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The Indian food service sector has witnessed exponential growth in the last one decade. The first-ever comprehensive food service industry report - India Food Services Report 2013 - commissioned by Technopak for National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) released recently has interesting insights about the food service industry, its potential, trends, etc. Hospitality Biz presents an overview of the report more>>

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CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2013
Rashmi Vasisht, Corporate Director - Public Relations at The Leela Palaces Hotels & Resort, received the award for Best Business Hotel on behalf of The Leela, Delhi
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This Week's Top Headlines
Indian hotel chains considering charging foreigners in dollars due to weak rupee
  Hotel chains in India are planning to switch to charging their foreign customers in dollars, on account of a depreciating rupee. The rupee has fallen around 13 per cent against the US dollar more>>
DB Realty to not look at hotel projects; will shelve earlier plans
  With its real estate business getting back on track, Mumbai-based DB Realty Ltd has decided to not take up any new hospitality project and shelve earlier plans. more>>
49 hotels in Kerala issued improvement notices; asked to shut down
  Acting on the orders of Biju Prabhakar, Commissioner, Food Safety, Government of Kerala, district food safety officers conducted checks on various eateries in the state and more>>
Service Tax Department survey reveals over 150 AC restaurants in Mumbai unregistered
  A recent Service Tax Department survey in Mumbai revealed that more than 150 air-conditioned (AC) restaurants have not registered themselves with the Department. more>>
Fleur Hotels acquires Clarion Hotel, Bengaluru for Rs 64 crore
  Fleur Hotels, the joint venture partnership between Lemon Tree Hotels and Dutch pension fund manager APG, has acquired the 130-room Clarion Hotel in Whitefield, Bengaluru more>>
FHRAI writes to Uttarakhand CM offering jobs to flood victims
  In a letter to Vijay Bahuguna, Chief Minister (CM), Uttarakhand, the Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) has proposed to offer jobs to flood victims that ravaged the state last month. more>>
FAITH appoints Iqbal Mulla as Treasurer
  In an election cum meeting held in New Delhi recently, the Federation of Associations of Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) has appointed its Committee Members. more>>
Diageo takes control of United Spirits Limited
  Drinks giant Diageo took control of United Spirits Limited(USL) with the world's most valued liquor company sealing a 25 per cent stake purchase for USD 870 million, or Rs 5,236 crore. more>>
Delhi hotels may be allowed to build and sell flats to raise funds
  The government is planning to allow hotels to build and sell apartments in their complexes in Delhi, a move that may benefit several hotels in the city except those that fall within the restricted Lutyens' more>>
Berggruen Hotels to operate 22 hotels in India by March 2014
  Berggruen Hotels Pvt. Ltd., which owns and manages hotels under the brand 'Keys Hotels, Resorts and Serviced Apartments', which currently operates 14 hotels, is looking at operating 22 hotels more>>
The Waterfront Shaw, Lavasa selects STAAH Channel Manager
  The Waterfront Shaw hotel in Lavasa recently adopted the Property Management Solution (PMS) integration of STAAH Ltd, a New Zealand-based channel management company. more>>
The Olive Bistro opens in Hyderabad
  The Olive Bistro, the Olive Group's latest offering, recently opened at Durgam Cheruvu in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. The menu comprises an array of creations by Mayank Tiwari, chef de cuisine, more>>
Burgs launches 4th Mumbai outlet in Ghatkopar
  After successfully launching three stores across prominent locations in Mumbai, Burgs inaugurated its fourth store at R City Mall, Ghatkopar. more>>
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