HOTELS

Heritage at its best

The 400-year-old Fort Dhariyawad in Udaipur is now run by the descendants of Prince Sahasmal who ensure that guests are treated like royalty. TT Bureau Dhariyawad was founded in the middle of the 16th century by royal prince Sahasmal, the grandson of Maharana Pratap, the legendary hero of Mewar, Udaipur. …

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Leaders in hotel booking

Hotel Expertz has recorded business worth Neeraj Kumar ₹35.90 crore till date in 2018 from North India and has high hopes to grow the business even further in the year. TT Bureau An initiative of Kehar Travel Ventures, Hotelexpertz.com is a fully interactive and online hotel reservation system relevant and especially …

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Souvenir retains firm growth

Souvenir has seen 15 per cent growth in revenue and 79 per cent occupancy throughout its hotels in Jaipur. The company also plans to launch new hotels in places like Raja Park, Jaysinghpura and Kukas. TT Bureau Souvenir Hotels has four properties in Jaipur—Souvenir Prime, Souvenir Pride, Souvenir Peppermint and …

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Goa is now in full ‘Bloom’

Having registered 84% company-wide occupancy in FY17-18, Tom Welbury, VP Strategy, Bloom Hotel Group, is targetting 20% growth this year. TT Bureau Q Tell us about the brand. The Bloom brand was conceptualized in conjunction with several industry experts ranging from university professors to leading architects. Its mission over the …

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The Leela eyes big

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts’ hotel in Gandhinagar will be the first luxury hotel in India to be constructed at the airspace of a railway station. Kanchan Nath With the latest addition of Mahatma Mandir and The Leela Gandhinagar to the group’s portfolio, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts …

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No location is too remote

Spree Hotels aims to grow to 30 properties within this year and introduce the unique Spree experience founded on its ‘Do More’ philosophy of service, to many more travellers across India. TT Bureau Bengaluru-based Spree Hospitality has tied-up with Mangala International hotel, marking its foray into the Coimbatore market. With …

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AccorHotels is all about locations

Attended by over 1200 delegates, AccorHotels Showcase 2018 was recently held in Mumbai and Delhi. The event was packed with networking sessions where attendees discovered the group’s newest offerings, discovered accommodation trends and met with hotel representatives from across the region. Anupriya Bishnoi AccorHotels Showcase 2018 witnessed participation from 35 …

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Network and engage at Hyatt Fair

Held in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai recently, Hyatt Fair is the most comprehensive annual gathering of travel trade professionals, and meeting planners, Sunjae Sharma, Vice President, Operations, Hyatt India, enlightens us about the relevance of the roadshow and performance of the brand in the country. Anupriya Bishnoi Q Tell us …

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‘Rare’ platform for hotels

The maiden edition of Très RARE, in Delhi, recorded over 100 Indian destination management companies and 30 foreign tour operators over two days. TT Bureau Instituted by RARE India, Très RARE is a showcase of the finest boutique hotels, lodges, hideaways, camps and retreats in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. The …

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Marriott is on a Mission

Marriott’s Global Sales Mission is an opportunity for  partners and customers for alliances. Ramesh Daryanani, Vice President, Global Sales—Asia Pacific (excluding Greater China), tells us more… Anupriya Bishnoi Q Tell us about the Sales Mission. The roadshow (Global Sales Mission) provides a platform to hoteliers across the world to meet …

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