Archive for the ‘Hospitality’ Category

Courtyard by Marriott, launches GoBoard 4.0

Courtyard by Marriott, in partnership with Four Winds Interactive, has launched an updated version of GoBoard, an interactive centre of information, providing real-time content including news, weather, travel details and local area mapping. GoBoard 4.0 version highlights mobile integration, enhancing...

November 25th, 2011 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

UNITED SPIRITS Posted Profit in Q2 of 2011

United Spirits Ltd, the flagship spirits arm of UB Group, has posted a net profit of Rs 147.99 crore for Quarter Two (Q2), which ended September 30, 2011 whereas the same was at Rs 74.60 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2010. The total income during the period stood at Rs 1,905.79 crore compared...

November 24th, 2011 | Hospitality | Read More

Bihar Govt to set up Mega Food Parks

Government of Bihar has approved a proposal to set up three mega food parks to lessen wastage of fruits and vegetables and also promote food processing industry and create employment avenues in Bihar. A decision to this effect was taken at a special Cabinet meeting in Patna on agriculture, which was...

November 21st, 2011 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

Import duties on high-end alcohol to be reduced

Government of India has decided to shield low-end wine and liquor producers against duty cuts in the proposed pact but is likely to bring about ‘considerable’ reduction in import duties on high-end alcohol. This information was given by a government official. Cheap European wines may not...

November 21st, 2011 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group Chairperson & MD, Dr Jyotsna Suri, bags World Travel Market Global Award

Dr Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson and Managing Director, The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, has bagged the World Travel Market Global Award in recognition of her leadership of the Group and the work she does above and beyond it, driving Indian tourism and protecting the country’s cultural heritage. The...

November 21st, 2011 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

HILTON WORLDWIDE to recycle used soap

Hilton Worldwide has partnered with Global Soap Project, a nonprofit organisation that recovers and recycles soap from hotels that would otherwise end up in landfills. The Global Soap Project sorts, reprocesses and remoulds used soap into new bars and distributes them to people in developing countries...

November 21st, 2011 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

World’s most expensive Luxury Hotel in Seychelles

According to a new survey from Luxury-Hotels.com, a resort in the Seychelles is the most expensive luxury hotel in the world. Luxury-Hotels.com captured the average nightly rates for the period from June through August 2011. From those figures, the Top 10 Most Expensive Luxury Hotels were established....

October 28th, 2011 | Default, Hospitality | Read More

ITC Royal Gardenia An Environment-Friendly Luxury

Luxury services very often take a toll on the environment, and setting these issues straight is the ITC Royal Gardenia in Bangalore is yet another hotel (the Leela Palace in Delhi too is a ‘green’ hotel) to be conferred the highest rating for green buildings in the world – the LEED...

October 27th, 2011 | Hospitality | Read More

Leela patriarch charts plan to protect empire

Mumbai: Hotel Leelaventure chairman Krishnan Nair has put in place a plan that he hopes will keep the hospitality empire he founded within the control of his family. Leela chief has convinced his sons, Vivek and Dinesh, to reach an understanding that one brother will not sell the shares he controls to...

September 15th, 2010 | Hospitality | Read More

Subhajit Chowdhary is CFO of Barclays arm

Barclays Shared Services (BSS), a 100% subsidiary of Barclays Bank Plc, has appointed Subhajit Chowdhary as chief financial officer. Subhajit will be responsible for the overall management of the company’s finance department as well as regulatory compliance. He will report to Sameer Chadha, CEO Barclays...

September 15th, 2010 | Hospitality | Read More
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