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 COVER STORY

Bathroom Fittings: Delivering Blissful Experiences
Like any other touch point in a hotel, technological invasion is sweeping through the bathroom space as well in a big way. While this technological onslaught is supporting the general cause of owners and brands in creating style statements, they are also helping the conservation and sustainability imperatives of modern day. Hospitality Biz tries to explore the key bathroom design concepts by speaking to equipment manufacturers and vendors….
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 INTERVIEW
‘We hope the positive outlook in the industry to reflect on HIFI 2015’ - Jim Burba, President, BHN
While preparing to go into another annual edition of Hotel Investment Forum India (HIFI) between January 14 & 15, 2015, the organizers, Burba Hotel Network (BHN) and Horwath HTL (Hotel Tourism and Leisure) are confident that better economic outlook currently prevailing in the country would reflect on the participation and deliberations this year. In a pre-event interaction with Hospitality Biz, Jim Burba, President, BHN shares the key focus areas for HIFI 2015.
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 EXPERT SPEAK
10 Mantras to Deal with Gen Y in Hospitality - Deepak Behl, Director – Corporate HR, JHM Interstate India
Do you think that ‘Gen Y’ can be managed with the concepts of traditional management? With ‘Gen Y’ the mantras of management have also changed, ‘Gen Y’ is surrounded with 200 TV Channels, Internet round the clock and costly electronics gadgets, may it be iPhones to iPads, we obviously can’t manage them the way we managed ‘Gen X’ or ‘Baby Boomers’.
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This Week's Top Headlines
 
In a major decision aimed at attracting more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the construction sector including building townships, hotels and resorts, housing, hospitals, etc., Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has notified revised FDI norms ...read more>>
 
The Supreme Court of India while hearing series of petitions against the orders by various High Courts in the country favouring ban on smoking and Hookah in restaurants and bars by the Municipal Corporations of cities like Mumbai, Ahemedabad and Chennai, has set ...read more>>
 
Manav Thadani, Chairman, HVS – Asia Pacific, has been appointed as the Chairman of World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), India Initiative for the next one year. He succeeds Dipak Deva, CEO (Destination Management) India & South Asia, Kuoni Destination Management. Thadani has been Vice Chairman of WTTC, India Initiative so far. ...read more>>
 
RezNext Global Solutions, a real-time hotel distribution technology company, has raised $5 Million of funding from New Enterprise Associates, Inc. (NEA), one of the largest venture capital firms, to further accelerate the company’s growth plans. ...read more>>
 
Musafir.com, leading online travel company with footprint in the UAE and India, as part of improving their technology penetration and market reach will launch mobile application soon. Speaking to Hospitality Biz at an event organised by the company in Delhi yesterday, ...read more>>
 
Laureate Hospitality, part of Laureate International Universities, which has globally acclaimed network of hospitality management institutes like Glion Institute of Higher Education and Les Roches International School of Hotel Management; in Switzerland, ...read more>>
 
Cox & Kings Ltd. owned MEININGER Holding GmbH and Foncière des Régions, through its subsidiary Foncière des Murs, formed a commercial partnership in respect of the sourcing by Meininger and acquisition by Foncière des Régions of hotel property ...read more>>
 
Lionel India, one of the leading business travel management companies in India, as part of expanding their reach has joined the global consortium, Travel Solutions International (TSI), headquartered in the UK with partners in 35 countries. Lionel India will be the ...read more>>
 
Roots Corporation, a subsidiary of the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), launched their first Ginger Hotel in Andhra Pradesh at Visakhapatnam. Located at Dwaraka Nagar, the 72-room hotel is easily accessible from key business and leisure hubs in the city. ...read more>>
 
Elan Professional Appliances Pvt. Ltd. (Elanpro), India’s leading Commercial Refrigeration Company, opened their Next Generation Elanpro Experience Centre in Subhash Nagar in Delhi. Elanpro Experience Centre will showcase complete range of ...read more>>
 
Swagath Group, promoted by Jayaram Banan of JRB Group of Companies, has announced the new restaurant brand - Indian Grill Company. The group has invested Rs 2 Cr. in the first property at Connaught Place New Delhi and has plans to invest Rs 50 Cr. for ...read more>>
 
Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, has been recognised for its continuous efforts and success by attaining a special achievement award for the World’s Leading Business Hotel Brand at the World ...read more>>
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