Interviews Articles

Putting the Marriott Stamp on it!

General Manager Subhash Sinha on taking over the Oakwood Premier in Koregaon Park Pune and making it into the Marriott Suites, Pune. The challenges of getting everyone on the same page as far as operations go and what lies ahead.

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Aristocratic Frenchman Scripts an F&B Success Story at Accor's 100th Pullman in New Delhi Aerocity

For the last almost 30 years, Tristan Beau de Lomenie has moved around the world opening Accor hotels in places as geographically and culturally diverse as Beijing, Copenhagen and Sulawesi (Indonesia).

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We Want to Give Buyers Richest Benefits in Industry: Irene Lin

Starwood Hotels' Vice President, Distribution, Loyalty and Partnerships speaks on how the company tackles the Indian market and tells us of the future of the Starwood loyalty program post the Marriott-Starwood merger.

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Bangalore Remains a Very Corporate City: Kunal Chauhan, GM, Leela Bengaluru

The Leela has been able to retain its ADR (Average Daily Rate) leadership in the city--clearly about Rs 2000 to Rs 3000 ahead of our next competition, and has an average occupancy level of 72 at par with the rest of the market in Bengaluru.

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Here to Stay in India

Simon Wan’s Staywell Hospitality Group may have started slowly, but he’s confident of the impact he is making in the market and is looking to consolidate in the Indian market.

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It’s a Balance Between the Old and the New

Le Cirque's Mauro Maccioni explains how he and his family have been able to take their name and restaurant across the world without compromising quality.

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Leading Brigade to Victory

Brigade Group’s Chairman and Managing Director, M R Jaishankar, on his foray into hospitality and where the group plans to expand in the next few years.

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The Future is Going to be About Cash Flows and Annuity

An Exclusive Interview with Managing Director and Owner of The Grand, New Delhi, Umesh Saraf. A man who believes in being different and succeeding at it.

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A Case of Money for Nothing

BW Hotelier spoke with Nasr Khan, the Founder and CEO of NightStay, an app which specialises in last minute hotel room bookings to find out how it helps hotels in staying full.

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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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