Interviews Articles

“We plan to have 50 operational hotels in India by 2019”

India is an integral part of Wyndham Hotel Group’s global growth strategy. With a total of 36 operational hotels in the Eurasia region, 28 hotels are located in India. We speak to Deepika Arora, Regional Vice President – Eurasia, Wyndham Hotel Group on her strategies to have 50 operational hotels in the region by 2019.

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Bringing the Customer a New Experience

F&B

Shahrom Oshtori, Director of Food and Beverage, Sofitel Mumbai BKC speaks to BW Hotelier on his strategy when it comes to food festivals and introducing the city to unique flavours.

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Oman’s Luxury Hotel Market to Witness Significant Boost

With history dating back to antiquity, Muscat spells opulence. Popular luxury chains like W Hotel, Kempinski, Jumeirah have planned their entry in Muscat by end 2017, while 2016 witnessed launch of Grand Millennium and re-launch of Sheraton after renovation.

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Hemant Oberoi Launches his Restaurant in Mumbai BKC

F&B

For the chef, home is where the heart is, as he sets up his first outlet in India, after successful ventures in Singapore and the US.

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'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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