IHCL announces new Taj hotel in Lonavala

The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) has announced its new Taj Hotel in Lonavala after signing a management contract with Wilds and Water Developers, a part of the Kakade Group. The announcement strengthens its position of having the largest number of leisure hotels in the country.
Suma Venkatesh, Executive Vice President, Real Estate & Development, IHCL said, “We are delighted to partner with the Kakade Group in bringing our latest leisure offering to Lonavala. Consolidating our presence across key leisure circuits has always been our focus and Lonavala presents the right opportunity as a getaway for travellers in and around Mumbai and Pune.”
The Taj branded resort will be conveniently located with easy access through the Mumbai – Pune expressway. Nestled along the serene waters of Lake Pawana, amidst the picturesque hills, the sprawling address will span over 30 acres of land and include 150 guest rooms, an all-day diner, a specialty restaurant and a bar.
Vikram Kakade,  Kakade Group said, “We are proud to partner with the iconic Taj brand and bring their famed hospitality to Lonavala. With this partnership we along with our development partner, David Lazarus aim to create a first-of-its kind Taj resort in Maharashtra, and provide a unique experience to our customers.”
Lonavala is a tranquil small town that has emerged as a leading tourist destination in Maharashtra. A scenic hill station, it has for years been a favourite of travellers from Mumbai and Pune.