Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) will soon make an entry into logistics business with its plan to acquire majority stake in Sical Logistics, promoted by Chennai based M AChidambaram (MAC) group, for Rs 200 crore.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ Aloft brand will open Aloft Harlem on November 11, its first New York City hotel, at the corner of Frederick Douglass Boulevard and 124th Street, marking the first branded hotel to open in the neighborhood in more than 100 years.
Marriott International Inc. will open 100 hotels in India in five years, up from the present 11, and bring its seven leading brands, includingRitz-Carlton, into the country in an attempt to tap the opportunity presented by a rapidly growing economy.
WelcomHeritage, a joint venture between ITC Hotels and The Maharaja of Jodhpur, has signed five more properties in India taking its tally to 67 heritage hotels across the country. Out of the five properties three are located in West Bengal (Chilapata, Garumara and Mandarmani), one in Uttar Pradesh (Varanasi) and one in Uttarakhand (Almora).
Windchimes Communications, one of the leading Social Media agencies in India has just been signed on as the Social Media Agency for Ginger Hotels a chain of no-frills hotels from Roots Corporation Limited.
This Chinese hotel, made from all prefabricated materials, was built in six days. It is level 9 earthquake-resistant, sound-proofed, thermal-insulated, and 15-stories tall. According to the builders, there were no injuries and virtually no waste, due to the prefab materials.