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5 Star Hotel for sale in Delhi

5 Star Hotel for sale in Delhi

Abu Dhabi sees 27% surge in hotel guests in November

Heralding its arrival as a tourism competitor for Dubai, Abu Dhabi saw a leap of 27 percent in hotel guests in November compared to the same month in 2009, with guest nights surging 42 percent to mark the emirate’s second highest performing month of the year.

Stephen Bello has been named corporate director of operations for Dolce Hotels and Resorts

Stephen Bello has been named corporate director of operations for Dolce Hotels and Resorts, Montvale.

Global hotel chains change India strategy

International hotel chains are changing business model in India. They are going beyond lending brands and managing hotels owned by local partners to invest directly in ventures that develop hotels to scale up operations in the world’s second fastest growing major economy.

Accor to be New Zealand’s largest hotel group

Accor is set to become New Zealand’s largest hotel group, following an announcement today that it will add four new properties to its stable by the end of 2011.

Taking its portfolio in New Zealand to 29 hotels, Accor has acquired Hyatt Auckland, as well as the hotel formerly known as Hotel So in Christchurch.

Crowne Plaza moves into Bangkok

Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts is making its brand debut in Bangkok, in the heart of the city’s central business district.

Singapore based Pan Pacific Hotels ready to expand

The conditional sale and purchase agreement for the Melbourne Airport Hilton continues Pan Pacific's expansion in the Oceania region.

Extend deadline for closing restaurants, say students, BPO employees

PUNE: Call centre employees, students and professionals, in search of some after-work relaxation, have expressed dismay at the early deadline for closing hotels in the city. Most feel the business hours for hotels and restaurants should be extended.

Luxury hotel development hot in Hainan

Hilton might be the first to open along the bay, but it will definitely not be the only one. Its international competitors, Shangri-La, Kempinski, Sofitel, Fairmont, Grand Hyatt and InterContinental, are eager for their slice of the pie.

Highest hotel to open in Shanghai in '14

The Shanghai Tower J Hotel might set the world record as the highest hotel when finished in 2014.

ARRs of hotels in Bangalore might dip from Rs9,386 per room this year to Rs7,620

A report by real estate consultant Knight Frank has predicted that the average room rates (ARRs) of hotels in Bangalore might dip from Rs9,386 per room this year to Rs7,620 per room in 2012.

Dr Samantak Das, national head – research, Knight Frank, says this would happen because demand for rooms will not be able to keep pace with the supply.