Documentary series going behind the scenes of India's oldest and most famous hotel, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. The Taj is where the super-rich come to be treated like the maharajahs of India's past and where rooms can cost up to £9000 per night, all in a city where half of the population still lives below the poverty line.
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Hotel India - Lemon Tree Hotels - Netflix
Lemon Tree Hotels is a hotel chain company based in India. It is India’s largest hotel chain in the mid-priced hotel sector, and the 3rd largest overall, in terms of controlling interest in owned and leased rooms, as of June 30, 2017, according to the Horwath Report. The company owns and operates 49 hotels with over ~4900 rooms in 31 cities of India till date. Lemon Tree Hotels was founded by Patanjali (Patu) Keswani. This award winning Indian hotel chain opened its first hotel with 49 rooms in May 2004. The company operates under 3 brands: Lemon Tree Premier (upper midscale), Lemon Tree Hotels (midscale) & Red Fox by Lemon Tree Hotels (economy). In India, its hotels are located in major destinations such as Alwar, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bengaluru, Baddi, Bandhavgarh, Bhiwadi, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Corbett, Dehradun, Delhi, Goa, Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir, Kerala, Manesar, Noida, Patna, Pune, Gangtok, Siliguri, Srinagar, Tiruchirappalli and Vadodara,. This rapid growth has made the group the 9th largest hotel chain in India in terms of owned, leased and managed rooms, as of June 30, 2017. Lemon Tree Hotels plans to expand its portfolio to 8000 rooms by 2018. Hotels are currently under development in Mumbai, Pune, Dehradun, Kolkata, Shimla and Udaipur. The chain is expanding in the east of India by way of an owned upscale hotel in Kolkata and two managed midscale hotels, one each in Siliguri (50 rooms) and Gangtok, Sikkim (80 rooms). Besides this, the chain is also looking at entering strategic destinations like Asansol, Bhubaneswar, and Mirik.Scheduled for 2019 the Rajarhat property in Kolkata is slated to be an upscale Lemon Tree Premier and will comprise 150 rooms..
Hotel India - Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) - Netflix
Employees With Disabilities Currently, 21% of group employees are from this segment of the population. Lemon Tree has also developed a standard process to induct people with disabilities into its entire hotels pan India. Lemon Tree Hotels believes in being an equal opportunity employer and has been recognized on various platforms for its work towards employing differently abled. Pooch Policy The Lemon Tree Hotel Company also adopts street dogs that are cared for by the Lemon Tree team. A supporter of the NGO PETA (People for Ethical Treatments of Animals), each of its hotels in India has an adopted dog mascot. It is the largest corporate adopter of stray dogs in India.
Hotel India - References - Netflix