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HPTDC to develop convention facilities in Shimla, Chail
  With an aim to attract MICE clientele to its destination, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) is in the process of developing a hotel-cum-convention centre in Shimla and more>>
Hotel owners in Haryana in process of constructing 6,000 rooms for CWG 2010
  According to a PTI report, Kumari Selja, Union Minister for Tourism recently informed that as many as 6,000 rooms are being constructed by various hotel owners in Haryana, which will be completed more>>
SIHRA urges Southern states of India to market destinations collectively
  Southern India Hotel & Restaurant Association (SIHRA) recently hosted the two-day All India Convention of Hotels & Restaurants at Thiruvananthapuram. The convention was inaugurated by more>>
Lodging Econometrics releases Q3 2009 Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline report
  Lodging Econometrics (LE) has released 2009 third quarter (Q3) Asia Pacific Construction Pipeline report. With 1,841 projects/4,38,451 rooms at the end of Q3, the Asia Pacific Pipeline is the second more>>
HDFC exits Hotel Leela Ventures, sells stakes to promoters for Rs 8.62 crore
  According to a report in Financial Chronicle by Sanjay VijayKumar, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) has exited its investments in Hotel Leela Ventures by selling almost all more>>
Brigade Group plans to set up six luxury resorts and hotel properties across South India
  According to a report in, Brigade Hospitality, which is a 100 per cent subsidiary of the Bengaluru-based Brigade Group, is planning six luxury resorts and hotel properties more>>
Ginger Hotels aims to build portfolio of 70 properties over next four years
  Roots Corporation Limited (RCL), the subsidiary of Indian Hotels Company Limited plans to expand its budget hotel portfolio managed under the Ginger Hotels brand to 70 properties over more>>
Hilton Worldwide opens Hilton Garden Inn in New Delhi
  Hilton Worldwide has opened Hilton Garden Inn in New Delhi, marking the latest addition to the brand’s portfolio of nearly 500 hotels worldwide. The Hilton Garden Inn features 114 guest rooms more>>
Holiday Inn Gem Park Ooty to undergo refurbishment from February 2010
  Holiday Inn Gem Park Ooty, a brand of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will start the refurbishment of its entire room inventory from February 2010. The renovation of 95 rooms will more>>
IHCL to launch Vivanta by Taj – Srinagar, Kashmir
  The Indian Hotels Company (IHCL) has announced its foray into Srinagar, in Jammu and Kashmir. A management contract for a hotel under the upper upscale brand Vivanta by Taj was signed more>>
Royal Orchid Hotels launches Royal Orchid Central in Ahmedabad
  Hospitality chain Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd, announced the launch of Royal Orchid Central, Ahmedabad. This is Royal Orchid Hotels’ thirteenth hotel in India and the first hotel in Gujarat. more>>
JetLite to soon incorporate hotel and car rental booking facilities on its portal
  In a latest development, JetLite; the wholly owned subsidiary of Jet Airways India Ltd. has commenced operations of its new online booking engine. The portal currently offers air travel bookings and more>>
Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa to conduct ‘Open Day’ session on December 19, 2009
  Ecole Hoteliere Lavasa (EHL) will conduct an Open Day session on December 19, 2009 in order to familiarise prospective students and parents with EHL’s learning culture. The open day session more>>
BevINDIA 2010 to be held at at Taj Palace, New Delhi from January 23 to 24
  BevINDIA 2010, India’s premier event on alcoholic beverages, will be held at Taj Palace, New Delhi during January 23-24, 2010. The event will be organised by the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic more>>
‘We expect India to be top ten export markets for Schneider Weisse beer’
Susanne Hecht
, Sales Director – Export, The Private Weissbierbrauerei G Schneider & Sohn, Germany, a certified Beer Sommelier herself, was recently in Delhi on the invite of Cerana Imports and held beer tasting sessions at select outlets in the capital city. She spoke with HospitalityBiz India on the various aspects of craft beer more>>

Ongoing Hospitality & Tourism Projects : December 2009

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expertspeak_imgWines from across the Great Wall
China, being the third largest country in the world and second largest country in Asia, can easily be called the manufacturing hub of the world. Being the most populated country, it has turned its weakness (huge population) into strength (skilled manpower). more>>

MindSpace Realty Hotels and Resorts at the launch of the company’s first property under the Citrus brand in Pune
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