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Lords Hotels & Resorts Appoints New Marketing Manager

Jay Ladwa joins as the group's new Assistant Manager-Marketing and will help the group with development as well as implementation of overall marketing strategies.

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AccorHotel's ibis Brand Debuts in Kerala

The ibis Kochi City Centre--with 115 guest rooms, a restaurant and a bar--opens near the soon to be completed Kochi Metro Station and the Ernakulam Railway Station.

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VIA Facilitates Seamless Payments with mPOS

VIA has tied up with various mobile payment solutions startups to deploy 1000-odd new stores on mPOS machines. Number of transactions on mPOS has now increased to over 2000 a day.

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Sarovar Hotels Sells Majority Stake to Louvre Hotels

The Chinese-owned French Hotel chain will give Sarovar Hotels more international exposure and invest in the IT side of the business, as well as bring with them a very strong loyalty program.

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Supreme Court Issues 6-Week Stay Order in NDMC vs Taj Mansingh Case

According to sources, the Supreme Court order also added that the NDMC should work with the hotel group and that IHCL should have first right of refusal on any new lease.

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Ashrafi Matcheswala Becomes Vivanta by Taj-President, GM

In her new role at the Vivanta by Taj – President, Matcheswala’s responsibilities would entail overlooking the hotel operations under the guidance of Taljinder Singh, Area Director – Mumbai Hotels & General Manager - The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai.

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New Appointments for Chedi Mumbai

TWO SEASONED hoteliers, with deep-rooted understanding of GHM’s branding and operating philosophy, have been appointed as the senior management of the luxury hotel management’s upcoming project - The Chedi Mumbai in India.

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Madhu Joshi Appointed Director of Marketing for AccorHotels India

Joshi replaces Siddhartha Umashankar who leave the group after five years. She will be responsible for providing marketing leadership for AccorHotels’ growing portfolio of brands operating across a fast expanding network in the country.

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Novotel Imagica Khopoli Appoints New DoSM

Nair has been in the hospitality industry for over 16 years. Prior to joining AccorHotels, Nair was the Director of Sales and Marketing at Radisson Blu Resort, Karjat. He was also the Director of Sales & Marketing at Radisson Blu Resort, Goa, Alcon Victor Group of Resorts, Goa

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Via.com UAE Launches Cash on Delivery Service

The COD facility will now enable the customers to make travel bookings with Via.com and pay cash against the travel bookings. This facility is currently available only for international flight bookings and will eventually be available for holiday packages and hotel bookings in the near future.

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