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British women fret about their flab thrice a day


July 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A study has found seven in 10 British women being so anxious about their appearance that they fret about their weight three times a day, ... Read more...

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Louvre Hotels to open 50 new hotels in India by 2015


March 6th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) France-based hospitality chain Louvre Hotels Tuesday said it would set up 50 hotels in India by the end of 2015."Right now we are operating nine hotels ... Read more...

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US’ Parkside Hotels plans big in India


January 19th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The US-based hotel management group Parkside Hotels and Resorts is hoping to have around 4,000 hotel rooms in different categories under its banner by 2013, said ... Read more...

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Best Western to set up 66 hotels in India


January 6th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) US hotel chain Best Western International is planning to invest Rs.1,600 crore ($301 million) to open 66 new hotels, including 20 five-star ones, spread across ... Read more...

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British woman is ‘director of bed bouncing’


January 1st, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) A woman hotel employee in Britain is having her bottom insured for a whopping four million pounds (Rs.33 crore) after she landed a job to test ... Read more...

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New technique to rid hospitals of deadly microbes


December 11th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) A new technique would not only disinfect hospitals worldwide but also stop bed bug outbreaks. "This is the future, because many hospital deaths are preventable with ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton enters real estate business


August 13th, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton is following in her family's footsteps as she is heading to the Philippines to launch a property venture.Dailystar.co.uk reports that the reality ... Read more...

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Kerala five-star hotel has no water line for eight years


July 19th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 19 (IANS) A five-star hotel in Kerala has been trying to get a water connection for the past eight years but without success, a hotel executive claimed Tuesday. ... Read more...

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I’d love to open my hotel: Paris


June 24th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton, the great-granddaughter of hotelier Conrad Hilton, wants to launch her own range of hotels and beach clubs.It was at age 25 that ... Read more...

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London hotel to employ ’sexy blondes in mini skirts’


March 31st, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) A five-star hotel in London will replace older staff with "sexy, blonde girls in mini skirts" as bosses said they want a new and younger image.Amia ... Read more...

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‘Indian origin billionaire investor Rajaratnam accused of pocketing $4M on Hilton deal’


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): US federal prosecutors have said that Indian origin billionaire investor Raj Rajaratnam, founder of Galleon Group who was arrested over an alleged 20 million dollars insider trading scheme, ... Read more...

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Chaperone for sex addicts tops odd hotel requests list


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A list of strange requests that hotels get from their guests has revealed that asking for a chaperone for a group of sex addicts takes the cake.Hotel chain ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton to set up her own hotel chain


August 18th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 18 (ANI): Hotel heiress Paris Hilton has decided to set up her own hotel chain.The socialite said that she is ready to try her hand at being a hotelier ... Read more...

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Over a third of Brit adults still take their teddy to bed


August 16th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): One third of Brit adults still sleep with a teddy bear, revealed a new research.The survey of 6,000 British adults, carried out by Hotel chain Travelodge, found that ... Read more...

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Hotel chain bans Vuvuzelas


June 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jun 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hotel chain in the United Kingdom has banned the plastic horns used by the World Cup revelers, which is known as the vuvuzelas. The ... Read more...

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Londoners are rudest people in Britain: Poll


March 15th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Londoners have emerged as Britain's most unwelcoming people in a new poll conducted recently.They have been branded by visitors as being nothing like the legendary chirpy Cockney image ... Read more...

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Income tax raids on hotel chain in Chandigarh, Punjab


February 18th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Income tax (IT) officials Thursday conducted raids on hotels, offices and other properties of a leading Chandigarh and Punjab-based hotel chain following a tip-off about tax evasion. The IT ... Read more...

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South African hotel chain to venture into India


February 11th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The City Lodge Hotels Limited, one of the major South African hotel chains, is all set to enter the Indian market for the first time, making Mumbai ... Read more...

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British hotel chain offers human bed warmers for good night’s sleep


January 18th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 18 (ANI): Guests putting up at the Holiday Inn in Britain will now be assured of a good night's sleep, for the hotel chain has employed human bed warmers.The walking ... Read more...

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UK hotel offers to keep mums-in-law for ’stress-free’ Christmas!


November 25th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 25 (ANI): A hotel chain in the UK is offering discount to customers who will check in their mothers-in-law over Christmas.Branches of Holiday Inn or Holiday Inn Express hotels have ... Read more...

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Thai hotel chain Amari to invest $44 mn in Asia-Pacific (Lead)


October 14th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Thai hotel chain Amari Wednesday said it planned to invest $44.1 million in the Asia-Pacific region by 2010 as part of its growth strategy. The group, which currently ... Read more...

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Thai hotel chain Amari to invest $44 mn in India


October 14th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Thai hotel chain Amari Wednesday said it planned to invest $44.1 million in India by 2010 as part of its Asian growth strategy. The group, which currently ... Read more...

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Zuri group to build villas in Goa


September 8th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Zuri Group Global that runs hotels and resorts under the name Zuri is foraying into the real estate sector in Goa. It has plans to build a cluster ... Read more...

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ITC Welcomgroup to hire 4,000 people in four years


April 14th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Hotel chain major ITC Welcomgroup will hire around 4,000 people in the next four years, taking the total number of employees to 14,000, a top official said. ... Read more...

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Hotel chief surrenders days after life term for murder


March 23rd, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) P. Rajagopal, founder of the Saravana Bhavan restaurants, surrendered before a court Monday, five days after the Madras High Court sentenced him to life imprisonment for murdering his ... Read more...

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Saravana Bhavan founder gets life for murdering employee (Lead)


March 19th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Founder of the Saravana Bhavan hotel chain P. Rajagopal was Thursday sentenced to life for murdering his employee eight years ago by the Madras High Court that enhanced ... Read more...

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Saravana Bhavan founder gets life term in murder case


March 19th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 19 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Thursday awarded a life sentence to P. Rajagopal, the founder of the Saravana Bhavan hotel chain.Rajagopal, 59, was found guilty for murdering ... Read more...

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Saravana Bhavan founder gets life for murder


March 19th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 19 (IANS) Founder of the popular Saravana Bhavan hotel chain P. Rajagopal was Thursday sentenced to life in a murder case by the Madras High Court that enhanced his 10-year ... Read more...

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Blonde Paris Hilton says blondes are not stupid


December 11th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Hollywood actress Paris Hilton recently declared that she is a living example of the fact that blondes are not stupid.Hilton went on to saying that in reality ... Read more...

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Hilton a ‘living proof’ that blondes are smart


December 11th, 2008 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) Socialite heiress Paris Hilton recently claimed that she is a "living proof" that blondes are smart.According to thesun.co.uk, the 27-year-old said even her dim witted role in the ... Read more...

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Eureka! moment most likely to strike at 10.04pm


October 20th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Trying really hard to come up with a good presentation to impress your client tomorrow? Well, in that case, make sure you do it after dinner, for ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse most featured celeb in Brits nightmares


August 13th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Amy Winehouse has topped a new list of celebrities and politicians currently appearing in British people''s nightmares.The Rehab hitmaker beat rocker Marilyn Manson, who came second in ... Read more...

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InterContinental group to run hotel near Chennai


May 20th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Britain-based hotel chain InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) will run the proposed 200 room, 75 suite Holiday Inn Estancia star hotel near Chennai. Promoted by L&T Arun Excello Commercial ... Read more...

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Robert De Niro all set to open Japanese hotel chain


May 2nd, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 2 (ANI): The success of his Nobu hotels has made Robert De Niro decide to expand his business empire by setting up a new chain of Japanese-themed hotels.The ... Read more...

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Emaar still keen on Indian IPO


March 24th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' real estate giant Emaar is still bullish about the Indian real estate market and will launch its initial public offering (IPO) when it thinks ... Read more...

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