KOLKATA: Taj Bengal, part of Tata Group’s Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, celebrated its 25th anniversary on October, 10. Marking the occasion, Taj Bengal released a private label red wine with winemaker Fratelli and a special exclusive label champagne with Drappier.
The 229-room hotel, spread over nearly 3 acres, has also charted out several promotional activities to be held exclusively for guests in the coming weeks.
“I’m not saying this hypocritically but for many years my favourite Taj hotel was the Taj Bengal,” Ratan Tata, Chairman, Emeritus, Tata Sons had said.
Some of the Taj Bengal’s guest list includes Hillary Clinton, Dalai Lama, Vikram Seth, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, Jeffrey Archer, Prince Andrew, The Duchess of Kent, John Prescott- Deputy PM of England and Michelangelo Antonioni.
“As an iconic landmark in the east of the country, Taj Bengal has played host to numerous dignitaries, corporate and industry leaders, film thespians, sports stars and art doyens. We are proud of where we stand today, and look forward to the future, to lead the way for the hospitality industry,” said K Mohanchandran, General Manager, Taj Bengal.
The hotel features an array of specialist cuisine restaurants — five of them — Oriental, Indian, Eastern Mediterranean and an Italian accented Coffee Shop and a specialist European Members Only Dining Room at the Chambers.
It has redefined the bar for 5-star luxury hotels in the city and continues to lead the industry in Kolkata till today.