ITC Hotels unveils ITC Grand Chola - its latest addition to the luxury hotel portfolio
India’s leading luxury hotel chain, ITC Hotels has launched its majestic luxury hotel in Chennai; the ITC Grand Chola. The 600-room super premium integrated luxury hotel complex is the latest addition to ITC’s portfolio of luxury hotels, accredited as the World’s largest LEED Platinum rated hotel, in the new construction category.
Amongst the largest hotels in India, The ITC Grand Chola is slated to alter the tourism & convention landscape in the region given its unique 100,000 sq. ft. of banqueting & convention space, with 30,000 sq. ft. of pillar-less ballroom-amongst the largest in the county, 10 F&B outlets & a 23,000 sq. ft. Kaya Kalp spa.
Inspired by the architectural splendour & rich traditions of the Cholas, the ITC Grand Chola is an iconic asset for Chennai & an archetype of the culture and ethos of the region. ITC Grand Chola’s landmark achievement as the World’s largest LEED Platinum hotel is an embodiment of ITC Hotels’ credo of Responsible Luxury. The ITC Grand Chola epitomises ITC’s commitment to triple bottom line benchmarks & further adds to ITC Hotels’ exemplary achievement as the ‘Greenest Luxury hotel chain in the world’. Among the many firsts at the hotel is its cutting edge technology that employs one-of-its-kind iPad controlled technology with features created exclusively by the ITC Hotels team - A first in the global hospitality industry.
In addition to augmenting business & incremental revenue for the state, the hotel is intended to be a large employment multiplier creating sustainable livelihoods through direct & indirect employment. It appointed a workforce of close to 4000 personnel, including a majority of local craftsmen & workers towards building & completing the hotel project over the last 5 years.
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