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Housekeepers’ reign over the rain
Immediately after the monsoon season, the peak business season for the Indian hospitality industry starts. It rains relatively heavily in some places during the monsoon, which not only affects the exterior structure of the hotel, but also the interior of the property. Thus, not least, preventive maintenance but also an ongoing effort is required during those months. Hospitality Biz speaks with experienced housekeepers to find out what they do to keep their properties prim and proper
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 INTERVIEW
‘We plan asset light model for future expansion’ - Anil Madhok, Managing Director, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts
With 30 projects in the pipeline and most of them loacted in Tier-II cities, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts plans to open 95 per cent of them within two and a half year via management route. Anil Madhok, Managing Director, Sarovar Hotels & Resorts in conversation with Hospitality Biz speaks about the Group’s expansion plans
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 SPECIAL REPORT

Indian Hotel Industry
The hotel industry in India is still in the nascent stages of recovery and is yet to make the transition from an occupancy or demand-led cycle to one supported by rising average room realisations (ARRs).
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This Week's Top Headlines
Tamil Nadu’s revised budget seeks private investments in tourism
  The Government of Tamil Nadu’s revised budget seeks private investments to develop tourism infrastructure in the state ....read more>>
HRANI announces complete schedule of Amritsar conference
  Hotel & Restaurant Associations of Northern India (HRANI) has announced the complete schedule of their first annual conference scheduled from September 23-25, 2011 at Amritsar. ...read more>>
TAT to promote responsible and sustainable tourism
  As part of its current process to promote responsible and sustainable tourism, Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thai tourism stakeholders...read more>>
ICPB delegation visits Srinagar; meets industry stakeholders
  In order to explore the possibilities of resurrecting Srinagar as a convention destination, a high-level delegation of India Convention Promotion Bureau visited the city recently and interacted with the travel and tourism stakeholders....read more>>
IHCL’s first ‘prototype’ Gateway Hotel to open in Kolkata early 2012
  Having launched its full-service upscale brand, The Gateway Hotel, in 2008, Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) will open its first ‘prototype’ Gateway Hotel in Kolkata early next year. ...read more>>
Key Hotels opts for asset light vertical
  Keys Hotels, a brand of Berggruen Hotels Pvt Ltd, has launched its asset light vertical. The group now seeks to partner and leverage its strong expertise with new hotels via management contracts....read more>>
Fortune Park Hotels launches Fortune Park D J Avenue in New Delhi
  Fortune Park Hotels Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd, has launched its 39th property, ‘Fortune Park D J Avenue’ in New Delhi....read more>>
Spree Hotels launches Spree Lotus Valley in Pune
  Spree Hotels & Resorts Pvt Ltd, a start-up hospitality venture has made its entry into the Pune market with maiden property launch Spree Lotus Valley....read more>>
HOSPITECH to hold monthly meet in Pune on August 27, 2011
  HOSPITECH, the hotel technology leaders forum will hold its fourth monthly meeting in Pune on August 27, 2011 at Holiday Inn, Pune Hinjewadi from 1800 hrs onwards....read more>>
Fortune Park Hotels launches Fortune Park D J Avenue in New Delhi
  Fortune Park Hotels Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd, has launched its 39th property, ‘Fortune Park D J Avenue’ in New Delhi....read more>>
Poetree Sarovar Portico, Kerala expected to be operational by 2012
  Poetree Sarovar Portico, located in Thekkady, Kerala, is expected to be operational by 2012. The hotel is owned by Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, one of the fastest growing hotel management companies in India ...read more>>
RCI launches ‘Cruise Exchange Program’ in India
  RCI, which is part of the leading hospitality company, Wyndham Worldwide recently launched the ‘RCI Cruise Exchange Program’ for the timeshare market in India. ...read more>>
Chef Devinder Kumar elected as ICF President
  Chef Devinder Kumar has made a come back at the helm of Indian Culinary Forum (ICF) after a gap of two years. He was elected President at the biennial chef forum elections held in New Delhi recently....read more>>
India dominates IWSR’s fastest-growing spirits brands league
  The world’s top five fastest-growing spirits brands in volume terms are from India, according to IWSR’s fastest growth spirits brands list, published in the August issue of The IWSR Magazine....read more>>
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