The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has signed a memorandum of co-operation for a joint venture with Yunnan Tourism Co. Ltd to engage in development, construction, operation and management of two hotels in Kunming Expo Garden, situated in Yunnan province of southwest China
The IHCL and its subsidiaries, collectively known as Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, is one of Asia's largest group of hotels. Taj already has management contracts in place for a landmark hotel, Taj Temple of Heaven Beijing, close to the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing. The Temple of Heaven Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site constructed between 1406 and 1420 and used by Emperors of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Taj will also manage a luxury resort in Hainan Island.
Both the hotels will offer accommodations, signature restaurants, banqueting facilities and Jiva Spa, Taj’s Indian and all natural spa.
Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest group of hotels, comprising 93 hotels in 53 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, US, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East.