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Taj Safaris hopes for faster growth momentum with opening of Nepal property

Taj Safaris, a division of Taj Group that owns and manages wilderness lodges, is hopeful of achieving faster growth and expansion momentum with the opening of the first jungle lodge outside India, at Chitwan National Park in Nepal. ‘Meghauli Serai’ at Chitwan National Park is the fifth jungle lodge from Taj Safaris stable, the rest being in India at places like Pench, Panna, Kanha and Bandhavgarh.

Meghauli Serai is one of the largest format lodge so far with 30 rooms. These include lavish 16 villas of 1,000 sqft space with private plunge pool in each villa. There are smaller rooms of 450 sqft and a presidential suite in the property.

AccorHotels opens Mercure Hyderabad

AccorHotels has opened Mercure Hyderabad KCP, marking the group’s fourth property and its first mid-scale brand hotel in the city. The property is a short drive from the Hyderabad airport and within close proximity to several tourist attractions, with shopping malls such as GVK, City Center, Hyderabad Central and Banjara Hills just a short walking distance away. The property features 128 well-appointed rooms, three food and beverage outlets and five contemporary meeting and banquet spaces, equipped to cater business and leisure travellers.

"The property joins the brand’s global network of hotels offering authentic local culture and unparalleled hotel experiences," said Jean-Michel Cassé, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India.

Following its opening, the hotel looks forward to welcoming corporate and leisure travellers seeking high levels of comfort, service and quality offerings synonymous with the Mercure brand.

Lords Hotels & Resorts signs luxury Boutique Resort in Thrissur, Kerala

Lords Hotel & Resorts, a prominent mid hotel chain announced the signing of luxury boutique resort at Cheruthuruthy Eco Garden in Thrissur, Kerala. 

Situated on the banks of Bharathapuzha, second largest river in Kerala, the scenic resort offers guests a blissful experience while staying in abundant natural beauty. Spread in 20 acres and situated at a distance of 30 kms from Thrissur town, the 57-room luxury resort offers a stunning view of the river. Underlying its luxury quotient, the property boasts of butterfly farms, two swimming pools and specially built Couple Spa.


 Perfectly positioned against the large expanse of rubber plantation and nature trails, it can be a perfect abode for anyone looking for a break from their busy life. The tree house and the honeymoon cottage by the pond is another USP of property. Besides, for larger families wishing to stay together the resort offers a separate Villa consisting of four bedrooms.