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‘Sustainable Hospitality: A Trendsetter in Environment Conservation’
While the hospitality industry has kept the registers of national economy consistently ringing, its dependence on the environment cannot be trivialized. With World Environment Day round the corner, Nivesh Bhagtani explores how hotels have been inculcating Green Practices to respond responsibly to the environment more>>
‘Networked fitness is the future of gym facilties’ - Caroline Risby, Marketing Manager-APAC
Hotels across the world are pulling out all the stops when it comes to creating customer delight and meeting guest demands. The increasing tribe of fitness-minded guests has put the focus on gym facilties in hotels, Caroline Risby, Marketing Manager-APAC, Precor, tells Hospitality Biz more>>

‘Uncertainties galore in India’s ‘Paradise Unexplored’
North East of India despite having immense potential for tourism is plagued by issues of infrastructure, connectivity, security, and above all poor visibility. Hospitality Biz tries to understand the sentiments of the hotel industry players in the region along with opportunities and challenges for new investments. more>>
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The lack of quality infrastructure and shortage of adequate skilled manpower are among the issues hampering the growth of the food & beverage (F&B) service industry in more>>
India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the public sector undertaking under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism, posted a robust performance for the financial year 2014-15. more>>
Considering a plea submitted by the Himachal Pradesh (HP) government, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has lifted the Environment Cess imposed on vehicles plying between Manali and Rohtang more>>
Meininger Hotels, a largely European budget hotel brand with 16 hotels across Europe, owned by Cox & Kings, is looking for major foray outside Europe, especially in South Asia and the US/Canada more>>
Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland, world’s leading higher education institution for hospitality business, is keen to forge partnerships in India to commence both their ‘pop-up campus’ more>>
The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Eastern India (HRAEI) has said that the introduction of Goods and Service Tax (GST) bill and its passing by Lok Sabha is a welcome step more>>
Hotels in India registered a robust growth of 8.8% growth in the month of April 2015 over the corresponding month last year. The occupancy in Indian hotels were 61.7% in April, 2015. more>>
The iconic properties of the Taj Group have been recognized amongst the Top 100 hotels of the world by Robb Report, a biennial search and connoisseurs guide featuring more>>
Two hotels of Marriott International, JW Marriott Hotel Macau and The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, were recently unveilled in the thriving Special Administrative Region (S.A.R) more>>
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has added two new star chefs, Chef Vikas Khanna and Chef Takagi Kazuo to its growing IHG Culinary Panel; an initiative that sees renowned more>>
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. has announced the debut of its iconic brand in India with the highly anticipated St. Regis Mumbai more>>
Hotel online distribution specialist, eRevMax has added 40 technical interfaces in the first four months of 2015. The new two-way certified demand partners, more>>
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