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NEWS| Fortune Hotels launches Fortune Resort Grace in Mussoorie

ITC's wholly─owned subsidiary Fortune Park Hotels Ltd has launched Fortune Resort Grace in Mussoorie. With the opening of this hotel, the total number of Fortune Resort category hotels in India now stands at four with Port Blair, Ooty and Darjeeling hotels already operational.

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Fortune Resort Grace is located at the Library End of the Mall Road, Mussoorie. Spread across 32 acres, Fortune Resort Grace offers a selection of 74 rooms, including 25 Standard Rooms, 45 Valley View Rooms and four Suites. All the rooms are equipped with modern day amenities. The resort offers a choice of dining facilities. They are Orchid, the multi─cuisine restaurant at the lobby level; Earthen Oven, a North Indian specialty restaurant; Nostradamus, Bar & Lounge and The Terrace, an extension to the Orchid. Other offerings at Fortune Resort Grace include a gym, business centre, kids play zone and recreational area with a pool table. The hotel also offers a conference and ba…

NEWS| Ginger Hotel set its foot in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

According to a report in The Telegraph, Ginger Hotel promoted by Roots Corporation Ltd — a subsidiary of Indian Hotels Company Ltd. — has set foot in the steel city, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand. B Muthuraman, Managing Director, Tata Steel inaugurated the hotel, which is located opposite the Voltas House in Bistupur. We are happy to have Ginger Hotel in the city as it will boost the hospitality sector,” said Muthuraman.

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The hotel incurred an investment of about Rs 15 crore and is spread over 1.3 acres. The Roots Corporation had submitted the proposal to the state in 2006 but the project was delayed due to site selection and other administrative approvals.

The hotel has 94 rooms — with air─conditioning and electronic locks, a work area, a 20─inch LCD television with satellite channels, direct dial telephone including STD facility, mini─fridge and tea/coffee maker machine. A conference room, cyber cafe, gymnasium, automatic check─in kiosk, digital safe deposit box…

PEOPLE| John Johnston appointed President for Raffles Hotels & Resorts

Raffles Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of John Johnston as President, Raffles Hotels & Resorts, with effect from 10 August 2009.

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John joins Raffles Hotels & Resorts at an exciting time as the group prepares to open 3 new properties in Tianjin, Paris and Makkah over the next 12 months. Raffles Hotels & Resorts presently has 15 properties under development.

John brings a wealth of global experience and in depth knowledge of the hospitality industry to Raffles Hotels & Resorts. An accomplished hotelier, he has devoted his career to the industry which has seen him take up senior positions with renowned hotel brands in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East.

For colleagues at Fairmont Raffles Hotels International, John is a familiar figure as he has been with the company since 1998. In recent years, he has been responsible for development efforts of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International in the Middle East. Within the…

NEWS| Intl| Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts creates 2000 jobs in Dubai

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts will be opening four hotels under the UAE-based holding company Seven Tides in Dubai within the next 12 months and will be sourcing 2000 employees.

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NEWS| Intl| Travelodge to open six hotels in London

Travelodge has announced that it is to spend GBP4 million on six new properties in London, UK.

The budget hotel company will develop the properties from a mixture of office developments and new builds in Drury Lane, Covent Garden, Ealing, Stratford, Harrow Lyon Road, Harrow Sheridan House and Bromley.


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NEWS| Intl| Ramada continues to grow in China.

Wyndham Hotel Group’s second largest brand in China, Ramada Worldwide, has announced plans to increase its presence in China with the development of two new hotels in Chongqing.

Namely the 255-key Ramada Plaza Dazu and the 250-key Ramada Plaza Hechuan. These two hotels are developed under franchise agreements with Chongqing Huadi Wangchao Hotel Company Limited.

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