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Thursday, February 26, 2015, 12:00 Hrs  [IST]

IHG – Supporting ‘Clean India’ Mission

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) kicked off their participation in the national Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) with a recent cleanliness drive at the Ram Niwas Bagh, Jaipur. The drive was led by Minister of Tourism, Rajasthan, Krishnedra Kaur, and saw the participation of 21 General Managers from IHG hotels in Southwest Asia, along with the company’s leadership team.

National Budding Chef Competition at Auro University Surat

The first National Budding Chef Competition organised by School of Hospitality Management of Auro University, Surat, was inaugurated by Chef Manjit Singh Gill, Corporate Chef, ITC Hotels and President, IFCA at the school campus. Also, present on the occasion was Suresh B Mathur, COO, JHM Hotels. Students from 15 culinary institutes participated in the three-day competition.

Media briefing by FAITH

The board of directors of the apex tourism body in the country, Federation of Associations in Indian Tourism & Hospitality (FAITH) organised an interactive meeting with the media in New Delhi recently, and apprised them on the various initiatives taken since its inception in May 2013. Leaders of all the travel, tourism and hospitality industry associations attended the meeting.

The Taj Mahal, New Delhi hosts UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

During his recent visit to India, Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General stayed at the iconic Taj Mahal Hotel New Delhi. He was accompanied by his wife, Yoo Soon-taek.

Rotana bags top honours at WTA

Rotana, the leading hotel management company in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, has been recognised as the World’s Leading Business Hotel Brand at the World Travel Awards, held recently in Anguilla Islands, the Caribbean. Further, the Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi bagged the World’s Leading Corporate Resort title. Omer Kaddouri, President & CEO of Rotana received the awards.

International Tea Day observed at Dlecta Foods

Dlecta Café, India’s leading beverage vending solutions company, observed the International Tea Day on December 15, by raising awareness for tea followed by a tasting session to celebrate the legacy of the iconic beverage. Prahlad Kakkar, renowned ad man and tea aficionado, attended the event and shared stories on his love for the beverage.

Global Hospitality Conclave 2014 by Oberoi School Alumni

The second edition of Global Hospitality Conclave, an initiative by the alumni of the Oberoi School, was held at Leela Ambience Hotel, Gurgaon Delhi-NCR on December 19. This event brought together over 100 participants including SS Mukherji, Vice Chairman & CEO, The Oberoi Group and industry veterans including Rajiv Kaul, President- The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, Anil Madhok, Managing Director, Sarovar Hotels and Ragini Chopra, Vice President - Corporate Communications and Public Relations, Jet Airways.

ITDC dividend to Government

Officials of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) met Union Tourism Minister, Dr Mahesh Sharma recently and handed over a dividend cheque for the year 2013-14 to the government. The delegation was led by Girish Shankar, Chairman & Managing Director of ITDC.

Wellness Temple by Mickey Mehta at Four Points by Sheraton Navi Mumbai

Four Points by Sheraton Navi Mumbai joined hands with health and wellness guru, Mickey Mehta for their fitness centre. Mehta was present at the event and imparted a fitness and health-related session to the audience. Senior fitness experts and dieticians from the brand were part of the forum. Mickey Mehta’s gym concept - ‘Wellness Temple’ and follows the theory of ‘equipment-free gyms’, offering a range of functional exercises with prop training.

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