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Ludhiana youths ‘thrash’ hotel staff, two injured

Tribune News Service

Four tourists from Ludhiana allegedly thrashed two employees of Hotel Nature Lap for demanding documents to support their identification and advance money on Spring Road near Library Bazaar here last night. The hotel employees sustained minor injuries. The Mussoorie police said the youngsters turned up at the hotel in a Polo car (PB 10 FE 9500) and booked a room.

Trouble brews for OYO, company gets legal notice over payment delays

Budget hotel aggregator OYO Rooms has been dragged to the Delhi High Court by a Mumbai based hospitality advisory firm, Noesis Capital Advisors. The case has been filed by the company over non-payment of over 1.5 crore rupees for using its services. The firm has filed a winding up petition against Oravel Stays, the company that owns OYO Rooms. The hospitality advisory firm has reportedly claimed that the $400-million startup has failed to make the payment despite using their services during the scaling-up phase of the venture, in an ET news report.

Chototel to build its first ‘super-budget’ hotel in India

Chototel, a London-based technology start-up, has chosen India to set up its pilot “super-budget” hotel. Hotel tariffs start at Rs 100 a day and offer electricity, water, gas and social infrastructure including daycare, infirmaries and community kitchen and gardens.

Leela Group signs pact with Qatar firm to build hotel near Taj Mahal in Agra

The Leela Group and Qatar’s Al Faisal Group today signed an agreement to build a five-star hotel near Taj Mahal in Agra with an FDI of about Rs 500 crore, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the Gulf state.

IHG opens first 'Crowne Plaza Hotel' in Pune

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), which is one of world's leading hotel company has announced the opening of the first Crowne Plaza®in Pune-Crowne Plaza® Pune City Centre.

French hospitality major Accor targets 80 hotels in India by 2020

French hospitality major Accor is looking at touching the 80-hotels mark in India by 2020, according to the company’s Global Deputy CEO Vivek Badrinath.

Taj- Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur is looking for Spa Manager cum Ayurveda Doctor

Taj- Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur which is ranked Best Palace in the world by trip advisor-2016 is looking for Spa Manager cum Ayurveda Doctor.

StayWell Hospitality to open 5 hotels in India this year

Australia-based StayWell Hospitality Group plans to add five hotels with around 550 rooms in India by the end of 2016, targeting mid- and up-scale segments as part of its expansion plans in the country. Currently, the group has three operational hotels in India and is planning to open five new hotels at Hyderabad, Goa, Jodhpur, Mumbai and Greater Noida.