Archive for February, 2012

Royal Orchids opens Hotel & Conv Centre in Delhi

Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd (ROHL) o p e n e d Re g e n t a Ho t e l & Convention Centre in Delhi. Located alongside the Delhi Gurgaon Express Highway, the sixacre property features 50 deluxe rooms and two suites. Conference and banquet halls at the property have areas ranging from 850-6500 sq ft and...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

Best Garden award goes to Marriot

Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre was awarded the first prize in category “Gardens Maintained by Private Hotels,” at the Horti Expo 2012 held in Hyderabad recently. “Gardens at a hotel not just add to the beauty of the hotel but also depict a pure and pollution free environment”,...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

Tune Hotels bags TripAdvisor, Indo Govt awards

Tune Hotels has recently earned recognitions for its properties in Penang, Malaysia; Hat Yai, Thailand; and Bali, Indonesia. The Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 by TripAdvisor has ranked Tune Hotel Downtown Penang as among the Top 25 Bargain Hotels in Malaysia, alongside globally-renowned brands like...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

Taj Viventa to open 17 new hotels

Taj Hotels, Resorts and Palaces, India’s largest hospitality group, plans to open 17 new hotels under ‘Vivanta by Taj’ and ‘Gateway’ brands across the country this year. The company is also in talks to open Vivanta by Taj Hotels in China, Africa and Dubai soon. “We...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

Hotels to add 60,000 rooms, 2,000 jobs

Hotel industry in India is looking at investing $ 10.3 billion by 2015, which will create 60,000 rooms and 2,000 news jobs reports CNBCTV18. Most of the international brands are showing interest. Hotels like Starwood and Marriott have lined up huge expansions and expansion plans. Starwood is looking...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

HAI: Nakul Anand President, Vivek Nair Hon Secretary

Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Ltd, was unanimously reelected President, Hotel Association of India (HAI) for a second consecutive two-year term (2012-2013). The 15th AGM of the Association held in New Delhi selected Raymond N Bickson as Vice President, Vikram Oberoi Hon Treasurer and Vivek Nair...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

Honey,jamaica is calling you!

Are you looking for the best honeymoon destination, honey? Then why not Jamaica? Jamaica was a big winner at the prestigious 2011 World Travel Awards Grand Final Gala Ceremony, held early this year at Katara Cultural Village in Doha, Qatar. In addition to winning the award for World’s Leading Honeymoon...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Tourism | Read More

Army prison to be tourism spot

MP Tourism is going the whole hog to boost tourism industry in the state. In a bid to woo tourists to the so far unknown tourist spots in the city, the state government is now focusing on Kushalgarh Fort in Indore. Built in 14th century, the fort was first used as a prison. The commander of Devi Ahilya...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Tourism | Read More

ACS Spread wings in India

AIR Charter Service has opened its first office in Mumbai, India, offering cargo and passenger services. “We deal with many clients around the world who require charters into India,” managing director Tony Bauckham comments. “We have been planning this office opening for some time now as we already...

February 25th, 2012 | Aviation, Default | Read More

CAA likely to replace DGCA this year

The Government of India is in the process of setting up a powerful Civil Aviation Authority ( CAA ) for better regulation for the aviation sector. The Civil Aviation Authority that will replace the Director General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA ) is likely to come into existence this year. According to Government...

February 25th, 2012 | Default, Featured | Read More
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