Warmer Welcomes

Warmer Welcomes

Join the loyalty alliance between Shangri-La’s Golden Circle and IHCL’s Taj InnerCircle programs

Bringing you quintessential experiences is at the heart of everything that we do. Inspired by this ever-evolving adventure, we have partnered with The Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, to create a loyalty offering called Warmer Welcomes.

By simply connecting your Golden Circle membership with the Taj InnerCircle guest loyalty programme, this industry-first alliance gives you greater recognition whenever you travel, along with seamless access to benefits and privileges on a scale never seen before.

Enjoy the flexibility to earn and redeem points across 200 hotels in 27 countries and 131 destinations worldwide. If you are a GC Jade or Diamond member, you can enjoy the perks of your tier status when you stay at a Shangri-La, or IHCL’s Taj, SeleQtions or Vivanta hotels.


Earn 3 GC Award Points for each USD 5 spending when staying at any Taj hotel.


Convert and redeem points easily between Golden Circle and Taj InnerCircle.
100 GC Award Points = 335 TIC Points


Jade and Diamond members enjoy the perks of elite status match across all Shangri-La and Taj hotels.
GC Jade = TIC Gold
GC Diamond = TIC Platinum

During the account linking process, you will be asked to select a Primary Account , this will define your tier level reclassification each year.

Link your Golden Circle and Taj InnerCircle accounts

Log in to your Golden Circle account and link to your Taj InnerCircle account.

Warmer Welcomes Terms and Conditions
Not Yet a Golden Circle member? Join here.