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 COVER STORY
Vision 2011: Future Insight
(Part II)
The hospitality industry, which has made a come back in 2010, after a sluggish 2009, pins a lot of hope in 2011. The general economic indicators for the country are expected to bring life into the hospitality sector in the coming days. Hospitality Biz tracks the major developments of 2010 and presents the hoteliers’ view on the future prospects
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 EXPERT SPEAK
Planning and execution: Three steps to briwdge the gap - Christopher C Doyle, Managing Director, India, Dynamic Results, LLC
One of the biggest challenges currently faced by any manager is execution. Most organisations are fairly competent at strategic planning.
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 ACTION CAPTURE

Capt. CP Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure interacts with US President Barack Obama and First Lady, Michelle Obama during their visit to India recently

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This Week's Top Headlines
Wellness Tourism and Yoga encouraged on priority basis: Kumari Selja, Union Minister for Tourism
  The Centre is promoting ‘Wellness Tourism and Yoga’ on a priority basis, attracting foreign tourists particularly from the US and European countries. ...read more>>
Centre launches hospitality scheme for tour operators, international journalists
  The Centre has launched a hospitality scheme, offering incentives to tour operators and international journalists visiting the country, as part of its initiatives to make India ...read more>>
Gujarat govt relaxes FSI rule in eight municipal corporations for setting up hotels
  Government of Gujarat has decided to give extra sops to the state’s builders by further relaxing FSI rule for the builders wanting to construct small hotels on a land measuring 5,000 square metres to 10,000 sq metres ...read more>>
Hilton Worldwide takes over management of Le Royal Meridien Mumbai
  Hilton Worldwide took over the management of Le Royal Meridien Mumbai on January 1, 2011. DB Hospitality, which owns the 171-room boutique five-star deluxe hotel, near the international airport, signed a management contract of ten years with Hilton Worldwide. ...read more>>
Lemon Tree Hotels opens second property in Bengaluru
  Lemon Tree Hotels has launched its second upscale, full-service, contemporary business hotel, Lemon Tree Hotel, City Center Bengaluru, ...read more>>
IHHR Hospitality opens Ista Pune
  Ista Hotels operated by New Delhi-based IHHR Hospitality Pvt Ltd announced the opening of Ista Pune, a 209-room property adjacent to Aga Khan Palace in Yerwada, Pune. ...read more>>
Moksh Leisure to take ‘Le Moksh’ brand to many North Indian cities
  Moksh Leisure & Entertainment Pvt Ltd will look at setting up more outlets of ‘Le Moksh’ brand of multi-cuisine restaurants this year in cities across North India. ...read more>>
IICCI with ICIF to train Indian students on Italian cuisine
  The Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IICCI) has collaborated with Italian Culinary Institute for Foreigners (ICIF) to train Indian students in the fine art of Italian cuisine. ...read more>>
MDU Rohtak to host fourth Indian Hospitality Congress on March 25, 2010
  Institute of Hotel & Tourism Management, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak will host the fourth Indian Hospitality Congress (IHC) at its campus in Rohtak on March 25, 2011. ...read more>>
Simply Grills opens at Goa Marriott Resort
  Goa Marriott Resort has opened a restaurant known as Simply Grills. The new outdoor dining destination will serve sizzling grills and barbeques besides a range of fresh seafood like snapper and lobster, ...read more>>
Nirvana Biosys launches Luca Lychee wine
  Wine manufacturing company Nirvana Biosys has introduced lychee wine under its flagship brand LUCA. LUCA Lychee wine has a classic aroma and taste of the exotic tropical fruit. ...read more>>
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