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‘We want our presence felt in four corners of India’ - Suresh Mansukhani, Country Manager - Indian Subcontinent, Junckers Industrier A/S
Junckers Industrier A/S, known for its wooden flooring, aesthetic beauty, quality, and durability, is a favoured brand for clients in the hospitality industry worldwide. In an interaction with Hospitality Biz, Suresh Mansukhani, Country Manager - Indian Subcontinent, Junckers Industrier A/S talks about the company’s product range and its market focus more>>

Committed to Environment

Besides making profits, the objective of a business now seems to be optimum utilisation of resources by way of ensuring commitment to environment. The hotel industry is at a nascent stage wherein hotels are adopting eco-friendly practices and applying for green building and environment certifications. Hospitality Biz gives an insight on the different aspects of green hotels more>>

RateGain’s Hotel Rate Parity Trends - Asia (Apr – Jun 2012)
Hotel rate parity trends for April to June 2012 of three, four and five star hotels across some of the major cities in Asia.
The report shows the percentage of hotels with cheaper rates on their own brand site compared to their rates on other OTAs. more>>
This Week's Top Headlines
Sultan Ahmed opposes ITDC Chairman's appointment
  Sultan Ahmed, Minister of State for Tourism, Government of India, has opposed the appointment of Shankarsinh Vaghela as the head of India ITDC with the rank of a cabinet minister. more>>
Karnataka plans Tourism Trade Act to woo investors in tourism
  In an attempt to woo investors and speed up investment processes in the tourism sector in the state, the Karnataka government is planning to come out with a Tourism Trade Act. more>>
Kerala Tourism to fast-track clearance of tourism projects worth over Rs 10 crore
  Kerala Tourism yesterday announced that it would introduce fast-track clearance of tourism projects with investment above Rs ten crore. The new clearance system would be integrated with the existing clearance system. more>>
Tamil Nadu government aims to invest Rs 10,000 crore to develop tourism
  S Gokula Indira, Minister for Tourism, Government of Tamil Nadu has projected that the tourism industry in the state is expected to grow leaps and bounds with 'Vision 2023'. more>>
The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts to open 10 properties globally in 2012
  The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts is set to open ten hotels this year in gateway cities and resort destinations in China, India, Australia, Thailand and Indonesia. more>>
Hospitality, travel sectors hope business to pick up from Q2 2012
  The economic slowdown and declining rupee have impacted the travel and hospitality sector but industry players are hopeful that the business will pick up from the second quarter of this fiscal. more>>
Govt’s austerity drive to impact India’s hospitality industry
  Indian government’s austerity drive will adversely affect the hospitality industry that has already been gasping under the impact of the economic slowdown. more>>
Mirah Hospitality launches Citrus Check Inns Ltd; introduces 'flexi-stay' concept
  Mirah Hospitality, which owns and manages various restaurants and hotel brands, has introduced holiday ownership concept, incorporated Citrus Check Inns Limited, an evolved 'flexi-stay' company more>>
DLF sells hotel arm Adone for Rs 567 crore to cut debt
  Debt-ridden DLF Hotel Holdings Ltd said it has sold its entire stake in its subsidiary Adone Hotels and Hospitality, which included land parcels in Chennai, Mysore, Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram more>>
Bengaluru hotels to add only 11% of planned rooms this year
  Bengaluru’s hotel industry is facing a roadblock with several developers delaying projects due to demand slowdown, low risk appetite and rising cost of funds. more>>
Pullman Gurgaon Central Park opens
  Accor has opened Pullman Gurgaon Central Park in the Delhi NCR region. The 285-room property offers 120 superior rooms, 90 deluxe rooms and 75 Pullman Plus rooms including 21 suites. more>>
Nagpur gets it first Radisson Blu property
  Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has opened the 214-room Radisson Blu Hotel Nagpur in India. It is the first Radisson Blu hotel established in Nagpur, and 53rd hotel in India. more>>
Roots Corporation opens Ginger Faridabad
  Roots Corporation Limited has opened Ginger Faridabad in Haryana. The 91-room hotel is located at Fun City Mall near the National Highway and is about 40 kilometres away from the airport more>>
CCD plans to open outlets in Tier-II and Tier-III Indian cities
  In a bid to expand its footprint, Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) is planning to open outlets in Tier-II and III cities like Salem, Agartala to name a few. These outlets will cater to college students, professionals, more>>
Arola - Restaurant and Bar opens at JW Marriott Mumbai
  JW Marriott Mumbai in partnership with two star Michelin Chef Sergi Arola has opened Arola - Restaurant and Bar. With this Spanish restaurant, the hotel brings the Arola brand to India. more>>
Citymax Hotels to open 80 Krispy Kreme stores in south and west India in 5 years
  Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation has signed a franchisee agreement with Citymax Hotels to open 80 stores in the next five years across the south and west of India. more>>
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