Washington: Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces has joined the Cornell School of Hotel Administration's strategic corporate alliance programme, according to an official announcement.
    
The partnership with Taj includes renewal of their senior partnership with the Cornell Centre for Hospitality Research (CHR), sponsorship of the Cornell Icon and Innovator Awards Dinner and collaboration on a new international hospitality summit in India, Cornell said in a statement.
    
"This partnership strengthens the existing relationship between Taj and CHR and will create new opportunities for Taj to collaborate with the school more effectively," said Raymond Bickson, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Taj.
    
"This collaboration represents an important strategic alliance for both organisations," said Jon Denison, Associate Dean for External Affairs at Cornell School.
    
The Cornell International Hospitality Summit India is scheduled to be held in Mumbai in January, 2012.

(Agencies)