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Viega Joins Hands with WASH United and ‘Team Swachh Bharat’

First company from the sanitary industry in India to support Team Swachh Bharat initiative co-developed by WASH United and UNICEF. Viega enabling Team Swachh Bharat to distribute ‘Team Swachh Action Kits’ to 3,500 schools reaching 7,00,000 children. The kits use games and activities to promote good

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Hoteliers Show Heart by Donating Them

Courtyard by Marriott in Chakan Pune's CSR initiative to promote organ donation nets them 98 donors, 80 percent of whom have promised to give all their organs to those on the transplant list.

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IHG Appoints Sudeep Jain as VP, Development, South West Asia

Jain brings more than 15 years’ experience in the hospitality sector from roles based in the US and India, working across brand management, asset management, strategy, planning and real estate development.

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India's First Andaz Opens With a Sense of Style

The 16th Andaz to open in the world sets unusual service standards in the NCR. It's all about welcoming the guest to your home, says Heddo Siebs, GM of Andaz Delhi.

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Record Cake to Celebrate 2nd Birthday of Courtyard by Marriott, Agra

The hotel made the city’s largest cake at 50 ft long weighing about 100 kgs, breaking its earlier record.

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Louise Daley is AccorHotels' New Deputy CEO Asia Pacific

Louise will be working closely with Chairman and CEO, Michael Issenberg and the executive team. She will retain her current responsibilities as Chief Financial Officer Asia Pacific, AccorHotels and oversee AccorPlus with a key focus on growing the business portfolio.

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Thrilled to be in India, says the James Bond of Wine Industry

Jean-Charles Boisset and Fratelli Vineyards were in the NCR to announce the introduction of Boisset's labels in the country. The focus on the new entrants were a good variety of flavours and value for money, Fratelli's Kapil Sekhri said.

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AccorHotels Appoints Cédric Gobilliard to Head New Lifestyle Division

With this proven track record, Gobilliard will now be tasked with accelerating the deployment of these new Lifestyle brands and promoting innovative, original and visionary offers within the Group.

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It's About Being in the Right Place at the Right Time: John Boulding

We spoke to Insight Vacations CEO John Boulding and Jt MD of Signature Tours, Rajeev Kohli on their new venture which targets the upper end of the Indian tourist trade. It's a timely venture as the market has developed sufficiently, they said.

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Vinita Khar Joins Park Hyatt Goa as DoSM

This is a homecoming of sorts for Khar as she is returning to the Hyatt family after 18 months during which she was part of the pre-opening and launch team of Conrad, Pune as Director of Sales and Marketing.

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