HOTELS

Le Murraya enters India

Le Murraya Hospitality Group (LMH), based in Koh Samui, has signed up India Sales Associates (ISA Tourism) as its India representative in a bid to tap India’s outbound market. TT Bureau LMH operates boutique hotels and resorts, with properties under brand names Le Murraya Hotel, Synergy Resort and La Vida …

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New BLESS Collection

Spanish hotel company, Palladium Hotel Group (PHG), has launched a brand called BLESS Collection Hotels with two new properties this year that are perfect for the Indian market. Hazel Jain Sandra Polo, Asia Pacific & MEA, Commercial Director, Palladium Hotel Group, was in India recently to meet key trade partners …

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India is key to JA Hotels’ growth

Upbeat about the response from the Indian market, JA Hotels & Resorts is aggressively promoting its hotels to garner more business from here. Its properties provide packages and facilities that exclusively cater to Indian travellers, including room upgrades and floating breakfasts. TT Bureau JA Hotels & Resorts six hotels in …

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A new luxe address in SE Asia

Singapore-based Far East Hospitality is set to launch its 324-room modern luxury hotel, The Clan Hotel Singapore, in the second quarter of 2020. The new property claims to be in line with the new definition of luxury for the modern-day traveller, who places ‘seeing the world’ as a top priority. …

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Industry unites against FSAs

Multiple hotels and F&B associations, including FHRAI and NRAI, have joined forces to participate in the #Logout movement to protest against deep discounting and other predatory policies employed by Food Service Aggregators (FSAs) in the country. Hazel Jain Industry associations around the country have come together to protest against unfair …

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Avoid overcrowding tourist sites

FHRAI regional presidents share how hoteliers can ensure that tourist destinations do not get destroyed by overtourism. They talk about developing lesser-known destinations with the right infrastructure. Pranav Singh, President, HRAEI There are plenty of destinations that can be developed in eastern India. Arunachal Pradesh has such natural beauty that …

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Uncover the missing

Hotel spokespersons share with us what goes inside a hotel’s operational chain when they find that an item within the room has gone missing. Read on to find the missing link in the puzzle… Dhiman Mazumdar, AVP – Operations, MAYFAIR Hotels The items kept in our guest rooms are offered …

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What next after GST rate cuts?

Now that the the Goods & Services Tax (GST) has been revised for hotels – 12 per cent for tariff from ₹1000-₹7500 and 18 per cent for tarrif above ₹7500, senior members in the hospitality sector talk about other related issues that still need to be ironed out, including Input …

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Raebareli for Clarks Inn

Clarks Inn has opened the 32-key Om Clarks Inn, which provides world-class event spaces for corporates and for social occasions, in the town of Raebareli, Uttar Pradesh. TT Bureau An upscale hotel, Om Clarks Inn lies close proximity to the Raebareli Railway Station and is located in the city’s commercial …

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The Prince opens doors

The Prince Akatoki London, which is the inaugural luxury hotel under the newly launched global brand ‘The Prince’, has opened doors after a multimillion-pound transformation. TT Bureau Located centrally on Great Cumberland Place in Marylebone, the five-star luxury hotel The Prince Akatoki London (formerly The Arch London), is ready to …

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