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MoT introduces interest subsidy scheme for upgradation of guest houses in NCT, Delhi
  According to a PIB release, the Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has introduced an ‘Interest Subsidy Scheme for the Upgradation of Guest Houses’ in the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi. more>>
Total 8,659 hotel rooms completed under ‘definite’ category for CWG 2010: Sujit Banerjee, Secretary, MoT
  According to a PIB release, with a view to take stock of the various arrangements related to the augmentation of hotel accommodation coming up for the Commonwealth Games, Delhi, 2010 more>>
Madhya Pradesh CM unveils five accommodation units of MP Tourism
  Madhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation (MPSTDC) recently organised a grand function in Bhopal to celebrate state tourism day, with the support of Ministry of Tourism (MoT) and more>>
Proposed CRZ amendments fail to entice hoteliers
  The proposed Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) amendments 2010, may turn out to be a damp squib for the tourism industry in general and the hospitality industry in particular. Although, the proposal to more>>
Royal Orchid Hotels earns total consolidated revenue of Rs 38.18 crore
  Royal Orchid Hotels Limited (ROHL) earned total consolidated revenue of Rs 38.18 crore for the quarter ended March 2010 as against Rs 32.20 crore in quarter ended March 2009 an increase more>>
KHIL to divest hotel sites in four locations for reducing company’s debt
  Kamat Hotels India Ltd (KHIL) is looking to divest land parcels earmarked for hotel developments. The money raised will be utilised to reduce the company’s debt. Kurian Chandy, more>>
ITC picks up additional 1.54 per cent stake in Hotel Leelaventure Ltd
  According to a report in The Telegraph, ITC has picked up an additional 1.54 per cent stake in Hotel Leelaventure Ltd through its wholly owned investment subsidiary Russell Credit. With this, more>>
Mapple Hotels, Palaces and Resorts launches Mapple Emerald New Delhi
  Mapple Hotels, Palaces and Resorts has launched Mapple Emerald New Delhi. The business cum leisure hotel is spread over seven acres. It has 54 rooms including suite, club rooms and more>>
VCI Hotels embarks on aggressive expansion plans
  VCI Hospitality, which recently diversified its business into VCI Hotels and VCI MICE to offer its distinctive sales and marketing services, has embarked on aggressive expansion plans. more>>
New Zealand-based Zespri International identifies four Indian importers to market kiwifruit
  Zespri International Limited, one of the world’s largest marketer of kiwifruits, has identified four potential Indian importers to market their products in India. Daniel Matheison, Market Manager more>>
Dewar’s Whisky reinstates presence in India
  In order to revive the subdued and understated glory of Dewar’s whisky in India, Stephen Marshall, Global Brand Ambassador for John Dewar & Sons Ltd plans to reinstate the brand’s positioning more>>
Eco versus Eco
This is the war that has been going on since the evolution of mankind, the war between ecology and economics. Right from the time human race has learnt to cultivate food grains, cook meat and generate power; knowingly or unknowingly he has been exploiting the gifts of nature. Eventually from using it, he began misusing it and then abusing it. Today with the glaciers melting, summers reaching its new high every year, famines, floods, earthquakes and unbearable winters, its high time we hear the silent scream of the environment. more>>
‘Hospitality industry is growth engine of the economy’
As the Chairman and Managing Director, Kamat Hotels (India) Limited (KHIL) and proud owner of Asia’s first certified eco-friendly five-star hotel, The Orchid-An Ecotel Hotel, Mumbai, Vithal Kamat speaks with Hospitality Biz about the hospitality business, plans and his perspective on the environment more>>

Ongoing Hospitality & Tourism Projects: June 2010
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