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International tourist arrivals up by seven per cent in first two months of 2010: UNWTO
  International tourism is steadily gaining momentum following a challenging 2009. International tourist arrivals grew by seven per cent in the first two months of 2010 worldwide, according to ...read more>>
NRAI demands ‘enabling environment’ for restaurant industry
  National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) has released first ‘White Paper’ on India’s restaurant industry in Delhi. NRAI, which has commissioned the ‘White Paper’, has urged the policy ...read more>>
EIHL to increase presence on international sales markets
  East India Hotels Limited (EIHL), the Indian hotel chain which manages hotels under the brands Oberoi and Trident will focus on restructuring its sales and marketing network globally in the current ...read more>>
Switzerland-based Victoria-Jungfrau Collection keen on strengthening its presence in India
  Switzerland-based Victoria-Jungfrau Collection, a hotel group consisting of five-star hotels in Switzerland, is now aiming at establishing its brand in the Indian market. In order to attract Indian travellers ...read more>>
Condé Nast Traveller announces winners of online Readers’ Travel Awards India 2010
  Condé Nast Traveller recently announced the winners of the online Readers’ Travel Awards India 2010. The event was attended by Chaggan Bhujbal, Deputy Chief Minister, Maharashtra; ...read more>>
The Leela Kempinski Mumbai ranked world’s best hotels in Expedia Insiders’ Select list for 2010
  Expedia has ranked The Leela Kempinski Mumbai among the world’s best hotels in Expedia Insiders’ Select list for 2010. The hotel offers rooms and suites, and culinary delights from six ...read more>>
Casino Carnival to open its second casino in Panjim by June 2010
  Casino Carnival which is being operational at Goa Marriott Resort plans to open its second casino at Panjim, Goa by June 2010. Casino Carnival is owned by V M Salgaocar & Bro Pvt Ltd and ...read more>>
Ratnasagar Beach Resort to scale its service offerings
  Ratnasagar Beach Resort, the maiden hospitality venture of Shivratna Group is gearing up to scale its service offerings. The resort located on Bhatye beach, Ratnagiri currently has 30 rooms and ...read more>>
Express Inn to open business luxury hotel in Nashik
  According to a report in Business Standard, Express Inn, a chain of business luxury hotels from Shelar Properties Pvt Ltd, will open a new business luxury hotel with 95 rooms in Nashik ...read more>>
Vintage Wines launches Nero d’Avola and Grillo varietals of wines
  Vintage Wines Pvt Ltd (marketed under brand name Reveilo) has launched Italian varietals of wines, Nero d’Avola and Grillo in India. The wines are available for institutional and retail sales. ...read more>>
 EDITORIAL
The Troika of ‘B’s
It is no secret that for venturing into a successful hospitality business, the troika of ‘B’s’— building, brand and bucks is an utmost requirement. Even if two are strong, the business will not be comfortable as it will be sitting on a three legged stool with one leg shaky. Thus across the world many investment conferences are held throughout the year.
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 INTERVIEW
‘I want my country to progress and I am living my dream’
At the age of 89, curiosity of a child, enthusiasm of a youth, vision of a visionary, Captain C P Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel LeelaVenture Limited speaks to Sheldon Santwan, Editor and Rajesh Rodrigues, Head–Editorial Operations, Hospitality Biz, about the future of Indian hospitality and Hotel LeelaVenture Limited... his business, his life, his plans, his dreams...
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HICSA 2010: Adding value to Indian hospitality development
The sixth edition of Hotel Investment Conference South Asia (HICSA) brought to the table investment opportunities, hospitality projects and new ideas to mark the growth of the Indian hospitality industry. Hospitality Biz presents a report on the conference.
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