Sourish Bhattacharyya

Sourish Bhattacharyya is the Executive Editor of BW Hotelier. He is also a New Delhi-based newspaper columnist and blogger.

Latest Articles By Sourish Bhattacharyya

Marriott International's Anuraag Bhatnagar to Join The Leela Group as COO, Report to Brookefield CEO

The 20-Year Starwood-Marriott veteran was being billed as the successor of Sanjay Sharma, the outgoing Market Vice President for India, Nepal and Bhutan

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The Postcard Hotel Goes International With Forays into Bhutan and Sri Lanka

Founder-CEO Kapil Chopra projects profitable end to FY2019-20 and an inventory of assets worth $1 billion after five years

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Marriott International's Sanjay Sharma Takes Voluntary Retirement to Become Entrepreneur; Anuraag Bhatnagar to Succeed Him

A reputed hotelier known for his organisational skills, personal warmth and an impeccable sartorial sense, Sharma said in a chat with BW Hotelier that he needed to take a break from his demanding schedule and also to dip his feet into entrepreneurial waters (like his former boss, Dilip Puri, Founder and CEO of the Indian School of Hospitality).

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14 ITC Luxury Collection Hotels to Eliminate Single-Use Plastics by October-end

It's curtains for 1.5 crore water bottles, 15 lakh straws, 800,000 stirrers and 700,000 earbuds

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Taj Veteran K. Mohanchandran Takes Charge as IHCL's Area Director for Udaipur and Jodhpur

From John Steinbeck, West African music and fine wine, to personal involvement in a home for children of parents living with leprosy, Mohanchandran is a well-travelled man of varied interests.

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Memories of La Piazza Flood In as Iconic Restaurant Launches Commemorative Book at a Wine Bazaar Showcasing 30 Wines


The brief from the management left no one in any doubt why Valentino was making way for La Piazza. In a commemorative volume soft-launched on Friday, August 30, even as guests got to quaff 30 wines from nine countries, Shiv Jatia, Chairman and Managing Director, Asian Hotels (North) Limited, and promoter of the Hyatt Regency Delhi re-articulates the vision.

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50 Not Out: Gentleman Hotelier doesn't Stop

Anil Bhandari had been at the forefront of the campaign to make chefs eligible for the Padma Awards. But if there's someone who deserves one for services rendered to the hospitality industry, it is he

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Pullman to be Driven by Bespoke MICE, Vibrant F&B

Pullman-Novotel's new cluster GM, Biswajit Chakraborty, is no stranger to the culture of AcoorHotels, nor to the market dynamics that await him

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Your Attitude, Not Aptitude, Determines Your Altitude

In a freewheeling chat with BW Hotelier, the first inductee into our Hall of Fame, Nakul Anand, Executive Director, ITC Limited, and Chairman, FAITH, delves into the two pillars of the management philosophy of ITC Hotels -- Absolute Delight and Responsible Luxury.

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Taj Hotels Harness Varied Inventory to Tap Wedding Market & Group Travellers

IHCL's Sales Mission at the Taj Palace, with more than 60 hotels and resorts participating in it, shows that the 115-year-old brand has the nimbleness to stave off challengers

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