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Aura Spa plans to expand pan India

Aura Thai Spa Services Private Limited (ATSSPL), a Dubai-based Spa and Wellness service brand is soon coming up with four centres in Delhi and one centre each in Goa, Allahabad and Varanasi via franchising. Also, the company is aiming to open 300 spas by 2015.

Hyatt hotels offer in-room beauty treatments for women guests

Several Hyatt Hotels Corp.-flagged properties in Europe are offering a slate of in-room beauty treatments geared toward female guests, a special service package being dubbed "Hyatt for Her."

Upscale segment dominates global hotel development pipeline

Most of the world's near-term hotel development is occurring in the upscale and upper-upscale chain segments, according to new pipeline data from STR Global.

Wynn eager to expand to Singapore

Steve Wynn is "dying" to open a gaming resort in Singapore.

Omni Hotels & Resorts Breaks Ground on Convention Center Hotel

The Omni Nashville Hotel, a 21-story high-rise, is set to capture the distinct culture of Nashville - known as Music City - and embody the authentic character of the city.

NEW HOTELS | Anantara announces first city hotel in Abu Dhabi

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, a leading developer and operator of luxury hotels, resorts and spas, is rapidly expanding in the Middle East with the latest addition of its first city hotel, Eastern Mangroves Resort and Spa by Anantara, counting a total of five properties in Abu Dhabi, UAE by first quarter of 2012.

NEW HOTELS | Hilton Worldwide Signs Agreement to Manage Al Hamra Fort Hotel

Hilton Worldwide announces an agreement with the Al Hamra Real Estate Development company to take over management of the Al Hamra Fort Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.  The landmark hotel and adjoining convention centre, independently operated by the owners since 1999, will open under the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand from Q1 2013.

Travelzoo Asia Pacific launches local deals in Hong Kong

Travelzoo Asia Pacific, a licensee of Travelzoo Inc, a global Internet media company, has announced the launch of Travelzoo Local Deals in Hong Kong.

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Four Seasons hotel Hampshire appoints World Leader in tennis management

Recognised for world-class personalised instruction, Peter Burwash International has been selected to coordinate professional programs and energising tennis activities throughout the summer at Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire.

Centaur website reveals guests' personal info

The Centaur Hotels' website, centaurhotels.com, appears to have compromised personal information of its hotel guests, in what seems to be a case of poor internet security protocols implemented by the site.

IHG dumps Microsoft Outlook for Google’s Gmail

ATLANTA Some 25,000 employees and executives with IHG are switching their business email servers to Google Inc.'s Gmail, replacing Microsoft Corp.'s Outlook in one of the hotel industry's biggest cloud migrations ever.

Glass panels fall from W Austin balconies, four injured

AUSTIN, TEXAS Two glass panels fell more than 20 stories from balconies of unoccupied units at W Austin Hotel & Residences, injuring four people when the glass landed in the hotel's pool area.
It is unclear what caused the panels, located on the 24th and 25th floors, to fall on the evening of June 10. Hotel officials have assigned engineers to investigate the incident, and the pool area remains closed until further notice.

UK hotels see flat occupancy, higher ADR

Challenging market conditions continue to affect UK provincial full-service hotels, leaving sales growth flat and profits down, while London sales and profit growth is being tempered after remarkable recovery in 2010.

Fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger’s hotel plans hit snag

NEW YORK CITY Famed fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger's plan to convert Manhattan's landmark Metropolitan Life Tower into a luxury hotel may have hit a snag.

58% of hoteliers say mobile technology adds to customer satisfaction

More than half of hospitality organizations that have deployed mobile technologies say customer satisfaction has improved as a result.

Human rights tribunal rebukes Vancouver Sheraton for discrimination

VANCOUVER The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has ordered Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre to pay a C$5,000 fine for discriminating against an organization that sought to book a block of guestrooms.

Hilton to reflag Al Hamra Fort Hotel, Ras Al Khaimah

RAS AL KHAIMAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Hilton Worldwide has signed a deal with Al Hamra Real Estate Development to take over management of the 249-key Al Hamra Fort Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah.
The hotel and adjoining convention center, independently operated by the owners since 1999, will open under the Hilton Hotels & Resorts brand in early 2013.

Anantara replaces Banyan Tree in Abu Dhabi development

ABU DHABI Anantara Hotels Resorts & Spas will operate the upcoming Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa in Abu Dhabi after rival Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts withdrew, citing disagreements over how to develop the project.

Europe's average hotel rates fall in June

EUROPE The hotel industry across Europe has seen room rates decline this month, with the average guestroom costing about £4 less in June than in May.

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NEW HOTELS | Langham’s Eaton Smart brand debuts in India with hourly airport rates

NEW DELHI Eaton Smart New Delhi Airport Transit Hotel has opened as the first outpost for Langham Hotels International's midscale brand.

Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa Wins Prestigious Pinnacle Award

The Radisson Aruba Resort, Casino & Spa has won the 2011 Pinnacle Award, the symbol of excellence
among meeting planners, bestowed upon resorts and hotels with a proven
track record for delivering a superior meetings experience.

SPS Group to invest Rs 5K cr in hospitality industry

Kolkata-based steel manufacturing firm, SPS Group, has chalked out plans to diversify into the hospitality sector. According to a report in Hindustan Times, the company plans to invest around Rs 5,000 crore over the next four years for this venture including  the development of luxury hotels.

Grand Hyatt brand to debut in Malaysia with Kuala Lumpur signing

KUALA LUMPUR Hyatt Hotels Corp. has signed an agreement with Bahagia Investment Corp. to manage the 412-key Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur. The hotel, which is under construction and is expected to open in 2012, marks the debut of the Grand Hyatt brand in Malaysia.

Dusit announces North America debut with California hotel project

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA Dusit International is expanding into North America with DusitD2 Pasadena, which is also the first hotel under the company's lifestyle brand to open beyond Asia Pacific.

REVIEW | Hakasan Mumbai

By the time you read this, chances are that you would have read several other reviews of Hakasan the new Asian, Michelin starred restaurant in Bandra, a suburb in Mumbai. The Michelin starred rating obviously conjures up enough expectations, that you try and balance the excitement with the possible disappointment. Yes, there is always room for that.