Maharashtra government signs MoU with Taj for tourism centre in Sindhudurg

1 Sep 2020 by Business Traveller India
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Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Taj Group, to develop a five-star tourism centre in the Sindhudurg district of Maharashtra.

Through this collaboration, MTDC aims to further strengthen the region’s position in the international travel and tourism segment.

As per Maharashtra Tourism’s latest reports, the chain of luxury hotels – Taj will soon operate in Sindhudurg.

Maharashtra Tourism tweeted:

Cabinet minister of Tourism and Environment, Government of Maharashtra, Aaditya Thackeray said in a tweet, “Taj Hotels signed with Maharashtra Tourism for a resort in Sindhudurg. They are also coming up with a hotel near Tadoba. That’s only the beginning. Our department is working 24/7 to ensure that Maharashtra shines on the tourism map of India soon, creating jobs and revenue for the state.

“As young ministers in the department, minister Aditi Tatkare and I see the potential and the value tourism holds to our state. Just like the signing with Taj, we are working on multiple avenues to be opened up for tourism purposes in the state.”

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) that owns the Taj brand, recently announced the signing of a SeleQtions hotel in Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve, Maharashtra (Chandrapur district).

This greenfield project is slated to open in 2022.

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