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This Week's Top Headlines
MoT to convene series of meetings of State Tourism Ministers on regional level
  MoT, Government of India will organise series of meetings of Tourism Ministers of different Indian states on a regional level this Financial Year to take stock of tourism related activities more>>
Centre sanctions Rs 225 crore for Maharashtra coastal development
  The Centre has released Rs 225 crore to the Maharashtra government to boost tourism in the coastal belt. The amount has been disbursed on the recommendation of the finance commission more>>
HRAWI makes new resolutions at Regional Convention
  At the recently held 16th Regional Convention of Hotel & Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) at Lavasa, the association resolved to pursue with the Central/State Government more>>
The Leela patriarch announces his successor
  Captain CP Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure Ltd, has announced his plans to retire from the Chairmanship of the hotel company more>>
Emaar Hospitality to debut in India with 'The Address Hotels + Resorts' in next 18 months
  Dubai-based Emaar Hospitality Group LLC plans to foray into the Indian hospitality market with the launch of its five-star brand 'The Address Hotels + Resorts' more>>
Hotel Leelaventure Ltd to launch budget brand The Leela Garden
  Hotel Leelaventure Limited, the owning company of The Leela Hotels, has announced their plans to launch a budget brand The Leela Garden. The Group plans to establish about 30 budget hotels more>>
Vivanta by Taj opens in Srinagar
  IHCL announced their foray into Jammu and Kashmir with the formal opening of the 'Vivanta by Taj', the first no-smoking hotel in the state, on the banks of Dal Lake in Srinagar. more>>
The Leela Palace Kempinski New Delhi opens
  Hotel Leelaventure Limited has officially announced the commencement of operations of The Leela Palace Kempinski New Delhi. The 260-room hotel is unique in many ways more>>
Wyndham Hotel Group officially opens Ramada Gurgaon Central
  Greenland Hospitality Pvt Ltd, a real estate company of National Capital Region (NCR), has announced the official launch of their first hotel in the NCR, Gurgaon. more>>
IHG opens first hotel in Pune, 'Holiday Inn Pune Hinjewadi'
  InterContinental Hotels Group has announced the opening of its first hotel in Pune, 'Holiday Inn Pune Hinjewadi' with 173-rooms, located off the Pune - Bengaluru Highway more>>
Zinc | InVision Hospitality to debut with midscale brands in India
  Zinc | InVision Hospitality, a tie-up between Thailand-based InVision Hospitality and Singapore-based investment arm of Cinnovation | CG, Zinc Holdings plans to bring hotel brands in India. more>>
Bawa Group to expand through management contracts
  Mumbai-based Bawa Group of Hotels is in the process of taking over franchised management contract for operating a 58-room four-star hotel in C scheme, Jaipur.. more>>
Swiftrank expands footprint in India and China
  Online global travel network Swiftrank has announced its first direct hotel client partnerships in India and China. more>>
FICCI-Yes Bank survey proposes steps to boost tourism sector in India
  To make India an attractive round-the-year tourist destination, the Government should take steps such as enhancing air and rail connectivity, strengthening hotel infrastructure. more>>
Domestic wine industry in India grows 300 per cent
  India's domestic wine industry expanded nearly 300 per cent in the last decade to an estimated 13.5 million litres annually, a report by the US Department of Agriculture. more>>
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