Interviews Articles

Staycation trend likely to fizzle out with time

In a conversation with BW HOTELIER, Mansur Mehta, Managing Director, Suba Group of Hotels, talks about acquiring 35 new properties by buying a majority stake in 1589 Hotels, changes the pandemic has brought about in hospitality business, why the staycation trend will not last long and the future plans.

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Boutique Hotels: The Next Wave of Hospitality

Post-pandemic world will be the golden period of growth for the hospitality industry, opines Zia Shiekh, CEO & CMD, Svenska Design Hotels

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‘Business is starting to come back’

Jai Chugh, General Manager, DoubleTree by Hilton Gurugram Baani Square, talks about the transition phase at the property during the pandemic, plans to re-energise business and the segments likely to drive the performance of hotels in near future

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Responsible Tourism is Intrinsic to Odisha

In an interview with BW HOTELIER, Odisha Tourism's Principal Secretary, Vishal Dev, says the state is all about experiences in its impeccable blend of tradition and terrain. He adds that Odisha will soon be on top of every traveller’s bucket list

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When times are tough, your people stand by you

BW HOTELIER talks to Vishal Kamat, Director, Kamat Group of Hotels, on his journey in maintaining the brand amid the pandemic along with the ethos on which the brand prides itself.

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‘Sustainability must be our top priority’

Vineet Mishra, Complex General Manager, Pullman & Novotel New Delhi Aerocity on how he witnesses bleisure tourism in the current scenario.

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Asia Pacific to overtake European, US tourism markets soon

Souvagya Mohapatra, Managing Director, Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts for India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan talks about the hospitality market in the subcontinent and his India plans

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‘Experiential offerings have taken precedence over typical B&B stays’

Kunal Shanker, General Manager, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort, talks about new trends in the hospitality industry

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‘Weddings, events have seen a tremendous increase over the past few months’

Varun Chhibber, Complex General Manager, The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences and The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, talks to BW HOTELIER about unexpected hotel occupancy levels in recent weeks and the changes that the pandemic has brought to the hospitality sector.

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Unique Radisson experiences at Khajuraho and Shimla

Vikas Kapoor, Vice President Operations, Radisson Jass Hotel Khajuraho and Shimla shares the properties’ USP, guest profile and the critical factors that will drive hotel sales in 2021.

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