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Rock with famous band “Infused” at Londoners Bistro & Pub

New Delhi, December 18, 2017: Londoners Bistro & Pub , the most happening Lounge-bar in the city has planned to give you an amazing musical time of your life with the introduction of its live music band, ‘Infused’! Welcome all to enter the world of feet-tapping music, chef crafted menu of divine food from 5 star backgrounds and a wonderful range of drinks with a special theme of ‘Men in

Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts Unveils the Secrets to Productive Business Trips on 'International Tea Day'

Creates an afternoon of exotic tea tasting with acclaimed Tea Sommelier Anamika Singh New Delhi, India, 14th December 2017 : In a constant endeavour to enhance productivity of business travellers, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, partnered with acclaimed tea sommelier Anamika Singh to create a stimulating Exotic Tea Appreciation Session ahead of International Tea Day (15th December). Globally

Christmas with FOODHALL Four Days Of Christmas - 22nd, 23rd , 24th and 25th December, 2017

New Delhi, December 18, 2017: Foodhall, a premium food superstore by the Future Group, is all geared up to celebrate Christmas with a volley of activities and Xmas goodies for your little ones. Several fun activities including Reindeer parties, Christmas card making, meeting Santa and carol singing are planned across all foodhall stores. Special arrangements for refreshments are also being made.

Celebrate Christmas party and New Year eve at Londoners

New Delhi, December 18, 2017: Christmas & New Year are jubilant celebrations induce to cheer up & boost up your life, looking for sharing some unforgettable moments with your loved ones. Londoners, the exquisite Bistro & Pub is offering an exciting chef crafted menu with live DJ, unlimited snacks & drinks, during this Christmas and New Year. The Christmas Party has been scheduled

ASFONA Expands Mandate Following Acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts by Marriott International

ASFONA Owner Board Meetings address the evolution of the association's role, relating to the integration of former Starwood-branded hotels with Marriott International Yountville, December 16, 2017: At the Fall 2017 Board of Directors meetings, which were held in Yountville, California on November 28th and 29th, ASFONA announced new mandates for the organization, many of which have been tailored

HRAWI Concludes Its 10th FSSAI's FoSTaC in Gujarat

Mumbai, December 16, 2017: The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) which has collaborated with the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) for conducting its Master Trainers Certification Programme concluded its 9th and 10thconclaves in Silvassa and Surat on the 6 th and 7th December, 2017. The two separate training cum certification sessions were based on Food

PizzaExpress IndiaPuts Customers first with SMS from OpenMarket

Mobile messaging enables the popular restaurant chain to enhance its customer experience Pune, December 15, 2017: OpenMarket , a global leader in mobile messaging, is adding PizzaExpress India to its portfolio of enterprise customers. To coincide with the launch of its home delivery service, the popular Italian restaurant chain introduced SMS to improve delivery operations and better interact

Hotel Industry Applies Early For Police Permission Ahead Of Christmas & New Year Eve

HRAWI Appeals To DGP For Expeditious Permissions Mumbai, December 15, 2017: The Hotel and Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) has submitted a letter to Shri Satish Mathur, Director General of Police to provide police permission for extension of operation timings on 24th, 25 th and 31st December well ahead of the date. "We request you to grant permission to our members well in advance

Welcome the New Year with a sky- high countdown to 2018 at Shangri-La Hotel Bengaluru

Amplify the celebratory spirit with three times the fun and entertainment by choosing exciting overnight packages that are a perfect fit to end the year on a high note Bengaluru, December 14, 2017: Bring in 2018 with a sparkling spirit as you bid adieu to the year gone by, in elegance and style at Shangri-La Hotel. Bask in the festive atmosphere at the 19 storey hotel as you raise a toast with fr

IHG's I-Grad Programme holds 6th convocation ceremony; confers degrees to 11 students

I-Grad Students along with their mentors Kolkata, December 14, 2017: Inter Continental Hotels Group ( IHG® ), one of the world's leading hotel companies has conferred degrees to 11 students as part of its I-Grad programme, IHG's official Management Trainee Programme in South West Asia. The ceremony was held at Crowne Plaza, Rohini, New Delhi, where students received their certificates after co

14.4% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in november, 2017 over november, 2016

56.2% growth in foreign Tourist Arrivals on e-Tourist visa in november, 2017 over november, 2016 New Delhi, December 14, 2017: Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) and FTAs on e-Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI). The following are the important highlights regarding FTAs and FT

Hotels, Restaurants Can Sell Bottled Water Above MRP, Rules SC

A bench led by Justice Rohinton F Nariman held that provisions of Legal Metrology Act will not be applicable in selling bottled water in hotels and restaurants and therefore, no prosecution can be launched against them for selling above MRP. New Delhi, December 13, 2017: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that hotels and restaurants are not bound by the maximum retail price (MRP) when they sell bo

Domestic hotel industry registers higher RevPAR but Q2 FY2018 margins contract: ICRA

New Delhi, December 13, 2017:The domestic hotels sector has registered a pan-India revenue per available rooms (RevPAR).posting a steady 4-5% improvement in Q2 FY2018 as well as in H1 FY2018, contributed equally by improvement in occupancy and average room rate (ARR). As per an ICRA note, pan-India average occupancy improved to 62-63% in H1 FY2018 as compared to ~61% in H1 FY2017, a Y-o-Y growth o

Hotelogix helps Mint Hotels & Suites Achieve Smooth Transition to GST

The pan-India boutique hotel group moves away from on-premise systems and modernizes hotel operations with Hotelogix Bangalore, December 13, 2017: Mint Hotels & Suites partnered with cloud-based property management system Hotelogix to modernize hotel operations, and comply with the latest government regulatory requirement - Goods & Service Tax (GST). This move to Hotelogix has helped

Hyatt Regency Lucknow Ushers In Christmas Celebrations With Traditional Tree Lighting Ceremony

Lucknow, December 12, 2017: Marking the beginning of festive season, Hyatt Regency Lucknow Hotel hosted the traditional tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, 10th December. The Christmas tree lighting ceremony was promptly held at the pool side with the melodious sounds of children's choir group and a dazzling show of fireworks. Select families were invited to participate in the ceremony. Santa Claus

Hilton Launches Hilton Garden Inn in Lucknow

Hilton Garden Inn Lucknow opens in the Gomti Nagar residential and commercial district Lucknow, December 09, 2017: Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of Hilton Garden Inn Lucknow, the first Hilton Garden Inn and second Hilton property in Uttar Pradesh, following the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Agra. "India is an important growth market for Hilton Garden Inn and we are deligh

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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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