On October 11, 2018, in Mumbai, The Indian Hotels Company Limited’s (IHCL) iconic brand, Taj has stood a firm favourite at the annual Conde Nast Traveler US Readers’ Choice Awards 2018.
Five Taj hotels ranked among the 50 Best Hotels in the World with Hyderabad’s ‘Mirror in the Sky’, Taj Falaknuma Palace at number four. Followed by Rambagh Palace, once home to the revered Maharani Gayatri Devi; 270-year old Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur set amidst landscaped Mughal gardens; the world’s sixth largest private residence Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur; and Taj’s flagship hotel The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai also featured on the list.
Speaking on the occasion,
With the most hotels included from one singular brand – Taj led the category of Top 20 Hotels on the Indian Subcontinent, securing eight positions with Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad ranking number one. Followed by Rambagh Palace and Jai Mahal Palace in Jaipur, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur and The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. Additionally, Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur; Taj Bengal, Kolkata; and Taj Lands End, Mumbai were recognized as well.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives featured on the list of the 50 Best Resorts in the World and Top 20 Resorts in the Indian Ocean. Whilst The Pierre, New York ranked amongst the Top 40 Hotels in New York City.