It All Boils Down To Effective Housekeeping
Following the pandemic, hotels are relooking at their traditional Operating Supplies and Equipment (OS&E) portfolio to ensure better safety and hygiene
EXPO 2020 DUBAI: PULLING OUT ALL STOPS
The global event aims to become a strategic platform for India’s HoReCa sector to meet suppliers, build on key relationships and influencers in the hospitality industry
CUTTING THROUGH THE CLUTTER
As travellers increasingly shun cookiecutter hotels in lieu of boutique properties, hoteliers need to concentrate on experiential hospitality that create memories for a lifetime
INDIAN TRAVEL PLANS AT NINE-MONTH HIGH
47% of Indian adults plan to travel over the next three months, up from 36% in October 2021
EYE ON THE BALL
Given the significant impact their department has on a hotel’s financial goals, here’s how some engineers helped their team to effectively manage controllable expenses
FIGHTING CARBON EMISSIONS WITH INTELLIGENT HVAC SYSTEMS
With the shift towards intelligent solutions and considering the extent of HVAC related carbon emission, hotels are focused on smarter systems to enable energy efficiency
OPTIMISING REVENUE THE SMART WAY
As hoteliers prepare for much-needed business recovery, it is time to get creative while driving revenue for their room inventory
Pushing The Envelope Of Bathroom Design
Traditionally seen as a functional area, hotel bathrooms have now become aspirational spaces, imbued with wellness and luxuriant elements
Top-notch industry experts came together at the 12th Hotelier India Awards' Grand Jury Meet to select the country's brightest hospitality talent across 20 categories
THE AUDACIOUS HOTELIER
Unafraid to grab opportunities, even in the face of monumental risks, John Spence quit a cushy job to start a resort in Goa. 28 years later, with 44 properties in his portfolio, Karma is smiling upon him
How Digital Transformation Is Facilitating Servitisation
Today, guests expect a consumer-centric hotel experience from the word go, including while choosing a destination. They also want new experiences, faster customer service, the utmost comfort – the list continues to grow. How can hotel operators meet these needs?
What's In Store For Hotel Management Companies?
As trust becomes the key currency, hotel owners will place higher value on transparency, making hotel management companies responsible for everything – from employment practices to marketing messaging
How 5G Will Power Up The Hybrid Workplace?
Significantly higher internet speeds and enhanced connectivity will transform how teams can collaborate online
THE SHORT SQUEEZE
Replacing toothpaste tubes with tabs can enable the hospitality industry to take a huge cooperative step forward towards sustainability
Short-haul helicopter service is uplifting pilgrimage and leisure travel - offering convenience, comfort and access to hard-to-reach destinations.
LOOKING UNDER THE HOOD
Rather than chart ambitious strategies in boardrooms, BWH Hotel Group’s Incoming President and CEO, Lawrence Cuculic prefers getting into the trenches to better understand team and partner expectations
WOWED BY THE PAV
Optimum utilisation of space, efficient workflow management, innovative menu planning – that is how Jumboking’s Dheeraj Gupta gave the humble vada pav a contemporary makeover
MIND YOUR WORDS
The hospitality sector can future-proof itself in the post-pandemic world by investing in their employees’ communication and soft skills
INDIA'S TRAVEL MARKET TO TOUCH $125 BN BY FY 2027
Over 3 lakh agents are expected to cater to over $65 billion of the overall market size during this period, according to Redseer
CARVED FROM CARDBOARD
Using cardboard furniture can help hospitality operations become more efficient, especially in events and outdoor spaces, since it can be quickly assembled, dismantled or transported
Top 5 Reasons Why Independent Hotels And Resort Groups Are Embracing The Remote Training Trend
Here are top five reasons why independent hotels and resort groups are embracing the trend
Will Guests Opt-Out Of Housekeeping?
This could help mid-scale and economy hotels reduce operating costs while meeting a growing guest demand for contactless travel
SHAPING PERSONALITIES BY INCULCATING PRINCIPLES
Education institutions like Sommet Education are combining soft and hard skills in their curriculum to guide students about efficient actions they can take while shaping the future of hospitality
100 AND COUNTING
100 operating hotels, 14 new launches in 2021 and 60 more within five years. That sums up Radisson Hotel Group’s ambitious plans for India
UNPACKING THE FUTURE OF TRAVEL, MEETINGS AND EVENTS
Speakers at Marriott International’s first major hybrid event across APAC noted that a combination of live interactions and the convenience of going digital are expected to become the de facto meeting format
Hospitality Management Schools: On The Frontline Of 'War For Talents'
Students and their parents often struggle to understand the diverse education and career options the hospitality industry can offer young graduates – an information gap that school representatives can fill best
BACK ON THE ROAD
As corporate travel sees resurgence, travellers are paying a closer look at cleaning protocols and tech-enabled solutions at hotels, in addition to flexibile booking policies
HOSPITALITY OR HOTEL MANAGEMENT?
Which one should a hospitality student consider?
MATTAR OF FACT
Haitham Mattar, MD-IMEA, IHG Hotels & Resorts has a straightforward plan to power through tough times – protect all stakeholders, manage stable revenues, rationalise operating costs and stay flexible
THE BIG PICTURE
While the focus of a hotel’s service design, business generating strategies and marketing spend was on room guests earlier, hoteliers are increasingly exploring revenue opportunities with ancillary departments