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NEWS| World's First Mobile Hotel Room

Today Travelodge unveiled its second generation Travelpod - the world's first mobile hotel room. This latest version has been designed with new features in response to findings from the initial Travelpod trials in 2006.

The modified Travelpod is 40% bigger than the initial prototype. It has been styled in the hotel company's contemporary room design, incorporating a red, white and blue colour scheme and has the following new features:

- Air conditioning
- Heater
- Flat screen TV
- DVD player with a collection of DVDs
- Ambient lighting which includes bedside lights and a illuminated headboard
- Tea / coffee making facilities
- Washroom with biodegradable toilet and washbasin with running water facilities

In addition, the furnishings are made from recyclable timber and lighting has been designed to use low wattage bulbs. The room comes complete with a luxury double bed, bedside lights, duvet, pillows, fully carpeted floor, window blinds, dressing table with light, mirror and cha…

NEWS| World's First Recyclable Travelodge

The world's first recyclable Travelodge, made of 86 high strength steel modules resembling shipping containers, stacked on top of each other and securely bolted together. When finished, the giant Lego style structure will look and feel no different to the budget chain's other 330 hotels in the UK, Ireland and Spain.

The Verbus modules are then shipped from China with the bathrooms, plasterboard walls and the 'first fix' of electrical points already in place. Once installed at the site, windows are fitted, the modules are decorated and furnished, and then the exterior of the building is cladded.

Paul Harvey, Travelodge's Director of Property & Development, said: "Although it may not look like a hotel right now, the containers will be fitted out to include everything we offer in the rooms at a traditionally-built hotel - a comfortable bed, en-suite bathroom, wardrobe, mirror, desk and chair, right down to the plasma TV and free tea and coffee making facilities…

NEWS| Pyramid Saimira opens restaurant

Pyramid Saimira Theatre Ltd opened the group's first signature South Indian restaurant styled Brahmin's Kitchen, at the premises of the Priyadarshini Theatre in Palakkad in Kerala on Friday.

P.S. Saminathan, Managing Director of the company, said Pyramid Saimira is focusing on creating a niche for itself in food & beverages segment and Brahmins's Kitchen is the first initiative to bring authentic traditional Brahmin food in modern format. He said the group has planned to expand this globally.

Speaking about the uniqueness of Brahmin's Kitchen, Alok Kumar, General Manager, Food & Beverages, said the company would focus extensively on food safety, hygiene and quality. Processes for complete safety, including regular biological / microbiological tests, medical tests for employees working in the kitchen and so on, will be put in place. Brahmin's Kitchen being an independent restaurant is also open to the general public, apart from the movie-goers.
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