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Showing posts from October 5, 2016

Hospemag Supports International Chefs Day | 20 October 2016 #CHEFS4GOOD

Exclusive Interview | Rajesh Kumar, Vice President- Human Resources, The Lemon Tree Hotel Company

The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Associations of India, the largest body of hotels in the country, has unveiled an eight-tier system to rank hotels across India, including those already classified under the existing system

Federation officials said the new system, the Indian Hospitality Quality Standards, was being adopted partly because the tourism ministry had classified only about 675 hotels over the past several decades

Marriott expects faster growth with mid segment brands

Marriott International, which has emerged as the largest hotel company post its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, expects faster growth from mid-market and four star brands including Aloft, Fairfield, Courtyard and Four Points by Sheraton compared to its luxury portfolio in the country.

Marriott Topples Taj Group To Become Top Hotel Operator In India

The US-based hotel chain Marriott International has become the largest hospitality operator in the country with 18,000 rooms which translates into more than 11 per cent in the domestic market, following its acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts globally. With this acquisition, the Taj Group, with over 14,000 rooms, has slipped to second slot. Prior to the merger, Marriott was the fourth largest hotel brand in the country while Starwood was the fifth.