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Tuesday, 11 June, 2019, 21 : 35 PM [IST]
ITC Hotels announces the Launch of Super Premium Luxury Hotel ITC Royal Bengal in Kolkata
TBM Staff|New Delhi

ITC Hotels announced the inauguration of its new super-premium luxury hotel in Kolkata –ITC Royal Bengal. Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal inaugurated the hotel. The 456-key ITC Royal Bengal is ITC Hotel’s 14th Luxury Collection hotel in India. Christened ‘One of a Kind’, the grand property built with an investment of nearly Rs 1400 crore. 


The ITC Royal Bengal’s sprawling 16400 sq feet pillar less magnificent ballroom, pre-function areas and outer courtyards attached to the Grand Ballroom together adding approximately another 33,000 square feet is expected to redefine Kolkata’s hospitality landscape making it a preferred destination for global MICE tourism and other large events. 

From exquisite arrival lobbies and huge lawns ideal for Kolkata socials, ITC Royal Bengal offers versatile banquet options for both the business meetings and events with total banquet and convention facilities covering an area of 61,000 sq feet. 

A distinctive proposition of this new super-premium luxury offering from ITC Hotels lies in the fact that the composite properties – ITC Royal Bengal and ITC Sonar - will be marketed together as one of the largest hospitality and MICE destinations in the region. 

The launch of ITC Royal Bengal adjacent to ITC Sonar, marks the unmatched offering of two world-class hotels complementing each other. Together, the two hotels will offer 693 rooms, suites and serviced apartments, 15 signature dining destinations, 22 meeting venues and a sprawling 100,000 sq ft of banqueting space. In close proximity to the city’s largest convention and exhibition venues, the ITC Royal Bengal and ITC Sonar duo will offer the best choice for large scale exhibitions, meetings and events in Kolkata. 

Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Sanjiv Puri, Chairman and Managing Director of ITC Ltd said, “This signature property will provide further impetus to transforming the tourism landscape in the state and will be an icon of repute on the world tourism map. This landmark investment from ITC is a part of the Company’s growing footprint in the State across all sectors, namely agriculture, manufacturing and services.” 

Standing tall, at a height of 133 meters, the 30 storeyed ITC Royal Bengal’s towers over Kolkata’s skyline and blends fine indigenous architecture with contemporary design. Conveniently located in the business district of the city, the 456-key architectural marvel comprises 374 rooms and suites, 82 serviced apartments, 5 culinary brands, the one of a kind state-of-the-art meeting and convention spaces and the rejuvenating wellness experience spread across 24,000 sq ft, including, Kaya Kalp – The Royal Spa. 

Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Ltd said, “The addition of ITC Royal Bengal to our luxury hotel portfolio further strengthens our presence in Eastern India. Bengal is ‘Royal’ in a unique way – it has celebrated the royalty of the intellect through the centuries, where literature, poetry, painting, sculpture, theatre, cinema, science, have not only blossomed, but are inherent to the fabric of Bengal. In keeping with ITC Hotels' philosophy of Responsible Luxury and creating indigenous experiences, ITC Royal Bengal is rooted to the ethos of the land and pays a tribute to these finest experiences that while being indigenous to the State are celebrated globally.”  

Built according to the highest standards of environmental excellence, ITC Royal Bengal is targeting to obtain USGBC LEED Platinum rating as well as GRIHA Five-star rating.

 
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