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HRAWI to hold its AGM on September 24, 2009 in Mumbai
  Hotel & Restaurant Association Western India (HRAWI) will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on September 24, 2009 in Mumbai. The venue for the meeting is not yet decided....read more>>
  
HVS to hold first ‘Hotel Operations Summit – India (HOSI 2009)’ from December 18-19 at Leela Kempinski, Gurgaon
  HVS, a fully integrated consulting and appraisal global firm focused on hospitality has announced a new conference ‘Hotel Operations Summit - India (HOSI 2009)’ which will be held ...read more>>
  
Ethiopia eyes Indian outbound tourism market and investments
  The office of the Consulate General of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, which was set up in Mumbai four months ago is planning to organise a series of business and networking ...read more>>
  
Taj Lands End, Mumbai introduces 125 new rooms
  Taj Lands End, Mumbai, a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, has launched 125 new rooms comprising 107 Taj Club rooms and 18 suites, thus increasing the inventory to 493 rooms. ...read more>>
  
Confident Group to operate 10 hotels under its Bengaluru portfolio by 2014
  Bengaluru-based conglomerate Confident Group with operations into six verticals including hospitality, infrastructure, aviation, entertainment, education and health care, plans to operate 10 ...read more>>
  
Neesa Leisure adopts three-pronged growth model for hospitality expansion
  With an aim to expand its footprint in the hospitality sector, Neesa Leisure Ltd (NLL), the Gandhinagar-based company in Gujarat, will develop its portfolio by leasing, acquiring and managing ...read more>>
  
Leela Kovalam becomes first Indian beach resort to attain ISO 14001: 2004 certification
  The Leela Kempinski Kovalam Beach Resort has recently been granted the ISO 14001: 2004 certification for environmental safety by Bureau Veritas. The property is the first beach resort in India ...read more>>
  
Fortune Park Hotels to set up hotel at Bhatinda, Punjab
  Fortune Park Hotels Ltd has announced the signing of an agreement with M/s Zanders Resorts, for its 55th hotel in Bhatinda, Punjab. The green-field project is expected to be completed ...read more>>
   
Choice Hospitality to launch Quality Inn The Mayflower in Tuticorin
  Choice Hotels India, an American chain of mid market hotels in India and Peninsula Hotels Pvt Ltd has announced the signup of Quality Inn The Mayflower in Tuticorin. The hotel would ...read more>>
  
Vrijesh Natural Fibre & Fabrics to expand its services to Indian hospitality sector
  Mumbai-based, silk fibres and yarn trading company, Vrijesh Natural Fibre & Fabrics (India) Pvt. Ltd., plans to offer services to the hospitality sector in India. The company, which already exports its ...read more>>
  
Kuoni Academy ties up with IHM, Aurangabad to introduce hospitality management courses
  Kuoni Academy (KA) is in the process of introducing Hospitality Management courses by September 2009. For the same, KA has tied up with Institute of Hotel Management (IHM), ...read more>>
  
IFCA to organise 4th National Culinary Conference from November 14-16, 2009
  Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA) will organize the fourth IFCA National Culinary Conference at Taj Krishna, Hyderabad from November 14-16, 2009. The three-day biannual ...read more>>
  
Aspri expands its portfolio by tying up with Ceretto Vineyards
  Aspri Spirits Pvt. Ltd. (ASPL), the Mumbai-based distributor has introduced the first range of wines from the Piedmont region in Italy. It has tied up with Ceretto Vineyards to introduce ...read more>>
 COVER STORY

Quest to get rid of pesky pests
Pest control is a challenging job for hotels and at times can put the hotels’ credibility at stake. Hospitality Biz offers an insight into how these pests can be controlled and necessary precautions to be taken
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 INTERVIEWS
“Majority of the guest houses in Karol Bagh and Paharganj require upgradation”
The Commonwealth Organising Committee and the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) were forced to look towards sundry guest houses in Karol Bagh and Paharganj, Delhi due to the shortage of hospitality projects before the Commonwealth Games 2010. Hospitality Biz tries to find out from Sandeep Khandelwal, President, Delhi Hotel & Restaurant Owners Association, the ground realities….
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 EXPERT SPEAK
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Chef Sudhir Pai explains how convenience foods available in today’s market can significantly benefit Chefs in the kitchen
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 SPECIAL REPORT
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Historically, the economy of Hyderabad has been dependent on the manufacturing and services industries. Sustained growth in IT/ ITeS, Biotech and Pharmaceuticals
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