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Explore the Wildlife of Madhya Pradesh with V Resorts

New Delhi, September 24, 2016: Experience the thrill of hearing the roar of the tigers, or the diverse species of the birds flapping their wings, very near to where you sip your morning tea. This is Madhya Pradesh, truly the land where the wild, and the ones seeking the thrill in the wild stay in Harmony together. The air is crisp, there are intimidating rivers, ravines, valleys, and acres of fore

Flash Mob Performances Offer Exciting Preview of THRILLER LIVE, at The Parisian Macao from Sept. 30

Macao, September 24, 2016:Michael Jackson fans in Macao and Hong Kong have been dancing in the streets during a series of flash mob events popping up as part of promotions for THRILLER LIVE, a stunning theatrical concert created to commemorate arguably the world’s greatest ever entertainer, coming to The Parisian Theatre at the newly-opened The Parisian Macao from Sept. 30 to Nov. 13, 2016. Fla

Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao Wins ‘Best Gaming International Category’in M&C Gold Key Awards

Macao, September 24, 2016: Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao has been recognised by readers of Meetings & Conventions (M&C) as a 2016 Gold Key Award winner in the “Best Gaming International Category”. For over 35 years, M&C’s Gold Key Awards have recognised leading hotels that excel in servicing meeting and event professionals, as voted by the readers of M&C. This year leading

IHG signs Holiday Inn® Dubai Science Park

New Delhi, September 24, 2016: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced today the signing of Holiday Inn®Dubai Science Park. The newly built hotel will operate under a management agreement with an affiliate of the RolacoGroup, who also own InterContinental® Dallas, InterContinental®Semiramis, InterContinental®Geneva, Crowne Plaza® Geneva,

A master-class in building a top tourism destination Dubai hotel chief plans to share the secrets of success

New Delhi, September 24, 2016: The Chairman of the World Travel and Tourism Council, Gerald Lawless, will share his inside knowledge of building Dubai as a destination, as well as one of the world’s best-known luxury brands, Jumeirah Group, when he addresses the inaugural Asia Hotel and Tourism Investment Conference (AHTIC) in Colombo in November. The former Jumeirah CEO, now Head of Tourism an

Government is Addressing Cleanliness, Connectivity and Security to Boost Tourism: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

New Delhi, September 24, 2016: Building on India’s intrinsic strengths, the Government is addressing cleanliness, connectivity and security to boost tourism, said Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism and Culture. He was speaking at the Plenary Session on ‘Why Invest in Incredible India?’ at the Incredible India Tourism Investors’ Summit in New Delhi. This is the first suc

Celebrate this festive season with Special Gift Basket from T’pot

New Delhi, September 23, 2016: The festive season is special to all of us and the fact that we receive gifts is one of the reasons it is so. Gifts ought to be expressions of love and thoughtfulness, unique to the recipient. And what better than a combo of healthy and mouth watering delicacies in one pack. T’pot introduces a special Gift Basket to celebrate this festive season little Hatke with

Oktoberfest 2016 at VITS, Q Bar

New Delhi, September 23, 2016: Celebrate the spirit of the German festival “Oktoberfest” with international beer brands and German delicacy at VITS Mumbai. Oktoberfest originated in Munich, Germany has now become a tradition and it is now celebrated all over the world with beer as the centre of attraction. VITS, Q Bar will be serving the best offers on hard drinks International Beer 330ml @4

Shri Arun Jaitley Inaugurates ‘Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit-2016’

New Delhi, September 22, 2016: Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs inaugurated the “Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit (IITIS)-2016” organized by Ministry of Tourism in the presence of Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism & Culture here today. Shri Ashok Gajapati Raju, Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Nara Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Ministe

Menu Engineering: Profit Booster - Prof.Sandeep .R.Shelar

New Delhi, September 22, 2016MENU ENGINEERING.. What is it? Menu engineering results in increase profitability per guest. The idea was brought to the restaurant industry roughly in 1970 by Professor “Coach” Donald Smith of Michigan State University. Menu engineering is most often mentioned in the context of traditional paper restaurant menus, the concepts are equally applicable to menus post

Prateekshmehra and Brijesh Vyas duo win the Glenfiddich World’s most experimental bartender competition

Global competition champions co-creation and collaboration to ignite creativity New Delhi, September 22, 2016: Glenfiddich the world’s most awarded single malt Scotch whisky,has announced the India winner of the unique competition-the world’s most experimental bartender. From among 10 collaborating participants from across India, PrateekshMehra and Brijesh Vyas pair stand out as the India par

Red Fox Hotel, Hyderabad Hits 100% occupancy for 100 days in a row

The 121 room hotel is the economy brand of Lemon Tree HotelsHyderabad, September 22, 2016: The Lemon Tree Hotel Company today announced that Red Fox Hotel, Hyderabad, its economy hotel, has successfully achieved 100% occupancy for 100 consecutive days. Strategically located in the heart of HITEC City, and in close proximity to Gachibowli and Jubilee Hills, the hotel had also accomplished a near s

Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru turns ONE

New Delhi, September 22, 2016: Gear up for a festive weekend as Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru celebrates its first anniversary on 24 and 25 September 2016. With a great buzz of excitement, the hotel invites guests to experience the grandeur of its celebrations. Every hotel guest will be welcomed with a Dollu Kunitha dance performance, the popular drum dance of Karnataka. A tiered floral cake will ta

Indian beer, to go on tap in Gurgaon

New Delhi, September 22, 2016: Last month, we wrote about a 'quintessential' beer that was being jointly brewed by brewers in Gurgaon and Bangalore. And, now, we hear that the beer will be on tap from September 17 onwards. Ekta is a saison, a mildish pale ale, and it will be available at Quaff and Lagom, in Gurgaon. The beer was brewed by the Bangalore Brew Crew and Ishan Grover and his men, and t

Exotic ‘Clay Pot’ delicacies bring together two unique cultures at Veda and Djinggs, Gurugram

Gurugram, September 21, 2016: The classic and sophisticated Pan-Indian experience from Veda alongside its debutant Chinese restaurant Djinggs at sector 29, Gurugram has bring in the authentic culinary delights through their “Clay Pot” dishes. At Veda, Clay Pot Dum Gosht Biryani is a unique dish laced with saffron water and cardamom powder to add on classic Indian flavour to the specialty. It

Ekta Beer-Collaboration of North and South India

New Delhi, September 21, 2016: For decades now, there have been differences that have divided the North and the South ranging from physical distance to cultural diversity. There is no better time for unity than now as Craft Beer rises in the nation and what if a Beer could bridge cultural divides in India? Ishan Grover, Master Brewer (RJ Brewing Solutions) and John Eapen, Beer Evangelist (Tales O

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The 600-room super premium integrated luxury hotel complex is the latest addition to ITC’s portfolio of luxury hotels, accredited as the World’s largest LEED Platinum rated hotel, in the new construction category. Amongst the largest hotels in India, The ITC Grand Chola is slated to alter the tourism and convention landscape in the region given its unique 100,000 sq. ft. of banqueting and convention space, with 30,000 sq. ft. of pillar-less ballroom-amongst the largest in the county, 10 food and beverage outlets and a 23,000 sq. ft. Kaya Kalp spa.

Inspired by the architectural splendour and rich traditions of the imperial Cholas, the ITC Grand Chola is an iconic asset for Chennai and an archetype of the culture and ethos of the region. The hotel’s banqueting and convention facilities will endeavour to transform Chennai into India’s convention capital, contending with markets like Singapore and Malaysia.

ITC Grand Chola’s landmark achievement as the World’s largest LEED Platinum hotel is an embodiment of ITC Hotels’ credo of Responsible Luxury. The ITC Grand Chola epitomizes ITC’s commitment to triple bottom line benchmarks and further adds to ITC Hotels’ exemplary achievement as the ‘Greenest Luxury hotel chain in the world’.

The grandeur and unique attributes of the Hotel will provide a fillip to the hospitality sector in Chennai. Among the many firsts at the hotel is its cutting edge technology that employs one-of-its-kind iPad controlled technologywith features created exclusively by the ITC Hotels team - A first in the global hospitality industry.

ITC’s signature brand of culinary excellence will be reflected in the food and beverage destinations including Peshawri and Pan Asian and introduction of two new brands from ITC; Royal Vega-showcasing the grand vegetarian cuisine from the royal kitchens of India and Ottimo-Italian kitchen, among others. The hotel also features one of the largest spas in the state - A 23,000 square feet Kaya Kalp–The Royal Spa, ITC’s signature spa brand. The hotel also boasts of 21,000 square feet of luxury retail space.

In addition to augmenting business and incremental revenue for the state, the hotel is intended to be a large employment multiplier creating sustainable livelihoods through direct and indirect employment. It appointed a workforce of close to 4000 personnel, including a majority of local craftsmen and workers towards building and completing the hotel project over the last 5 years. It employs over 1000 people to engage in its day-to-day operations.

ITC has redefined the fine art of hospitality in myriad ways through its hotel chain that spans a network of over 100 hotels in more than 90 locations. Beginning with the Chola at Chennai in 1975, ITC’s journey in this business has redefined the face of India’s hospitality industry. Today, ITC Hotels is India’s second largest Hotel chain and the most profitable with offerings under four brands- ITC Hotel at the Luxury end, WelcomHotel in the 5 star segment, Fortune in the mid-market to the upscale segment and ‘WelcomHeritage in the heritage leisure segment. The iconic ITC Hotels, comprising the super-premium luxury hotels in the group, not only offer unmatched hospitality but have also set new standards of excellence in cuisine, accommodation, environment and guest safety.

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