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Selling Pilgrimage Concept - Debashis Ghosal, MD & CEO, Daiwik Hotels
Daiwik Hotels Pvt. Ltd., India’s first pilgrimage chain of full-service four-star hotels, caters to the distinct needs of a pilgrim. Debashis Ghosal, MD & CEO, Daiwik Hotels, speaks to Hospitality Biz about the brand’s unique features and plans in India more >>
Accor Asia Pacific Business Traveler Research 2012
In the global travel and tourism industry, business travel remains an essential component. Hospitality Biz presents the Asia Pacific Business Traveller Research 2012, a report by Accor, giving an insight into the travel and behavioural preferences of business travellers in the region more>>

A Perfect Jungle Swing
After a busy work schedule and hustle-bustle of city, a relaxed weekend getaway is what each one of us look for. The Jungle Resort Amba is an ideal choice for nature and adventure lovers. Hospitality Biz takes you through the Western Ghats and jungle safari in the Konkan region of Maharashtra more >>
This Week's Top Headlines
Sahai urges industry associations to sensitise states about benefits of tourism
  Subodh Kant Sahai, Minister for Tourism, Government of India has urged associations like Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) to play a lead role in sensitising more>>
Indian business travellers among top spenders: Accor
  Accor in its latest 'Asia Pacific Business Traveller Survey 2012' reported that Indian business travellers are among the top spenders, second to Singaporeans, more>>
Review luxury tax exemption for hotels under tourism projects: Prithviraj Chavan
  At a review meeting on Maharashtra’s tourism policy implementation, Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister, Government of Maharastra and Ajit Pawar, Deputy Chief Minister, more>>
FHS to build awareness of its niche services through FHRAI convention
  Foodesign Hospitality Systems (FHS) Pvt Ltd, a consulting company rendering cost management services for F&B operational audits in the hospitality industry, more>>
Sands China Ltd focuses on tapping Indian travellers
  Sands China Ltd, leading developer of multi-use integrated resorts in Macao, plans to tap the Indian market. The marketing initiative began in 2009, when the Venetian Macau played host more>>
Sun Resorts plans to target FIT, GIT segments in India
  Mauritian hotel group, Sun Resorts, plans to target the Free Individual Travellers (FIT) and Group Inclusive Tour (GIT) segments in India, said Christopher Rainer, more>>
GreenPark launches its first five-star property in India
  GreenPark Hotels & Resorts Ltd, last week forayed into the five-star luxury segment in India with the opening of Hotel Marigold in Hyderabad. Marigold has been made with an investment of Rs 100 crore. more>>
Benjamin West opens India office; signs deal for five new-build hotels
  USA-based Benjamin West, a global purchasing firm for Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) and Operating Supplies and Equipment (OS&E) has opened an office in India in New Delhi, India. more>>
Capt CP Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure Limited receives Louis XIII miniature honour
  IVincent Géré, Director, Remy Martin Estates and Oenology recently honoured Capt CP Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure Limited by presenting him the customised Louis XIII more>>
Shimla to have a modern convention centre soon
  Shimla is soon going to have a modern convention centre having capacity of over 1500 seats, which would house a big auditorium, shopping arcade, food courts in aesthetic 'Pahari' architecture. more>>
Mapple Exotica, New Delhi to open in Sept 2012
  The Mapple Group of Hotels, Palaces and Resorts will expand its portfolio, with the opening of Mapple Exotica, New Delhi in September 2012. The hotel will offer over 40 rooms and suites. more>>
Hotels in Bengaluru see rise in domestic traffic
  The hospitality landscape is Bengaluru has always stood out in comparison to other cities like Mumbai and Delhi, both in pricing and customer profile. With the addition of over 3,000 rooms more>>
MSU to start Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology from 2013
  The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (MSU) is all set to start the Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology from the next academic year. more>>
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