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 COVER STORY

Organic foods: Indians slow to harvest
Organic foods are well accepted in the Indian industry and market, but what cannot be ignored that their growth since introduction has been a slow process. Hospitality Biz traces the progress, advantages and challenges faced by the Indian organic food industry
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 SPECIAL REPORT

Hospitality in Gods’ Abode
Although Pilgrim Tourism is the backbone of India’s domestic tourism, the physical infrastructure, including good accommodation, is still missing in most of the locations. While opportunities for right investments in the hospitality space at religious destinations are abundant, major players are yet to realise this untapped potential. Hospitality Biz explores the scenario in detail
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 ACTION CAPTURE

Marriott International at the opening ceremony of JW Marriott Chandigarh
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This Week's Top Headlines
MoT announces incentives for NABH accredited wellness centres and Ayurveda hospitals
  To promote Wellness Tourism as a niche tourism product and encourage wellness activities, the MoT has announced incentives for NABH accredited wellness ...read more>>
MPSTDC to redevelop Tamia as Adventure Tourism hub
  The MPSTDC has revealed its plans to develop Tamia, which was previously promoted as an Eco-Tourism destination...read more>>
NGO Khushii ties up with ITDC for 'Hunar Se Rozgar Tak' scheme
  Khushii has tied up with ITDC, under the aegis of the MoT, Government of India for the MoT's project – ‘Hunar Se Rozgar Tak.’....read more>>
Delhi Excise Department issues licenses for imported wines
  The Department of Excise Entertainment and Luxury Tax, Government of Delhi has released the first lot of excise licenses for imported wines for the year 2011-12....read more>>
Fifth IFCA National Culinary Congress to be held at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore from Nov 10 to 12, 2011
  IFCA will organise the Fifth IFCA National Culinary Congress from November 10 to 12, 2011 at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore ...read more>>
IIT Delhi confers Distinguished Alumnus Award to Patu Keswani, Chairman & Managing Director, Lemon Tree Hotels
  The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi has conferred the Distinguished Alumnus Award on Patu Keswani....read more>>
Amit Burman, Chairman, Lite Bite Foods awarded Restaurant Entrepreneur of the Year
  Amit Burman, Chairman, Lite Bite Foods Pvt Ltd and Vice Chairman, Dabur India Ltd has been named the Restaurant Entrepreneur of the Year at the India Restaurant Awards 2011 ...read more>>
Majority Indian business travellers opt for eco-friendly hotels: Accor Asia Pacific Business Travellers Survey 2011
  Accor Asia Pacific Business Traveller Survey 2011 has revealed that modern Indian business travellers are becoming more eco-conscious and tech-savvy. ...read more>>
Asia-Pacific hotel performance improves in July: STR Global
  Hotels in the Asia-Pacific region experienced mostly positive results in the three key performance metrics during July 2011 when reported in US dollars, according to data compiled by STR Global....read more>>
Carlson to open Radisson Blu Hotel Dehradun, Uttarakhand in Q2 2014
  Carlson, a family-owned global hospitality and travel company, has signed Radisson Blu Hotel Dehradun Uttarakhand....read more>>
Sohum Spa opens at Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa, Goa
  Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa, Goa has opened its in-house ‘Sohum Spa’ in India. The spa is spread over 5000 square feet area. ...read more>>
UEI Global in Thiruvananthapuram gets audited by Hotelschool The Hague
  UEI which has a hotel management institute in Thiruvananthapuram, was recently audited by Hotelschool The Hague (HTH), Netherlands....read more>>
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