Hospitality Industry

  • Hospitality industry: India bags many travellers' choice awards January 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian hotels and boutique properties have finally made their presence felt in the global hospitality industry, winning several travellers' choice awards. In the 2014 Travellers Choice announced on Thursday by travel portal TripAdvisor, Indian properties ranging from major hotel chains to small boutiques, eight of the top 10 hotels...
  • TN: Power shortage hits hospitality industry September 25, 2012

    Chennai: There is a glimmer of hope for power authorities in Tamil Nadu after the Cabinet approved a bailout package for the sector on Monday evening. From a 2,000 mega watt crunch a year ago, the state now suffers a deficit of almost 4,000 mega watt. The electricity crunch in...
  • Tourism sector aims to generate 2.5 crore jobs April 4, 2012

    New Delhi: With a target of 12 per cent growth in tourist arrivals, the tourism sector is expected to generate 2.5 crore jobs during the 12th Five-Year Plan. "We have targeted 12 per cent growth in inbound as well as domestic tourists during the 12th Plan period. This growth will generate...
  • Campus calling: job options in the hotel industry June 21, 2010

    Hospitality industry is expect to create almost 1.5 lakh new jobs over the next one year. ...
  • Taj Group, other hotels set to bring the good times back August 20, 2009

    Mumbai: The 26/11 terror attack left the Taj group of hotels in Mumbai scarred. 565 rooms in the Taj Mahal Palace in Colaba were shut for renovation but the Taj Lands End in Bandra will now bring respite with additional 125 new rooms, including 107 club rooms and The...
  • Worst hit, hospitality industry asks tax exemption January 30, 2009

    New Delhi: The hospitality industry is one to be suffering from both the slowdown in growth and the fall out from the Mumbai terror attacks and it wants government help. The main demand is for tax exemption; the Hotel and Restaurant Association, Western India, wants a tax holiday for two years. This...
  • Kerala tourism industry may lose upto Rs 3,000 cr November 13, 2008

    Varkala (Kerala): The exotic beaches that dot the Kerala coastline are expected to see a 20-25 per cent cut in the influx of foreign tourists. As cancellation requests start coming in, the industry fears losing nearly Rs 3,000 crore in the current season. President of Confederation of Kerala Tourism Industry...
  • Economic crisis hits hospitality industry October 17, 2008

    Mumbai: The economic down turn has taken a huge hit on the travel & hospitality industry with the corporate sector getting into serious cost cutting measures. India Inc is now making do with tighter travel budgets, cheaper hotels & less of first-class travel. Companies like ICICI bank are encouraging employees to...