HOTELSCAPES

 

Current rates, land cost discouraging supply; opportunity for ARRs to go up, says Ajay Bakaya 

Ajay Bakaya, Managing Director, Sarovar Hotels, shared his views on a range of issues in a free-wheeling interview. Current room rates and exorbitant land costs were deterring investments in new projects, he said, adding that it ...
Read More

Accor makes the much-awaited announcement; Raffles comes to India

The much-awaited announcement has finally been made. Accor has announced the launch of its iconic ultra-luxury brand – Raffles – in India. Since joining the Accor network in 2015, the brand has undergone a renaissance, with ...
Read More

Even Against All Odds: a book review of Sunder Advani’s memoir

An engrossing book review on Sunder Advani’s book by Saaz Agarwal. Even Against All Odds is a story of dramatic highs and lows, faced with continuous effort, unflagging ambition, steady innovation and good humour. The book is ...
Read More

Trends in F&B and startups examined at the first Mayo Alumni Summit in the capital

The Mayo Alumni Association, Delhi (MAAD), a chapter of the Old Boys Society, Ajmer which originates from its prestigious alma mater Mayo College, Ajmer, organized a first of its kind “Mayo Alumni Summit on 30th March ...
Read More

Hyatt to muscle up its India presence, to add 14 properties in two years

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that 2019 will mark record growth for the company. Expansion plans foresee the addition of over 2,100 guestrooms through the opening of more than 14 new properties over the next 24 ...
Read More

Accor concludes Showcase 2019 with record breaking hotel and resort representation

The Accor Showcase this year saw more than 1,400 attendees that interacted with Accor representatives from hotels and resorts in India and abroad representing 1,500 properties.  For the past three years, the Accor Showcase has brought together ...
Read More

IHCL debuts in Rishikesh with Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, expands in Uttarakhand

The IHCL group has unveiled its newest property - Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand. This will be the company’s third hotel in the state. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said, “We ...
Read More

Domestic segment driving business, growth of new destinations: Ramesh Daryanani

Marriott was ramping up investments in technology to provide a seamless experience to consumers, engaging them much before their actual stay at the hotel, said Ramesh Daryanani, VP Global Sales for Marriott International in the Asia ...
Read More

Lemon Tree enters into a non-binding agreement to acquire Keys Hotels, adds on to its protfolio

Media reports indicate that Lemon Tree Hotels has entered into a non-binding agreement with Berggruen Hotels to acquire Keys brand of hotels in India. In a disclosure to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) recently, Lemon Tree ...
Read More

Active Holiday Company to promote The TCS New York City Marathon in India

In a first for any Indian company, Active Holiday Company has been appointed as an official tour operator to promote the prestigious ‘The TCS New York City Marathon.’ It is the world’s largest marathon and had ...
Read More

Loading...