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2 September 2014 - The five star Taj Mahal Palacein Mumbai is delighted to have received an award at the UK Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Travel Awards 2014. The group's flagship hotel won the best Overseas Business Hotel category.


Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, also ranked highly in the awards, taking fifth place in the Asia and India Hotels category, while Rambagh Palace also featured in 11th place in the same category. The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai was voted 29th in the magazine's World's Top 100 list while Taj Falaknuma Palace ranked 40th.


The Taj Mahal Palace is currently featuring in a UK documentary that goes behind the scenes of this, India's most iconic, hotel. 'Hotel India' is a four-part series airing on BBC2, with the second episode being shown on Wednesday, 3 September. For over a century, the hotel has been intrinsically bound with the city's history, hosting Maharajas, dignitaries and eminent personalities from across the globe. With spectacular views of the Arabian Sea, the Gateway of India and the Mumbai Harbour, the 560-room and suite hotel reflects the bygone age of luxury and grandeur whilst offering its guests all modern conveniences.


The 17th edition of the Condé Nast Traveller annual Readers' Travel Awards were announced in London on September 1st and the full listings appear in the October issue of the British magazine. Considered the most prestigious recognition in the travel industry, the Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Travel Awards are regarded as a coveted seal of approval for hotels, spas, tour operators, airlines, cruise lines and destinations. Chosen by the magazine's readers, these awards reflect the views of consumers on the best the travel world has to offer.


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About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces

Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 110 hotels in 64 locations across India with an additional 17 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, 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.  For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth.  Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.


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