Interviews Articles

'I Intend to Focus on Retention over Acquisition'

F&B

Sandeep Singh, Shangri-La's Eros Hotel's new Director of Food and Beverage spoke to BW Hotelier about the challenges of his new position and how he planned to tackle them.

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Indians Love to Visit Spain on Traditional Itineraries

Spain has always been an aspirational destination for Indian travellers. Ignacio Ducasse Gutierrez, Tourism Counselor, Embassy of Spain in India and Director, Tourism Office of Spain in India, speaks on what all Spain is doing to make it the most desirable destination for the Indian travellers.

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"Dubai Offers Something For Everyone"

Dubai's largest source market for tourists happens to be India. BW Hotelier spoke exclusively with Hamad Bin Mejren of Dubai Tourism about what the potential was for his city to continue being the favourite place for Indian tourists to visit.

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'We Have to Keep Up with Constantly Evolving F&B Preferences'

F&B

Rohit Srivastava, Hyatt Regency Delhi's new Director of F&B speaks to BW Hotelier about the challenges of his job and how the year is shaping up, sharing his philosophy, which he hopes will bring more success to his hotel's already prominent F&B offerings.

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Las Vegas is Becoming More Accessible

With a little less than 150,000 hotel rooms and 42.9 million visitors last year, this giant holiday and MICE destination in the middle of the US has been slowly increasing it's popularity among the Indian traveller. Rafael Villanueva, Senior Director, International Sales, Las Vegas Convention and Visitor's Authority shared his thoughts with BW Hotelier.

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Melia Won't Come Without the Right Partner

Ruben Casas of Melia Hotels, Spain's largest hotel company with over 375 hotels worldwide welcomes Indian tourists, though confessed entering the market as an operator has its own set of challenges.

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Ras Al Khaimah to Attract a Million Visitors by End 2018

With 35 percent growth in Indian arrivals in the first quarter of this year, Indian travellers are a significant contributor to the destination's success. We spoke to Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) on strategies outlined in 2017 for India.

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‘Positioning RCI India As Lifestyle Investment In Future Vacations’

We spoke to the newly appointed Managing Director of RCI India--one of the largest timeshare vacation exchange groups in the world--Sabina Chopra on how she plans to lead the strategic priorities for India market.

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Hoteliering and Guts, The Chaudhary Formula

This is a winning formula which has mean't success for Binod Chaudhary, Nepali Billionaire and hotelier for over two decades now. He spoke with BW Hotelier exclusively on the re-branding of his India partnership and what lies ahead.

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"Our Promise is to Get You the Best Hotel at the Best Price"

Nikhil Ganju, Country Manager of TripAdvisor speaks about what lies ahead for the travel website behemoth and dealing with the unique challenge of the vacation rental phenomenon.

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