Opinion & Analysis

The Catwalk Cuisine

Using restaurant spaces to launch and sell fashion and fashionable contributions to cuisine and restaurant culture.

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Dare to be Different

Once upon a time, Bacon met Chocolate and they both lived happily ever after. Innovation is the name of the game. Sometimes you discover the most unusual in the last place you look.

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Hotels Should Immediately End Price War

Hotels competing for higher occupancies by resorting to discounts and freebies resulting in lower ARRs are only harming their balance sheets. Beneficiaries of this competition are the corporates,

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Hospitality Industry Showing Signs of Revival

For most investors in investor cycle 2.0, the investment strategy has changed to investing only in operating assets or almost ready assets which takes away all the development risk and allows speed to market with income generating assets.

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States Should Build Tourism Parks

India will need 180,000 additional rooms by 2020 to cater to 20 million tourists as tourism is expected to grow 12 percent per annum.

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Legends Never Retire

Hemant Oberoi and Ananda Solomon are two globally recognised names in hospitality. They both have a work culture and dedication which means even after decades in their field, they are far from finished.

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The Sharing Economy Revolution: India Primed to Take Next Big Leap

The major side effect of disruptive technology such as smartphones and tablets is that it has made us more connected. The knock on effect of this development has been that we are more engaged than ever before – not only when it comes to our friends and family but people across the country, even half

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How Guests and Technology Are Transforming the Hotel Industry

THE HOTEL sector isn’t the only industry that is being affected by the rise and rise of real customer power. Banking, shopping and even film and television are being challenged, having to find new ways of operating to keep up with consumer desire.

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How Beacons Are Transforming Guest Satisfaction in Hotels

The future of most businesses nowadays depends on a good slice of technology, whether it be providing better communication to clients and customers or producing game changing products. One place where tech is beginning to guarantee better experiences is the hotel and leisure industry where beacon te

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The Role of the Revenue Manager is more Tactical than Strategic

REVENUE MANAGEMENT has become a very important and talked about subject in the hotel industry today. To begin with, let’s first understand what it means in layman’s terms. Revenue Management essentially is the process of utilising the capacity of any available facility or infrastructure to the fulle

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