Luxury holidays operator, Cox & Kings,
has seen a huge demand for its European Journeys this year and its new
Europe brochure for 2012, builds on this trend by featuring new luxury group
tours to Greece, Poland and Germany, a new river cruise in Russia, private
gulets in Turkey and private journeys in Norway featuring the county’s rail
network and cruise options.
STR Global’s Market Forecast is projecting mostly year-on-year improvements in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) for the remainder of 2011 with some slowdown expected in 2012 for the 45 markets available, according to a company release.
Chennai based-KCP Ltd is planning to invest around Rs 187 crore in its proposed diversification into hospitality sector. The company is into engineering which accounts for 36.13 per cent of the total sales, cement (61.86 per cent), power (0.14 per cent), among others ventures.
American multinational Kentucky Friend Chicken (KFC) will, for the first time, have its waiters wear different-coloured uniforms while serving vegetarian and non-vegetarian customers to placate protests in Ahmedabad, the Gujarat city it enters later this month.
The Antlers Hilton Colorado Springs is pleased to announce Timothy H. Wolfe has been named the General Manager of the Antlers Hilton, a downtown Colorado Springs landmark, by the Pyramid hotel group beginning October 2011.
Mexico’s Velas Resorts, four luxury all-inclusive resorts in three top beach destinations in Mexico has announced new management promotions, effective immediately. With more than 30 years of hospitality experience, and most recently as Managing Director of Grand Velas Riviera Maya, Fernando Garcia Rossette has been promoted to Managing Director for the Grand Velas Resorts in Riviera Maya and Rivera Nayarit, as well as Casa Velas, a boutique adults-only hotel and ocean club on the Marina Vallarta Golf Course in Puerto Vallarta.