With 'The Chandigarh Ashok', an ITDC accommodation chain hotel, opening new four-star property in Zirakpur, it shows how Chandigarh and its surroundings are fast becoming cynosure for the biggies from the hospitality sectors.
CAPE TOWN A year ago, perhaps few people might have imagined that two historic buildings in the Cape Town city center would host international investors, local business leaders and celebrities at the grand opening of a 5-star Taj hotel.
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts revealed a new iPhone application. In keeping with the expansion of Hilton Worldwide's portfolio of smartphone applications launched earlier this year, Waldorf Astoria guests can now receive unparalleled service through this advanced technology. Whether securing early check-in on-the-go or perusing the many hotel options around the globe, the new application caters to the needs of fast-paced, upscale travelers.
(I-Newswire) August 30, 2010 - IDS Softwares Pvt. Ltd., the global leader in integrated IT solutions for the hospitality industry, has announced the launch of its latest suite of enterprise products – FortuneNEXT. The solution will help hotels increase productivity, and has the capability to maintain seamless operations with no application downtime.
Royal Orchid Hotels, a famous brand name in the hospitality industry plans to invest further Rs. 500 crore in the next two years in the Indian Hotel Industry. Chender Baljee, Chairman and Managing Director, Royal Orchid Hotels said, "We plan to invest Rs 500 crore in the next two years, which will be a combination of debt and equity. We plan to raise an equity of Rs two crore from the market by the end of 2011."
Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR; http://www.marriott.com) opened the 105-room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Grand Island, Nebraska on Thursday, August 26, 2010. Located at 805 Allen Drive, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Grand Island will operate as a Marriott franchise, managed by Younes Hospitality.
Hyderabadi haleem, a popular meat stew of Hyderabad, is likely to get a patent soon. Once the proposal for the Geographical Indication (GI) tag is cleared, no other city can make or market the dish as Hyderabadi Haleem. The Haleem Makers Association of Hyderabad has applied for a patent with the Geographical Indicator Registry of India. Like Hydrabadi Biryani, Haleem is also unique and is not made anywhere else. And a patent will help in retaining its identity, said Mohammed Abdul Majeed, President, Haleem Makers Association of Hyderabad and owner of Pista House, a popular destination for Haleem lovers.
MUMBAI: IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd said on Thursday its unit has entered into a pact with Indian Hotels Co Ltd to construct and operate a Gateway Hotel for the latter at Kolhapur in Maharashtra.
KOLKATA/MUMBAI: Is Reliance Industries preparing for an open offer in EIH? Well, it's still in the realm of speculation but given that Mukesh Ambani-led firm has raised its stake in the Oberoi Group flagship, not an improbable proposition.
Regal Hotels International Limited (Regal Hotels Group) is pleased to announce the signing of a hotel project with Suzhou Sicheng Real Estate Company Limited (Sicheng Group) to open a four-star business hotel in Suzhou, the Regal Fanhua Centre Hotel.
BRUSSELS -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.(R) (NYSE:HOT) and its new destination sensation brand, Aloft(R) Hotels, announce that Aloft Brussels Schuman, the first Aloft hotel in Europe, opens today. Aloft Hotels delivers urban-inspired, modern design and an energetic guest experience at an affordable price point.
California Pizza Kitchen, the US based casual dining chain is all set to enter India. It has signed JSM GGC Restaurants Pvt. Ltd as its Master Franchisee for the expansion of the brand. JSM GGC is a joint-venture between Mumbai-based JSM Corporation and Dubai-based Gourmet Gulf Company.