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Asia Pacific Hotel Rooms Under Construction Increases 1.6 Percent YOY for March 2016

STR’s MARCH 2016 Pipeline Report shows 592,299 rooms in 2,558 projects Under Contract in the Asia Pacific region. The total represents an 8.7% increase in rooms Under Contract compared with March 2015 and a 1.6% year-over-year increase in rooms In Construction.

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AccorHotels Announces Opening of Mercure Hyderabad KCP

ACCORHOTELS today announced the opening of Mercure Hyderabad KCP, marking the group’s fourth property and its first midscale brand hotel in the iconic city. Located in the heart of Hyderabad’s shopping, historic and business district, which is a quintessential paradise for corporate and leisure trav

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Marriott International Reaffirms Commitment to Acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL reaffirmed its commitment to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc, recently, confident that the previously announced amended merger agreement is the best course for both companies, according to a press release by the company this week. The combined company will of

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BW Hotelier Indian Hospitality Awards and Summit saw two Action Packed Days

THE FIRST BW Hotelier Indian Hospitality Award and Summit was held over two days, on March 21 and 22, 2016, at The Leela Ambience Gurgaon Hotel. Both days were stuffed with informative panel discussions and keynote addresses which all spoke around the theme of innovation and hospitality.

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51 Winners at BW Hotelier's First Indian Hospitality Awards

THE GALA evening following the two days of panel discussions during the BW Hotelier Indian Hospitality Awards and Summit 2016, saw 51 hospitality professionals being honoured at a glittering event held at The Leela Ambience Hotel Gurgaon on March 22, 2016.

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Hilton Worldwide Launches ’Stop Clicking Around’ Campaign

HILTON WORLDWIDE has announced that members of the-Hilton HHonors-guest-loyalty programme can now receive an exclusive discount on room rates by booking directly through its brand websites, Hilton HHonors mobile app and reservation call centres, or through preferred corporate travel partners and app

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Marasa Sarovar Premiere Supports NGO Abhayakshetram

AS A part of its CSR initiatives, Marasa Sarovar Premiere Tirupati has partnered with NGO Abhayakshetram to help the less fortunate for those whom comfort and hospitality may mean something very different.

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TripAdvisor Unveils 2016 Travellers’ Choice Awards For Beaches

TRIPADVISOR HAS announced the winners of its Travellers’ Choice awards for Beaches. This- year’s awards honor 343 beaches including the top 25 in the world and lists for Asia, Africa, Australia, Caribbean, Central America, Europe, South America, the South Pacific, the U.K. and the U.S. Travellers’ C

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Kuoni India Gets Rebrands Now SOTC

AS PART of brand transition, Kuoni India has been rebranded to SOTC. Acquired by Kuoni Travels in 1996, the company emerged as a leader in all travel segments.

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Namit Vijh Appointed Director of Rooms at Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon

COURTYARD BY Marriott, Gurgaon has appointed Namit Vijh as the new Director of Rooms for the hotel. Vijh will be responsible for the overall functioning of the rooms division and will spearhead various functions like front office, housekeeping, reservations and guest service.

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