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Taj Hotels to offer free wi-fi globally

While Taj Hotels are not a global hotel chain of the size of Starwood or IHG yet, they are the foremost Indian hotel chain going global. With 125 hotels in India and across the world, they are one of the best known Indian hospitality brands as well. Now, with effect from November 15, 2014, the Taj Hotels have decided to offer free wifi to all their resident guests. This includes guests at their luxury properties (Taj Brand), business hotels (Vivanta by Taj) as well as the Gateway properties.   Of course, this is a progressive step since this brings them at par with other hotel chains such as IHG and Hyatt which already offer free wifi (albeit to elite members…

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Review: Vivanta by Taj – Holiday Village, Goa

A couple of months back, I found myself on the plane to have a working weekend in Goa, and the destination turned out to be the Vivanta by Taj Holiday Village, which is one of the three Taj Hotel properties in Goa, and perhaps one of the best ones out there. My flight into Goa was a little late, which meant I was going to be using the shuttle service from the hotel rather than car that we had on disposal. The hotel is a good one hour ride away from Goa’s airport, in the north end of Goa, so I was looking forward to getting moving quickly and join the rest of my colleagues who were already at the…

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100 Taj Inner Circle points bonus for booking Taj Hotels via website

I’m sure a lot of my readership travels and stays around India in the Taj Hotels. Taj Hotels run their own loyalty program for their hotel chains across the world (brands include Taj, Vivanta & Gateway). They offer 100 bonus TIC (Taj Inner Circle) points per continuous stay, if you book it via the websites of the Taj Hotels (www.tajhotels.com, www.vivantabytak.com or www.thegatewayhotels.com). Since Taj redemption stays start only 350 TIC points, a 100 TIC points seem to be very valuable, and if you redeem them for Taj Gift Certificates, they are worth INR 500 (or $8 approximately). Live From A Lounge is present on Facebook, Twitter & available via email, RSS.

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Taj hotels in Mumbai offer dining discounts to Inner Circle members

The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai is offering two special discounts to Inner Circle Members for drinks and dining: At the Starboard, the bar at the Taj Mahal Palace overlooking the Gateway of India, Inner Circle members are being offered happy hours at 50% off, on presentation of their Taj InnerCircle membership cards between 5 PM to 8 PM, till September 30, 2013. If you’re like Sunday brunches, the hotel is offering 20% off on a Sunday brunch (you can get family & friends along!) between 12:30 PM to 3 PM, till August 18, 2013. Offer available to Gold and Silver card members for a table of up to 12 people. You need to present your membership card at the time…

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