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As a Brand, We See Ourselves as a Social Catalyst: Santosh Kutty

General Manager, Operations & Development of Zone by The Park, the latest brand vertical of The Park Hotels spoke to BW Hotelier about the brand, its uniqueness and the expansion plans that lie ahead for them.

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Going with the Natural Flow of the Land

Sanjay Sarin, owner of Queens Meadows which is part of the V Resort Black Collection spoke to BW Hotelier on the idea of the unique property and the challenges of building his dream project.

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'It's About Creating Awareness that Mysore has Much More to Offer'

Sachin Malhotra, the General Manager of the newly opened Grand Mercure in the city, spoke to BW Hotelier on the challenges ahead and how he plans to run his property.

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StayWell India MD Excited about 2016 Plans

2016 is going to be an exciting year because all our hard work finally see the light of day says Rohit Vig, MD India of StayWell Group, ahead of their busiest year since entering India in 2012.

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Our Presence in South India is more than North India: Jean-Michel Casse

JEAN-MICHEL CASSE, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India spoke to BW Hotelier on AccorHotels’ plans for South India at the launch of Grand Mercure, Mysore, Accor’s 38th hotel in India.

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All Indicators Are Pointing at Great Growth Potential in India: Stephen Holmes

THIS IS the second time that Stephen Holmes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (see photo), has been to India and he is happy with what he sees. "I enjoyed it then and I am enjoying it this trip as well. It’s an amazing marketplace. Amazing culture and great growth potential,’ he told me during our interview. ’I think all the indicators are pointing towards great growth in India. If you look at the demographics, you have got a very young, very technology savvy, consumer base here.

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'Our Brands Carry Almost 27% Premium Over Our Competitors'

RAJEEV MENON, Chief Operating Officer, Asia Pacific (Excluding Greater China), Marriott International (see photo) spoke exclusively to BW Hotelier during the launch of the Renaissance Hotel in Lucknow about the group’s plans in India and what the future looks like.

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We Will Create Demand in Ganapatipule Area, says Rane

THE FIRST phase of 100 luxury villas at the Blue Ocean Resort and Spa in Ganapatipule, -Maharashtra, turned operational with the property opening 55 villas and suites for reservation. The resort owned by Mumbai-based Omkar Properties and managed by The Pebbles, is spread across 80 acres.

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New Brand Identity and Integrated Marketing Campaign by Choice Hotels

CHOICE HOTELS International, Inc has introduced a new identity that is rolling out worldwide. The refreshed brand positioning and new identity builds off of Choice Hotels' 75 year legacy as a gateway to a portfolio of brands. It also reflects the new direction and growth of the company as it realizes opportunities with business travelers across the portfolio, particularly in the upscale segment, and among millennials.

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Viiking Ventures acquires marketing and distribution of Goa’s King’s Beer

IN ORDER to get beer lovers across the country to get taste of Goa’s famous King’s Beer, Viiking Ventures has acquired the marketing and distribution rights for the beverage across the country. As of now, the drink is available only in Goa, though the plan is to make is available throughout India in a phased manner.

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