Reading Time: 4 minutes Or so says Greater Chennai Corporation’s commissioner, G Prakash, bringing hope to hoteliers in the city, who are grappling with the fall out of the discovery of COVID clusters in some properties. However, banquets and weddings in hotels have been called off for the moment.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Marriott International’s luxury portfolio head and branding and marketing virtuoso talks about their response to the pandemic, people’s irresistible desire for travel, and why the hospitality behemoth continues on the acquisition route.
Reading Time: 3 minutes How the US-based Small Hotels of the World is leveraging the art of video storytelling to sell their luxury boutique hotels to travellers looking for a safe and differential experience.
Reading Time: < 1 minute Not many know that Radha Arora, the affable and dapper India-born president of the luxury Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, once worked in a hotel laundry room. “You have to get into the…
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Area Director, Middle East, and General Manager, Taj Dubai, says several innovative methods—controlling costs to setting up ‘Office with a View’ within the hotel—will be essential to achieve a turnaround in fortunes.
Reading Time: 3 minutes IHCL’s Global sales and marketing speaks to Tamarind Global’s founder on the group’s strategic gameplan.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Luxury travel, as we know it, will change with far more emphasis on bespoke experiences, slow travel and a more younger traveller
Reading Time: 2 minutes In October 2019, Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management acquired Hotel Leelaventure, bringing to an end its dramatic story of several ups and downs. Anuraag Bhatnagar took over the reins at The Leela Palaces,…
Reading Time: 9 minutes Neeraj Govil, Senior Vice President–South Asia, Marriott International, speaks to Deepali Nandwani, Editor, Travelgram, on how the group is deploying technology, innovating new formats and engaging with guests to assure them that their hotels—123 in India, with 24,000+ keys—are safe to travel to.
Reading Time: 6 minutes IHCL’s long heritage is an ode to its community outreach initiatives not just during a crisis, but in normal times too.