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Westin to enter Kolkata by 2015

Kolkata will have its first Westin property, a brand from US hospitality conglomerate Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, by mid 2015. Westin, the upmarket branded hotel brand, will manage the upcoming Rs 600-crore property on an eight-acre plot in the satellite township of New Town, on the eastern fringes of the city. Sujit Kanoria-run Shristi Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd is …

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A detailed overview: The Relation of Starbucks with India and India with Starbucks

Starbucks Group president – China and Asia Pacific (Channel Development and Emerging Brands) John Culver told reporters in Bangalore “In India, the coffee (that) farmers grow. we not only sell the coffee in our stores here in India, but also take that coffee around the world — around 19,000 stores that we have across different countries we are operating,” “What …

HospitalityriseA detailed overview: The Relation of Starbucks with India and India with Starbucks
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Le Cirque recognizes India as the biggest market in Asia

A restaurant group who do not want to be a large chain, but want to run a handful of restaurants where they can control quality and focus better has opened the second Le Cirque Signature at The Leela Mumbai which will add a new dimension to dining in the financial capital of India. “India is on the brink of a culinary …

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Duet Smart Hotels Opens Holiday Inn in Chennai

Duet Smart Hotels India, a Joint Venture (JV) between Duet India Hotels and InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG), has announced the opening of their second Holiday Inn Express brand hotel in the country in the Mahindra World City, Chennai in Tamil Nadu. Mahindra Lifespace Developers, CEO-Integrated Cities and Industrial Clusters, Sangeeta Prasad said the inauguration of the Hotel would be the …

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Samode Hotels : Plans, Restoraton and Investment of an Royal

A trip to Africa prompted Yadavendra Singh,the owner of Samode Hotels, who are descendants of the royal family of Samode, to create the lodge in Rajasthan. Its architecture was inspired by the colorful villages around it.  Natural, locally sourced materials were used in its construction and regional tribal art is featured throughout. The eco-friendly lodge has 12 individual, gorgeously furnished cottages, …

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Relais & Châteaux to expand member base in India

Relais & Chateaux, an association of the world’s finest hoteliers, chefs and restaurateurs is looking to expand its member base in India by adding new hotels and restaurants in the network of over 500 properties globally. The association is also looking to direct rich Indians travelling abroad to the member properties. Currently six hotels are part of the Relais worldwide …

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IHG Takes over two Hilton properties in Delhi

Tripadvisor and Expedia has updated The Hilton Mayur Vihar as Crowne Plaza and Double Tree as Holiday Inn. So the de-flagging and rebranding is done as Douglas Martell, IHG’s vice-president operations for South West Asia told last month” The de-flagging and rebranding processes have begun and will be complete by December 18”. Now IHG has boosted its portfolio to 17 …

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