The third-largest hotel chain in Indian, ITC Hotels boasts of more than 100 premium properties, spread across the length and breadth of the country, serving the multitudes of clients, which also includes foreign dignitaries and international stars as well, with a world-class panache. Headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, it is a part of the much successful ITC Limited Group of Companies, which was established in 1909 as the Imperial Tobacco Company and was rechristened as ITC in 1974. ITC Hotels was then established in 1975.
PROMOTING THE RICH INDIAN HERITAGE
Inspired by the unique vision to promote the rich tourism heritage of India, ITC Hotels are a marvel of architectural genius, located intelligently in close proximity to several mind-boggling pieces of the gorgeous crown that the Indian land is.
ITC operates its hotels under four distinct brands; ‘ITC Hotel’ at the Luxury end, ‘WelcomHotel’ in the 5-star segment, Fortune in the mid-market to upscale segment and ‘WelcomHeritage in the heritage leisure segment. An archetype of the culture and ethos of the region it is located in, ITC’s luxury hotels offer unique indigenous experiences, internationally acclaimed cuisine and spas, with globally benchmarked standards in accommodation, environment and guest safety.
Each and every corner of an ITC Hotels property speaks of perfection, elitism, and exudes a magnetic charm that is unparalleled. The spaces are curated with the idea to offer maximum
ITC Hotels pioneered the concept of ‘Responsible Luxury’ in the hospitality industry, drawing on the strengths of the ITC groups exemplary sustainability practices. Responsible Luxury personifies an ethos that integrates world-class green practices with contemporary design elements to deliver the best of luxury in the greenest possible manner.
Since 2009, ITC Hotels has commissioned numerous planet positive initiatives, which range from the use of renewable energy which today powers more than 57% of ITC Hotels electrical requirement to an over 50% reduction in water consumption over the last five years to name a few and amongst the first hospitality chains to discontinue use of ‘Single-Use Plastic ‘across its operations.
Today, these unique interventions have made ITC Hotels the greenest luxury hotel chain in the world with all its ten premium luxury hotels LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum certified.
TAKING CARE OF HEALTH, HYGIENE, SAFETY
Reinforcing its globally acknowledged “Responsible Luxury” ethos that seeks to create a better and secure world, ITC Hotels recently announced the launch of its path-breaking ‘WeAssure’ initiative.
In a first for the hospitality industry, the discerning guests of ITC Hotels will be reassured by accreditation by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH).