Bikramjit Ray

Bikramjit Ray is Executive Editor of BW Hotelier.

Latest Articles By Bikramjit Ray

The Accidental Hotelier

The Chairman of Shree Naman Group and part owner of Sofitel BKC on his start in hospitality.

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'We Want to Make Our Hotel More Tech-Friendly'

Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach's General Manager, Manish Dayya speaks to BW Hotelier about his iconic North Mumbai property and the challenges of keeping up with the neighbours and staying relevant.

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A Management Relationship is a Lot Like Marriage: Rattan Keswani

Deputy Managing Director, Lemon Tree Hotels and Director, Carnation Hotels spoke to us on the occasion of Sandal Suites, an all suite property operated by Lemon Tree Hotels in Noida.

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"Weekend Occupancy is Going to be a Game Changer Strategy"

Jatin Khanna, newly appointed Multi Property Vice President Bengaluru and General Manager Bengaluru Marriott Hotel Whitefield spoke with BW Hotelier about the challenges and rewards of his new position and where he thought the Bengaluru market was going.

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Technology over Hoteliering

Operating in the highly competitive market of selling rooms of budget hotels in South East Asia, the founders of Reddoorz have come up with a winning formula which they feel is perfect for their target market of Indonesia.

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Hiroshi Kagata Adds Kaiseki Touch to threesixtyone°

F&B

The Oberoi, Gurgaon's new Japanese chef brings with him immense experience of having worked in restaurants like Mizumi at Wynn Macau as well in traditonal Kaiseki restaurants in Kyoto, where he began his career. For Kagata it's all about the personalisation of the meal that matters.

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Jayaram Banan Buys Back Sagar Ratna

F&B

There has been significant increase in the number of restaurants from around 49 the time when the majority stake was sold, to 95 plus right now. The target according to the company was to have a hundred more in the next couple of years.

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Banquet and Conventions are an Untapped Market for Us

Perkin Rocha, Area Director for Haryana and Rajasthan at Lemon Tree Hotels spoke about his role in the company and of course the brand new Lemon Tree and Red Fox Hotel complex with 20,000 square feet of conference facilities, a first by the company, but by no means a one-off.

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Leading the Way for Luxury to Flourish in India

Anuraag Bhatnagar’s offerings for the market are having a great effect on the hospitality scene in the country, here’s what the Multi-Property Vice President of Luxury India for Marriott International's, strategy was all about.

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‘My Hotel will Change the City of Kolkata’

Ranju Alex, General Manager of the JW Marriott in Kolkata spoke to BW Hotelier about one of the largest new luxury properties to open in the east. Here are just some of the reasons why she thinks it will be a clutter breaker.

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