hospitality sector

Two helplines to assist northeast people in Bangalore


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) About 50 civil society organisations joined hands to form a Peace and Solidarity Forum and set up two helplines for assisting people from the northeast living ... Read more...

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Exodus of people from northeast continues from Bangalore (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) The exodus of people from northeast, including hundreds of students, from Bangalore continued Friday even as police arrested three youths for allegedly assaulting three Manipuri ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM assures protection to northeast students (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Thursday assured protection to students from the northeast in Bangalore as well as other parts of the state."Our police will offer ... Read more...

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Morocco contributing to India’s food security: Ambassador (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco is contributing significantly to India's food security but wants its relations to expand beyond supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilisers of which ... Read more...

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Morocco wants ties with India to go beyond food security


July 29th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Morocco wants its relations with India to expand beyond trade and supply of phosphates, a key ingredient for fertilizers of which it holds two-thirds of ... Read more...

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100,000 skilled workers to join tourism sector


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A lakh (100,000) skilled workers trained under the tourism ministry's "Hunar Se Rozgar Tak" scheme will soon be joining the hospitality and tourism industry, Union ... Read more...

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Daiwik Hotels to launch five hotels in pilgrimage centres


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Kolkata-based Daiwik Hotels is planning to launch five hotels in key pilgrimage centres across India with an initial investment of Rs.180 crore in the next 30 ... Read more...

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Tourism working group proposes focus on skill development


April 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) As proposed by the working group on tourism constituted by the Planning Commission for the 12th Five-Year Plan, more focus will be placed on skill ... Read more...

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Tourism sector to create 2.5 crore more jobs


April 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The tourism sector will generate an additional 2.5 crore jobs, both direct and indirect, during the 12th Five year Plan, Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai ... Read more...

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Big market for budget hotels in small towns and cities: Experts


March 25th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Growth of hospitality sector in the country's tier 2 and tier 3 cities is set to become the next big trend, but the market is ... Read more...

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Start-up to tap online hotel booking market


March 13th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) StayZilla.com, a new start-up in the hospitality sector that helps travellers and tourists book rooms online in 4,000 hotels in 600 districts is all set ... Read more...

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Hospitality industry hobbled by land costs, taxes, delays: CII


February 12th, 2012 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) High real estate costs, lack of any tax incentive and bureaucratic hurdles are huge problems for the growth of the hospitality industry that is one ... Read more...

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US unemployment rate edges down to 8.3 percent


February 4th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) The US unemployment rate edged down to 8.3 percent in January from 8.5 percent in December 2011, the Labour Department said Friday.Total US nonfarm payroll employment ... Read more...

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Concast plans to set up Rs. 8 bn cement plant in Arunachal


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Concast Group Wednesday said it is planning to set up a 1.2 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) cement plant at Arunachal Pradesh, pumping in an estimated ... Read more...

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‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ delegates excited to be in Jaipur


January 7th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Non-resident Indian delegates, who have arrived in Jaipur to participate in the ongoing Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) are excited to be in the city. They say ... Read more...

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More snow in Shimla, Manali (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's picturesque tourist resorts Shimla and Manali witnessed light to moderate snowfall Thursday, cheering up the hospitality sector as tourists started to pour in.While Shimla ... Read more...

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Manali wrapped in white again


January 5th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) The picturesque tourist resort of Manali in Himachal Pradesh Thursday witnessed moderate snowfall, cheering up the hospitality sector with tourists beginning to pour in.The hills overlooking ... Read more...

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170 Irish firms collapsed every month in 2011


January 4th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, Jan 4 (IANS) Ireland witnessed closure of nearly 170 companies each month in 2011 owing nearly 1.2 billion euros ($1.6 billion) in unpaid debt, according to latest statistics released ... Read more...

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UOR Hotel to set up Indian restaurants in US and Mideast


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Under One Roof (UOR) Hotel Consultants Friday said it is setting up more than three restaurants in the Middle East and another two in the ... Read more...

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eRevMax eyeing four, three-star hotel markets in India


October 28th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) eRevMax International, a global software and services house, which has expertise in connectivity, market intelligence, revenue and distribution management for travel and hospitality industries, is eyeing ... Read more...

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Hiring lower in India Inc: Survey


October 19th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Barring the pharmaceutical and energy sectors, hiring in all other major industries is going to be subdued with a shortfall of 229,500 fresh jobs as compared ... Read more...

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Delhi’s biggest arts fest faces fund crunch


September 19th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Twenty-nine countries, 2,000 performers, an expected footfall of five million and 25 niche venues -- the capital's biggest arts carnival, the Delhi International Arts Festival ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry to impart driving skills


September 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The tourism ministry Wednesday launched a scheme for providing driving skills and etiquette training to poor men to create employable skills in tourism and hospitality ... Read more...

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Hero Groups forays into hospitality sector


September 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hero Group Monday said it had bagged a bid to develop a five-star deluxe hotel in Gurgaon."Looking at the huge growth potential and dynamic social ... Read more...

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Southern states’ tourism ministers meet in Kerala


August 19th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Tourism Ministers from the southern states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka and the union territories of Puducherry, the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and ... Read more...

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Isha Koppikar doesn’t regret not being a part of ‘Don 2′


August 4th, 2011 - 2:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Many would give a hand to be a part of Shah Rukh Khan's forthcoming sequel to "Don", but actress Isha Koppikar, who was part of ... Read more...

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Mercedes-Benz sells 90 C-class cars’ to Carzonrent


July 18th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) German luxury automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz Monday gave away keys to 90 of its C-class brand cars to mobility solution provider Carzonrent."Indians today lead global lifestyles ... Read more...

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Now Goa experience in choppers, sea planes, hot air balloons!


July 7th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 7 (IANS) If the tourism department has its way, you would soon be able to touch down in Goa on a seaplane and then whiz around the beach ... Read more...

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States should help boost tourism growth: Sibal


May 31st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) State governments should actively participate in and frame legislation to make the tourism and hospitality sector more vibrant and growth oriented, Human Resource Development Minister ... Read more...

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Indian travellers to boost aviation, hospitality industry


May 13th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) With around 9 million Indian travellers all set to travel around the country and abroad this holiday season, the country's aviation and hospitality sector are ... Read more...

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India sees spurt in tourist arrivals, but sanitation a concern


April 21st, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India is witnessing a spurt in foreign tourist arrivals, but there is a need to focus more on making destinations better and cleaner, union Tourism ... Read more...

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Nine states to discuss tourism promotion


April 20th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Tourism ministers of nine states will meet in Rishikesh in Uttarakhand Thursday to discuss steps to develop and promote tourism, including identifying new destinations to ... Read more...

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Tourism Ministers conference to kick off in Rishikesh tomorrow


April 20th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rishikesh, Apr 20 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai will on Thursday inaugurate the second 'Inter State Regional Conference of the Tourism Ministers of the North-Central States' for development and promotion ... Read more...

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Tourism minister presents awards for excellence in hospitality education


March 24th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.24 (ANI): Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai on Thursday presented awards excellence in hospitality education.Participating in a function, Sahai said there was need to bridge the skilled manpower gap ... Read more...

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Focus on tourism’s job opportunities, says minister


March 18th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Even a little bit of training in the field of tourism will contribute to employment, which is why every state must realise the worth of ... Read more...

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