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ITC Welcomgroup to hire 4000 persons over four years
  Hotel chain major ITC Welcomgroup will hire around 4000 people in the next four years, taking the total number of employees to 14000, a top official says. “Our new star hotels more>>
Excise rules might cause temporary shutdown for Goan F&B outlets
  According to The Times of India, stringent regulations imposed on Goa’s alcohol trade might result in the temporary shut down of a number of small restaurants and bars. Travel and more>>
WelcomHeritage plans more properties this fiscal
  WelcomHeritage, a joint venture between ITC and Maharaj Gaj Singh of Jodhpur, plans to add 10-15 properties to its portfolio in the current fiscal. Usually, the company signs properties both, more>>
HVS bags MIAL's hospitality consultant contract
  Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd (MIAL) is believed to have finalised the hospitality consultants contract to develop a hospitality district near the airport. According to reliable sources, more>>
Velankani Infrastructure makes hospitality foray with The Oterra Hotels
  Bengaluru-based infrastructure and IT company, Velankani Infrastructure, has forayed into the hospitality sector with its first property starting operations at Electronic City more>>
HotelTech 2009 postponed to May 22-24, 2009
  In view of the coming elections, HotelTech 2009 has been postponed by one week and will be held from May 22-24, 2009 in Kochi, Kerala. HotelTech is being organised by India Exhibition more>>
MHRIL grows in north India
  Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd (MHRIL), promoter of Club Mahindra Holidays, has recently expanded its resort bouquet in north India, with the addition of Club Mahindra Whispering more>>
Palms Hotel Mumbai and MHE set up adventure park in Mumbai
  Palms Hotel Mumbai and Mercury Himalayan Explorations (MHE), a Delhi-based adventure tour company have set up an adventure park at Royal Palms Estate, the location of the hotel more>>
Peppermint Gurgaon to open by August 2009
  Peppermint Hospitality plans to launch its second Peppermint Hotel by August 2009 in Gurgaon. In its bid for a pan India presence, the company is in discussions for other Peppermint Hotels more>>
Taj Bengal Hotel gains Green Globe benchmark status
  Taj Bengal Hotel, Kolkata has attained Green Globe benchmarked status under the globally recognised benchmarking programme. This programme recognises Taj Bengal Hotel, Kolkata’s more>>
IHHR Hospitality opens Hotel Ista, Amritsar
  According to, IHHR Hospitality has opened a five star luxury hotel, Ista in Amritsar. It is located 15 minutes away from the Golden Temple. more>>
Mauve Bed & Breakfast commences operations
  Mauve Bed & Breakfast, a Gold class BnB property has commenced its operations on April 13, 2009. It is located at Preet Vihar in east Delhi and is in close proximity to Preet Vihar Metro more>>
Domino’s Pizza emerges as top employer in the Indian QSR segment
  Domino’s Pizza India Ltd has been adjudged the best employer in the QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) industry in India, according to the recently held Hewitt Best Employer Survey 2009. more>>
Golden Palms Hotel & Spa to add 66 rooms
  Located in Bengaluru, Golden Palms Hotel & Spa (owned by World Resorts Ltd) plans to add an inventory of 66 rooms to its existing 150 rooms. The new rooms will be added in the deluxe more>>
BPTP to put up Noida property before Commonwealth Games 2010
  According to, real estate developer BPTP Ltd has plans to come up with a five star hotel property on its plot more>>
Getting ready for a Revenue Management System
Hotels should not implement a RMS without being ready for it. Andrew Morsi, CEO, eRevMax Technologies PVT LTD feels that hotels should realise that the quality of the forecast outcome is influenced by the quality of data collected and used for the forecast more>>
“We are promoting domestic tourism in a big way”
Rajiv Narain, Vice President-Operations, Jaypee Palace Hotels and Convention Centre, Agra shares his views on the travel and tourism industry in the city with Hospitality Biz more>>

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Explore the food and alcohol culinary venture
From classic French dishes to modern day desserts with fancy names, alcohol inclusion in food has added that extra touch to the human palate. Hospitality Biz explores the finer points of this unique culinary venture. more>>


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