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 INTERVIEW
'The USP of GetDistributors.com lies in its unique concept' - Bikky Khosla, CEO, Infocom Network
GetDistributors.com is a B2B online platform that helps companies, both Indian and global, to find distributors and distributor companies of their interest. Launched in May this year as a subsidiary of tradeindia.com, GetDistributors.com has been receiving good response from industry segments, including food and hospitality. Bikky Khosla, CEO, Infocom Network, speaks to Hospitality Biz about the uniqueness of the online space for distributors, and its scope in the Indian market
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 EXPERT SPEAK
Hurdle Rate: A must in Revenue Management Strategy of a Hotel - Divya Thakur, Assistant Professor, Banarsidas College of Hotel Management
Revenue Management is the process of understanding, anticipating and influencing consumer behaviour in order to maximise yield or profits from a fixed and perishable resource. Also called Yield Management, Revenue Management is used by many companies in order to maximise profits by focusing on selling the right product to the right customer for the right price at the right time.
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 ACTION CAPTURE

Michelin Starred Chef Vikas Khanna launches ‘Everyone Can Cook’ book
Michelin Starred chef, Vikas Khanna’s book, ‘Everyone Can Cook’, was recently released in Delhi. Commissioned by Hindustan Tin Works Ltd. and published by Om Books International, the cookbook was released by Chef Khanna himself in the presence of Sanjay Bhatia, Managing Director, Hindustan Tin Works Ltd., and Ajay Mago, Publisher, Om Books International.
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This Week's Top Headlines
 
Dr K Chiranjeevi, Minister of State with Independent Charge for Tourism, Government of India, today launched the ‘777 Days of the Indian Himalayas’ campaign here on the occasion of World Tourism Day. ...read more>>
 
S M Shervani has been elected as the President of the Federation of Hotel & Restaurant Associations of India (FHRAI) for the next year. The election took place at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) ...read more>>
 
Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation (DTTDC), which recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) for setting up budget hotels on a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) mode ...read more>>
 
Close on the heels of Central government decision to exempt hotels in the flood-ravaged Uttarakhand from Service Tax for a period of six months, starting from mid-September, 2013 to March 31, 2014, Uttarakhand government is seriously considering exemption in ...read more>>
 
Tata-owned Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is likely to get an extension of three months to operate Taj Mansingh hotel in Lutyens Bungalow Zone in New Delhi after its lease expires next month stated a PTI report. ...read more>>
 
JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts announced the launch of its first hotel in Bengaluru yesterday. JW Marriott Bengaluru was designed to redefine luxury for the modern business and leisure traveller. ...read more>>
 
The 31st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) has re-elected Samir Kuckreja, Founder and CEO, Tasanaya Hospitality Private Limited, ...read more>>
 
Edwin Saldanha of The Oberoi, Mumbai was re-elected as the President of Les Clefs d’Or India, an association of Society of the Golden Keys. ...read more>>
 
Indian Spa & Wellness Association (ISWA) organised its fourth event in the form of their national conference at ITC Fortune Select Regina in Goa on August 9, 2013. ...read more>>
 
Le Meridien Bangalore hosted a unique gathering of farmers, scientists, processors and chefs to celebrate ‘Black Gold’ otherwise known as Peppercorns on September 19, 2013. ...read more>>
 
Hettich, a German hardware manufacturing company and a furniture fittings specialist with a global presence in 110 countries, plans to invest Rs 500 crore in India over the next five years. ...read more>>
 
Gopal Corpco Limited (GCL), a Delhi-based business conglomerate with interests in tobacco, hospitality, and power sector, as part of their business diversification is looking for big entry into packaged food segment. ...read more>>
 
The GROHE Group, providers of sanitary fittings, has entered into an agreement with LIXIL Corporation and Development Bank of Japan in relation to the sale of an 87.5 per cent equity interest in GROHE Group from TPG and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners. ...read more>>
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