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When Art meets Culinary Skills!
The presentation of food involves the handiwork of a trained Chef, who inherently must have the traits of an artist. Hospitality Biz writes about the intricacies of ice carvings and cold platter service in hospitality sector more>>
'Zwiesel Kristallglas to aggressively tap hotel & retail segments for selling wine crystal glasses' - Dr Andreas Buske, Zwiesel Kristallglas
The winner of Golden Hat Award and having over 25 years of experience in the culinary profession, Chef Jugesh Arora, Culinary Management Consultant,, who is also the President of South Indian Culinary Association (SICA) and member of World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS), speaks with Hospitality Biz about services being offered at his new venture more>>
Create a Welcoming Floor - Alok Goel, CEO, NITCO Ltd
Thereís no question that tile is the best selection for a spa room. As you choose your spa room tile hereís a few things to keep in mind:
The important aspect of choosing your spa room tile is the ambience delivered. Since youíre working with tile, itís not difficult to cut and format almost any type of design. more>>

This Week's Top Headlines
National Tourism Advisory Council meet chalks out strategies for tourism development in India
  In order to develop tourism infrastructure, MoT, Govt of India has appointed a national level consultant, which is in the process of identification of tourist circuits/destinations and more>>
Union Minister for Tourism announces new initiatives for 'Hunar Se Rozgar Tak' programme
  MoT, Govt of India has outlined several new initiatives for the programme Hunar Se Rozgar Tak (HSR) during the 12th Five-Year Plan. more>>
India receives 6.37 lakh Foreign Tourist Arrivals in November 2011
  FTAs in India during November, 2011 was 6.37 lakh as compared to FTAs of 6.08 lakh during November 2010 and 5.41 lakh in October 2009. more>>
Kamlesh Barot takes over as President of FHRAI for 2011-2012
  Kamlesh Barot has taken over as the President of Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) at the 55th meeting of the Executive Committee of FHRAI, which was held recently more>>
India's e-commerce market to touch Rs 50,000 cr in 2011
  The domestic e-commerce market in India, which was estimated to at Rs 19,688 crore in 2009, is expected to touch Rs 50,000 crore in 2011, according to a recent white paper by First Data Corporation and more>>
Sofitel Luxury Hotels to open its flagship property in Mumbai on December 26, 2011
  France-based Sofitel Luxury Hotels will open Sofitel Mumbai BKC on December 26, 2011. Located at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), the hotel has been designed by the architects at BBGM (US) more>>
Concept Hospitality to manage 15 more hotels in India by 2012-13
  Concept Hospitality Pvt Ltd will manage 15 more hotels in India by 2012-13 under its brand The Fern. Currently, the company is managing 13 hotels, falling under five-star, four-star and resort categories more>>
TAJGVK to set up five-star hotel near Mumbai international airport
  TAJGVK Hotels & Resorts Ltd (TAJGVK) will set up a five-star deluxe (luxury category) hotel with 275 rooms near terminal 1C of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, under the 'Taj' brand more>>
DLF Ltd to sell hotel unit to Kolkata-based Square Four Housing for Rs 550 crore
  DLF Ltd is set to sell its hotel subsidiary to Kolkata-based Square Four Housing & Infrastructure Private Ltd (Square Four Housing) for Rs 550 crore, its third divestment in the last three months more>>
Saffron Group to invest more in hospitality ventures
  Saffron Group, a real-estate group, which has recently forayed into hotel business by launching the maiden hotel property, plans to make more investments in the hospitality sector primarily in more>>
Comfort Inn Saffron Kiran starts operations at Faridabad, NCR
  Saffron Group has forayed into the hospitality business with the launch of their first hotel Comfort Inn Saffron Kiran at Faridabad on Delhi – Mathura Road in the National Capital Region (NCR). more>>
RIL to enter fast-food business with its own brand next year
  Reliance Industries Limited will enter the fast-food business with its own brand next year. Mukesh Ambani has brought in Rishi Negi, COO of multiplex operator Fame India more>>
Beam Inc announces global launch of premium scotch whiskies
  Spirits maker Beam Inc recently announced the global launch of Teacher’s 25 Years Old Blended Scotch Whiskey and Teacher’s Highland Single Malt Whiskey from the Ardmore Distillery in Mumbai. more>>
Chile-based wines exporter Cono Sur launches wines in India
  Cono Sur, one of the largest producers of Pinot Noir in the world, has launched its wines in the Indian market. The wines have been exclusively imported by Sula Selections more>>
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