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ITC Hotels is India's second largest hotel chain with over 100 hotels. Based in the Hotels Division Headquarters at the ITC Green Centre in Gurgaon, Haryana, ITC Hotels is also the exclusive franchisee of The Luxury Collection brand of Starwood Hotels and Resorts in India. It is part of the ITC Limited group of companies. ITC Hotels is regularly voted amongst the best employers in Asia in the hospitality sector.
ITC Limited entered the hotel business on 18 October 1975 with the opening of a hotel in Chennai, which was renamed Hotel Chola. In 2006, ITC hotels owned and operated 100 hotels in 75 locations. ITC Hotels has a reputation of playing host to visiting royalty and world leaders time and again.
The group today operates under several distinct brands:
- Fortune Hotels, which has 54 hotels with 4,446 rooms in 41 cities across India
- Welcom Heritage Hotels
- ITC Grand Bharat, Gurgaon
- ITC Maurya, New Delhi
- ITC Grand Maratha, Mumbai
- ITC Grand Central, Mumbai
- ITC Sonar Bangla, Kolkata
- ITC Royal Bengal, Kolkata (Opening in 2019)
- ITC Grand Chola, Chennai
- ITC Narmada, Ahmedabad (Opening in 2019)
- ITC Gardenia, Bangalore
- ITC Windsor, Bangalore
- ITC Welcome, Bangalore
- ITC Kakatiya, Hyderabad
- ITC Kohenur, Hyderabad
- ITC Rajputana, Jaipur
- ITC Mughal, Agra
- ITC Grand Goa Resort and Spa, Goa (Previously, Park Hyatt Goa, before acquisition) 
- ITC hotel Colombo, Colombo (Opening in 2020)
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