Taj to open two hotels in Kunming, China

The Indian Hotels Company Limited as signed a Memorandum of Co-operation for a Joint Venture with Yunnan Tourism Go. Ltd to develop, build and manage two hotels in Kunming Expo Garded, in China's southern Yunnan province.

Travel Daily News quote Abhijit Mukerji, Executive Director for IHCL, "The Indian Hotel Company's presence in Kunming is critical for our selective global expansion plan because of its strategic location with access to key markets like Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Laos. It is a major communication and transport hub in China having good connectivity with the domestic Chinese tourism circuit. The entry of Taj and Vivanta by Taj brands in Kunming offers an exciting opportunity to establish the brands in the Chinese market."

Taj will also manage a luxury resort in Hainan Island and is slated to open a property near the Temple of Heaven Park in Beijing.

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