HOTELS

Palladium in the process of recovery

The Palladium Hotel Group is already seeing arrivals from Indiaat its hotels in Ibiza and even at its properties in Mexico since August this year. The hotel group also announces the opening of TRS Ibiza – a luxury hotel with an all-inclusive service only for adults – as well as …

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Spree Hotel in Tumkur

Located near Bengaluru in the industrial city of Tumkur, the 45-key hotel will also have a conference as well as a banquet hall and cater to both corporate and social events. Spree Hotels has announced the signing of a new hotel in Tumkur, Karnataka that further cements its presence all …

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AM Hotel Kollection adds 4 hotels

With growth of the portfolio a priority, AM Hotel Kollection is on schedule to announce at least four more launches before the end of the year. It is also aggressively building onsite facilities to cater to niche as well as large weddings at its hotel locations. Hazel Jain The hospitality …

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Inclusion in concurrent list

For KB Kachru, Vice President, HAI and Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, South Asia, it is imperative that the Government gives infrastructure status to the hospitality industry as well as offers tax benefits and policy changes, so that the industry revives from the pandemic. Nisha Verma …

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Time to be agile, innovative

Kerrie Hannaford, Vice President – Commercial, Accor India & South Asia, talks about the launch of Raffles Udaipur as a move in line with the brand’s long-term vision to operate in the ultra-luxury and premium segments. Lipla Negi What have been your considerations behind coming to India? We strongly believe …

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Privacy in the Himalayas

The pandemic has made travellers increasingly opt for more intimate accommodation settings that offer minimal contact and maximum relaxation. One such property that invokes the grandeur of the British Raj in a safe, hygienic setting is Jungle House, Shimla. Lipla Negi Rising above the middle Himalayas, Jungle House Shimla offers …

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Business powered by deliveries

India’s food delivery market is growing at a rate of 33 per cent per annum and is expected to touch `93,600 crore ($13 billion) by 2023, despite an initial drop in sales over health & safety concerns in the wake of COVID-19. The findings are from ‘India Food Service Delivery …

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Cross Hotels & Resorts rebrands X2 and X2 Vibe hotels

Following its successful transition from BHMA to Cross Hotels & Resorts, the Thailand-based hospitality group will now change the name of its X2 brand to Cross and X2 Vibe to Cross Vibe. This name change is part of the group’s strategy targeted to emphasise the strength of its capabilities, growth, …

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Hotels keen on incentive travel

Decision makers from leading hotel chains talk about how incentive travel will take shape in the post-pandemic era. A uniform policy for vaccinated travellers must prevail, they say, sharing their optimistic view of business in the future. Ritika Gupta, Vice President Market, North & West India, IHCL We believe that …

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Design must be more sustainable

The advent of the current and ongoing widely known prognosis has led to profuse and diverse ad hoc practices implemented across hospitality industries. But, the industry needs to eradicate them and come up with a more sustained approach in hotel design and a standardised implementation of the same across the …

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