Sourish Bhattacharyya

Sourish Bhattacharyya is a New Delhi-based newspaper columnist and blogger. He is the Consulting Editor of BW Hotelier.

Latest Articles By Sourish Bhattacharyya

Sanjay Sethi All Set to Take Over as COO, ITC Hotels

Sethi has spent 28 years in the industry and is counted among the brightest professionals in the hospitality business. The suave hotelier is all set to check in at ITC Hotels to take over the position -- that of Chief Operating Officer -- vacated some months back by Ranvir Bhandari.

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Grand Mercure Vadodara Surya Palace Unveiled

Grand Mercure flag flies on Vadodara's landmark hotel, even as Jean-Michel Casse Declares AccorHotels will have 55 hotels with 10K rooms by 2017-end

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Fashioning a New Wave of Hospitality

Running a trendy beach-front hotel is hardly a party, but for W Goa's Tunisian-English General Manager, Taieb 'TJ' Joulak, it's most important to touch the right passion points.

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Rakesh Sarna Quits as Taj Group MD & CEO

Announces his departure after closing FY 2016-17 with impressive profit after tax; names of Ajoy Misra, Zubin Dubash floating as probable successors.

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Atul Kochhar to be First Indian to Open British Restaurant in U.K.


The restaurant will be called Hawkyns, the name being a play on Sir William Hawkins, the English sailor and adventurer who befriended Emperor Jehangir.

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Tata Sons Deny Sarna Exit Rumours, IHCL Share Price, Market Cap Dip

With IHCL stocks falling to 5.81 percent before stabilising on the trading floor, the hotel company was quick to staunch the rumour of Rakesh Sarna's departure on

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With Cyrus Mistry Gone, What Will Happen to Rakesh Sarna?

After Mistry's Fall, Industry Agog with Speculation Over Rakesh Sarna's Future. But Taj CEO Not Likely to Go Anywhere Soon.

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The Fine Wine Affair Weekend at The Oberoi Gurgaon

Madame La Cave teams Up with The Oberoi Gurgaon to Host The Fine Wine Affair at Unbelievably Low Prices. Book your tickets now for The Fine Wine Affair, which takes places on the long corridor of the retail arcade, also known as The Concourse, at The Oberoi Gurgaon on the post-Dussehra weekend (October 14-16).

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The Leela Opens Jamavar London with Top Chef from Michelin-Starred Trishna

Credited with developing iconic restaurant concepts for The Leela, The group’s co-chairman and managing director, Dinesh Nair, along with his daughter Samyukta Nair, will play an integral role in driving the latest addition to the portfolio towards excellence in every aspect.

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After Starwood, Dilip Puri to Roll Out Lausanne Hotel School's Indian Campus at Manesar

In other news, Rajat Kalia Returns to The Leela Palace New Delhi while Suveer Sodhi Headed to Hyatt Regency Pune and Pawan Padeliya of The Claridges Relocates to Canberra.

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