Oriental Hotels Limited (OHL) was incorporated in the year 1970 and is a subsidiary company of the Taj Group of Hotels.
The company is a public listed company and was incepted by its first establishment of the Taj Coromandel located in Chennai which till date is its flagship Hotel servicing location. It is the first deluxe five-star hotel of Chennai.
The Oriental Hotels have an arm of 9 hotels under its belt. The hotels are Taj Coromandel, Vivanta by Taj in Kovalam, Kochi, Trivandrum and Coinbatore; The Gateway Hotels in Madurai, Coonoor, Vishakapatnam and Mangalore. The company also has an international subsidiary of OHL International (HK) based in Hong Kong.
The hotel chains OHL, Covelong Beach and Coromandel Hotels merged in the year 2001 and post that Taj owns the 34.5% share of the its subsidiary brand OHL. The merger enhanced the shareholder value for OHL and subsequently also increased the asset value, operation profits, EPS and net worth.
OHL provides a range of accommodation options in its Hotels ranging from elegantly appointed rooms to opulent suits. OHL always aims to provide the state-of-the-art servicing to its customers to create more sustainability in its business through repeat customer revenues. The hotel offers complete Wifi connectivity, distinctive dining options, cyber butlers and many more.
With the aim to expand its base after the merger and grow as a whole along with shareholders, the company aims to be one of the top brands in the Indian Hotel industry and also climb the latter to the top of the Hospitality business in the world through increasing international affiliations.