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Showing posts from August 22, 2010

Compass group acquires Tirumala Hospitality Services

Compass Group, a global market leader in providing food and a range of support services to customers has acquired Tirumala Hospitality Services Private Limited (THS) in India from Ramkrishna Mankari and his family. According to the company release, THS provides Food and Management Services, Facility Planning, Leisure Services and Consulting Services.

Raffles Hotels & Resorts Opens Makkah Property

Raffles has arrived to the holiest city on earth for approximately 1.6 billion Muslims: Makkah, Saudi Arabia. Raffles Makkah Palace is located in the spectacular new Abraj Al Bait complex, a seven-tower community directly adjoining the Masjid Al Haram – or Grand Mosque – and the Kaaba. The hotel, located only steps away from the Holy Mosque, is expected to reach new levels of personal service in Saudi Arabia.

Best Western India targets 100 projects; International Quality Award for Gurgaon Property

Best Western Resort Country Club, Gurgaon has been adjudged as the best Best Western Hotel in India and one of the best hotels across the world which have won the coveted award for "Excellence in Quality" for the year 2010. Best Western Resort Country Club Gurgaon joins the ranks of Best Western Hotel Canada (Italy), Best Western Hotel Trans Statt (Sweden) and Best Western Satakos (Lithuania) which have also won this prestigious award.

HAI to host Hoteliers’ Conclave in New Delhi on August 24 and 25, 2010

Hotel Association of India (HAI) will host the second edition of Hoteliers' Conclave in New Delhi at Taj Palace Hotel on August 24 and 25, 2010. According to HAI, the objective of the conclave is to develop a policy perspective through deeper insights into the mega trends impacting the growth of the industry. The first edition was held in 2007 and was planned as an alternate year event. However, due to an overall slowdown in the industry, the event could not take place in 2009.