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NEWS| Indian Hotels net profit up 31%

The country’s largest hospitality chain, the Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), posted 31 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 134.58 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2007 compared with Rs 102.56 crore for the same quarter last year.
The total income of IHCL has gone up by ...



15 per cent in the quarter ended December 31, 2007 to Rs 527.11 crore compared with Rs 458.23 crore in the same corresponding period.
The growth in profits, according to Raymond Bickson, managing director, IHCL, is driven by a healthy improvement in average room rates and occupancy across the portfolio, backed by a steady growth in its food and beverage business across all key markets.
An aggressive expansion agenda followed in the quarter has allowed the company to sign international management contracts for operating hotels in Saraya Islands in the UAE and also a luxury hotel in the Bhutanese capital of Thimpu — The Taj Tashi.
The Taj Group is also set to launch five 5-star hotels in Bangalore, Chennai, and Trivand…

UPDATE| Punjab, Chandigarh set to witness hotel boom

Highlights>
> Choice Hotels that has announced plans to manage five hotels in Punjab
> Berggruen Hotels is also foraying into Punjab with its budget brand Keys
> Sarovar Hotel Group is also planning to develop three new hotels
> Hampshire Hotels & Resorts is also planning to build premium hotels in Ludhiana and Chandigarh

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The recently signed MoU for the much talked about international airport in Chandigarh has given a boost to the region's hotel industry.

Recognising the potential is Choice Hotels that has announced plans to manage five hotels in Punjab. While three of them will be in Ludhiana, the other two will be in Bathinda and Amritsar. Vilas Pawar, CEO of Choice Hotels India, informs, "We are introducing an all-suite format under the Clarion brand for the property in Ludhiana, for which we have tied up with Vancouver-based Agaya Paul Singh."

Berggruen Hotels is also foraying into Punjab with its budget brand Keys. Sanjay Sethi, it…