Bangalore hotel 1st in India and 2nd in Top Business Hotels in World - Taj West End

The Taj West End, Bangalore has been adjudged 2nd amongst the top overseas business hotels in World in the prestigious "Conde Nast Readers Travel awards 2010". The hotel topped on various parameters including service, value for money, comfort and luxury offered to the guests. The Taj West End scored an impressive 93.22 points out of 100, just marginally behind The Peninsula Hong Kong who scored a 93.79

Bengaluru, Karnataka, September 7, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio/India PRwire/ -- The Taj West End, Bangalore has been adjudged 2nd amongst the top overseas business hotels in World in the prestigious "Conde Nast Readers Travel awards 2010". The hotel topped on various parameters including service, value for money, comfort and luxury offered to the guests. The Taj West End scored an impressive 93.22 points out of 100, just marginally behind The Peninsula Hong Kong who scored a 93.79. Conde Nast Traveller UK, specializes in luxury travel and reviews of hotels, products, and services aiming at a proportion of its space at business travelers. It also rates travel destinations and travel facilities such as hotels and airlines.

The ratings emerge primarily from the annual readers' survey, which results in the Readers' Choice Awards. The Condé Nast Traveller Readers Travel Awards relies on its audience to nominate the best travel experiences across the globe. The winners are selected by an independent research company, which receives a mass of responses from readers choosing the 'cream of the crop' in a variety of categories including hotels, airlines, tour operators, spas and destinations. The readers vote for the things they really like on parameters such as service and value for money. The ratings are an index of satisfaction with travel facilities and services, scored out of a maximum of 100. The full award listings appear in the October issues. It is the definitive guide to the most important places around the globe for the affluent UK globetrotters. This leading publication features breathtaking locations, stunning photography and independent travel articles, all of which make Condé Nast Traveller the recognized authority in the field. It is the premier magazine for people with a passion for travel, adventure, culture and new ideas. The monthly magazine enjoys a high circulation and is read by over 500,000 discerning, intelligent and high spending men and women. It is recognized as a unique magazine and the UK's only dedicated monthly travel glossy. The Taj West End though built in 1887, as the city's first hotel and set at the heart of a dynamic business city, is an experience of luxury in refined style and warm relaxed comfort. The property has a total of 117 suites and rooms, designed with an intimate attention to detail where guests can enjoy the landscaped beauty of the surrounding environment. Each of the rooms have liberating private balconies or verandahs, luxurious bathrooms, contemporary furniture and a vibrant colour scheme that enhance the modern yet warm appeal of the interiors. Rooms are equipped with WiFi, Plasma screen TV's, 24-hour butler service, business and secretarial services. Taj West End has constantly striven to pioneer new innovations in technology and services to its corporate travellers. The telepresence facility in the hotel has increased the productivity, and improved long-distance collaboration and decision-making. The technology allows a global company to make better use of its top management's time. Said Mr. Sanjay Sood, General Manager, Taj West End, Bangalore, "The readers of Conde Nast are considered to be the most sophisticated and discerning by nature, and being voted in top 2 overseas business hotel is an achievement in itself. We would like to earnestly thank the incredible team at the Taj West End who have been providing world class service to guests. We would also like to express gratitude to our patrons for their constant support and belief in us."

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 67 hotels in 45 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. The Taj, a symbol of Indian hospitality, has recently completed the centenary of its landmark hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.

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About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Established in 1903, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 67 hotels in 45 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. The Taj, a symbol of Indian hospitality, has recently completed the centenary of its landmark hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, Mumbai. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.