Indian Hotels Company is to add 43 new hotels to its portfolio over the next four years.

The hotel group, which owns the Taj brand, will open the new properties across its six brands in the luxury, premium, midmarket and value segments.

The new properties will increase the group’s hotel room count by 12,000.

Indian Hotels owns and manages 66 hotels in India and 16 hotels overseas including the Maldives, Malaysia and Australia.