Taj announces $100 Million renovation for the Pierre
Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces announced today that The Pierre, New York’s landmark hotel on Central Park and Fifth Avenue, will enter the second phase of renovation beginning January 1, 2008. All 200 guest accommodations, including the 11 Grand Suites with apartment- like quarters and private terraces, 41 suites and all guest rooms will be upgraded and renovated, as will the corridors, public areas, Cafe Pierre and the bar. Estimated overall cost associated with the renovation program is $100 million.
Overseeing the design is James Park Associates, whose past projects include the Taj Lake Palace Hotel, Udaipur, India; Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives; Taj Exotica Resort, Mauritius, as well as the redesign of Singapore Airlines’ first-class cabins.