Taj Connemara has epitomised colonial brilliance through the centuries, from the ‘Imperial’ 1854 to Taj Connemara in 1984and continues to stand tall as part of Chennai’s glorious history. Built on the ramparts of an old Dutch Fort, Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort& Spa is today a proud host to an eclectic mix of global travellers seeking most-unique and luxurious experiences. Taj Club House offers a modish retreat for business and leisure travellers and is truly an expression of contemporary styling. Taj Wellington Mews, a new luxury address in the IT Corridor of Chennai, is the first luxury service residence hotel in all of South Asia managed by an all-women team. Offering guests contemporary and refreshing hospitality, Vivanta Chennai-IT Expressway, located within close proximity to the East Coast Road, is well equipped to cater to both leisure and business travellers.
Two iconic restaurants, Southern Spice at Taj Coromandel and Beyond Indus at Taj Club House bagged honours in the Restaurants Category. Award-winning Southern Spice, the South Indian specialty restaurant, is truly a culinary destination for food connoisseurs and gourmands from across the world, while Beyond Indus serves an exotic fare from the Indus river provinces of Punjab, Rawalpindi and Sindh.
The 8th International Hospitality Day also recognised the best and brightest in the hospitality industry and six associates across the Hotels in Chennai were the proud recipients:
Jasmin Siddiqui, Guest Relations Manager, Taj Coromandel
Pavitra JS, Deputy Engineer, Taj Wellington Mews
Yusuf Kadar Khan. Duty Manager, Taj Club House
Saravana Kumar G, Restaurant Manager, Vivanta Chennai, IT Expressway
Kannan S, Guest Service Coordinator, Taj Fisherman’s Cove Resort & Spa
A Stephen, Catering Assistant, Taj Connemara
International Hospitality Day Awards, organised by International Hospitality Council(IHC) London,in association with the International Institute of Hotel Management (IIHM), a leading hospitality education institute headquartered in India, celebrates the heroes of the hospitality industry who have contributed immensely through their hard work, innovation and ideas.