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 INTERVIEWS
'We try to impart hospitality experience based on Indianess' - Vijay Wanchoo, Sr Vice President & General Manager, The Imperial New Delhi
Established in 1933, The Imperial New Delhi is a hospitality address in the heart of New Delhi that the rich and famous of the society still hold close to their hearts. While retaining its colonial architecture and traditional Indian hospitality, the hotel has tried to bring in innovations in various areas from time to time. Vijay Wanchoo, Sr VP & GM of the hotel talks with Hospitality Biz about recent innovations effected in the F&B offerings of the hotel
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 SPECIAL REPORT

RateGain’s Hotel Pricing Trends - Asia (Dec 2011-Feb 2012)
RateGain has come up with data trends on minimum hotel rates, as well as median hotel rates for three months from December 2011 to February 2012. Hotels under three, four and five-star category across some of the major cities in Asia have been taken into account.
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 PROJECT WATCH

Project Investment in Hospitality Sector: December 2011
The information in this section is the sole property of ProjectsToday.com, a Div of Economic Research India Pvt Ltd (ERIL) and cannot be published without the expressed permission of ERIL
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This Week's Top Headlines
GJEPC signs MoU with Tourism Ministry to participate in Incredible India campaign
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MoT introduces STCI for travel companies and hotels
  Ministry of Tourism (MoT), Government of India is in the process of introducing Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) in next few months after the unveiling of the 'Code of Conduct for Safe and Honorable Tourism' policy...read more>>
HPTDC approves proposal for setting up Eco-Tourism camps in Sangla
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Chattisgarh seeks public-private-partnerships to strengthen tourism service sector
  The Government of Chhattisgarh, which is planning to double visitor inflow in the next two years, is looking for public-private-partnerships (PPP) to strengthen its tourist service sector, a senior government official said. ...read more>>
Travelocity names top 10 New Year’s Eve Destinations
  Travelocity has compiled a list of the top 10 New Year’s Eve destinations in the country where travellers can celebrate the New Year, based on Travelocity bookings....read more>>
Star hotels increase tariffs for New Year: ASSOCHAM survey
  According to a latest survey of the apex industry body ASSOCHAM, star rated hotels in the metros have upped the prices in their hotels and hiked the room tariffs by nearly 30 to 60 per cent to ...read more>>
Kohinoor Group to expand 'Kohinoor Elite' brand in India
  The hospitality division of Kohinoor Group is looking at expanding its recently launched brand 'Kohinoor Elite' across the country. The group plans to come up with hotels at Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Chandigarh by 2015. ...read more>>
The Mirador Hotel to capitalise on booking trends using IDeaS Revenue Management
  The Mirador Hotel has turned to the IDeaS Revenue Management System (RMS) to capitalise on booking trends, thus bringing accuracy and consistency to its forecasting and pricing processes, according to the company release. ...read more>>
Tilaknagar Industries wins case in Bombay High Court over use of trademarks
  Tilaknagar Industries, an India-based manufacturer of alcoholic beverages, has received a favorable order from the Bombay High Court in a case related to trademarks ‘Mansion House’ and ‘Savoy Club'....read more>>
Teacher’s launches Teacher’s & Cola and Teacher’s & Soda in India
  Teacher’s has launched Teacher’s Scotch-based ready to drink (RTD) beverage Teacher’s & Cola and Teacher’s & Soda having a 4.8 per cent ABV and available in a premixed can. ...read more>>
Beam Inc to host 11th edition of Teacher's Achievement Awards in February 2012
  Beam Inc will host its 11th edition of Teacher's Achievement Awards in February 2012. The group has flagged off its 11th edition of the Teacher's Achievement Awards with a 14-part televised series, Achievers' Club on Star World....read more>>
Pizza Hut plans to open 25 outlets serving wine and beer in 2012
  Restaurant chain Pizza Hut plans to open 25 outlets that serve wine and beer across the country next year, according to a a senior company official. “We are planning to open 25 stores in this particular format. ...read more>>
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