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 CITY SCAPE

Jaipur: is it loosing the leisure-orientation?

Jaipur, the Pink City of India, one of the pivots on which the famed Golden Triangle of Indian tourism revolves, has witnessed spectacular changes in the hospitality sector in the last few years. This has brought about a change in the leisure-orientation of the city in recent years. Hospitality Biz tries to understand the pulse of the hospitality industry in Jaipur
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 SPOTLIGHT

Kolkata’s treat for the urban nomad

After a 24-year long hiatus, The Taj Group unveiled its second property in the City of Joy in December 2013. The Gateway Hotel EM Bypass Kolkata flawlessly blends modern comforts and heart-warming service. Optimally located at the junction of Rashbehari Connector and within close proximity to the city’s IT hub, the property is a sanctuary for the urban nomad. Hospitality Biz shares the highlights of her stay at the hotel
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 INTERVIEW
‘At Wipro, innovation is an on-going journey’ - Parag Kulkarni, Sr VP & Business Head – Commercial Lighting & Furniture Business, Wipro
Wipro Lighting & Furniture Business at its signature event “Light & Furniture Show” held recently launched Interstuhl range of chairs, Toronto based designers exclusive Public Area Seating range - Pause and LED Lighting range designed for Commercial and Residential buildings. In an interaction with Hospitality Biz, Parag Kulkarni, Sr Vice President & Business Head – Commercial Lighting & Furniture Business, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting Group reveals more information
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 EXPERT SPEAK
‘Focused marketing maintains brand creditability’ - Alok Chakravarty, Director-Sales and Marketing, Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, New Delhi
In today’s competitive world, marketing communication plays a pivotal role in an organisation to bridge the gap between what’s desired by the guests and what’s delivered to the guests.
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This Week's Top Headlines
 
Hotel & Restaurant Association of Northern India (HRANI) has demanded rationalisation of consent fee being charged by Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) which is exorbitant and discriminatory. ...read more>>
 
Hospitality Biz, in partnership with Indian Culinary Forum (ICF), released the second edition of ‘50 Master Chefs’, a coffee table book showcasing collection of recipes by 50 leading chefs from across the country, at the Culinary Art India (CAI) awards ceremony ...read more>>
 
The Vinexpo/IWSR survey 2014 India Conference revealed that consumption of wine in India is expected to grow by 73.5 per cent by 2017, showing an upward graph of wine consumption in India. ...read more>>
 
Goldman Sachs and a unit of Mitsui & Co Ltd have led a USD 50.6 million investment consumer goods firm Global Beverages & Foods Pvt Ltd, the investment banks said in a joint statement on Wednesday in a report in Reuters. ...read more>>
 
Twenty-five beaches of India are among the winners of TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Awards for Beaches. The list features 322 beaches from across the globe, including the ones from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, and ...read more>>
 
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced its entry into the newly-built development of Aerocity with the opening of Holiday Inn New Delhi International Airport. It is the second Holiday Inn hotel in the capital and ninth in the country. ...read more>>
 
Best Foods, an integrated player in the rice, health and wellness, ready to cook and eat food products under the Best brand name, has figured among the top Indian brands for Breakthrough Innovation by AC Nielsen. ...read more>>
 
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide announced at the Sheraton Hotels' General Manager Summit in Seattle that its largest and most global brand is poised for record-breaking growth over the next 12 months with 35 new hotels expected to open. ...read more>>
 
Plaza Premium Lounge, the airport lounge provider announced the launch of its airport premium services at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru. The Company introduced two state-of-the-art pay-in lounges open to all travellers at international and ...read more>>
 
7° Brauhaus, the German microbrewery and kitchen restaurant has opened its doors for 'The Beer Enthusiasts Club.' The club aims at creating a community of beer lovers who are not only passionate about the drink but also the stories behind them. ...read more>>
 
The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi and Taj Palace hosted the ‘Grand Trunk Show.' Taj Khazana, the luxury lifestyle stores located at various Taj hotels in the country, in association with The Great Eastern Home curated a show of fine furniture, ...read more>>
 
SriLankan Airlines’ FlySmiles has joined hands with Amaya Resorts and Spas to offer exciting benefits for its frequent flyers. With the new partnership, FlySmiles members will now have the chance to earn and redeem miles for stays at any of the Amaya hotels. ...read more>>
 
Bathline India, a bathroom solution provider, re-launched their revamped flagship studio showroom - Bathline Sensations - in Delhi showcasing niche and luxury bathroom collection comprising Bathline’s own Acqua Viva collection, and ...read more>>
 
Kurlon has recently launched New SpineKare , a therapeutic mattresses. New SpineKare is a specialised product that is specifically manufactured to tend to the users spine. ...read more>>
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