Opinion & Analysis

Industry experts keeping a hopeful eye on GST

Messe Frankfurt hosted a seminar on GST at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Industry experts like Sharad Kohli, Founder of KCC Group; Bimal Jain, Chairman of Indirect Tax Committee of PHD Chambers of Commerce and Sanjay Goyal, President of HPMF, north chapter shared their views on the impact of GST.

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Celebrating the Goodness of Gin on International Gin Day

Gin has played swashbuckler in many popular culture books and movies, which has furthered its status amongst all strata of society.

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Factors Budget Hoteliers Should Keep in Mind While Negotiating with OTAs

The power equation and love hate relationship between hoteliers and Online Travel Agencies that has been continuously been evolving, sometimes counter intuitively, has made the travel market very exciting both for investors and end consumers.

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How to Work Smarter in the Hospitality Business

Any business that has customers is in the people-business, especially hospitality. In the hospitality sector, where sensitivity to customer reviews is extremely high, all departments are constantly over-worked. This is also because, hospitality is susceptible to immediate and, sometimes, harsh feedb

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The Art of Drinking

Columnist Nikhila Palat speaks with bar consultant and master mixologist Andrew Pearson from the UK about his latest product, the House of Nomad, which opened in Taj Lands End Bandra.

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Location. Location. Location.

One of the most commonly mentioned anecdotes regarding Quick Service Restaurants is that almost 50% close within the first year of operations. This factoid has not been proven, but people who work in the sector know that location is one of the key factors that impacts success.

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Internationally Indian

The wedding market is a recession proof industry. It's a business that keeps growing with people trying to upstage every wedding prior to theirs. Destination weddings therefore have become hugely popular as a different destination offers that added edge required to make for a memorable wedding.

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Why Start Ups Fail : A Marketers Perspective

It’s easier than ever before to start a business. While a decade ago you needed a good deal of starting capital and a pretty strong idea to convince the bank to loan you some money, nowadays all you need is a laptop and the semblance of a decent idea. If you’re planning on becoming the next Mark Zuc

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Indians Love to go on Vacation

With a jump of 20 percent in overseas travel for holidays and close to a 25 percent increase in those taking domestic holidays, the outbound travel trips usually take place between April and July (close to 65 percent).

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How Hotels Are Turning Customer Data into Dollars

Don’t let your valuable data gather dust! Find out how hospitality companies are monetizing their own data to better serve their customers — and improve their business.

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