HOTELS

Revamped JA Resort opens doors

JA The Resort, Jebel Ali Beach, Dubai, has opened doors to guests post an extensive renovation of its JA Beach Hotel. The cluster now also has a third property on the premises, the 348-room JA Lake View. TT Bureau Post extensive renovations, JA Beach Hotel at JA The resort, Jebel …

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Tailor-made stay for Indians

Rosemary Mugambi, Regional Sales & Marketing Director, Serena Hotels East Africa, explains that their properties are designed to cater to the needs of Indian travellers in every segment. TT Bureau Claiming that India is one of the top source markets for East Africa and considered among the fastest growing outbound …

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‘India is millennial-driven’

Having taken over the leadership position at one of the top hotel groups worldwide just four months ago, Zubin Saxena, MD and VP Operations—South Asia, Radisson Hotel Group, has no time to settle in, he is already steering the team to launch its sixth brand in India. TT Bureau He …

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IHG & SAMHI: Winning team

It’s tough to find the right partner, but when you do, miracles can happen! Rajit Sukumaran, Chief Development Officer—EMEAA, InterContinental Hotels Group, talks about the company’s successful partnership with SAMHI to re-launch its Holiday Inn Express brand. Hazel Jain Q. 14 hotels at one go! How have you managed to …

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India to get its first Raffles

Accor has recently announced the advent of its new brand, Raffles in India in Jaipur and Udaipur.  Jean-Michel Cassé, COO – India and South Asia, Accor, elaborates on the brand and how India might see some more Accor brands in the coming years. Anupriya Bishnoi With a stronger focus on …

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Maya makes its way to Chennai

The sixth edition of India Travel Awards- South 2019 will be held at Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa in Chennai on May 27, 2019 to felicitate tourism and hospitality industry’s frontrunners in South India. TT Bureau As a recognised all-India platform to reward and celebrate the success of travel …

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New resort in Maldives

The Residence by Cenizaro Hotels & Resorts conducted a three-city sales mission to announce its 173 only-villa resort – The Residence Maldives at Dhigurah – scheduled to open by June 1, 2019. Hazel Jain Singapore-based The Residence by Cenizaro Hotels & Resorts recently conducted a three-city sales mission, starting with …

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Kempinski reaches out to trade

Kempinski Hotels recently conducted its three-city roadshow across Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai. Key spokespersons from the brand across the globe spoke about the importance of the Indian market. Anupriya Bishnoi Imad Sawaya, Regional Director of Business Development—Middle East and Africa, Kempinski Hotels About 13-14 of our hotels along with their …

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Leela sells assets to Brookfield

Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management (Brookfield) is set to acquire four hotels under Hotel Leela Venture (HLV) for ₹3,950 crore, in what would be the largest-ever hotel deal by value in India. TT Bureau The board of Hotel Leela Venture approved the sale (by way of slump sale) and transfer of …

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