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Tourism Ministry concerned over DDA’s serviced apartments up gradation work
  According to a report in indianexpress.com, with the 2010 Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in less than a year, the Union Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has raised questions ...read more>>
Tamil Nadu government to set up eco-tourism policy
  According to a report in The Hindu, Tamil Nadu will announce an eco-tourism policy in the next 15 days. The policy will help to create awareness among the youth about the importance of ...read more>>
Gujarat government mulls new policy for hospitality sector
  According to a report by Kapil Dave of DNA, the Gujarat government is planning to introduce a new policy for construction of hospitality projects in the state soon. A state government official ...read more>>
STR Global posts performance results of hotels in Asia/Pacific region for September 2009
  According to the September 2009 STR Global Construction Pipeline Report, the Asia/Pacific hotel development pipeline includes 970 hotels with 2,32,502 rooms. Among the key markets, ...read more>>
Choice Hotels India launches two properties in Delhi NCR
  Choice Hotels India (CHI), part of Choice Hotels International, with over 5000 hotels across the globe, has recently launched two properties in Delhi NCR as part of its rapidly expanding portfolio. ...read more>>
Sarovar Hotels & Resorts to launch Vasundhara Sarovar Premiere in Kerala
  Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, the hotel management company in India, has signed its third property in Kerala. The new hotel has been signed with Vasu Coco Resorts Pvt Ltd and will be branded as ...read more>>
WelcomHeritage Panjim Inn launched in Panaji
  WelcomHeritage, India’s largest chain of heritage hotels, which offers 63 exclusive properties spread across 20 states in India, has launched WelcomHeritage Panjim Inn in Panaji. ...read more>>
PricewaterhouseCoopers submits revised bid document for Shamuka project in Orissa
  According to a report by Jayajit Dash of Business Standard, global consultancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has submitted the revised bid document for the proposed Rs 3,500-crore ...read more>>
   
IIAS students in Goa demands probe over institute’s functioning
  According to an IANS report, nearly 300 students enrolled over the last three years at the International Institute of Advanced Studies (IIAS), a tourism oriented management institute in Panaji, ...read more>>
   
Indian food processing industry to reach Rs 13,50,000 crore in six years
  With the global economy beginning to perk-up, India’s food processing industry is expected to benefit and grow to around USD 260-billion from the present USD 200-billion in the next six years, ...read more>>
   
Assocham demands processed foods to be in zero tax category
  The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has recently demanded that all processed foods and all primary agricultural products including staples like rice, ...read more>>
   
ICF to organise Gourmet Speciality Week from Oct 22 to 27, 2009
  Indian Culinary Forum (ICF) will observe Gourmet Speciality Week from October 22 to 27, 2009 at Dilli Haat in New Delhi as part of International Chef Day Celebrations. Live cooking ...read more>>
   
FSSAI likely to establish food safety special courts soon
  In view of the large number of pending cases related to non-compliance of food laws under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is likely ...read more>>
   
Fast food chain Kaatizone to roll out 100 stores by 2012
  As part of its expansion plans, Bengaluru-based Indian quick-service restaurant chain, Kaatizone, said that it would launch 100 outlets in five cities by 2012. It also announced a brand new ...read more>>
 INTERVIEWS
‘The department of tourism is encouraging private participation through PPP mode’
Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary – Tourism, Archaeological and Museums, Government of Andhra Pradesh (AP) in conversation with HospitalityBiz talks about the growth in hospitality and tourism sector in AP. He also gives an idea about current room capacity and the strategies required to position the state in the international and domestic markets
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 SPECIAL REPORT

Future provisions for J&K tourism sector
Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) is one of the most attractive tourist destinations, both for foreign as well as domestic tourists. The state includes Jammu, Kashmir valley and Ladakh region. Kashmir valley is perched securely between bewitching snow-clad peaks, glaciers, interspersed with lakes and famous gardens. It is, therefore, rightly described as the ‘paradise on the earth.’
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 IN FOCUS
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Total solutions for human health
Hyderabad-based Leonia Resort’s spa facility known as ‘The Leo Juventa Centre for Integrated Medicine’ is one of the largest health and medical spas in India. The spa is a part of the holistic resort concept developed in Hyderabad and features 45 treatment rooms, couple suites and spa suites.
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