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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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Debopriyo Sen Joins Westin Chennai Velachery as DOSM

THE WESTIN Chennai Velachery has appointed Debopriyo Sen as their new Director of Sales & Marketing. With over 11 years of rich experience in the hospitality industry, Sen brings with him profound knowledge and skills in developing growth strategies for brands and implementing them to deliver busine

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Ritesh Choudhary New F&B Director of Taj Mahal Mumbai

RITESH CHOUDHARY has been appointed as the Director, Food and Beverage, at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai. Choudhary has been associated with the Taj Group of Hotels for over a decade during which he has worked in various capacities from August 2004 to October 2013.

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IHG Foundation Launched, to Run as Independent Charity

INTERCONTINENTAL HOTELS Group (IHG) has launched IHG Foundation, alongside details of its first beneficiaries. The IHG Foundation will run as an independent charity, and focus its activities on four key areas ’ helping communities to develop skills in hospitality

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Manav Koul Takes Over as Exec Chef at Sofitel BKC

CHEF MANAV Koul has been appointed Executive Chef of Sofitel Mumbai BKC. Koul brings over 15 years of experience to his role at Sofitel Luxury Hotels’ flagship property in India. With a passion for culinary arts, Koul pursued his dream and graduated with a three-year diploma in hotel management from

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BW Hotelier's Smart Hotels Conclave a Grand Success

THE BW Hotelier’s Smart Hotels Conclave and Expo ’15 organized on December 17 at Radisson Blu MBD, Noida saw a gathering of industry experts, insiders, technology specialists and curators discussing and deliberating on ways to promote intelligent hoteliering.

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