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Madhubhan Resort & Spa: A Riveting Rendezvous
Located in the dairy capital of India, Anand in Gujarat, Madhubhan Resort & Spa is not just a resort, but a sanctuary of sorts in the middle of 22-acre, lush green surroundings. A tastefully and lavishly designed resort with world-class facilities amidst a natural orchard, the 83-room resort is a destination in itself in a virtually ‘no man’s land’ from a tourist’s point of view. Hospitality Biz shares the fabulous hospitality experience at the property more>>
'We provide technological edge to keep abreast with the dynamic business environment' - Rony Kurien, Dean-Administration, Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa
Understanding the requirement of the hospitality industry for trained and qualified professionals, Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa is looking at all means to provide the best-quality and on-the-job training to hospitality management students. Rony Kurien, Dean-Administration, Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa, speaks to Hospitality Biz about the developments made and future plans of the institute, and the trends in hospitality education in India
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Importance of e-marketing - Sudhanshu Kumar Singh, Group General Manager, Ramee Group of Hotels India Ltd.
E-Marketing, also called Online Marketing, Internet marketing, I-marketing, web marketing, etc., plays an important role in maintaining hotel revenue as well as occupancy. Several aspects like Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Social Media Optimisation (SMO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Email Marketing , Portal Marketing, Mobile App, Mobile Website, Website Maintenance, Future E-Marketing
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This Week's Top Headlines
Indian hotels record on-year 5.2% fall in RevPAR in 2012-13: HVS' The Trends & Opportunities Report
  Hotels across India witnessed a 5.2 per cent drop in RevPAR in 2012-13 over the previous year with the five-star segment registering the maximum decline, as per The Trends & Opportunities Report, more>>
Ircon Infrastructure & Services floats tenders to sub-lease MFCs at 14 locations in India
  Ircon Infrastructure & Services Limited (IrconISL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ircon International Limited, and involved in the development of infrastructure and passenger facilitation centres around railway stations more>>
Uttarakhand hoteliers demand moratorium on bank loans
  With tourism business coming to a naught in Uttarakhand as a result of the natural disaster that struck the state on June 16 this year, hospitality stakeholders in the state are facing a bleak financial situation. more>>
IHCL investors expect company to spin off overseas hotel to trim debt
  Investors in Indian Hotels Company Ltd’s (IHCL) The Pierre, a hotel in New York, have said the company should sell part of its overseas business to trim its debt and focus on reviving growth at home. more>>
‘Sustainable & Responsible Tourism’ to be theme for FHRAI Convention 2013
  The 48th Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) Convention, scheduled to be held in Kochi, Kerala from September 18-21, 2013, will have ‘Sustainable & Responsible Tourism’ as the theme. more>>
Finance Minister unveils National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme
  P Chidambaram, Minister for Finance, Government of India, recently unveiled the National Skill Certification and Monetary Reward Scheme, a first-of-its-kind to be implemented across India. more>>
Westin chefs to develop signature menu for 'Kangan' across India
  The expert chefs of Kangan, Westin Hotel & Resorts’ North West Frontier specialty Indian cuisine restaurant at Pune, Mumbai and Hyderabad, recently unveiled ‘Kitchens of Kangan’. more>>
DB Hospitality calls off tallest Indian luxury hotel project
  Five years after the project was announced, DB Hospitality has shelved plans to construct India Tower (Park Hyatt), the tallest luxury hotel of 125 floors in India. In its place, the developer, more>>
Panoramic Group unveils its 9th Maharashtra resort
  Panoramic Group of Companies, a multi-national conglomerate with business interests in several sectors, opened its 36th resort in India on August 15, 2013. more>>
492 industries, hotels register with GSPCB to obtain ‘Consent to Operate’
  Out of 2,632 industrial and hotel units in Goa, 492 units have registered with the Goa State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) to obtain a 'Consent to Operate' as required under the Air and Water more>>
Pizza Hut to open 33 delivery outlets in India next year
  Fast food chain, Pizza Hut, will scale up its delivery business over the next year. Of the 50 new stores that Yum! Restaurants India will open next year, close to 33 will be delivery outlets, said Sandeep Kataria, more>>
McDonald’s plans to bring F&B chain ‘McCafé’ to India
  McDonald's is putting together plans to bring its global coffee-house-styled F&B chain 'McCafé' to get into the fast growing Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) segment in India, said sources related to the development. more>>
TMA Hospitality enters Chennai with flagship brand Ammi’s Biryani
  Bengaluru-based TMA Hospitality Services Private Limited's flagship brand, Ammi’s Biryani, is entering Chennai with the three outlets. “We are opening three of the four outlets planned in Chennai. more>>
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