Category Archives: Hotels

Goa Tourism needs only 3 documents to register a new hotel in the state

Goa tourism department has reduced the number of clearances or permissions that trades are required to attach at the time of registration. For a new hotel, an entity can get registration done by submitting three documents such as ownership document, CST registration, if applicable, and an identity proof; while no document needs to be submitted for renewal.

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The Unbound Collection by Hyatt to debut in India

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced plans for the debut of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand in India with the signing of a management agreement for Bhopal’s Noor-Us-Sabah Palace. One of Bhopal’s oldest and most sought-after hotels, Noor-Us-Sabah Palace will undergo extensive refurbishment to join The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand as a 60-room heritage hotel and is expected to open in 2025. “At Hyatt, we are focused on thoughtful growth based on locations that matter most to our guests, World of Hyatt members, and customers, and introducing Hyatt’s brands across India has been a priority for us,” said Dhruva Rathore, Vice President of Development, India & Southwest Asia, Hyatt. “Bhopal’s history and the Noor-Us-Sabah Palace’s rich Nawabi heritage make it a perfect addition to The Unbound Collection by Hyatt portfolio. This collection of independent hotels has seen great momentum across the globe, as each property invites guests to experience distinct culture and history, and we look forward to expanding The Unbound Collection by Hyatt footprint throughout the sub-continent.” Noor-Us-Sabah Palace will offer cultural moments for guests seeking a sophisticated yet unscripted experience. Spread across 18 acres, the hotel was originally built as a royal residence in the 1920s by Bhopal’s last ruling Nawab Hamidullah Khan for his eldest daughter, Abida Sultan, and it was subsequently converted into a hotel in 1998. The hotel will be completely renovated to bring alive the history and legacy of the Nawab’s royal residence through its interior design, and its storied past will be harnessed to deliver unique and authentic experiences. The hotel will also provide a distinctive and unique location for weddings and events, in addition to catering to premium business …

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Hotelivate will host the ninth edition of its Hotel Operations Summit – India (HOSI) at the Indian School of Hospitality, Gurgaon on September 9, 2022

Hotelivate will host the 9th Edition of its Hotel Operations Summit – India (HOSI) at the Indian School of Hospitality, Gurgaon on 09th September 2022. Riding on the back of the previous edition, this year too will, the conference will see a hybrid format, allowing many more professionals to join in virtually and be a part of the event.  With the most challenging times of the recent years behind us, the hospitality fraternity has been focused on bouncing back, with all its business decisions revolving around hotel operational teams which have gone through turmoil in terms of changing trends, government guidelines, manpower shortages and so much more. The conference is once again returning to the Indian School of Hospitality, one of the country’s leading hospitality management institutes. Home to the first École Ducasse campus in India, ISH offers international education in culinary arts, and their hospitality management programs are offered in alliance with the globally renowned school Les Roches. HOSI is the only dedicated forum for hotel professionals in the region and has always aimed to empower hospitality leaders through enabling discussions on management and operations-related issues, the rapidly evolving marketplace, latest industry trends, benchmarking, and best practices. HOSI aims at furthering the exchange of ideas in the industry. A collection of keynote addresses, interviews and panel discussions will tell the story of operational challenges and opportunities as well as the ongoing journey of hospitality towards better days. The conference will be aimed at providing a much-needed boost to one of the worst-affected industries in the world with some of its most prominent thought-leaders and trend-setters uniting under one roof, discussing operational excellence. The conference will feature some exclusive interviews and keynote addresses in an endeavour to …

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HC stays CCPA guideline that prohibited restaurants & hotels from charging service charge on F&B

The Delhi High Court has stayed the recent guidelines prohibiting hotels and restaurants from levying service charge automatically on food bills. Justice Yashwant Varma, while dealing with petitions by NRAI and FHRAI challenging the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA)’s guidelines, said the issue requires consideration and directed the authorities to file their reply.

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One Above Global DMC creates more awareness about Maldives hotel brands in Delhi and Bengaluru

With an aim to fuel growth from the Indian market, One Above Global DMC joined hands to create more awareness about Maldives hospitality brands in Delhi and Bengaluru in collaboration with Cora Cora Maldives and Centara Maldives recently. Close to selected 100 top outbound travel companies from each city were invited for the product presentation and cocktail event. Representing Cora Cora Maldives at Delhi event Karishma Kazi, Director, BlackTurtle said, the idea was to showcase the product and provide complete knowledge about the resort’s features and offerings to tour operators. I’m really happy with the response we received at the event. Speaking about the Bengaluru event, the representative from Centara Maldives added One Above offered a platform for Centara Maldives to establish direct contact with the top potential agents and to further increase its market share from Bangalore and other parts for South India Market. Speaking about event collaboration, Rahim Alsam, Founder, One Above DMC said, “Our major business leads are generated from the North and South India market, hence targeting Delhi and Bangalore cities which have immense potential for all the products we sell and promote. We look forward to more such engaging events with our partners in coming months.

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Experience boutique luxury with Zip by Spree Hotels Avishi Greens in the heart of Manali

Located on the banks of River Beas, Manali is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. It is known for its stunning snow-covered peaks, picturesque valleys, innumerable adventure activities, and much more. Spree Hospitality is known for its designed for the evolved, modern global traveler to India. It has satisfied million customers with its properties focusing on modern decor, a full-service, cutting-edge technology, and a deep respect for the environment. If you’re looking for the best places to stay in Manali, look no further! Come stay at Zip by Spree Hotels Avishi Greens and experience the very best that this fabled city has to offer. The resort is 2.1 Kms from Tibetan Monastery, 3 Kms from Circuit House and 39 Kms from Kullu-Manali Airport. This 4-star Spree hotel in Manali offers a wide variety of facilities and amenities to ensure that your getaway in the mountains is as comforting as can be, helping you rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. The hotel rooms are spacious and comfortable with modern amenities offering four different categories of rooms: Standard Room, Superior Room, Deluxe Room with Balcony and Executive Room. The in-house restaurant Treat serves a wide range of national and international delicacies with the panoramic view of the valley. The banquet space of this hotel can host social and corporate events seamlessly in the 1300sq. feet state of the art facility.

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Radisson Resort Goa Baga makes debut in Goa

Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest hotel groups, is delighted to announce the opening of Radisson Resort Goa Baga strengthening its presence in India’s vibrant beach city of Goa. Located in the heart of North Goa, travelers and locals can find their balance in this newly opened resort that flows with relaxing natural spaces, thoughtful architecture, and details. Strategically situated just 800 meters from the famous Baga Beach and 39 kilometers from Dabolim Airport, Radisson Resort Goa Baga is a favorable destination for leisure and business travelers. Guests have a multitude of attractions within proximity, including the upbeat Saturday Night Market, top nightclubs, and a selection of popular beaches like Baga and Calangute. The property also offers easy access to places of worship, world heritage, and historic sites like Chapora Fort and Fort Aguada. The resort’s activity desk is equipped to help guests organize outdoor adventure activities, water sports, old city tours, and more. Boasting contemporary and modern-day architecture, Radisson Resort Goa Baga features multiple categories of aesthetically and spaciously designed rooms, including superior rooms, premium rooms with pool and balcony views, junior suites with pool and balcony views, and suites with terrace. The hotel also offers 24/7 in-room dining, free Wi-Fi and is well-equipped with facilities like a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, fitness center, and spa.  

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