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‘Investment for serviced residences is lower compared to hotels’ - Ronald Tay, Chief Investment Officer, The Ascott Limited
Foraying into India with ambitious plans of setting 4,000 units in the next four years, Ronald Tay, Chief Investment Officer, The Ascott Limited, who oversees the company’s business in India, explains and justifies to Hospitality Biz , the roadmap that has been sketched for the country more>>
Dilip Puri, Managing Director, India and Regional Vice-President, South Asia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts
His current portfolio might sound complicated but Dilip Puri, Managing Director, India and Regional Vice-President, South Asia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts is a non-complicated person and believes in doing things rather speaking about them. Hospitality Biz takes a sneak peek into his personal life more>>

2011 India State Ranking SurveyI
The travel and tourism industry consists of multiple verticals that include hotels, airlines, and travel and tour companies. The State Ranking Survey by HVS focuses on one component of this industry – hotels – more>>
This Week's Top Headlines
India to head United Nations' South Asia tourism unit
  India has taken over as the Chairman of UN South Asian Regional Commission for tourism. This was announced at the ongoing UNWTO conference at Gyeongju, South Korea. more>>
MoT finalises action plan to create awareness campaign in tourism sector
  MoT has finalised an action plan for an aggressive awareness campaign in certain 'vulnerable' destinations in the country more>>
MoT to showcase lesser known destinations during Formula One
  With the inaugural Indian Grand Prix set to draw huge foreign and domestic crowds, MoT has decided to showcase the lesser known destinations during the event. more>>
India receives 4.01 lakh FTAs in September 2011
  India has recorded 4.01 lakh FTAs during September 2011, as compared to FTAs of 3.69 lakh during September 2010 more>>
J&K witnesses over 13 lakh tourists this summer
  Jammu and Kashmir has witnessed a tourism boom this summer as more than 13 lakh tourists, including pilgrims, visited the Valley. more>>
Kamlesh Barot re-elected as President of HRAWI
  Kamlesh Barot, Director, VIE Hospitality has been re-elected as President of HRAWI for 2011-12. more>>
Ratan Marothia re-elected as President of HRAEI
  Ratan Marothia, Owner, Jagannath Hotel, Kolkata has been re-elected as President of Hotel & Restaurant Association of Eastern India (HRAEI) for 2011-12. more>>
Samir Kuckreja to continue as President of NRAI for another term
  Samir Kuckreja, CEO and Managing Director, Nirula’s will continue as the President of NRAI for another two-year term. more>>
Marriott Hotels & Resorts launches new global advertising campaign
  Marriott Hotels & Resorts launched a global advertising campaign, featuring six custom illustrations by world-renowned artist Kareem Iliya. more>>
Hilton Hotels & Resorts opens second hotel in New Delhi
  Hilton Hotels & Resorts has opened Hilton New Delhi-Noida-Mayur Vihar under a management agreement with Eros Resorts & Hotels Ltd. more>>
Sarovar Hotels & Resorts opens Hometel Roorkee in Uttarakhand
  Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, a leading hotel management company, has announced the opening of Hometel Roorkee in Uttarakhand. more>>
IHCL ties up with Switzerland-based Glion Institute of Higher Education
  Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL) has tied up with Switzerland-based Glion Institute of Higher Education. . more>>
Starbucks Coffee Company to enter into JV with Tata Group
  Seattle-based Starbucks Coffee Company is set to clinch a joint venture with Tata Group for opening coffee shops in India more>>
Amul to open 10 quick service restaurants in India this fiscal
  Amul said that it shall be opening ten quick service restaurants (QSRs) across the country by the end of this fiscal. more>>
Humble Hospitality Group to expand ‘The Brew Master’ concept in metro cities
  Ludhiana-based Humble Hospitality Group, which recently opened its first restaurant brand – The Brew Master - in Ludhiana in August this year, will replicate the concept in metro cities across India more>>
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