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India must leverage global opportunities & deliver highest ROI: KB Kachru

KB Kachru, Vice President, HAI and Chairman Emeritus & Principal Advisor, South Asia Radisson Hotel Group, speaking at a recent interaction chaired by Minister of Tourism and Secretary, Tourism, said, “Given the local pull factor & ability of our domestic market combined with recent government policies, we can showcase our diversity to attract foreign investment.”

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Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury and The Leela Palace partner up to host three food festivals from March 16

Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury along with The Leela Palace Bengaluru and The Leela Palace Delhi will host three food festivals focused on sharing as from 16 March 2023. They will take turns to host each other for three days and celebrate gastronomy in India and Mauritius. Standing at the crossroads of cuisines from various continents, Mauritian cuisine is a treasure trove that draws its riches from its diversity. Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury has a strong Indian inspiration and it was only natural to partner with a leading institution to enhance this legacy. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts are regarded as the epitome of fine Indian cuisine with iconic settings in fantastic locations in Bengaluru, Delhi, Jodhpur and Udaipur. Royal Palm Beachcomber Luxury will be hosted in India by Le Cirque Restaurant, The Leela Palace Delhi from 16 to 18 March and Le Cirque Restaurant, The Leela Palace Bangalore from 23 to 25 March. It will subsequently welcome the teams from The Leela Palace, the reference for fine cuisine and luxury in India, at the iconic gourmet restaurant of Mauritius, La Goélette, from 6 to 8 April. The menu will feature an array of flavours curated by Royal Palm’s Executive Chef, William Girard, with new culinary signatures blending contemporary French cuisine with fresh, delicate notes from the Mauritian terroir. For his part, Chef Purushotham Naidu from The Leela Palace is considered a legend not only for his cooking style but also for his encyclopedic knowledge of South Indian cuisines.

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Granbell Hotel, Colombo and Le Grand, Galle designate Intrepid Marketing & Communications as their India market representative

Sri Lanka based Granbell Hotels (4 Star) and Le Grand (Luxury) situated in Colombo and Galle respectively, appoints Intrepid Marketing & Communications as their representative to establish their presence in India through sustained sales, marketing and communications initiatives to further accelerate record of Indian visitors. Nestled in the heart of the crowning jewel of Sri Lanka’s colonial past, Le Grand Galle offers the majestic grandeur of a Galle hotel. It provides an array of leisure activities for guests including river safari, culinary demonstration, and Galle Fort tour that ensures an exposure to Sri Lanka’s authentic culture. Meanwhile, Granbell Hotel, Colombo, which opened its doors to visitors in early May last year, offers a combined experience of Japan’s high-quality service standards with Sri Lanka’s globally acclaimed hospitality. Collectively, the hotels are a reflection of Sri Lanka’s most coveted leisure and luxury experiences and beckons Indian travellers exploring a serene sojourn. Both properties are owned by leading Japanese company Belluna Co. Ltd, which is listed on the Tokyo stock exchange. The company has seven Granbell Hotels and one Le Grand hotels based in Japan and manages properties in Japan as well as in Maldives. Commenting on the association with Intrepid Marketing & Communications, Mr. Hiroshi Yasuno, CEO Belluna, said, “We are delighted to tie up with Intrepid Marketing & Communications to strengthen foothold of Granbell Colombo & Le Grand Galle, in India. India is a key market for us and generating the maximum revenue from India is our goal. Having two properties in pivotal geographical locations in the country, it’s important that we ensure that we have a strong presence in the Indian market. With the experience Intrepid possesses with Sri Lanka …

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Hospitality witnessed 60.9% YoY RevPAR growth in Q4 2022: JLL

As per JLL’s latest Hotel Momentum India (HMI) Q4, 2022, the hospitality sector continued to witness strong Y-o-Y growth in Q4 2022, primarily driven by corporate travel, weddings, winter vacations and festivities. The year ended with a 90% Y-o-Y growth in RevPAR for the calendar year 2022 over 2021. The performance in Q4 2021 was strong as well on the back of weddings and domestic leisure travel, however corporate travel was only a fraction of what has been witnessed in Q4 2022.

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Zuper Resorts unveils 41-key ‘The Cliff’ in Panchgani

Zuper Resorts has unveiled a new marvel in Panchgani. This quiet haven, called ‘The Cliff,’ is ensconced amidst valleys, waterfalls and natural greenery that will prevent you from returning to your origins. Encompassing 41 rooms and four divisions, these are spacious IoT-featured facilities where technology has been used intelligently to help guests stay in utmost comfort. A temperature-controlled swimming pool enables you to unwind any time of the day, the poolside Zenzi Bar endorses the best drinks in the country, and a 24/7 Tuckshop serves coffee and snacks. Those looking for an open-air dining experience can approach La Terrasse to savour a variety of Indian, Pan-Asian, and Continental delicacies. Rejuvenate at The Scarlet Spa, which employs the best beauty professionals who provide you with the finest blend of eastern and western therapies with massage rituals. Akaal Singh Manchanda, Founder & Director of Operations at Zuper Hotels & Resorts, said, “In line with our vision to curate countryside experiences for our guests, we are delighted to introduce The Cliff resort at a peaceful and tranquil location such as Panchgani. Our group is committed to the finest hospitality in an exclusive set-up, and “The Cliff” is just the right extension of our promise. We look forward to welcoming our guests for a quick getaway, retreat, or a special occasion.”

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