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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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Driving On the Front Foot

Arif Patel, VP of Sales, Marketing, Distribution & Loyalty for AccorHotels takes his experiences in cricket and applies them to his sales strategies.

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Wake up and Smell the Coffee

F&B

Bonhomia understood the first mover advantage when they launched their coffee capsules and later machines in the Indian market. Since their launch in 2012, they have seen phenomenal growth and are looking at a strong expansion plan for both retail as well as hospitality.

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2017 Looks Great for Business: Gaurav Singh

The GM of Courtyard by Marriott and Fairfield by Marriott in Bengaluru believes in taking a challenge and making it a strength. Just one of the reasons behind his remarkable first year performance in an extremely competitive market.

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Outdoing Others And Winning Friends

The Park Hyatt Hyderabad's General Manager Thomas Abraham speaks with BW Hotelier about dealing with competition and growing the market for the hotel. He's optimistic about the new year and what it holds for his hotel as well as the hospitality industry.

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A True Loyalist of ITC Hotels

ITC Mughal's General Manager Ashutosh Chhibba speaks to BW Hotelier on his charge and the importance of the MICE market to this iconic property in one of India's most popular tourist destinations, Agra. It's what has kept the hotel afloat for the last three years, he confesses.

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