HOTELS

‘It’s now time to be cope-able’

Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said, ‘Change is the only constant.’ The adage resonates till date, having stood the  test of time. Such is also the belief of Ahana Gurung, Co-owner, PaliGhar Kalimpong, who adds, ‘It is indeed time to  bring out the big guns and reinvent.’ What a change 2020 …

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Flexible bookings are a must

With flexible cancellation and amendment policies in bookings being projected as the top criteria for travellers to take the plunge and book their travels, airlines and hotel brands are making sure to play to the tune. Brands share their revised policies with us as they prepare to welcome guests. Nisha …

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A bit of everything in Vietnam

With a stunning waterside location overlooking Van Lang Lake, innovative and stylish design, a fine-dining restaurant, a spa, a fully-equipped fitness centre and state-of-the-art corporate meeting facilities, X2 Vibe Viet Tri Hotel, by Cross Hotels & Resorts, is sure to delight all guests, whether travelling for business or for leisure. …

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The magic of online experiences

Technology can help travel designers make offbeat art experiences mainstream by offering travellers a virtual one, which can be as creative and emotive as the real one, believes Kartik Gaggar, CEO & Founder, Rajasthan Studio – a platform dedicated to curating extraordinary art workshops with master artists from Rajasthan. In …

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A transition to domestic business

Sarvar Hans, National Sales Director, Amritara Hotels & Resorts, shares that the pandemic led them to transition towards domestic business. They are now working towards expanding their portfolio and exploring new business opportunities, while concentrating their marketing efforts on social media. Nisha Verma While COVID-19 struck every business, including the …

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Accor joins hands with Thomas Cook India and SOTC to launch Holiday Safe –

Thomas Cook (India) and SOTC Travel, have partnered with Accor to launch Holiday Safe. The holiday portfolio aims at reassuring customers with comprehensive health and safety protocols incorporated via Thomas Cook India & SOTC’s Assured Safe Travel Program in partnership with Apollo Clinics, together with Accor’s Cleanliness and Prevention ALLSAFE …

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Reviving business post re-opening

‘The first step in moving towards the recovery phase will be to accept and develop an understanding of the situation that the tourism and hospitality industry is severely impacted, and will take some time to rebound and stand on its feet,’ believes Irfan Khatry, General Manager, ibis Bengaluru City Center …

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ShriGo keeps business going

With presence in India and neighbouring Thailand, ShriGo Hotels & Resorts is an emerging chain of hotels that already has over 18 hotels in 12 cities, and looks to add more in the future. Sudhir Awasthi, CEO, ShriGo Hotels & Resorts, informs that their properties fall under the upper-midscale, midscale …

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Trending: Inviting, open spaces

The first of the X2 resorts designed as an oasis of serenity, intimacy and bespoke experiences, X2 Kui Buri Resort by Thailand-based hospitality group Cross Hotels & Resorts houses 23 villas, each with their own terrace and garden, and most offering the facility of a private pool. Located on the …

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Any business is good business

Davinder Juj, General Manager at Eros Hotel New Delhi Nehru Place, shares how they sailed through the pandemic and the steps they are taking to revive business, including liaising with travel agents, especially in a scenario when fear rules the minds of travellers. Nisha Verma How has Eros Hotel New …

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