HOTELS

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Situated at the heart of Rome, Villa Spalleti Trivelli, is a 19th century private property offering the space and peace of a countryside luxury villa, reveals owner Andrea Spalletti Trivelli. TT Bureau Andrea Spalletti Trivelli reveals that the hotel, which largely caters to leisure travellers, is also a part of …

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Shangri-La to double portfolio

Greg Ward, Vice President Sales—Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts with the responsibility for Europe, Middle East and India market, shares the upswing in the hotel’s performance in the past year compared to 2016 and its growth in the MiCE segment in the Asia Pacific region and Sri Lanka. Kanchan Nath What …

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TUTC gears up for Hampi

After a great response for Jaagir Lodge Dudhwa, The Ultimate Travelling Camp (TUTC) is set for its Hampi debut, reveals Dhun Cordo, Co-founder, TUTC. TT Bureau Glamping as an option for travellers is on the rise, said Dhun Cordo. “In 2017, we witnessed a significant increase in demand for our …

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Adding ‘bling’ to Bengaluru

The LaLit Ashok Bangalore is planning to undertake soft refurbishment to upgrade the property for its guests, and also add bling to the city’s nightlife. TT Bureau In 2017, the LaLit Ashok Bangalore clocked excellent business, informs Bhaskaran T Menon, General Manager of the hotel. He points out that the …

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Paradise has a new address

Nestled in a serene apple orchard in Srinagar, The Orchard Retreat & Spa is paradise reimagined, and is all set to open to the public on March 27. TT Bureau Located just 40 minutes away from Srinagar International Airport, overlooking the breath-taking Zabarwan Hills and Mount Mahadev, this stunning property …

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Serene Experiences’ Italian offering

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria, Sorrento Italy, has tied up with Serene Experiences for sales, marketing & PR representation for the India market. TT BUREAU Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria was founded by the Fiorentino family in 1834 in Sorrento, Italy, and is situated on the Amalfi Coast. A member of the …

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IHCL: Treasure trove of heritage

Puneet Chhatwal returns to India after 30 years, to join IHCL as its new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer. Here are excerpts from his speech at the Global Hospitality Conclave held at The Leela, Gurugram, where he talks about his journey and the expectations he has from the Indian …

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Winter with 1589 Hotels

1589 Hotels organised a special evening titled ‘Winter is Coming’ for travel agents in New Delhi where they networked and shared their plans with the industry. TT BUREAU 1589 Hotels recently organised a get-together for travel trade in New Delhi, titled, ‘Winter is Coming’. The event was organised to touch …

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North top priority for Hotel 6

Located in Chandigarh, Hotel 6 has evolved to cater to all segments including MICE and leisure. While its focus remains pan-India, the business hotel’s immediate priority is the northern region. TT BUREAU The 175-key hotel – Hotel 6 – has a healthy mix of guests from all segments which includes …

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Cygnett Lite now in Katra

Sarbendra Sarkar, Managing Director & Founder, Cygnett Hotels & Resorts, talks about the challenges, profits and expansion plans of the hotel. TT BUREAU Trying to cater the right product to the right audience, Sarbendra Sarkar, Managing Director and Founder, Cygnett Hotels & Resorts shares his plans on expanding the business. …

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