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The Tamara Coorg appoints Saswata Banerjee as its General Manager

The Tamara Coorg, a leading luxury resort announced the appointment of Saswata Banerjee as its new General Manager. With 21 years of extensive experience in the hospitality industry, Banerjee brings a wealth of knowledge and a track record of success with Indian and international brands, making him a valuable addition to The Tamara family.

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The Tamara Coorg appoints Saswata Banerjee as its General Manager

The Tamara Coorg, a leading luxury resort announced the appointment of Saswata Banerjee as its new General Manager. With 21 years of extensive experience in the hospitality industry, Banerjee brings a wealth of knowledge and a track record of success with Indian and international brands, making him a valuable addition to The Tamara family.

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Monsoon Travel: 4 Resorts In India To Visit During The Rainy Season

Located amidst the picturesque landscapes of Coorg in Karnataka, The Tamara Coorg offers a serene and luxurious escape during the monsoon season. Surrounded by coffee plantations and mist-covered hills, this eco-friendly resort provides a rejuvenating experience.

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Steeped in culture and packed with wonder: Our guide to witnessing Kodagu’s grace and hospitality

Set in the heart of Kodagu (now Coorg), The Tamara Coorg crafts a scenic getaway for the discerning traveller. Surrounded by nature’s bounty and soaked in tales of history, the property gives its guests a peek into the culture and the livelihood of the people in the region

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Tamara Leisure is building multiple hotel properties across the South and North

Tamara Leisure Experiences Pvt Ltd, a Bengaluru-based hospitality firm, said it is in the process of developing at least half a dozen hotels, including two new hotels in Tamil Nadu in addition to the just-launched Coimbatore property.

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Tamara Leisure Experiences to open its mid-market brands for management partnerships

In a one-on-one interaction, Shruti Shibulal, CEO and director of Bengaluru-based Tamara Leisure Experiences said that they have already finalised the framework internallywor asset light management model primarily for their mid-market brands – O by Tamara and Lilac Hotels – and will be rolled out soon.

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Best Monsoon Resorts

Situated across various mist-laden corridors of the country, these rainy stays promise a retreat far from the chaos of the metropolitan cities. At a height of 3,500 feet, Tamara sits in the lap of dense spice plantations. Outside, it may look like a jungle retreat, but inside, it has every luxury for the well-heeled traveller.

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7 best places to catch 20°C weather this May

If you’re looking for a cool escape in the South of India, Kodaikanal is among the few hill stations where temperatures dip below 20°C, although maximum temperatures remain between 23°C-25°C. The Tamara Kodai is a beautiful boutique hotel with a temperature-controlled pool.

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Tamara Leisure Experiences receives Multiple International Travel Awards at Global Tourism Trade Fair - ITB Berlin

Tamara Leisure Experiences, a responsible hospitality group was recognised for both organisational and individual excellence by the PATWA (Pacific Area Travel Writers Association) at the ITB Convention in Berlin this month.

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14 stunning hotels in South India for your dream destination wedding

Celebrate your special day among the hills some 6,500ft above sea level at this heritage property. Their wedding package comes with an additional two-night honeymoon stay for the couple.

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10 Best Luxury Resorts & Heritage Hotels In India To Spend A Lavish V-Day With Your Bae

180 acres and 3,500 feet above sea level make up the Tamara Coorg. This resort offers Luxury Cottages, Superior Luxury Cottages, and Suite Cottages, all of which are incredibly comfortable thanks to the exceptional amenities on offer. They also provide thrilling and amazing activities like trekking, plantation tours, woodland therapy, and much more.

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Love art? You'll love these 26 hotels in Asia

Three stone pastoral figures on the hotel’s porch commemorate Father Louis Saint Cyr, the priest of Kodaikanal’s first church, and his two devout followers. A marker of local history, they have become a favourite spot for photos among guests. The Tamara Kodai

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Top 7 Sustainable Resorts In India

Planning a monsoon getaway in Karnataka? Coorg should be on top of your list. Coorg is known for its coffee plantations and misty weather. Stay in The Tamara for its dedication towards sustainable tourism and make your holiday count.

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Introducing The Trailblazers Of The Hospitality Industry

The Tamara Kodai hotel is a luxury Kodaikanal hotel dating back to the 1840s. The building itself was initially called Baynes Bungalow, owned by British District Judge Mr Baynes. They have excelled in the Heritage Hotel category.

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Tamara Leisure Experiences: Following Sustainability To a T

Settled in the pristine hills of Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, stands a boutique resort: The Tamara Kodai. Enveloped by lush areas and canopied by overhanging trees, the resort mounts amid picturesque verdure. The Tamara Kodai is part of Tamara Leisure Experiences which operates three brands in India: The Tamara Resorts (luxury stays), O by Tamara (upscale business hotels) and Lilac Hotels (a mid-segment chain).

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5 Utterly Romantic Resorts In Coorg For A Perfect Valentine’s

If staying at a lavish property is on your mind, you definitely need to check out “The Tamara Coorg”. This resort houses Luxury Cottages, Superior Luxury Cottages, and Suite Cottages and all the extraordinary amenities provided here make your stay super comfortable. The Tamara Coorg also offers exciting and incredible experiences such as forest therapy, plantation tour, trekking, and a lot more.

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6 best places to visit in India this October

Stay at The Tamara Kodai, which is also hosting a carnival from 25 October to 3 November, with music, gourmet food and specially curated nature experiences. Expect culinary experiences focussed on food from southern India, walks to La Saleth Church and Vattakanal Falls, music gigs and even a luxurious champagne breakfast.

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Destination weddings 2022: Check out these 5 resorts in India for a perfect dreamlike marriage event!

The Tamara Kodai, located in the highlands of Kodaikanal, offers a luxurious, heritage experience unlike any other. The breathtaking valleys of Kodaikanal are an apt destination to exchange vows of lifetime togetherness. Not only this, the Tamara Kodai has also inculcated sustainable technology in a bid to promote ethical tourism.

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The Tamara Kodai is a perfect getaway for a family trip and is all about creating memorable experiences

A luxury heritage resort that dates back to the 1840s, this 53-suite property was once a rest house for the priests of Nagapattinam. Today, every aspect of this gorgeous hotel has been designed keeping in mind a keen sensitivity to the environment and the thriving biodiversity around it. This is the second luxury property in the country from the award-winning Tamara Leisure Experiences, and it enjoys a top spot on our bucket list of places to visit.

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5 Top Eco Resorts In India For Conscious Travellers

One of Coorg’s best resorts, especially for the nature lovers, Tamara is a scenic hideaway and has in-house coffee, cardamom, and pepper plantations on the estate. The cottages in the luxury property are wooden which are built on stilts to minimise the use of wood.

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Indian hotels exclusively for adults.

The Tamara Coorg is set amidst lush green forest of the Western Ghats. Being so close to nature is not an issue for the adults but could get a bit problematic for young children. So keeping the location and the terrain in mind, Tamara Coorg doesn’t allow children below the age of 12. Adults can get the best of forest trekking, forest bathing, and outdoor dining at The Tamara Coorg.

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Hill resorts, hotels see surge in demand

One luxury resort company in the south, The Tamara, saw a growth of 16% from 2019 to 2022 in its Kodaikanal property. But its Coorg property has seen a growth of over 55% from 2019 to 2022. “ It’s exciting to see our hill station properties, The Tamara Coorg and The Tamara Kodai, almost fully booked for summer.

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Diwali break 2022: 5 fun getaway ideas from Bengaluru for the weekend

Stay at The Tamara Coorg, a 56-key resort where you can brew a cuppa from scratch: pick the berries in season, and pulp, grade, roast and grind the beans to make your own blend to take home. Plus, there’s the Tamara Carnival featuring gourmet food, music and curated experiences from 25 October to 10 November.

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#WorldEnvironmentDay2022 : Sustainability As A Catalyst For Business Innovation

Shruti Shibulal, Director, Tamara Leisure Experiences, and Co-Lead on World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Destinations chapter on what it takes to build for a forward-thinking, purpose driven organisation that is both agile enough to evolve inventively and resilient enough to navigate change

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Make Memories This Father’s Day At The Tamara Coorg

What could be the best gift one can give Dads? It’s TIME!. We love our dads but in this hustle-bustle, we often fall short of spending quality time with them. As the clock is ticking towards Father’s Day and if you’re still wondering how to utilise time in the best way possible…

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Celebrate Women’s Day at The Tamara Kodai or The Tamara Coorg

This Women’s Day, The Tamara Kodai, set high in the verdant hills of the Nilgiris in Tamil Nadu, gives you the perfect excuse to take a break from it all and relax. Make a booking for yourself, your girlfriends, or for the important women in your life and enjoy the indulgent line-up planned for you.

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Tamara Leisure Experiences launches The Tamara Collaborative

Tamara Collaborative is aimed at bringing together brands with common objectives to drive the importance of sustainability. Keeping in line with its philosophy of responsible hospitality and memorable experiences, Tamara Leisure Experiences has launched The Tamara Collaborative, an initiative to bring together brands that share the Group’s vision and sensibilities.

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Here's why Shruti Shibulal's Tamara Leisure is looking at the expansion route

For Shruti Shibulal, the last fiscal (FY22) was a good one. “With international travel dropping, many people spent a lot of money on high-quality domestic travel,” she says. As CEO & Director of Tamara Leisure Experiences, the pandemic was a challenging period but the growths story is not just back but she is going aggressive on expansion as well

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Hill resorts, hotels see surge in demand

One luxury resort company in the south, The Tamara, saw a growth of 16% from 2019 to 2022 in its Kodaikanal property. But its Coorg property has seen a growth of over 55% from 2019 to 2022.

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Earth Day: Stays and resorts in India that promote conservation tourism

Lush greenery, aromatic coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations, stunning streams and gushing waterfalls are what await you at this resort. The place is nestled in the hills, allowing you the opportunity to rediscover the joy of being in nature.

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Looking for a lavish weekend getaway? Five luxury resorts near Bengaluru

This sprawling resort is set amidst 180 acres of coffee, cardamom and pepper plantations. It is perfect for nature lovers, as it boasts of streams and waterfalls inside the property, with plenty of trekking trails around.

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Shruti Shibulal: ``There is good demand from domestic tourists for wellness and treatment``

Business travel is coming back, as is travel for weddings and MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions), says Shruti Shibulal, founder of Tamara Leisure Experiences Pvt. Ltd. Hospitality brand Tamara Leisure Experiences is looking to cash in on the post-Covid boom in domestic tourism, by spreading to more locations.

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The Tamara Kodai - Luxurious Sustainability in the Hills

The Tamara Kodai offers world-class heritage accommodation and luxury experiences in the hills of Kodaikanal. We love that its sustainability goals are aligned to the 17 UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development

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The Tamara Coorg reopens with new offers and packages

As the second wave recedes, The Tamara Coorg is welcoming guests back beginning July 9th 2021 with specially curated packages and offers to ensure a safe and relaxed holiday experience

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India-based Tamara Leisure Experiences strengthens its German portfolio with 4th hotel acquisition

Tamara Leisure Experiences headquartered in Bengaluru, India has added to its German portfolio of hospitality outlets with the recent acquisition of Moxy Bremen at Uberseestadt in Bremen.

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Valentine's week: Ring in the V-Day with some exciting activities at this luxury resort in Coorg

From romantic treks, star-gazing evenings, candle-night dinners by the poolside, couple’s zumba sessions to mixology workshops, there’s a lot to do at The Tamara Coorg

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If you really love coffee, you will really love this list

There are many reasons to visit this resort—the calm of the hills, the lush green scenery, the cosy cottages and sprawling plantations. But the on-site spa offers one of the most compelling reasons to stay here: a coffee therapy.

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How Shruti Shibulal found her niche in the hospitality segment

In a conversation with HerStory, Shruti Shibulal, CEO and Director, Tamara Experiences, talks about her journey of starting up in the hospitality space, and how the segment is open for further growth despite COVID-19.

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The idea of luxury in hospitality has changed: Shruti Shibulal

Many assumptions were proven wrong during the course of the pandemic and it has caused a rethink. Hygiene has become the focus for the industry in terms of customer experience and there is a bigger focus on cost rationalization in terms of design, and keeping the fixed costs down, says Shruti Shibulal.

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Embrace nature’s hug and get lost into the enchanted forest here

It was only a matter of split seconds, the visibly lush green forest was now all white and cotton-y. That’s the thing about hills they say, the weather changes in a fraction of a second. And here I was at Ayatana Coorg to witness nature’s marvel unfold right in front of me while I sipped on my coffee.

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India has advantage in making its travel, tourism holistically eco-conscious: Shruti Shibulal

The travel and tourism sector is at a junction of transformative change ushered by the pandemic and permanently altered consumer preferences.

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The Tamara Kodai curates Destination Weddings package

The two-time award-winning, stunning heritage resort is the perfect venue for special day providing for both an outdoor wedding and an indoor reception party.

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The perfect date for Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air this February. Break the monotony of everyday engagement this Valentine’s day, and stir up some romance in exquisite locales where the hustle-bustle of your daily life is kept at bay.

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The Tamara Kodai resumes operations

As the world heals from the pandemic and travel restrictions are slowly beginning to ease, The Tamara Kodai has opened its doors once again. The two-time, award-winning stunning heritage resort has introduced specially curated packages to welcome guests back…

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The Tamara Coorg: A bounty of history and nature

As the veil of mist lifts over the Western Ghats of Karnataka, a panorama unfolds. Rows on rows of coffee bushes, their leaves a lush velvet green, the ruby-red orbs produced here yield the heady Arabica brew.

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Kodava cuisine on Gordon Ramsay's ‘Uncharted’: Chef films in Kodagu

Michelin star chef, restaureteur and television host Gordon Gordon Ramsay is no stranger to travelling to remote corners of the world to explore food. He has now landed in Kodagu, the hilly district in Karnataka…

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O by Tamara Resorts launches ‘Raksha Initiative’

O by Tamara, a property owned by The Tamara Resorts, has introduced ‘Raksha Initiative’, a comprehensive safety and hygiene measures in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic. These measures are prepared in accordance with the directives of the WHO and the Ministry of Health at the Centre and the States.

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Kochi-based entrepreneur learns art of hospitality with her startup venture

Shruti Shibulal is a master of many trades. She studies science, started her career as a chemist, but later realised that she would enjoy a job that involved more connection with people.

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Tamara Hospitality to invest ₹350 crore to open four hotels in Tamil Nadu, Kerala

Hospitality group Tamara Leisure Experiences Pvt Ltd plans to invest ₹350 crore to open four hotels in the luxury and mid-segment categories in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, in the next three years. The Group, which has 800 keys (rooms) across its hotels in India and Germany, aims to have 1,000 keys by 2025

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Tamara Launches 5-Star Hotel In Thiruvananthapuram

Hospitality player Tamara with properties in Kodaikanal, Coorg and Bengaluru, has made an aggressive foray into the Kerala market with the launch of their 5-star hotel O by Tamara.  The hotel is the perfect destination for business and leisure, and boasts the biggest hotel Convention Centre in the state capital, at Aakulam.

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Coffee experiences within hotels have had an image makeover, leading to higher ROIs

Coffee is a brew that luxury hotels experimented with even before they veered to the high tea experience. At The Tamara Coorg, located within a lush coffee estate, guests can pluck the berries in season, pulping, blending and roasting the beans to make their own blend.

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5 things to know about the Neelakurinji in Kodai

With the travel season on its peak, travelers who aim to visit down south want to miss no chance to sight the beautiful blooms of the Neelakurinji in Kodai.

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Tamara Coorg Is A Paradise For Nature-Lovers

Mist dripped from the rain-soaked leaves and the surrounding emerald forest reflected a dozen shades of green. The song of cicadas blended with the sound…

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The Tamara Coorg – Weekend Getaways

Last weekend, we were invited for a experiential at a luxury resort – The Tamara Coorg. They were launching a flavor fest, and the menu was curated by Chef Abhijit Saha and his team…

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Flavour Fest at The Tamara Coorg

A couple of weeks back I was invited to The Tamara Coorg, this multiple awards winning resort offers a bouquet of tranquility and luxurious experiences that has enough…

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Century-Old Building Has Been Turned Into A Luxurious Retreat & Everyone’s Calling It Old Monk

A luxurious colonial bungalow located atop a hill and beaming with a glorious history that dates back to 1840s, is what is drawing people to the sleepy town of Kodaikanal…

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Tamara launches luxurious property in Kodaikanal

Leisure Experiences has announced the launch of their new luxury property in Kodaikanal. The inauguration was held in Chennai with members of Tamara Lesiure Experiences in attendance…

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Old monk retreat is now Kodaikanal’s newest getaway

What’s better than waking up to the sound of birdsong and the smell of fresh pines? Waking up to the sound of birdsong and the smell of fresh pine in a luxurious colonial bungalow…

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Tamara Leisure launches luxury property in Kodaikanal

Tamara Leisure has launched a luxury property in Kodaikanal. The Tamara Kodai, as it is called, has 53 suites of French provincial design…

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Tamara launches luxurious property in Kodaikanal

Tamara Leisure Experiences recently launched their luxury property in Kodaikanal. The inauguration was conducted in Chennai with members of Tamara Lesiure Experiences…

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The Tamara Kodai Has The Perfect Mix Of Heritage And Luxury

The Tamara Kodai offers world-class heritage accommodation and luxury experiences in the heart of the Hills of Kodaikanal…

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Tamara Leisure Experiences Launches The Tamara Kodai

The Tamara Kodai comprises 53 suites, each with large balcony, living room, and an attached bathroom. Each suite features wooden floors, colonial interiors, room heaters…

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Tamara Leisure sees room in mid-segment hotels

Tamara Leisure Experiences sees a big opportunity to grow in the mid-segment hotel business by tapping religious centres, tier I and II locations….

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Tamara Leisure Experiences Launches its Second Luxury Property

The Tamara Kodai offers world-class heritage accommodation and luxury experiences in the heartof the Hills of Kodaikanal…

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Tamara Launches Resort In Kodaikanal

Tamara Leisure Experiences has launched its newest property in the Tamara brand of resorts. La Providence is a colonial building historically known to be one…

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The Tamara opens 53-suite property in Kodai

The Tamara Kodai is the newest addition to The Tamara brand of luxury resorts. It is located in the historical La Providence in Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu and offers 53 suites…

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Sets up luxury heritage resort in Kodaikanal

Shruti Shibulal-promoted Tamara Leisure Experiences Pvt. Ltd. will be adding 400 rooms in the next few years.

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The Tamara Coorg, Yavakapadi Village in India

The Tamara Coorg in Karnataka redefines luxury with cottage-style villas built on stilts that overlook the verdant greens of the Western Ghats. Cocooned among 180 acres of a lush coffee plantation, the resort is secluded and allows you to break away from the urban chaos.

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We’re on track to reach 1,000 rooms mark by 2025

Hospitality venture Tamara Leisure Experiences Pvt. Ltd is gearing up to launch its second luxury property, in Kodaikanal, as it looks to diversify into upscale business hotels & expand in the mid-segment hospitality space.

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The Tamara Coorg promises a sense of harmony & serenity

The southernmost edge of the state of Karnataka is home to Kodagu or Coorg, a land known for its land-owning, martial people, the kodavas (anglicised as Coorgs).

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The Elevation Spa at The Tamara Coorg Awarded

Created in 2005, the Asia Spa Awards recognises leaders in Asia’s dynamic hospitality industry, making this prestigious accolade a benchmark for quality…

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कॉफी के शौकीन हैं तो ये विडियो आपके लिए है

भारतीय दक्षिण राज्यों के पहाड़ी इलाकों में कॉफी का उत्पादन किया जाता है। कर्नाटक राज्य में सबसे अधिक कॉफी का उत्पादन किया जाता है।

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Going beyond the cuppa at The Tamara Coorg

If you were to make a list of the most romantic resorts in the country, The Tamara Coorg would most certainly make the cut almost everytime.

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Immerse yourself in the greenery of Coorg

As we drove back to our resort, Tamara Coorg, 10 km from the palace and located in the village of Yevakapadi, melancholy thoughts dissipated as the beauty of Coorg suffused our senses.

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Yoga Temple at The Tamara Coorg

Inspired by the concept of the garbha griha or a sanctum sanctorum, the Yoga Temple, the first of its kind in India will be a secular meditative

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Shruti Shibulal on her luxury hospitality venture

Shruti Shibulal studied chemistry in college and then jumped lines to work at Merrill Lynch’s private wealth division, but something was clearly missing. It was this missing something that pushed Shibulal into entrepreneurship.

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14 getaways for coffee lovers in India

Brew your own cuppa at The Tamara Coorg, a 56-key resort. Guests can pluck the berries in season, before pulping, blending and roasting the beans to make their own blend to take home. If that sounds like too much effort, lounge…

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Experience Ayurvedic sojourn at The Tamara Coorg

The ancient science of life, ‘Ayurveda’, which is proudly considered as the wealth of India, is the secret of positive health and fitness. Its a legacy that has been passed through centuries.

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Luxury Admist Nature

The gentle whiff of coffee makes its way into my room, filling my senses with the promise of a delightful day as I stretch myself rolling over.

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A Real Taste of Coorg

As I gently drift into my memories of the tranquil and uplifting Kabbinakad coffee estate which is home to one of India’s top 20 honeymoon destinations – The Tamara Coorg.

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Head to the Karnataka hill station for an eco-friendly vacation

The word ecotourism immediately brings to mind picturesque hill stations, riverside cottages, tree-top houses, hotels, resorts and guest houses in coffee estates, where one can spend time at leisure.

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I would like to have 1,000 rooms by 2025: Shruti Shibulal

In the last two years, Shruti Shibulal, the 31-year-old daughter of Infosys co-founder SD Shibulal (whose personal wealth is estimated at $1.02 billion), has seen a shift in her life—both personal and professional.

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Love is in the Air

As we left Bangalore we were prepared for a relatively warm couple of days at The Tamara in coorg. We slept through the first half of our journey bypassing most of the city traffic.

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Shruti Shibulal – the queen of niche hospitality

Whether you are looking for a beautiful resort nestled in the countryside of picturesque Coorg, or a cozy serviced apartment in the heart of Bengaluru for a business trip, or an eco-friendly business hotel in the backdrop of Kerala’s lush greenery, one of the hotels or resorts…

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