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MoT finalises code of conduct for Safe and Honourable Tourism
  The Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has finalised a code of conduct for ‘Safe and Honourable Tourism’ to be adopted by major stakeholders like hotels, tour operators, cab drivers and other ...read more>>
Himachal Pradesh govt invites private players to set up five-star hotels
  The Himachal Pradesh government has invited prominent hotel groups for setting up luxury five-star hotels in the state. Some of the hotel chains, which have already responded to the offer, ...read more>>
25th edition of AAHAR to be held from March 10-14, 2010 in New Delhi
  The silver jubilee edition of AAHAR, the International Food Fair will be held from March 10-14, 2010 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Organised by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), ...read more>>
Yatra.com ties up with HPTDC
  Yatra.com has entered into a strategic tie-up with Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) to offer state guest houses. As per the tie-up guest houses in tourist destinations ...read more>>
CAI applies for independent chapter at 57th UICH International Congress
  Concierge Association of India (CAI), the national representative body for concierges in India has submitted its application for an independent chapter at the recently concluded 57th International ...read more>>
Choice Hotels International to introduce two new brands in India in next two-three months
  Choice Hotels International (CHI) plans to introduce its two brands Ascend Collection and Cambria Suites in the Indian market in the next two to three months. Of the 11 brands of CHI, ...read more>>
Paramount Airways ties up with Hotel Leelaventure
  Paramount Airways has announced a strategic alliance with Hotel Leelaventure Ltd. The alliance will benefit members of Paramount’s unique frequent flier loyalty programme ...read more>>
The Sonnet Group of Hotels eyes hospitality growth in eastern India
  Jharkhand-based hotel development and management company, The Sonnet Group of Hotels (TSGH), plans to expand its footprint across eastern part of India. The company, which ...read more>>
Courtyard by Marriott makes its debut in Ahmedabad
  Courtyard by Marriott has been launched in Ahmedabad. Conforming to global standards Courtyard by Marriott, Ahmedabad features a choice of accommodation of 130 deluxe rooms, ...read more>>
Sarovar Hotels & Resorts launches Lily Sarovar Portico in Nashik
  Hotel management company Sarovar Hotels & Resorts took over the management and re-branded The White Lily in Nashik to Lily Sarovar Portico. This is the 42nd hotel in Sarovar’s ...read more>>
Hotel Jewel’s new hotel to have Radisson branding
  Karnal-based Jewel Classic Hotels Pvt Ltd has tied up with Carlson Hotels for management of their upcoming five-star hotel in Karnal, Haryana. The 118-room hotel, which is in the final stages ...read more>>
Sagar Ratna Hospitalities to expand overseas footprint
  Delhi-based Sagar Ratna Hospitalities, owners of Swagath and Sagar Ratna chain of restaurants, will venture into overseas markets in the coming years. Sagar Ratna is a vegetarian south Indian ...read more>>
Australia-based 3B Distribution to enter India by September 2010
  Australia-based 3B Distribution company that provides bed-bug solutions for the hospitality industry plans to foray in the Indian hospitality segment by September 2010. To start with, ...read more>>
Intertek India sets up food testing laboratory in Gurgaon
  Intertek India, a subsidiary of Intertek Holding Germany, has set up a food testing laboratory at Gurgaon in Haryana. The laboratory is capable of testing various F&B products, including water, ...read more>>
Brijwasi Sweets launches bakery and confectionary division ‘Peach Eleven’
  In an effort to revive and re-establish their presence in the traditional Indian sweets segment, Mumbai-based Brijwasi Sweets, has diversified itself into the bakery and confectionery business ...read more>>
 INTERVIEWS
‘We want to be the number one holidaying company in India’
Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Ltd (MHRIL) has over the years initiated innovative hospitality concepts in the Indian market. Ramesh Ramanathan, Managing Director, MHRIL speaks with HospitalityBiz about the company’s growth plans and trends evolving in India
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 EXPERT SPEAK
Understanding timeshare benefits for hospitality players
Radhika Shastry, Managing Director, RCI India highlights how hoteliers can unlock maximum value of their hotel assets by adding timeshare products to their portfolio
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 NEW APPOINTMENTS
The Leela Kempinski Mumbai: Biswajit Chakraborty, General Manager
Biswajit Chakraborty is the newly appointed General Manager at The Leela Kempinski Mumbai. Prior to this, he was the General Manager of The Leela Kempinski Kovalam Beach, Kerela. Chakraborty started his career in 1984 with the Taj hotels as an F&B Controller. Before joining The Leela he worked as General Manager with The Yak & Yeti in Nepal.
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 NEW PRODUCTS

Mineral Water from Billbury
Billbury Food and Beverages Pvt. Ltd. has launched its entire range of Mineral Water products. The three major brands of mineral water from Billbury namely 'Glaciers', 'Vitalife' and 'Hangover Over'. Glaciers is the most natural form of mineral water and is priced at Rs 35 for a one litre bottle and Rs 20 for a half litre bottle.
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