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Worldhotels to expand presence in India

July 12th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Germany-based global hospitality major Worldhotels plans to expand its presence in India.Announcing its tie-up with four-star Golkonda Hotel here Wednesday, the company officials said they would ... Read more...

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Queen’s cruise liner to stay in Dubai as floating hotel

July 3rd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 2 (IANS/WAM) After four decades of cruising around the planet, the iconic QE2 -- named after Queen Elizabeth II -- will retire as a liner and ... Read more...

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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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Shristi plans integrated logistic hub in Bengal

June 15th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Bengal Shristi Infrastructure Development Ltd. Thursday said it is planning to set up an integrated logistics hub and warehouse facility in West Bengal's Burdwan district, with ... Read more...

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Realty business hots up in Bengal

June 3rd, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Even as industrialists worry over the slow pace of reforms hitting industrial resurgence in West Bengal, one business is growing by leaps and bounds in the ... Read more...

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Taj GVK net profit dips by 32 percent

April 30th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 30 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Taj GVK Hotels and Resorts Ltd, a joint venture between the GVK group and the Tata group's Indian Hotels Company Ltd, has reported a decline ... 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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Shimla’s Wildflower Hall hotel to face special audit

June 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) Oberoi Group's Wildflower Hall, a landmark luxury hotel on the outskirts of this popular hill resort that is the preferred choice of high-value tourists, is ... Read more...

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Chatwal ties with Wyndham for major hotel expansion in India

March 24th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 24 (IANS) Noted Indian American hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal plans to set up 50 new hotels in India in five years as part of a major expansion ... Read more...

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Taj to set up resort hotel near Shimla

February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), a group of Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, Friday announced its plan to set up a hotel-cum-resort near Shimla.This will be Taj group's ... 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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Rossell Tea building hotel in Delhi

May 26th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Rossell Tea is constructing a 305-room hotel in Delhi with an investment of Rs.170 crore along with Lemon Tree Hotels, a top company official said Wednesday. "We already have ... Read more...

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Black waiter accuses UK family of racial slur

April 23rd, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.23 (ANI): A black waiter at a hotel in Florida has filed a case against a family of British holidaymakers for telling the management it did not want to be waited ... Read more...

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New Neverland theme park to be built in MJ’s honour

January 11th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson is set to be honoured with a Disney World-style theme park based on his Neverland Ranch.The park will be created in ... Read more...

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$1 bn tribute for Michael Jackson at native place

January 6th, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Late pop legend Michael Jackson is to be remembered in his native Gary, Indiana with a championship golf course and his Neverland-style amusement park worth $1 billion.Members ... Read more...

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MJ memorial complex may include golf course, Neverland-like theme park

January 2nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 2 (ANI): A memorial complex honouring the late King of Pop Michael Jackson may possibly include a golf course and an amusement park with characteristics of the star's famous ... Read more...

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Archaeologists discover 2000-year-old synagogue in Israel

September 12th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered one of the world's oldest synagogues in Northern Israel, dating back to some 2000 years from 50BC to 100 AD.According to a report by the ... Read more...

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India-China trade to reopen through Nathu La Friday

April 30th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Oberoi Gangtok, April 30 (IANS) Bilateral trade between Asian giants India and China will resume through the Nathu La pass in Sikkim on the famed Silk Route Friday, with the government ... Read more...

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Ambuja Realty to unveil three projects this year despite slowdown

March 9th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) Notwithstanding the slowdown, city-based developer Ambuja Realty plans to unveil three new real estate projects in West Bengal this year, a top company official says.The projects ... Read more...

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Maradona sparks off fire scare with Havana cigar, blamed for Chelsea’’s loss to Man U

January 12th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.12 (ANI): Argentinian football boss Diego Maradona triggered off an alarm at 7 a.m. on Sunday by puffing on a Havana (cigar), and is now being blamed for Chelsea''s defeat ... Read more...

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Marriott to reopen on Sunday in new Fort Knox of Pakistan avatar

December 25th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 25 (ANI): The luxury Marriott Hotel in Islamabad will be turned into the Fort Knox of Pakistan when it opens on Sunday.Peter Alex, the chief operating officer of the ... Read more...

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Soon, a refrigerated Dubai beach to keep your feet from burning!

December 15th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 15 (ANI): Environmentalists may have more to worry about after the worlds first refrigerated beach is unwrapped in blistering Dubai so that wealthy travellers can keep their feet from ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror death toll 195, Taj hotel being sanitised

November 29th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.29 (ANI): An official of the Mumbai Disaster Control Office on Saturday confirmed that the death toll in the terrorist strikes has risen to 195. He also said that the ... Read more...

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PM condemns Islamabad blast

September 21st, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condemned the suicide bombing at the Marriott Hotel in the Pakistani capital that killed at least 46 people.In a letter to ... Read more...

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Pune hotelier to develop Navi Mumbai’s first luxury hotel

August 12th, 2008 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 12 (IANS) City-based Metropolis Hotels has bagged a contract to build Navi Mumbai's first five-star hotel. The hotel, to be built on a 47,000 sq m plot off Palm Beach ... Read more...

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Rattha Group to invest Rs.17.5 bn in Chennai IT SEZ

April 24th, 2008 - 9:55 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) City-based Rattha Group will promote an IT special economic zone (SEZ) in Porur, west Chennai, at an investment of Rs.17.5 billion ($437.5 million). "The IT SEZ will come ... Read more...

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Salarpuria Group eyes hotel industry, IT SEZ

March 26th, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) Real estate major Salarpuria Group is all set to invest billions in West Bengal with projects ranging from hotels and residential complexes to IT special economic zones (SEZs), ... Read more...

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Coach Capello thinks “The Grove” is too swanky for England team

February 6th, 2008 - 4:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb.6 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello has decided not to allow his players to stay at their favourite hotel -- The Grove -- because he thinks it is too swanky. The ... Read more...

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World’s most exclusive hotel is one-room designer prefab in Paris!

November 14th, 2007 - 6:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 14 (ANI): An exclusive one-room hotel has opened in a prefab on a Paris rooftop with a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower. Guests at the Hotel Everland get an extra-large ... Read more...

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