Smita Tripathi

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Managing Guest Expectations is Biggest Challenge

BW Hotelier chats with Ramandeep Marwah, the newly appointed General Manager of the JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa and asked him about his new charge and what his plans for the hotel are.

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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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AccorHotels Formally Launches first ibis Styles in Goa

This is AccorHotels’ 43rd hotel in the country and the first ibis Styles. Ibis Styles is AccorHotels’ economy brand but it offers unique design experiences in a myriad of styles, unlike the vanilla ibis properties.

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Hotelier With a Creative Instinct

Dimitri Klein on his unique property, the Dune Eco Village and Spa, developed on 35 acres of barren land where he built 15 bungalows, in the outskirts of Pondicherry,

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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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Bringing Alive the History of Mysore

“Bringing stories to life” is the tagline of the Grand Mercure brand and at the 146-room hotel in this royal city, steps have been taken to bring alive Mysore’s great history and tradition.

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'It's About Creating Awareness that Mysore has Much More to Offer'

Sachin Malhotra, the General Manager of the newly opened Grand Mercure in the city, spoke to BW Hotelier on the challenges ahead and how he plans to run his property.

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Our Presence in South India is more than North India: Jean-Michel Casse

JEAN-MICHEL CASSE, Senior Vice President, Operations, AccorHotels India spoke to BW Hotelier on AccorHotels’ plans for South India at the launch of Grand Mercure, Mysore, Accor’s 38th hotel in India.

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AccorHotels Launch Grand Mercure in Mysuru with Brigade Group

The 38th Grand Mercure opens in India, with Brigade Group as partners in Mysuru, Karnataka. The hotel has 146 rooms and is aimed at business and leisure travel.

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