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We See Huge Opportunity for Growth in India: Francesco Zonin

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The scion of the Zonin family one of the world's most imporant wine producers was in India and spoke to BW Hotelier about the wine business and India and what he thought about it all from the time when Zonin first entered the market back in 1996.

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RevPar in Summer and ARR in Winter

Dhananjay Kumar, General Manager, The Suryaa New Delhi, in a chat with us, explains how he plans to maximise his profits while making sure his property still stayed relevant, local and a destination in his corner of the city.

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Changing Tastebuds One Diner at a Time

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Aditya Jaimani, Director Food Production and Service at InterContinental Hotels Group and Executive Chef at the Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini, speaks on how the market in this one corner of Delhi is slowly evolving, thanks in no small part to his efforts in the kitchen.

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The Man of All Seasons

The Sofitel Mumbai’s General Manager shares his personal philosophy of hotel management and how it has influenced him in his functioning as a hotelier at one of India's best run properties.

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Making a Difference and Creating Moments for Guests

Mumbai Grand Hyatt Mumbai’s Sunjae Sharma speaks to us on what it takes to run one of India’s most successful hotels and how he keeps ahead of the game when it comes to the extremely competitive MICE market in Mumbai and beyond.

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The Epitome of Tajness

The Area Director for Taj and General Manager of Taj Palace New Delhi speaks to us on the unique character of his hotel and how it continues to be a huge presence in the MICE market as well being an iconic property in the company portfolio.

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Hemant Oberoi All Set to Open Restaurant in BKC, Mumbai

In a one on one chat, the legendary chef shared a brief outline of what his restaurant, which he says will open by January 2017 latest, will be all about. Meanwhile, his globetrotting hasn't really slowed down as Oberoi shared the news of his latest venture Yantra's popularity in the extremely competitive Singapore food scene.

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"Aloft Has Great Opportunity to Grow in India"

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific Senior Director, Brand Management, Vincent Ong, spoke to BW Hotelier on the plans that Aloft Hotels had for the country. Presently at five hotels in India, the brand has already got two new openings slated for the next couple of years.

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Leela Ambience Changes It's Kitchen Team and the Future Looks Delicious

Neeraj Rawoot is the new de facto Executive Chef, while Anurag Bhartwal takes over as the Executive Pastry Chef. BW Hotelier speaks to both about their plans and how they want to keep the restaurants and banqueting buzzing, like it has been for the past few years.

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Eastern Promise

The VP Sales and Marketing of Mayfair Hotels, Bjorn Noel Deniese tells us about the group's very unique take on hospitality from their fortress in the east.

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