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Showing posts from July 8, 2012

NEWS | 76 new hotels due to open in July 2012

Also during this summer new top hotels will open their doors – for July a total of 76 new hotels worldwide are on register with TOPHOTELPROJECTS, the leading online and subscription based database for international hotel construction projects

NEWS | BHG, Brazil Hospitality Group, to Manage the 140-room Tulip Inn Hotel Under Development in Campos de Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, Braz

Brazil Hospitality Group hereby announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with PDG for the management of a hotel project to be developed in Campos de Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro state. This will be the second project operated by BHG in the municipality: in December 2010, the Company announced the construction of a 140-room Tulip Inn hotel in the selected services standard under development in the same city.

NEWS | Inside London's Dorset Square, The Newest Firmdale Hotel

Last week, we promised you a closer look at Dorset Square, the newest of Firmdale Hotels. How would the return of Tim and Kit Kemp to this property after a decade of absence (they previously owned the hotel) stack up against the group's perennially popular Covent Garden and Soho Hotels?

NEWS | How Mumbai’s Watson’s Hotel faded into shades of oblivion

On this day 116 years ago, an audience of Europeans paid a rupee each to watch a show that had been billed as "the Marvel of the century". That rainy Tuesday evening of July 7, 1896, motion pictures or "living photographic pictures" debuted in India, at Watson's Hotel,

NEWS | South India Hotels and Restaurants Association seeks tax concessions

South India Hotels and Restaurants Association today appealed to Puducherry Government to review the ten per cent VAT imposed on cooked food in the union territory, saying it has affected the hospitality industry. The introduction of a ten per cent VAT on cooked food in January this year had led to a considerable fall in flow of tourists hitting the hotels, association spokesman T.Natarajan told presspersons here.