ITC Forayed into the Hotels business to support the national priority of developing new avenues of foreign exchange earnings and boosting tourism. Beginning with the Sheraton Chola, Chennai in 1975, ITC’s journey in this business has redefined the face of Indian hospitality. Today, ITC Hotels is one of largest hotel chains in the Country with over 100 hotels across 70 destinations. Symbolised by its distinctive ‘Namaste’ logo, ITC Hotels integrated India’s fine tradition of hospitality with globally benchmarked services. With a string of firsts to its credit, ITC Hotels pioneered the concepts of branded accommodation, branded cuisine, environment and guest safety. ITC Hotels is an exemplar in sustainable hospitality with all its premium hotels being LEED® Platinum certified. As one of India’s premier corporations, ITC Hotels’ seeks to fulfill a larger role by enlarging its contribution to the society of which it is a part. The trusteeship role related to social and environmental resources, aligned to the pursuit of economic objectives, is the cornerstone of its Environment, Health & Safety philosophy for which it has won many awards and accolades. At any ITC Hotel you will find a true reflection of culture and ethos of each destination and One Common Legacy – Warmth.