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Cabinet mulls on single window clearance for hotel projects
  According to a PTI report, the Cabinet is mulling on the proposal to establish a single-window clearance system for new hotel projects, a move that is likely to speed up the process of setting more>>
HRAWI to hold Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in Panaji, Goa on April 16-17, 2010
  Hotel and Restaurant Association Western India (HRAWI) will hold its Diamond Jubilee Celebrations for its Goa Chapter in Panaji on April 16 and 17, 2010. On April 16, the Eco Drive more>>
CAI adds new member base from eastern and southern region
  At the recently concluded annual general meeting (AGM) of the Concierge Association of India (CAI), the association has increased its membership base. The AGM was held at Trident, Nariman Point, more>>
CDHRPL to expand its footprint in South India
  Chikmagalur-based Coffee Day Hotels & Resorts Private Limited (CDHRPL), the hospitality arm of Amalgamated Bean Coffee Trading Co Ltd (ABCTCL), which owns Café Coffee Day more>>
Hyderabad International Convention Centre bags Green Globe Certified status
  Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC) has achieved Green Globe Certified status under the Green Globe Earthcheck Certification programme managed by EC3 Global. The global more>>
Sarovar Hotels and Resorts opens Ambrosia Sarovar Portico, Haridwar
  Sarovar Hotels and Resorts has announced the opening of Ambrosia Sarovar Portico, Haridwar. The hotel, which is located just off the Roorkee - Haridwar national highway has 70 rooms. more>>
Ginger Hotel opens in Surat
  Roots Corporation Limited (RCL), a subsidiary of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), has launched Ginger Hotel in Surat. Ginger is Surat’s first branded budget hotel and the third Ginger Hotel more>>
ROHL opens Royal Orchid Central Grazia in Navi Mumbai
  Royal Orchid Hotels Limited (ROHL) has opened its fifth Royal Orchid Central, ‘Royal Orchid Central Grazia’ at Vashi in Navi Mumbai. The 70-room business hotel is owned by R K Victuals Pvt Ltd and more>>
Power Spa opens its first hotel spa at Hotel Pearl in Kolhapur
  Mumbai-based Power Spa has opened its first hotel spa ‘Spring, the boutique spa’ at Hotel Pearl in Kolhapur. Spread across 1,500 sq ft, the spa has three therapy rooms (with inbuilt steam more>>
Caressaa Day Spa to launch its first outlet in Juhu, Mumbai
  Caressaa Day Spa, a spa centre with six treatment rooms and one couple room will be launched in Juhu, Mumbai on April 15, 2010. The brand aims to expand its footprints across various cities more>>
“We’re creating a model to set up a Gateway Hotel in 18 months”
Since launch of the upscale brand by IHCL, The Gateway Hotel has undergone several changes. P K Mohankumar, COO, The Gateway Hotels speaks with Hospitality Biz about the evolution of the brand and its growth prospects in India more>>

Hotel Valuation Index – 2010

The Value of Valuations
Market value may be defined as the most probable price which a property should bring in a competitive and open market under all conditions requisite to a fair sale, the buyer and seller each acting prudently and knowledgeably and assuming the price is not affected by undue stimulus. more>>

Ongoing Hospitality & Tourism Projects
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