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 INTERVIEW
'Sous Chef Live programme offers fastest way to excellence and culinary greatness'
Mahindra Holidays provides well-defined career path to professionals trained in culinary arts. Its programmes are designed to give candidates an edge by training them to meet existing global standards of culinary excellence. P Soundararajan, Corporate Executive Chef, Mahindra Holidays, speaks with Hospitality Biz, where he gives an insight into the company's newest initiative, the Sous Chef Live programme
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 EXPERT SPEAK
Strategic Execution
Strategy is a term with many meanings. Efforts to devise or settle on a strategy can encounter difficulties owing to these different meanings.
Strategy Is
Strategy is many things. Plan, pattern, position, ploy and perspective.
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 NEW APPOINTMENTS

JW Marriott Hotel Chandigarh: Deepak Manocha, General Manager
Four Points by Sheraton Pune, Nagar Road : Pankaj Mathur, General Manager
The Chariot Resort Spa Puri: Olivier P Spears, General Manager
Fortune Select Exotica, Navi Mumbai: Ravi Kapila, General Manager
Swissôtel Kolkata: Ferry Warnke, General Manager
ITC Maurya, New Delhi: Aragula Anand Rao, General Manager
Pullman Gurgaon Central Park: Scott Davies, General Manager

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This Week's Top Headlines
UPSTDC plans to long lease 71 hotels in UP to pvt investors
  UPSTDC plans to long lease 71 hotels across Uttar Pradesh to private investors. Though all the formalities regarding the same has been done by UPSTDC, it is waiting for the final approval from the UP ...read more>>
HRANI to host its first convention in Amritsar
  HRANI will hold its first convention between September 23 and 25, 2011 at Ista Amritsar. The theme of the convention is 'Vision 2020'. ...read more>>
IHG may bring Staybridge Suites brand to India
  IHG is looking at opportunities to bring its extended stay brand Staybridge Suites to India. The company is open to managing service apartments in a mixed land use development.....read more>>
Starwood India Customer Contact Centre in Gurgaon opens
  Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc has opened Starwood India Customer Contact Centre (CCC) in Gurgaon. ...read more>>
ITC may split top management position
  ITC, the hotels and tabacco major, may split the top management position into two, even as Y C Deveshwar, its current Chairman, is tipped to get a fresh five-year term, part of it in a non-executive role. ...read more>>
InterContinental Hotels Group opting for Google mail
  InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) is switching 25,000 of its employees and hotel managers onto an e-mail system managed by Google Inc in place of Microsoft's Corporation's Outlook. ...read more>>
Best Western India to open hotel in Ajmer
  Best Western India and Aashiyana Infrastructure Development Pvt Ltd, Noida-based real estate developer, will open 'Best Western Oasis' in Ajmer, Rajasthan by the end of 2011. ...read more>>
Toshali Resorts appoints Theme Ventures for driving corporate business
  Delhi-based Toshali Resorts has appointed Theme Ventures as the nodal agency for corporate sales for their properties in Shimla, Puri and Toshali Jungle Resort in Orissa. ...read more>>
Trump Hotel Collection plans expansion in India and China
  Trump Hotels is in discussions to build hotels in India and China. The Trump Oganisation will head to the Orient for land including properties in Mumbai, Sanya, Singapore and Beijing. ...read more>>
Nice Tourist & Convention Bureau launches new website
  The Nice Tourist & Convention Bureau has revamped its website and has also launched a new site, www.nicetourisme.com, recently. ...read more>>
Fountainhead Lifestyle plans expansion in Maharashtra
  Fountainhead Lifestyle, hospitality arm of Mumbai-based Fountainhead Group, which currently operates business hotel 'Matrix Inn' at Chakan in Pune, plans to expand its footprint in Maharashtra. ...read more>>
BD Graiver and Uniglobe Travel Int'l starts toll-free number
  Israel-based travel and tourism company BD Graiver and Uniglobe Travel International, have started operating through a toll-free number 000127, access code 8381 in India ...read more>>
The Indus Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Arts sets up base in Chennai
  The Indus Institute of Hospitality and Culinary Arts has set up its base in Chennai. It is now located at 16 Anna Salai, Saidapet. The state-of-the-art facility spreads over 15,000 square feet space....read more>>
Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre launches Le Café
  Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre has launched Le Café, an open-style kitchen. It covers around 800 square feet....read more>>
Foster's Group rejects SABMiller takeover bid
  Foster's Group has rejected a AUD 9.5 billion (6.2 billion Pounds) takeover bid by rival SABMiller, saying the bid undervalues the company. ...read more>>
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