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Understanding the new-age workforce: Gen Y

Gen Y is most often misconstrued as a problematic generation. Their attributes like lack of respect towards the superiors, immediate financial gratification, quick appraisals are perceived negatively by most employers. However, in the coming years Gen Y will make up for most of the workforce across industries including hospitality. Hospitality Biz, analyses the strengths of Gen Y as well as the challenges that block the road to development with industry experts more>>
Joerg Drechsel, Founder & Director, Malabar Escapes
A German designer who travelled across the world as a young man, fell in love with the Queen of Arabian Sea, Kochi, bought over a Dutch mansion to live in & converted it into a beautiful heritage hotel when he found it to be too spacious for his family. One who became a hotelier by default yet managed to create niche getaways under Malabar Escapes, Joerg Drechsel is a true mascot for Incredible India & God’s own Country. Hospitality Biz tries to unravel a day in the life of Joerg more>>
Hyderabad : Trying to regain the lost ground
The business fortunes of the City of Nizams, Hyderabad, had taken a beating recent years largely because of the Statehood agitations. With the political dust over the bifurcation of fledging Andhra Pradesh seemingly settled with the Parliament passing the Reorganisation Bill, the hospitality industry is expecting a return of glory. Hospitality Biz looks at the hospitality-scape of the city and the sentiments of the industry there more>>
This Week's Top Headlines
The decisive mandate in favour of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the national elections was widely welcomed by the travel and tourism industry in the country. more>>
The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has planned to revive the Sewri Fort in Mumbai as a pilot project. The success of the project could be replicated for other forts that are not recognised by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) or the state more>>
Seven hotels in Rajasthan have been enlisted among Indian hotels that offer exceptional service, according to TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Hotels with Exceptional Service awards. more>>
A heritage suite at Sunset Point in Mahabaleshwar was unveiled by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) for tourists. Guests can enjoy the old-world charm with all modern amenities, which includes a spa for relaxation among other luxurious more>>
A new 167-rooms hotel in the southern port city of Kochi, will increase Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio in India to three properties. The upscale hotel company of Swiss heritage presently operates Mövenpick Hotel Bangalore and have already announced more>>
The luxury hotel brand in Mumbai's corporate district Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) spruced up their French restaurant Artisan by introducing Jazz & Blues theme for patrons. more>>
The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation(MTDC), in partnership with WB International Consultants and AB Hospitality, has launched the country’s first floating hotel (floatel), named ‘AB Celestial’, in Mumbai. more>>
RezNext, real-time distribution company has announced its partnership with TripFactory, a global platform for travellers to search, customise and buy holidays at ease. more>>
GourmetItUp, the web portal for gourmet cuisine will set foot in Delhi. In Delhi the company has already partnered with Olive, Yauatcha, Mia Bella, Rara Avis, Shiro, Guppy, Lodi to create a range of delightful experiences for casual diners and foodies alike. more>>
Chaayos, a chai-café chain has opened two outlets in Noida, Delhi. Chaayos also offers a broad range of Indian and international sandwiches. Other special offerings at Chaayos are Maggi sandwich, more>>
Sealy India, a subsidiary of US-based Sealy Corporation, which promotes Sealy brand of premium mattresses , will introduce “economy” range of mattresses in India soon to tap customers in Tier II markets in the country. more>>
Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Asia Pacific celebrated the expansion of its popular ‘Wines of the World’ program. Originally launched in 1999, the sixth edition of ‘Wines of the World’ program will now feature over 250 wines from 30 quality wineries in 11 countries across more>>
My Fortune, Bengaluru is all set to redefine the city’s hospitality landscape with its prime downtown location at the epicentre of the commercial business district, on Richmond Road. more>>
Mr. Hong, an Oriental an all-day dining restaurant and bar in Orion Mall, Bengaluru has opened doors for its guests and is operational. Mr. Hong offers Asian with comprehensive collection of teas from the Asia Pacific region. more>>
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