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 EXPERT SPEAK
How Standard Operating Procedures CAN actually be implemented - Ravi Wazir, Hospitality Business Consultant & Author
The next time when a new person employed into your company is given a brief on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), just look whether your team explains it to them in a “walk the talk” manner or merely talks about the SOPs over the table.
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 INTERVIEW
BMIHMS Curriculum combines business management and practical training’ - Guy Bentley, CEO, BMIHMS
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) is one of the top notch hotel management schools in Asia Pacific based in Australia. The institute is quite popular with international students. Guy Bentley, CEO, BMIHMS in an interview with Hospitality Biz talks about the institute, the programmes offered and benefits of pursuing under-graduate and post-graduate programmes at the school
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 CHEF'S CORNER
Inderjeet Singh, Executive Chef, Country Inn & Suites, Mysore
Chef Inderjeet Singh is an artiste par excellence who truly believes that cooking is a versatile and venerable art. A Hotel Management Graduate from IHM Goa, Chef Singh is an ardent believer that every culture has a unique food philosophy and the way we cook our food tells a lot about who we are. Adept at maintaining service standards and operational policies, planning and implementing effective control measures to reduce running costs of the unit, Chef Singh earned the reputation of being a ‘start-up specialist’ – be it a gourmet restaurant or a banquet hall or an F&B outlet or even a luxury hotel. Hospitality Biz tries to know more about the Chef.
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This Week's Top Headlines
 
French hospitality major Accor will be doubling its hotel network in India by next year. It is also planning to introduce upscale brand Grand Mercure in India. Accor currently operates 25 hotels and two convention centres in India. ...read more>>
 
90bids.com, a one-of-its-kind real-time air ticket and hotel room bidding portal launched recently by The Great Eastern Appmill, plans to enhance their travel agencies base in a big way in the next one year. ...read more>>
 
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), India’s vacation ownership company announced the acquisition of a resort comprising 60 rooms situated at Manali. ...read more>>
 
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. recently unveiled its second Aloft property in Bengaluru at Cessna Business Park. Managed by Starwood, Aloft Bengaluru Cessna Business Park is owned by real estate developer, Prestige Group. ...read more>>
 
Plaza Premium Lounge, the premium airport lounge provider introduced its latest lounge offering at the domestic departures, Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi recently. ...read more>>
 
Aqaba, a restaurant offering eclectic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, and a business centre is scheduled to open in July at Peninsula Business Park in Mumbai. ...read more>>
 
Auriga Restaurant and Lounge, an expansive 4,000 sq ft area, split over two levels and an outdoor area in Mumbai, launched its revamped pan-Asian menu on June 18, 2014. ...read more>>
 
The Goa Food & Hospitality Expo 2014 will be organised at Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, Bambolim from August 22 to 24, 2014. The event is conceptualised and organised by Media Promotions Pvt Ltd. Media partners for the event includes Hospitality Biz ...read more>>
 
Les Clefs d’Or, one of the largest association of concierges across 45 countries and Locus Media, India’s in-destination marketing company have entered into a strategic tie-up to enhance the city experience of tourists visiting India. ...read more>>
 
In accordance with the tie up that National Council of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (NCHMCT) entered into with Switzerland-based Ecole Hoteliere Lausanne (EHL) last year, ...read more>>
 
Rotana has announced the signing of ten new hotels in the UAE, Iran, Tanzania and Sudan. The new hotels are expected to open their doors before 2020. ...read more>>
 
Commeasure, an entrant in the online space unveiled its plug and play platform for independent hotel owners in the Asia Pacific region, that will help hotels generate more direct bookings through their own hotel mobile and websites. ...read more>>
 
Four Seasons launched its Four Seasons vacation rental website. Guests can browse through properties and select the ideal residence or resort villa. ...read more>>
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