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Accord in talks for acquiring a Swiss hotel


June 28th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) City-based star hotel group Accord is looking at acquiring a 52-room hotel in Switzerland, while its new hotel in Puducherry will be inaugurated soon, said a ... Read more...

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India, Israel ink pact to boost tourism


June 25th, 2012 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 25 (IANS) India and Israel have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost their bilateral ties in the tourism sector, with Israel opening a tourism office in ... Read more...

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Sarovar Hotels to expand in Africa, India


June 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Sarovar Hotels Pvt Ltd, a fast-growing hotel chain, is in the process of expanding its African and Indian presence in managing and owning properties, a ... Read more...

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Mexico has special place in my heart: Banderas


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish film star Antonio Banderas said here Thursday that Mexico has a "very special" place in his heart.Banderas was invited to Cancun as guest of ... Read more...

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Tihar warms up to its inmates


December 24th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Four blankets per person, 10 rooftop solar-water heating systems, piping hot food served in trolleys. No, these are not the boastings of a new hotel, ... Read more...

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A new hotel opens every four days in China


August 15th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) A new international hotel comes up in China every four days, making it one of the fastest growing hotel markets in the world, says a survey.The ... Read more...

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Singer Peter Andre now wants to own a coffee shop


May 10th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) After making music, singer Peter Andre now wants to brew coffee and plans to open his own coffee shop. He hopes it will be so successful ... Read more...

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Leela Group to issue 14.5 percent preferential shares


April 18th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Luxury hotel chain company Leela Group Monday said it would issue preferential shares of about 14.5 percent to private equity firms in six to eight ... Read more...

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Hotel shaped like upside-down table tennis racket to be built in China


April 5th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 5 (ANI): The building of a new hotel shaped like an upside-down table tennis racket is being planned in China.According to the Europe China Daily, the unique hotel will be ... 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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Marriott to bar access to adult movies in new hotels


January 24th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Marriott International has revealed that it will bar access to adult movies in new hotel rooms that it is planning to open in some years.Marriott said its decision ... Read more...

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Hotel Made Of Garbage Built In Spain


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Beach Garbage Hotel" is indeed a new way to voice protest against the never ending stop to pollution. Yes if you are taken aback by ... Read more...

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Ancient Roman settlement unearthed in west London


November 17th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A Roman settlement filled with ancient artefacts and human remains has been unearthed at a building site for a luxury hotel in west London.Archaeologists, excavating a site ... Read more...

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Delhi hotels beef up security for Games


September 16th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the horror of 26/11 not far behind, big hotels in the capital are busy tightening security for the Commonwealth Games.Many are spending large amounts ... Read more...

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Oriental Hotels to beef up its room strength


July 27th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 27 (IANS) City-based Oriental Hotels is planning to open two more hotels and add more rooms at its existing properties to take the total number of hotels and rooms under ... Read more...

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New Treehotel in Sweden features room shaped like a UFO


July 17th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): A new hotel in Sweden is set to offer guests the chance to stay in rooms shaped like a UFO, birds nest and a "mirrorcube".The Treehotel, which ... Read more...

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Lopez may face $40 mn lawsuit


July 12th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez may face a $40 million lawsuit for cancelling her concert in Cyprus. The singer was slated to perform at the opening of new hotel complex ... Read more...

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Lopez cancels controversial Cyprus show


July 9th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has withdrawn from an event in Cyprus after critics slammed her for agreeing to the show on the 36th anniversary of the Turkish invasion ... Read more...

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Dubai hotel industry to boom in 2010: Experts


May 19th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 19 (IANS/WAM) With increasing number of hotels, Dubai's hospitality sector is witnessing a rapid surge after facing the impact of global recession last year, say industry experts. When most of the ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s 26/11 target Trident-Oberoi Hotel reopens


April 25th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 25 (ANI): The tower block of Mumbai's Trident-Oberoi Hotel, one of the targets of 26/11 attacks, has reopened after a 40-million dollar renovation.Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan reopened the ... Read more...

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Renovated Oberoi hotel finally reopens after 26/11


April 24th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) The Oberoi, a landmark hotel in Mumbai that Pakistani terrorists targeted in November 2008, killing 32 people there, reopened Saturday with a brand new look, 287 guest rooms ... Read more...

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Mumbai Trident-Oberoi Hotel to reopen on April 24


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 22 (ANI): The Trident-Oberoi Hotel, which has been shut since the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack, will reopen on April 24 under tight security cover.The hotel management hosted the ... Read more...

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The Oberoi: A new chapter after 26/11


April 21st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Seventeen months after the 26/11 terror attacks that shook not just the financial capital of India but the whole world, the Oberoi Group's luxury hotel at Nariman Point ... Read more...

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Chunk of hotel rooms coming up in Haryana for Games


November 6th, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) India expects over 100,000 tourists during the Commonwealth Games next year and the government is working overtime to ensure that the required number of hotel rooms are ... Read more...

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World’s tallest hotel with 118 floors to open in Hong Kong


October 28th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Oct 28 (DPA) Luxury hotel chain Ritz-Carlton is to open the world's tallest hotel in Hong Kong in 2010 with its top floor on the 118th storey, a news report ... Read more...

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Sharjah, Singapore to collaborate in hospitality sector


October 24th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 24 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) and the Singapore Hotels Association (SHA) have signed an agreement to collaborate in the hospitality industry, ... Read more...

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US firm to launch budget hotel in Kerala capital


August 20th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) Berggruen Hotels, owned by the US-based Berggruen Holdings Inc, will launch its first mid-market hotel "Keys" in Kerala Friday. Situated in the heart of the state capital, the new ... Read more...

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Tourism ministry plans more hotel management institutes


August 17th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) To meet the demand for over 200,000 skilled workers in the hospitality sector, the tourism ministry plans to start eight new hotel management institutes to impart quality ... Read more...

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ITC not to make takeover bid on East India Hotels


July 24th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Tobacco-to-hotels major ITC Ltd will not make any takeover bid on East India Hotels, a top company official said here Friday. ITC, through its wholly-owned investment arm Russell Credit ... Read more...

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Leela Kempinski opens in Gurgaon, formally


July 11th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 11 (IANS) It was a "dream come true" for Capt. C.P. Krishnan Nair as the Leela Kempinski Gurgaon formally opened Saturday in this bustling IT hub on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Kerala group to invest Rs.7.5 bn in new hotel ventures


May 22nd, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) The Kochi-based Muthoot Pappachan group, that has interests in financial services, hospitality, infrastructure and wind power, is investing Rs.750 crore (Rs.7.5 billion/$159 million) in seven hotel properties in ... Read more...

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Akshay - Katrina stranded?


May 5th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Akshay Kumar and Katrina ended up in an unusual spot literallyRevealed a unit source, "While shooting for Ratan Jain's De Dana Dhan, the lead pair of the film Akshay and Katrina ... Read more...

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Experience ‘high-flying’ holiday in Boeing aeroplane hotel suite!


April 24th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): If you are in Costa Rica and looking for a 'high-flying' holiday experience, then check into a luxurious new hotel suite in the country that is built inside ... Read more...

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Down to your last shirt? Strip off at this nudist hotel


April 16th, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Ernest Gill Hamburg, April 16 (DPA) In these dire economic times, when tourists are down to their last shirt and hotels go bankrupt at the drop of a hat, only the most ... Read more...

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Worlds poshest hotel in Dubai has not a drop to drink for guests!


October 4th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): The worlds poshest new hotel that has stunning water slides and aquariums has been labelled Fawlty Towers by Brits after the places taps ran dry.Visitors, who flocked ... Read more...

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