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Bukhara Brings the Zing Back into Life after Covid, It’s a Big Reassurance that Good Times are on Hand!

Life has been strange in numerous ways, for want of a better expression, over the last two years. With bouts of hope and depression giving way to a sustained new burst of energy, that all too ...
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The Lodhi in New Delhi Keeps Its Iconic Status During the Pandemic, Emerges Stronger for all the Disruptions.

The Lodhi is a stand-alone super luxury property in the heart of Central Delhi. Run as part of the DLF Luxury portfolio along with the malls, the hotel keeps innovating, retaining its niche. Here, how it ...
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Leela Builds Upon its Traditions and Core Values, Looks at Expansion both in India and Globally, says Anuraag Bhatnagar.

DI interviews the CEO, Anuraag Bhatnagar on what’s brewing at the hospitality chain, committed to the core values originally set by the legendary founder Capt Nair.We are meeting for the first time, since the last wave ...
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The world is undergoing a major shift in decision-making and buying power, and it’s altering the global and Indian hospitality ecosystem, says K B Kachru.

What is the impact, looking back, upon Indian hospitality industry – witnessing the last two years’ challenges? DI caught up with K.B. Kachru, Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, Radisson Hotel Group-South Asia to get his impressions ...
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The Young Legend in Luxury, Ankur Bhatia Passes Away leaving a Rich Legacy that Competed with the Best in the Business

For him, Amadeus was a start-up in the first wake of technology coming into Indian travel space. He was the master hands-on guy who later drove the Roseate brand in Delhi, Rishikesh and London. He became ...
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A MOAT, A FORT AND AN ELEPHANT DOOR: How CSR can Save Indian Heritage?

Rakesh Mathur, eminent hotelier and presently, president of the Responsible Tourism Society, shares a model concept on how the heritage part of hotel properties can be treated differently to make them eligible for CSR funds. This ...
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Leela Hotels Uses This Lockdown to Assure Its Associates, And Vaccinate Them and Their Families; Confident That When Business Starts, They Will Be There to Serve Their Guests Meaningfully.

Destination India spoke with Anuraag Bhatnagar, COO, Leela Hotels and Resorts on how they are coping with these times. At Leela, they have used this time to look inwards towards their associates and first ensure their ...
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Remembering Anil Bhandari, among the Great Hoteliers that ITDC produced

Veteran Hotelier, Anil Bhandari, former CMD, ITDC and former MD, HCI passed on recently. In this blog, his contemporary, Virat Varma, recalls his association of over 45 years with Bhandari and how Indian industry has lost ...
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Lemon Tree Hotels Partner with hospitals across India to offer Early to Mild care to Covid Patients; Hospitality Chains Sign In to Help out the Needy

A most laudable initiative from the hospitality industry. A far cry from asking for more, this time, giving as best as it can. For instance, Lemon Tree has partnered its hotels with various hospitals across India who ...
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Prashanth Takes on his second avatar as hotelier, launches Avatar Hotel in Mangalore

Prashanth Aroor has taken on his second avatar, as a hotelier, starting with The Avatar Hotel, (owned by development company Shanker Vittal), to develop the first hotel of his family promoted entity. What is on the ...
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