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Lamp lighting ceremony of The Leela Palace Chennai
The lamp lighting ceremony of the The Leela Palace Chennai by Capt CP Krishnan (L), Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure Limited, and Leela Nair
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This Week's Top Headlines
Maharashtra to get single-window clearance for restaurants: Bhujbal
  The concluding session, 'Meet the Minister of Tourism', at the IATO Convention brought some cheer and relief for the travel and tourism fraternity in Maharashtra. more>>
Reunion Tourism to target high-end travellers in India
  The latest entrant in the Indian niche tourism market, Reunion Island aims to tap the high-end visitor segment in the country. According to Pascal Viroleau, CEO, Reunion Island Tourism, more>>
Mizoram plans to open ‘branded hotel’ chain to boost tourism
  Mizoram Tourism Development Board under the chairmanship of Pu Lalthanhawla, Chief Minister, Government of Mizorma has plans to open up ‘branded hotel’ chain to boost tourism in the state, according to Mizo News. more>>
Six Senses Spa debuts in India at Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort
  Six Senses Spa has forayed into the Indian market, with its opening at Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort in Greater Noida. Touted as one of the biggest spas in the country in terms of space and more>>
GRT Hotels wins 66 awards at SICA Culinary Competiton and Exhibition 2012
  The GRT Hotels & Resorts won 66 coveted awards for its culinary & creative expertise at the recently concluded second edition of South India Culinary Association (SICA) more>>
Dr Jyotsna Suri, CMD, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group honoured with IATO ‘Hall of Fame’
  Dr Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson and Managing Director, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group has been conferred the ‘Hall of Fame’ award by Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra, more>>
Captain C P Krishnan Nair conferred with IATO Hall of Fame award
  Captain C P Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure Ltd received The Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) Hall of Fame award by Prithviraj Chavan, Chief Minister, of Maharashtra, more>>
12 South Asian hotels receive Expedia Insiders Select Awards
  For the first time Expedia has recognised 12 hotels from South Asia, a majority of them from India, for its ‘Expedia Insiders Select Awards’. Started in the USA and Canada in 2007, more>>
Hyatt announces Hyatt Place Nagpur; plans to open in 2016
  Hyatt Hotels Corporation last week said that a Hyatt affiliate signed a management agreement with Unity Infraprojects Limited for a Hyatt Place property in Nagpur, India. more>>
Taj Mahal New Delhi may have an open auction soon
  The consulting firm Ernst & Young has advised the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC), which paid for Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) to build the 294-room Taj Mahal New Delhi more>>
Kempinski Hotels, Ambience Group to open Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi this year
  Kempinski Hotels has entered into a contract with Delhi-based Ambience Group to form Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi, which will be launched sometime between October and more>>
Mumbai University to build Rs 200-crore international convention centre
  The University of Mumbai will build an international convention centre at its Kalina campus. The centre spread across five acres will have a capacity to accommodate 6,500 people. more>>
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson to open in Navi Mumbai by Oct 2012
  Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group will open Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Navi Mumbai by the end of October 2012. Located at Mahape in Navi Mumbai, the 94-key property is owned by Lotus Pond Hotel more>>
JHM Interstate Hotels & Resorts to manage The Corinthians Resort & Club in Pune
  JHM Interstate Hotels & Resorts will manage The Corinthians Resort & Club in Pune. The 120-room, five-star resort property is owned by Pune-based real estate development company Nyati Group. more>>
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