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‘People Want to Have an Experience Rather than Just Food’

F&B

Recently appointed Executive Chef at The Fern Meluha, Prashant Tikadia spoke about modern urbanization and changing food preferences.

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Smart Business Traveller Looks for Functionality, VFM & Relevant Facilities

A disruptive force that’s still in its infancy is the rise of digital customer service, says Ashish Jakhanwala.

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The ‘wheel’ to Travel

Itineraries planned for the physically challenged customers and valuable insights on the type of services and the expectations from this segment has been the focus of Enable Travel. On World Disabled Day (Dec 3), we speak to Debolin Sen, Head, Enable Travel, who explains about the project in detail and how 70 Trips to Freedom Campaign as part of India’s 70th year independence celebrations has helped to spread the awareness.

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Veeba Accelerating in Consumer Retail Market

F&B

In time span of six months, Veeba's B2C revenue has grown to 40 per cent from 5 per cent. The company is soon coming up with its new plant in Rajasthan.

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Growing Hotel Market Landscape of Lucknow

Cygnett Park Di-Arch Lucknow is the closest hotel from Airport and in the business hub- Transport Nagar and has recently entered the Lucknow market. With just 500-600 rooms in branded four to five star category till 2016 to almost 1200 rooms by the end of 2017 Lucknow has come up big way on the map of Indian hospitality industry.

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F&B Market of Mussoorie has a Huge Potential: Chef Tanuj Nayyar

F&B

Chef Tanuj Nayyar feels that F&B market of Mussoorie have huge potential with lot of international tourists coming in and the wedding segment growing. With more than 18 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Nayyar moved to Jaypee Residency Manor, Mussoorie in the year 2008 where he was responsible for opening of the famous restaurant cafe manor and world cuisine restaurant Regency.

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Education is Key to Success Especially With Indian Travellers

Chicago’s convention team has the industry’s largest hotel room night production goal of 2.5 million room nights per year from an international perspective, especially within the Chinese market, as Chicago’s largest inbound overseas market. Where does India stand and how difficult it is to achieve those numbers? Marc Anderson, Executive Vice President, Choose Chicago, tells us more.

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A Treasure Trove of Handicrafts For The European Market

Making the most of the ‘kabaad se jugaad’ products and supporting ‘Make in India’ with zero defect and zero effect, the Indian Handicrafts and Gifts Fair (IHGF), to be held from 23-27 February, 2018, focusses on nature and conservation. Rakesh Kumar, Executive Director, The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) tells us more.

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ShivSagar Eyes For an Investment of 150 Cr by 2019

F&B

“The investment will be a combination of internal investment and funding from venture capitalists and equity partners. All these properties will be a company owned. Our vision is to bring to the world the very best food,” says Poojari in a conversation with BW Hotelier.

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Jumeirah Group Plans to Open Four Properties in 2018

Linda Lewis, Vice President Global Sales Middle East & APAC, Jumeirah Group, speaks on the new properties, tie-ups and India as source market.

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