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UC for Hoteliers: An Insight!
Unified Communications (UC) combines communication channels into a single, manageable interface, simplifies the way information is shared and improves collaboration both within the organisation and without
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 HOUSEKEEPING
Lord Krishna Theory of Management in Hospitality
Yada Yada Hi Dharmasya, Glanirva Bhavathi Bharatha,
Abhyuthanam Adharmaysya, Tadatmanam Srijami Ahamí

A 'Shloka' we listened to in our childhood days. When we asked our parents what it meant, they told us that when there is a decay of righteousness and a rise of unrighteousness, Lord Krishna came into existence
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The Serai – a majestic resort in the coffee capital
The Serai, Chikmagalur is a perfect hideaway in the lap of nature for those looking for a quiet and peaceful stay in a tranquil setting away from travails of city life. Surrounded by coffee plantations, this Coffee Day Group-owned luxury resort in the Coffee Capital of the country is equipped with all wherewithals to make a discerning traveller’s stay memorable. Hospitality Biz gives an insight
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This Week's Top Headlines
Orissa govt plans to build tourism complex in Bhubaneswar
  The Orissa government plans to build a tourism and cultural complex along the Rajpath in Bhubaneswar. Through this complex, the govt plans to showcase the best of the state to tourists. ...read more>>
Airport city on the cards in Mumbai
  The Maharashtra government plans to set up high-end townships around the new international airport at Panvel, Mumbai and promote them as special business, hospitality and amusement clusters along with residential complexes ...read more>>
Marriot International, Inc launches Facebook game as recruiting tool
  Marriott International, Inc is launching a game on Facebook called ‘My Marriott’ which is to be used as a recruiting tool for approximately 50,000 positions this year, particularly in India and China ...read more>>
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc relocates global HQ to China
  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc moves its Senior Leadership Team to China for one month. From June 8 to July 11, Frits van Paasschen, CEO & President, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and the company’s top executives will be headquartered in Shanghai, ...read more>>
Sofitel Luxury Hotels moves regional HQ to Singapore
  Sofitel Luxury Hotels has announced the relocation of its Asia Pacific headquarters to Singapore, which will commence full operation on August 1 2011 ...read more>>
New cruise liner to start operating from Chennai
  India’s newest cruise liner is set to begin its voyage from Chennai soon. Operating from Chennai, the cruise liner, AMET Majesty, will offer packages to the Andamans, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Thailand and a few Indian ports...read more>>
Kohinoor Group launches Kohinoor Elite in Mumbai
  Kohinoor Group recently launched a three-star business budget hotel 'Kohinoor Elite' at the Vidyavihar region in Kohinoor City, Mumbai. Spread across one acre of land, the new hotel has 100 rooms ...read more>>
The Claridges, New Delhi set to dawn new look
  The Claridges, New Delhi will be undergoing extensive refurbishment at the cost of Rs 15 crore. According to the company release, the refurbishment of the hotel will be carried over a period of six months, from May 2011 to ...read more>>
Baglioni Hotels ties up with Kimaya Hospitality as India Representative
  Headquartered at Milan, Baglioni Hotels, a collection of boutique luxury hotels in Italy, France and London (with the latest addition expected to open in Marrakech in November 2012) has associated with Mumbai-based Kimaya Hospitality Pvt Ltd as their exclusive...read more>>
Italy’s Boscolo Hotels appoints Global Destinations as India Representative
  Mumbai-based Global Destinations has been appointed as the India Representative for Venice-based Boscolo Hotels from June 1, 2011. Global Destinations will handle the sales and marketing of Boscolo Hotels in India ...read more>>
Phadnis Group forays into food sector
  Pune-based Phadnis Group, which has marked its presence in real estate, hospitality, telecommunication and power, has forayed into the food sector with a 66:34 joint venture with Portugal-based Dan ...read more>>
Maharashtra fixes legal drinking age at 25 years
  The legal drinking age for rum, gin, whisky, vodka and country- made liquor has been fixed at 25 years. The legal drinking age for the consumption of mild beer has been fixed at 21 years. This decision...read more>>
Bar owners, restaurateurs and excise officials against new legal drinking age in Maharashtra
  Bar owners, restaurateurs and excise officials have said that Maharashtra government's decision to raise the legal drinking age for hard liquor to 25 will lead to increased corruption and harassment of the public ...read more>>
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