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 IN CONVERSATION
Jumeirah Group plans to open Jumeirah Mumbai hotel by 2019
Dubai-based international luxury hotel chain, Jumeirah Group has signed a management agreement with a company (name yet to be revealed as waiting for the final permit) for the launch of the Jumeirah Mumbai hotel, slated to open by 2019 and Jumeirah Goa hotel thereafter. Both the properties would be newly built.
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 COVER STORY

Sports Leagues - A Rewarding Business Opportunity
Sports Tourism has been evolving quite rapidly in India. The ongoing IPL tournament while fuelling the enthusiasm of fans, has been contributing to a healthier bottomline for hotels too. With the country hosting a plethora of international tournaments, this niche travel segment has given a fillip to tourism and hospitality in no small way. Add to this, the spawning of various home grown sporting leagues and you have all the ingredients that make for ‘Advantage, Hospitality!’, finds Shoaib Mohammed
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CHEF'S CORNER
Chef Bhairav Singh Rajput Master Chef - Indian Cuisine, Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach
Chef Bhairav Singh’s professional career is nothing less than inspirational for many budding chefs who aspire to gain name and fame in the culinary world. It is the story of perseverance, dedication and strong resolve to face the challenges head on. After leaving his hometown, Nathdwara, in Mewar region of Rajasthan, at a young age of 14 in pursuit of a job
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