HOTELS

100 hotels for Clarks Inn

With 2019 as a landmark year, Clarks Inn Group of Hotels reached the milestone of a 100-hotel portfolio in December. The group has 35 more hotels in the pipeline for this year. Manas Dwivedi Since it began operations in early 2006, Clarks Inn Group of Hotels has accomplished several milestones. …

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Hopes pinned on 2020

Roma Malik, Director, Rxpertize Hotels & Resorts, shares that while 2019 didn’t see much growth for them, especially when she floated her company, 2020 will be a better year. Nisha Verma For Roma Malik, who only recently founded Rxpertize Hotels & Resorts, 2019 was a year of discoveries. “While 2019 …

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Undying hospitality

Jean Luc Benhaim, MD, Buena Vista Resort, was so enamoured by India on his first trip to the country that he went on to set up a resort in Jaipur and pursue his passion. Hazel Jain A French national, Jean Luc Benhaim fell in love with India the very first …

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As green as it gets

The fact that it is situated in the heart of Kuala Lumpur’s concrete jungle doesn’t keep Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur from pursuing its sustainability standards and practices. Tripti Mehta Rooted in its corporate ethos of ‘Embracing the Environment, Empowering People’, Banyan Tree Kuala Lumpur’s sustainability approach emphasises on building in …

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Guests rule the roost

Amritara Hotels & Resorts puts in a lot of effort to offer personalised experiences by curating unique offerings and blending the essence of a location with them. Hazel Jain Amritara Hotels & Resorts is a boutique hotel chain offering unusual experiences, and has positioned itself as a niche player in …

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Ready to ‘Welcom’ 2020

Sanjeev K Nayar, MIH, General Manager, WelcomHeritage, says that the New Year would see new openings and varied experiences from their camp. Nisha Verma “Each of our hotels offers a unique experience, a secret to share, and a story to tell,” claims Sanjeev K Nayar. He adds that they recently …

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3 hotels in 2020: Accor

Accor began 2019 on a stellar note and is looking forward to continue expansion this year as well. The group is targeting a 12 per cent RevPAR growth in 2020. Nisha Verma According to Jean-Michel Cassé, Chief Operating Officer – India & South Asia, Accor, 2019 was a great year …

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2000 ‘Best’ keys soon

Best Western Hotels & Resorts has gradually been covering ground in India. The hotel chain is now targeting 10 openings in the region during the first half of 2020. Anupriya Bishnoi Having begun with its flagship brand, Best Western, the international hotel chain grew to seven brands by the end of …

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Giving Lords a new direction

Pushpendra R Bansal, Chief Operating Officer, Lords Hotels & Resorts, shares that the brand is targeting 40 hotels by 2020, and will venture into new regions as part of its expansion strategy. It will also open a luxurious property in Gujarat this year. Nisha Verma The hospitality industry in India …

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W Maldives: A true paradise

Anuj Sharma, General Manager, W Maldives, says that while the hotel’s many attributes and offerings make it a popular choice among travellers, it is the travel trade and growth from the India market that has driven it to personalise offerings further and appoint a dedicated salesperson in India. TT Bureau …

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