December 2017, Mumbai: Famed for its unmatched hospitality and commitment to excellence in service, four Taj Hotelshave been recognized at the Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2017. These hotels include captivating safaris lodges, luxury city hotels and resorts both in India and the UK which celebrate local culture by blending the timeless warmth of Indian hospitality with modern-day luxury.
Banjaar Tola – Kanha National Park was honoured with the Favourite Safari Lodge in India award. Nestled in one of India’s largest national parks, Banjaar Tola – a Taj Safaris lodge hotel features two elegant camps of nine suites each. Each tented suite is built in a chic, glamorous camping style and features glass doors leading out onto a floating verandah. The spectacular landscape offers sweeping views of vast forests, flourishing green meadows and lush bamboo growth.
Awarded as the Favourite Spa in the Overseas Hotel category, Jiva Grande Spa at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldivesoffers the best in Indian rejuvenation therapies ranging from Indian aromatherapy massages, time-honoured treatments, yoga and meditation. The award-winning resort has 64 palm-thatched villas and suites built of the finest natural wood with views of the endless Indian Ocean.
The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the flagship hotel of Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris was ranked second in theFavourite Business Hotel in India category. Internationally, Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences, London was ranked second in the Favourite Hotel in Europe category.
The Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards are chosen through a readers’ voting process spanning two months, without any nominations for the award categories. Considered indicative of what discerning travellers really want and enjoy, Readers’ Travel Awards recognized the best in the travel and hospitality industry across hotels, spas, destinations and more.