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MoT to soon conduct ten-city development programme
  The International Chefs Day, which was held recently in New Delhi, was inaugurated by Kumari Selja, Union Tourism Minister. During the event, Sujit Banerjee, Secretary Tourism, Government of India ...read more>>
MoT to consider financial assistance to guest houses in Delhi
  According to information available to Hospitality Biz, Ministry of Tourism (MoT), Government of India is seriously considering the demand of guest house owners in Delhi for some financial ...read more>>
MoT to consider industry’s demand for setting up national level culinary institute
  Ministry of Tourism (MoT) will consider the proposal for a culinary institute at the national level. This was informed by Kumari Selja, Union Minister for Tourism while delivering her inaugural address ...read more>>
PHDCCI ask MoT to provide three months culinary training for youths in India
  PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI), which acts as a catalyst in promoting trade, industry and entrepreneurship, has asked the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) to provide three months ...read more>>
FHRAI to skip annual convention this year
  With the leadership change in Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI), the proposed annual convention in Thiruvananthapuram might just not take off. The new ...read more>>
OIDC to give Diu’s tourism infrastructure a new facelift
  With an aim to provide a fillip to Daman and Diu’s tourism sector, Omnibus Industrial Development Corporation (OIDC) has currently undertaken several tourism infrastructure development ...read more>>
Marriott International to open its tenth hotel in India by this month
  Marriott International, to commemorate its 10th year in India, will launch its tenth hotel, Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon, will launch its tenth hotel, Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon. The hotel is ...read more>>
Six Senses Resorts & Spa to foray into India with Destination Spa brand
  Thailand-based hotel chain Six Senses Resorts & Spa, which was speculating its foray into the Indian market has decided to enter with the Six Senses Destination Spa brand. The hotel chain ...read more>>
Seasons Hotel opens its first property at Tarudhan Valley in Gurgaon
  Seasons Group, which owns and manages one of the leading catering services, speciality restaurants and night clubs in North India, has commenced operations of its first hotel ...read more>>
ATE Group to enter day spa business
  Kerala-based, Air Travel Enterprise (ATE) Group is slated to enter the day spa business through establishment of its subsidiary company, Ela World Spa Pvt Ltd. The first day spa of Ela World Spa ...read more>>
HCMG starts training division for hospitality industry
  Hospitality Consulting & Management Group (HCMG) has recently launched its training division to impart training to hospitality and services industry. HCMG will provide training to front of the house, ...read more>>
ICF unveils website for northern region
  Indian Culinary Forum (ICF) has launched a website titled www.indianculinaryforumdelhi.com. The website was launched on the occasion of International Chefs Day, held ...read more>>
Chef OP Khantwal bags ‘Golden Hat’ Chef award
  Indian Culinary Forum (ICF) with PHD Chamber and Chef organisations hosted the sixth edition of the annual Chef Awards at The Ashok New Delhi recently. The Chef Awards marked the ...read more>>
IndSpirit 2009 explores non-fiscal related issues of Indian alcobev industry
  The premier alcobev industry conference and exhibition, IndSpirit 2009, took place recently at the Renaissance Mumbai Hotel and Convention Centre. The event was organised by Sap Media ...read more>>
DISCUS initiates efforts to strengthen American whiskey market in India
  With an aim to educate the Indian market about American Bourbon whiskey, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) plans to conduct a series of promotional efforts across India in ...read more>>
 INTERVIEW
‘Restaurant industry in India is heavily licenced’
After taking over as the President of National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), Samir Kuckreja, Managing Director, Nirulas, spoke with HospitalityBiz about his priorities
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 EXPERT SPEAK
Counting on your People for Profits
Historically, we know that for planning an event the three most critical points are - date, venue and number of attendees. Each one influences the other two and only a proper balance of the three ensures that the event is organised and executed in a sound manner. Today’s business practices, which at core of their strategy have a customer focus, are doing nothing but finely balancing the act of event management on a daily basis. Branded as Target Marketing,
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 SPECIAL REPORT
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Top Ten Tips for Effective Revenue Management
The current business scenario has compelled hotels to take a closer look at their revenue management practices. Hotels have also come to realise the importance of a strategic approach to revenue management. Revenue Managers are discovering that the ideal opportunity has come to hone their skills, help their properties perform and outperform competition.
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 ACTION CAPTURE
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Announcement of the Gateway Hotel to be developed in Shirdi, Maharashtra
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