Experience Tajness at Taj Hotels


Renowned as one of the world’s finest hotel groups thanks to its service, opulence and Indian heritage, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces has been welcoming guests to its 100 hotels around the world for more than a century.

Taking inspiration from its heritage and blending it with local culture, Taj offers an unprecedented experience of sincere care and service, evoking a feeling in its guests defined as “Tajness”. It is Taj’s promise of sincere care for its guests.

With the belief that luxury is built with time and care, this philosophy encompasses the values Taj holds close to its heart; signature warmth, a practice of perfection, a culture of generosity and refined Indian hospitality.

Harnessing tradition, etiquette and expertise, signature Taj rituals are featured across Taj hotels, guiding guests on a journey of Tajness during their entire stay, starting with a local traditional welcome ritual from the moment they arrive, to a farewell ritual to see them off.

Tajness rituals and experiences also include waking up with gentle Yoga, a traditional afternoon tea, a sunset ritual where the soft glow of candles lights the way into evening, culinary experiences incorporating traditional cooking and preparation methods, and a sleep ritual to ensure a restful night. In between, Tajness can still be sensed all around, through the delicate fragrance of jasmine in the air, music, and even in the attire of the staff, reaffirming a sense of place.

Tajness will be rolled out across all Taj hotels in India and internationally on a phased timeline with completion scheduled at the end of 2017.

Established in 1902, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces boats 100 hotels in 63 locations around the world, including North America, United Kingdom, Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal and India, home to the group’s flagship property, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.


Based in Colaba, South Mumbai, this iconic property opened in 1903, becoming India’s first harbour landmark with incredible views of the Arabian Sea and Gateway of India. It has set the benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth, providing refined century-old hospitality to its guest, which have included royalty, dignitaries and famous personalities from all over the world.

Showcasing a beautiful blend of nostalgia, elegance and rich history combined with modern facilities, this five-star luxury hotel features 550 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, fitness centre and swimming pool, kids club, nine internationally-inspired dining experiences, 11 newly refurbished halls and venues ideal for events, and plenty more.

In addition to Tajness, signature experiences such as the afternoon tea at Sea Lounge, private dining at the Chef’s Studio, insightful heritage walk, and the Taj Art Gallery make for a very memorable stay.

This iconic hotel is undergoing refurbishments to its Tower Wing and is set to reopen in October 2016 with swanky new rooms.

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