April 6, 2015

    Mirah Hospitality to raise Rs 187 crore for expansion in India and abroad

    Gaurav Goenka-owned Mirah Hospitality group is in plans to raise $30 million (Rs 187 crore) for expansion and acquisitions.  …
    April 6, 2015

    V Resorts announces first property in NCR

    After raising close to $2 million (about Rs 12 crore) in a recent pre-series funding from Seedfund, V Resorts has announced…
    April 6, 2015

    Carlson Rezidor to strengthen leadership position with growth in south and west India

    Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group has announced that it is strengthening its leadership position in India by growing its presence in state…
    April 2, 2015

    Five Star Chicken adds new spicy flavors’ to the snack food category in Bangalore

    Five Star Chicken has introduced its new spicy flavors of Schezwan Vada Pav’.  Schezwan Vada pav is created with real…
    April 1, 2015

    IHC may spend Rs. 2000 crore to open 10 properties under brand Vivanta

    IHC, the Tata Group-owned hospitality chain is in plans to spend around Rs. 2000 crore to open 10 new properties…
    April 1, 2015

    Adyar Gate Hotel and ITC to part ways

    One of the oldest five-star properties in Chennai, Sheraton Park Hotel & Towers will soon morph into an InterContinental hotel.…


      April 1, 2015

      Taj Mumbai’s star chef Hemant Oberoi to launch signature restaurant in Mumbai

      Hemant Oberoi, the man behind the food at some of the Taj Group’s renowned restaurants is all set to launch…
      April 1, 2015

      Leela group scion Amruda Nair starts hospitality brand in Qatar

       Amruda Nair, granddaughter of Leela Hotels founder Captain Krishna Nair has recently signed a joint venture with Faisal bin Qassim…
      April 1, 2015

      Carlson Rezidor, Hilton Worldwide offer special discounts to holidayers this season

      Carlson Rezidor unveiled a full slate of Splendid Deals that offer generous discounts on accommodations in major markets across Asia…
      April 1, 2015

      Starwood Hotels & Resorts introduces mobile app for room access

      Starwood Preferred Guest® (SPG®), the award-winning loyalty program from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), introduces SPG Keyless,…
      March 31, 2015

      Pune’s Citrus Hotel launches Indo-Chinese casual dining restaurant, Punchin

      Pune’s Citrus Hotel unveiled to the city its finest Indo-Chinese casual dining restaurant, Punchin recently. Actor Atul Kulkarni & Director…
      March 31, 2015

      JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai Sahar promotes green practices on ‘Earth Hour 2015’

      This year, JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai Sahar dimmed off the lights in the public areas (lobby and restaurants) for an…
        March 31, 2015

        Hilton Worldwide now provides Digital Check-In and Room Selection in India

        Hilton Worldwide today announced that its pioneering digital check-in and room selection technology is now live across more than 4,300…
        March 30, 2015

        IndiGo tops with 37% market share, gets govt. nod to import 400 aircrafts

        As a result of heavy discounts, February saw a remarkable 21.6% growth in the number of passengers carried by Indian…
        March 30, 2015

        Taj Group launches 296-room Dubai property

        Indian Hotels Company has announced the opening of Taj Dubai. Located in the Burj Khalifa downtown area in Dubai, the…


          September 3, 2013

          Italian restaurant group San Lorenzo opens outlet at Taj Land’s Mumbai

          San Lorenzo, an Italian specialty restaurant group has made its international debut by entering the Indian market. Celebrating its 50th…
          October 30, 2012

          We are planning to add 100 stores in three years

          One of the earliest players to enter the Indian cafe market Barista started its operations in the country in February…
          April 30, 2012

          Are restaurants in India ready for Michelin Red Guide?

          In 2009, Michelin Tyres, one of world’s leading tyre manufacturing companies, announced its plan to set up a 290-acre manufacturing…
            June 28, 2012

            Mahindra Holidays and Resorts plans to open hotels in Dubai, Thailand and Sri Lanka

            Mahindra Holidays and Resorts which is the biggest time share company in the country is planning to open hotels in…
            September 4, 2012

            Over the next 5 years we plan to have 500 stores

            Kiran Nadkarni started his career as a venture capitalist in 1996 and worked in India and abroad with companies like…
            December 31, 2012

            The Year That Was for Hospitality & Spa Industry in India

            2012 started with an optimistic outlook for the hospitality industry. The market was growing and hotel and restaurant chains aggressively…


              January 27, 2015

              ‘The market has reached that point where burger is not a vada pav anymore’

              Californian burger chain Carl’s Jr, popular for its char-broiled burger, is all set to enter Indian market. After extensive research, which…
              December 9, 2014

              ‘Globally, over 4500 restaurants advertise on Zomato, who have seen a marked, measurable growth in their business’

              1. While Zomato is a great place for end consumers, how is it helping restaurateurs?
              December 8, 2014

              ‘We deal in a niche segment and that niche is very wide, and pretty much covers almost all the equipment’

              “Every hotel requires a kitchen, but they may or may not require an in-house laundry. But should anyone want both,…
              December 2, 2014

              ‘Various advance kitchen equipments have been introduced which help in food production’

              1. What inspired you to make a career in Hospitality Industry?  I really enjoyed cooking in my earlier days and…