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Indian Hospitality: Trends & Opportunities

Hotelivate’s 2019 Indian Hospitality – Trends & Opportunities Report's comprehensive coverage of the country's branded hospitality landscape, the national trends, and demand and supply forecasts.

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Hotelier India
March 2020

The Essential Guide To Hotel Hygiene

Industry experts and market leaders share their expertise on best hygiene practices within hotel rooms and kitchens for a superlative guest experience

10 mins read
Hotelier India
March 2020

THE TIMELESSNESS OF LEGACY BRANDS

Even as newfangled luxury hotels bring experimental dining experiences to India, three of the country’s iconic F&B brands continue to earn patronage, even expanding beyond the confines of their original hotels

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Hotelier India
March 2020

HOW AI AND INTEGRATED SYSTEMS ARE TRANSFORMING POS

New-age technology is providing real-time solutions to enable efficient functioning of hotel systems and enhanced guest service experience

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Hotelier India
March 2020

LAYERING ON A LUXURIOUS SLEEP EXPERIENCE

Hotels are engineering a better night’s sleep using a blend of best quality beddings and technology, to create a sleep experience that spells both luxury and wellness.

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Hotelier India
March 2020

GOA IN A RESORT

IHCL SeleQtions first hotel, Cidade de Goa, is designed by the late Charles Correa as an inspired take on the state's syncretic architectural heritage

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Hotelier India
March 2020

LEVERAGING THE LAST TO REIMAGINE THE NEXT 100

Puneet Chhatwal, MD and CEO, IHCL’s spearheads a motivated core management team that is executing an ambitious plan of creating a marque hospitality group that straddles more than just hotels. In an exclusive interview, he talks to Gurmeet Sachdev about what were the minute cogs in the wheel that helped transform a hotel company into a hospitality giant

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Hotelier India
March 2020

BRILLIANCE OF BOUTIQUE

Offering exclusive, premium products and services, independent or boutique hotels are increasingly sought after. Some of the leading lights in the segment tell us why

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Hotelier India
March 2020

SANJAY SETHI'S GRAND AMBITION

As MD & CEO of Chalet Hotels Ltd (CHL), Sanjay Sethi has put the group on an aggressive development path. In conversation with Deepali Nandwani, Sethi says his ambition is to ensure that Chalet is among the top two listed hotel groups in the country

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Hotelier India
February 2020

KITCHEN CONNECT

For a glimpse into the future, step into a hotel kitchen. Fancy gadgets, innovations and processes have transformed it into a swish technology-led zone in hotels.

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Hotelier India
February 2020

ARAVALLI'S NEW REGAL ADDRESS

For AURIKA, Udaipur, the brand new upscale resort by Lemon Tree Hotels, Bobby Mukherji and Associates dig deep into the city’s architectural and artisanal heritage to create an elegant palatial getaway for modern-day travellers

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Hotelier India
February 2020

A SWIRL OF PREMIXES FOR KOSHER FLAVOURS

The premixes and sauces segment has evolved to take into account dietary restrictions, health concerns and the demand for exotic regional cuisines

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Hotelier India
February 2020

DRIVING A GLOBAL BRAND WITH A NATIVE SOUL

Operating a hotel in India’s ‘Silicon Valley’ is not a piece of cake. But Srijan Vadhera, General Manager, Conrad Bengaluru gets the ball rolling at a hotel where guests can experience international-standard service and style.

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Hotelier India
February 2020

Tech-Ready For The Digital Nomads

From underwater speakers to holographic technology that makes 3D image projections of work presentation possible, mood lighting pads to even digitally-interactive Pokémon hunt — hotels are leveraging technology to enhance guest stay experiences.

7 mins read
Hotelier India
January 2020

Playing Up The Outdoors

Hoteliers believe in augmenting every inch of the space to maximise revenues. We look at how outdoor spaces are being enhanced to support the P&Ls.

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Hotelier India
January 2020

Glamping On The Beachfront

Odisha Tourism is going all out to attract luxury travellers to the state, known for its impeccable blend of culture, natural attractions and heritage, says Vishal K. Dev, Commissioner-cum-secretary for Tourism, Government of Odisha, talking to us about the upcoming beach glamping event, the Marine Drive Eco Retreat.

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Hotelier India
January 2020

Awarding Hospitality Industry's Creme De La Creme

"Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” So said Steve Jobs.

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Hotelier India
January 2020

Column - Creating Hotel Assets Is Like Solving A Jigsaw Puzzle

While there is a lot of fascination for people who own and build hotels from the public and apprehension from those in the ‘know,’ unless one is in the business of developing hotels, it is hard to understand the trials and tribulations involved in making a hotel ‘work.’ Hotels are like complex jigsaw puzzles in which hundreds of pieces need to be placed just right for the whole picture to come together.

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Hotelier India
January 2020

Suppliers You Should Know 2020

We are back with our annual list of top suppliers for the year, ones that the hospitality industry heavily relies on.

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Hotelier India
December 2019

Speciality Bars: The New Trend

They may be quite the rage in the culinary capitals around the world, but in India, themed bars are in a nascent stage, with a few notable exceptions

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Hotelier India
December 2019

The ‘Oscars Of The Hospitality Industry' Is Now 11

Hotelier India Awards, in its 11th edition, will celebrate excellence in the hospitality industry

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Hotelier India
December 2019

Heritage Values Moves With Time

Having gone through one of the roughest climatic situations in its history, the Odisha government has set a goal to get Puri back in the tourism business race with a bang through ABADHA Project, even while keeping its essence of heritage intact.

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Hotelier India
December 2019

Grandeur, Opulence, Elegance...

The design brief for The RitzCarlton, Pune was to create a property that will redefine luxury hospitality in the city. True to its words, the hotel, which opened its majestic doors in October, sets new benchmarks.

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Hotelier India
December 2019

Touching Lives, People And Beyond

For IHCL, sustainability straddles environment and habitat preservation, wildlife species, creation of livelihood opportunities, besides the adoption of zero-plastic, water conservation and renewable energy policies. The group has touched over 25 million lives by now.

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Hotelier India
December 2019

Ambiente 2020 To Showcase Trends That Will Shape Global Kitchens Of Tomorrow

In 2020, the dining product groups showcasing at Ambiente 2020 will focus on everything that turns a shared meal into an unforgettable experience.

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Hotelier India
December 2019

Crafting World-class Menus To Drive ROIs

Chef Satbir Bakshi, Executive Chef, The Oberoi, Mumbai, talks about innovative food concepts that drive footfalls, trends, and the challenges of sourcing locally as ingredients continue to be the star of the cuisine served at the hotel

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Hotelier India
November 2019

THE DEVELOPMENT CURVE

We know why the hospitality segment is booming in India. Now read about the markets that the big hospitality groups are expanding to and the potential they hold — from Raipur to Siliguri, and Kolkata to Chennai

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Hotelier India
November 2019

CREATING A MORE EQUITABLE HOTEL

Modern hotels, which are differently-abled friendly, leverage the opportuning to dip into a whole new market, represented by an increasingly independent group of travel enthusiasts.

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Hotelier India
November 2019

PLANET OVER PLASTIC

The hospitality industry is at the forefront of tackling the excessive use of plastic, and technology could pitch in here with a few alternatives

10 mins read
Hotelier India
November 2019

HOW TO CREATE HOTELS THAT ARE PROFITABLE

As a hotel consultant, I am often asked a pertinent question: Do hotels profit in India?

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Hotelier India
November 2019