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Taj Hotel's tower wing to re-open on Dec 21

The Taj Mahal Palace & Tower Hotel today announced that it will reopen the 'tower wing' on December 21, exactly 25 days after it was targeted by terrorists. "The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower will play host to the world again, with the reopening of the rooms in The Taj Mahal Tower," it said in a statement.

india Updated: Dec 13, 2008 17:27 IST

The Indian Hotels Company Ltd today said the 'tower wing' of its property Taj Mahal Palace and Tower -- one of the targets of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai last month -- would re-open on December 21.

"The Taj Mahal Palace and Tower will play host to the world again, with the reopening of the rooms in The Taj Mahal Tower," The Indian Hotels Company Ltd said in a statement.

"We dedicate our reopening to the city of Mumbai as an affirmation of the values of courage, resilience and dignity," The Indian Hotels Company Managing Director and CEO Raymond Bickson said.

When contacted, a company spokesperson declined to comment on the cost of damages on account of the attacks and the expenditure required to restore the hotel.

The spokesperson also refused to give a timeframe on the possible re-opening of the heritage wing of the Taj Hotel.