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 INTERVIEW
‘Praxis mentors hotels to improve online sales and achieve high RevPARs’ - Ravish Swarup, CEO, Praxis Services
Praxis Services, an Indian business process management company with a lot of hospitality domain expertise, helps hotels not only improve their online sales, but also manage their reservations, information services, rate loading, profile management, operations of their loyalty programmes, revenue management, social media, and more. Ravish Swarup, CEO, Praxis Services in an interaction with Hospitality Biz talks about the unique technology-based service delivery system of Praxis
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 CHEF'S CORNER
Sreenivasan G, Executive Chef, Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi
Hotel Management graduate, Chef Sreenivasan started his career at Hyatt Regency, New Delhi, where he was introduced to the world of Italian cuisine. It was there that he honed his skills under acclaimed Italian chefs and created a niche for himself by mastering regional Italian cuisines. Having spent almost two decades in the hotel industry Sreenivasan’s magnificent journey can be accredited to hard work, eagerness to learn and discipline. A believer in the usage of fresh seasonal ingredients, he serves aesthetically presented meals to the guest. Hospitality Biz tries to understand Chef Sreenivasan closely
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 DAY IN THE LIFE OF
Aman Nath, Co-Founder, Neemrana Hotels
Aman Nath has successfully converted almost 30 landmark heritage properties into sprawling hospitality addresses together with his benevolent entrepreneur friend, late Francis Wacziarg. A writer, journalist, and ardent lover of Indian art and architecture, it is passion for art and architectural heritage that later converted Nath into an hotelier of a different ilk. Hospitality Biz unravels the personal side of this true ‘karmayogi’ who is the Co-Founder of Neemrana Hotels
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This Week's Top Headlines
 
Ministry of Tourism (MoT), Government of India has decided to simplify the hotel classification norms with immediate effect. Under the revised norms, the Ministry has decided to do away with all the licences except two important ones, ...read more>>
 
At the National Conference of State Tourism Ministers held in New Delhi yesterday, there was a discussion on important issues faced by the tourism industry in India. ...read more>>
 
Bringing an end to political controversies surrounding the closure of 418 bars in the State which were found to be lacking in standards in April this year, ...read more>>
 
Largest domestic liquor maker Allied Blenders & Distillers (ABD) today acquired 50 per cent ownership rights in the Dutch liquor major Herman Jansen's Mansion House brandy and Savoy Club whiskey and ...read more>>
 
HVS India announced the launch of “HVS Professional Skills Development” vertical, with its Executive Development Training Programmes commencing from September 2014. ...read more>>
 
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced the graduation of the inaugural class of the IHG Academy hospitality training programme with IL&FS Skills. ...read more>>
 
Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology (BCIHMCT), New Delhi will bring together the culinary skills and hospitality knowledge of students from 35 Hotel Management Colleges of India and sub continent to compete at ...read more>>
 
Restaurants at five-star hotels are no more the big draws they once used to be. Top hotels in India are now opening fewer in-house eating houses, as specialty restaurants mushrooming all across towns, are luring away diners and eating into their revenues. ...read more>>
 
Tastykhana.in, an online food ordering portal, has announced its collaboration with Jubilant Foodworks Ltd, which operates Domino's Pizza in India, stated a report in FnB News. ...read more>>
 
Over 135 winners from various categories of culinary competitions received the gold and silver medals during the award ceremony of the 3rd edition of South Indian Culinary Association (SICA) Culinary Competition and Exhibition 2014 held recently in Chennai. ...read more>>
 
With a view to deal with the grappling issues of the hospitality industry in skill deficit, Puratos India inaugurated its Bakery School at the Shirvane School and Junior College in Navi Mumbai. ...read more>>
 
Designed to cater to both the domestic and international traveller, Lords Hotel & Resorts has recently launched its 56–room hotel in Sasan Gir. ...read more>>
 
Myra Vineyards, an emerging wine brand, has announced the launch of its super-premium wines, 'Reserve' in Karnataka. Myra Vineyards announced its venture into the super-premium segment by launching its “Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon” and “Reserve Shiraz” variants. ...read more>>
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