• VIEW OF HOTEL INDUSTRY
• CHALLENGES FOR HOTEL INDUSTRY
• INTRODUCTION OF TAJ HOTELS.
• MARKETING MIX.
• STP ANALYSIS.
• MERSER & ACQUISITION.
• SAP ANALYSIS
VIEW OF HOTEL INDUSTRY
• What is Hotel Industry?
“A Building Where Travelers Can Pay for Lodging and
Meals and Other Services”
Objectives of Hotel Industry
To Promote Tourism
5 DELUXE & 5
: LUXURY AT HIGH
PRICE , 27 % GOVT.
FORMS 30% OF
18000 sq.m AREA
2 & 1 :
4 & 3 :
FOR MIDDLE LEVEL
Eg : ITC,
1920 - 1935
1935 – 1950
CHARACTERISED BY LESSER CAPITAL EXPENDITURE AND
OPERATE FROM FORTS, PALACES, CASTLES, RIVER
LODGES, HERITAGE BUILDINGS ETC.
• SPECIALLY EQUIPED WITH CONFERENCE
ROOMS, SEMINAR HALLS, INTERNET
FACILITIES ETC. TO SUIT THE CORPORATE
• Eg: INTER-CONTINENTAL, CROWNE PLAZA
• LOCATED NEAR AIRPORTS AND SUITABLE
FOR SHORT STAY TRAVELLERS.
• ARE FOUND NEAR ALL MAJOR CITY
• MOSTLY LOCATED AT HILL STATIONS AND
SPECIALLY FASCILITATED TO SUIT THE
COMFORTS OF HONEYMOON COUPLES.
• Eg. HOTEL WOODVILLE PALACE, CARLTON
HOTEL, HOTEL HONEYMOON INN ETC.
Challengeg for Hotel Industry
1. Shortage of skilled employees
2. Retaining quality workforce
3. Shortage of rooms
4. Intense competition and image of India
5. Customer expectations
6. Manual back-end
INTRODUCTION OF TAJ HOTEL
• The Indian Hotels Company (IHC) is the parent
company of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces.
• It was founded by Jamsetji N. Tata on
• Currently the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
comprises 57 hotels at 40 locations across
• Additional 18 hotels are also being operated
around the globe.
• During fiscal year 2006, the total number of
hotels owned or managed by the Company
• The Taj hotels are categorized as luxury,
leisure and business hotels.
The Taj Luxury Hotels offer a wide range of
luxurious suites with modern fitness centers,
rejuvenating spas, and well-equipped banquet
and meeting facilities.
The Taj Leisure Hotels offer a complete
holiday package that can be enjoyed with the
It provides exciting activities ranging from
sports, culture, environment, adventure,
music, and entertainment.
The Taj Business Hotels provide the finest
standards of hospitality, which helps the
business trips to be productive.
They offer well-appointed rooms,
telecommunication facilities, efficient
service, specialty restaurants and lively bars,
well-equipped business centres, and other
THE TAJ GROUP OF HOTELS
TAJ WEST END
MULTI – CUISINE
• The Taj Group of Hotels commits itself to the
overall improvement of the ecological
environment, which we are all a part of.
• We recognize that we are not owners but
caretakers of the Planet and owe it to our children
and future generations of humankind.
• It is our endeavor not only to conserve and protect
but also to renew and regenerate the environment
in which we live and operate
• Our commitment encompasses all actions related to
our products, services, associates, partners, vendors
• We will partner and engage with our environment
through EARTH: Environmental Awareness and
Renewal at Taj Hotels. For us EARTH is not a
program, nor a process; it is a way of life
Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is proud to receive the 2008
GOLD Magellan Award for its Brand Campaign - 'No Room for
the Ordinary' in the Advertising / Marketing Campaign Category
and Print advertising Category.
Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is proud to receive the award for
‘The Best Business Hotel Chain in India’ by the readers in UK at
the 2008 Business Traveller Awards.
Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces tops the ranking in hotels segment
in 'Asia Pacific's Top 1,0-00 Brands' survey for 2008.
• Jiva Spa is nominated for the award of ‘Best Spa Treatment –
Ventoz’ Asia Spa India Awards held on 8th April 2009 held
• Dun & Bradstreet - American Express Corporate Awards 2007
-India's Top 500 Companies 2007 - in the "Hotels" category -
TheIndian Hotels Company Ltd.
• Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces - Avaya GlobalConnect
CustomerResponsiveness Awards 2007- “ India’s Most
CustomerResponsive Hotel “ – Category Hotels.
Mile stone of taj GRoUP
The Company opens its first hotel, the "Taj Mahal Palace" in Mumbai,
The Company opens its first five star deluxe beach resort, the "Fort
Aguada Beach Resort" in Goa.
The Company begins business in metropolitan hotels by
opening the five star deluxe hotel, the "Taj Coramandel" in
The Company opens its first hotel outside India, the "Taj
Sheba Hotel" in Sana'a, Yemen.
The Company entered into a licence agreement to operate
the "Taj West End" in Bangalore, "Taj Connamera" in
Chennai and the "Savoy" in Ooty.
The Company opens a five star deluxe hotel in Calcutta, the
The Company establishes the Taj Kerala Hotels and Resorts Limited with the
Kerala Tourism Development Corporation.
The Company opens the "Taj Exotica" in Bentota, Sri Lanka.
The Company establishes Taj GVK Hotels and Resorts Limited with the GVK
group to operate three hotels in Hyderabad.
The Company is awarded the management contract for the "Taj Palace", Dubai.
The Company launches the "Taj Exotica Spa and Resort" in Maldives.
The Company obtains licenses to manage and operate two leisure hotels: the
"Rawal-Kot" in Jaisalmer and the "Usha Kiran Palace", Gwalior.
The Company relaunches its flag ship property as the "Taj Mahal Palace and
The Company launches its first luxury serviced apartments, "Wellington Mews" in
The Company opens its first economy hotel under the brand "Ginger" in Bangalore.
The Company obtains a management contract to operate "The Pierre" in New
The Company entered into a management contract to operate the "Taj Exotica" in
Palm Island, Jumeirah, Dubai.
The Company obtained the operating agreement for the "Umaid Bhavan Palace"
The Company acquires the "W" hotel in Sydney, Australia
which is later renamed as the "Blue Sydney".
The Company commences operation of its first wildlife
lodge at Mahua Kothi, Bandhavgarh.
The Company acquires the "Ritz-Carlton" in Boston, USA
which is later renamed as the "Taj Boston."
The Company commences operation of its second wildlife
lodge at Baghvan, Pench.
MARKETING MIX STRATEGY OF TAJ
Restaurant and Bar.
Meeting room and Banquet facility
Safe deposit box
• Child care
• Travel desk
• Wake-up call
• Barber shop
• Currency exchange
• In room telephone service
• Express check -in and out
• Front desk 24 – hour
• Gift shop
• Maid service
Taj hotel has set its price of the room on the basis of
Business, Leisure and Luxury class.
The Taj Suite US$-175
Executive Suite US$ -125
Standard sea view double US$-75
Standard sea view single US$-75
The Taj Lady US$-90
Location of the hotel is the most important business
decision for the hotel.
Present in metro cities in India
Global presence (Maldives,London,Dubai,Colombo)
Promotional schemes are carried on regularly the hotel has
many loyalty programe,clubes,membership,previlage etc
some of them are
1. The Taj Inner Circle.
2. The Taj Junior League.
3. The Taj Club.
Taj also offer Taj surprises including weekend savers,value
vouchers,book early get more,
Business news paper(E.T, Financial Express, Bombay Times)
T.V channels like STAR NEWS,CNN and CNBC.
Magazines like THE OUT LOOK TRAVELAR,GO NOW and
Lobby- It being the first & the last part of the hotel that the
guestsees,thus it should be well designed, also to ensure that the
customer returns again the room should be comfortable and should
have made his stay hassle free
Major service encounter that extremely delighted or disappointed
1. Check – in.
2. Bell person carrying luggage to the room.
4. Wake up call
5. Check out.
• Skilled person
• Professional person
• Personal Agents
• Technological person
• Travel agents
The hotel has many competitors like
1.The Oberai towers
2.The Marine Plaza
Acqusition-hotel blue diamond pune.
THE TAJ GROUP OF HOTELS
TAJ LUXURY HOTELS
TAJ WEST END
OFFER FINEST STANDARD OF HOSPITALITY &
TAJ LEISURE HOTELS
TAJ CULTURAL CENTRE,
LOCATED AT BEACH RESORTS,PALACES,
PILGRIM CENTRES ETC.
• Through print media
• Electronic media
• Online advertising
• Targeting is a group of people who have
common need, and behavior.
• Business class
• Upper class
Mergers and acquisitions
Indian HotelsIndian Hotels Starwood GroupStarwood Group
(W Hotel)(W Hotel)
SydneySydney Dec 2005Dec 2005
The PierreThe Pierre USUS July 2005July 2005
Regent HotelRegent Hotel
(renamed Taj Lands(renamed Taj Lands
IndiaIndia September 2002September 2002