HOTELS

  • Indian Business Icons: Journey of PRS Oberoi and Aditya Puri April 12, 2015

    In this episode of 'Indian Business Icons', we bring the journey of PRS Oberoi, Chairman of East India Hotels and Aditya Puri, MD of HDFC Bank. As CNBC-TV18 celebrates 15 years of leadership in business news, we launched the 'India Business Icon' campaign and endeavour to form a distinct league...
  • Bhoomi Trivedi records party song for 'Hotel Beautifool' April 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Singer Bhoomi Trivedi has recorded a party song for the upcoming film 'Hotel Beautifool' and says it's a very groovy track. "Sanjeev Tiwari and Sameer Iqbal Patel (the music composers of the film) were sure what they wanted. I feel, it is a groovy song where everyone is having fun...
  • Kerala High Court allows bars in five-star hotels to serve liquor March 31, 2015

    Thiruvanthapuram: Kerala High Court Division Bench on Tuesday upheld the state liquor policy and will only bars in five-star hotels in the state will be allowed to serve liquor in the state. The order also meant that bars in four-star hotels and heritage resorts will be shut down. The court has upheld...
  • With a new app, hotel booking service RoomsTonite now offers 24x7 assistance March 30, 2015

    Bengaluru: Last-minute hotel booking mobile application RoomsTonite has unveiled a 24x7 assistance service to help travellers with enquiries and meet their needs at pre-stay, during stay and post-stay. "Our new service 'RoomsTonite Assist' application has been designed to help our customers have a hassle-free travel anytime day or night," RoomsTonite chief...
  • Delhi's iconic Taj Mansingh to go under hammer today March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in the heart of the national capital will go under the hammer on Wednesday with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) initiating proceedings after getting a go-ahead from the Union Home Ministry for its auctioning. The property, owned by the NDMC, was given to Tata-backed...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Hunterrr', 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', and 'Cinderella' March 21, 2015

    In this episode of 'Now Showing', CNN-IBN's Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Hashvardhan Kulkarni's 'Hunterrr' and two Hollywood releases 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', and 'Cinderella'. ...
  • CCTV footage shows hotel owner being killed by 2 people in broad daylight March 21, 2015

    In a shocking incident in Hyderabad, a hotel owner was killed as he did not serve tea to a customer on time. The assailant tried to assault an employee of the hotel when he couldn't serve him tea on time. The hotel owner tried to intervene and a fight broke...
  • Hyderabad: Hotelier killed over delay in serving tea March 21, 2015

    Hyderabad: A hotel owner was stabbed to death by two unidentified assailants in a busy area in broad daylight following an altercation over tea here on Friday, police said. The incident occurred in the busy Begumpet area here, police said. Angry over the delay in serving tea, two men tried to assault...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' review: It packs in more than it can comfortably handle in its two-hour running time March 20, 2015

    Director: John Madden Cast: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, David Strathairn, Richard Gere You have to hand it to them; they didn't lie when they titled it 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. This sequel to 2012's surprise hit, about a group of...
  • Romance with Richard Gere is very mature in 'Marigold' sequel: Lillette Dubey March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: She was seen as a domineering mother in 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' but for its sequel actress Lillete Dubey has shed her over-bearing image and will be seen romancing Hollywood heartthrob Richard Gere. The 61-year-old actress, however, says the romance between her character Mrs Kapoor and Gere in...
  • Tina Desai: My 'Marigold Hotel' co-stars Maggie Smith, Judi Dench defy the stereotype of old age March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: To get to work with masters like Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Richard Gere is no laughing matter and Tina Desai knew it when she took on the role of 'Sunaina' in the first part of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Since then the actress has...
  • Song picks me; enjoyed recording for 'Hotel Beautifool' title track, says singer Shaan March 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Singer Shaan, known for his melodious voice, has recorded the title track of Sameer Iqbal Patel's directorial debut film 'Hotel Beautifool'. It's a fun track, he says. "The song has interesting lyrics and fun elements like sounds of hotel bells and people climbing up the stairs. I have enjoyed recording...
  • Delhi's iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel to go under the hammer March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: The iconic Taj Mansingh Hotel in the heart of the national capital will go under the hammer soon with New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) initiating proceedings after getting a go-ahead from the Union Home Ministry for its auctioning. The property, owned by the NDMC, was given to Tata-backed Indian...
  • Experience overrides box office success: Tina Desai March 17, 2015

    Mumbai: Hollywood's 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' collected an estimated $8.1 million in its opening weekend in the US, but Indian actress Tina Desai, who features in it, says the experience of working for such a film is far more important to her than its box office performance. Tina,...
  • No reservation for Jessica Lange in next 'Horror Story' March 16, 2015

    Los Angeles: Jessica Lange is passing up a 'Hotel' stay. The Emmy-winning star of the first four seasons of 'American Horror Story' announced Sunday she would not be returning for the fifth in the FX anthology series, which will be subtitled "Hotel." Committing to each season "is a huge investment," Lange said...
  • 'Marigold Hotel' actor Judi Dench coping with vision problems March 9, 2015

    Los Angeles: Veteran actress Judi Dench, who is suffering from macular degeneration that can lead to blindness, says she has the typeface enlarged so that she can read scripts. "So, if six of us were coming in to read a sonnet they'd all have one piece of paper and I'd...
  • Sahara's Grosvenor House hotel in London put up for sale March 4, 2015

    New Delhi/Mumbai: London's landmark Grosvenor House hotel has been put up for sale after its owner, part of troubled Indian conglomerate Sahara which has been trying to raise funds for its jailed boss Subrata Roy, was placed into administration by creditors. Consultant Deloitte said on Tuesday it had been appointed administrator...
  • Sahara defaults on loan taken by Bank of China, prompts legal action March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: In yet another development which will compound trouble for Sahara group, Bank of China may initiate legal action against it for defaulting on a loan, sources said. The sources also said Bank of China had financed Sahara's hotel buys for nearly $900 million. The development takes place even as...
  • 'Birdman', 'Boyhood' to battle it out at Oscars for top honours February 21, 2015

    Los Angeles: In one of the most fiercely contested years in the Oscars' history, Alejandro G Inarritu's 'Birdman' and Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' have emerged front-runners as the Academy rolls out the red carpet to honour the best in cinema this Sunday here. Both 'Birdman' and Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'...
  • Rave party in Ghaziabad hotel busted, 72 arrested February 12, 2015

    Ghaziabad: An illegally-run rave party in a posh hotel near the police lines here was busted and 72 people including six women arrested and two dozen luxury cars and Rs 9.8 lakh seized, police said on Thursday Police said that acting on a tip off by an informer, a raid was...
  • Sahara saga: Mirach Capital says 3 hotels can fetch maximum $1.67 billion February 8, 2015

    New York: As the blame-game continues over their floundered deal, US-based Mirach Capital has claimed that Sahara's three overseas hotels can fetch a maximum valuation of $1.67 billion (Rs 10,400 crore). These three iconic hotels -- The Plaza and Dream Downtown in New York and Grosvenor House in London -- were...
  • 'Birdman', 'Grand Budapest' win at Art Directors Guild Awards February 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', 'Guardians of the Galaxy' and 'Birdman' took the top prizes at the Art Directors Guild's 19th annual Excellence in Production Design Awards. 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' was the winner in the Period Film category, while 'Guardians of the Galaxy' was cited in the Fantasy Film...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' cast surprises Tina Desai with gifts January 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Tina Desai, who has a pivotal role in forthcoming Hollywood film "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", was in for a pleasant surprise when the cast of the movie showered her with gifts. The actress got the gifts when she went to London for the film's editing last...
  • Gunmen storm Libya hotel, kill 10 January 28, 2015

    Tripoli: In the latest sign of Libya's descent into chaos, gunmen stormed a luxury hotel used by diplomats and businessmen in the capital on Tuesday, killing 10 people, including an American, a French citizen and three people from Asia. Two attackers were killed following an hour long standoff that included a...
  • Gunmen at Libyan luxury hotel take hostages; 3 guards dead January 27, 2015

    Tripoli: A Libyan security official says gunmen have stormed a luxury Libyan hotel popular with foreigners and have taken hostages after killing at least three guards. Essam Al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency, said the standoff is continuing on Tuesday at the Corinthia Hotel. Hassan al-Abey, a corporate sales manager...
  • Golden Globe Awards Winners Include 'Boyhood' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' January 13, 2015

    As stars made a grand show on Sunday night at the 72nd Golden Globes Awards, a pair of personal films, 'Boyhood' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel,' took the top movie prizes. ...
  • BJP MPs stay at lavish hotel on taxpayers' money, bill may run into crores, reveals RTI January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: While the Narendra Modi government has repeatedly passed austerity diktats calling on its ministers to tighten their belts to set an example for the nation, an RTI report showed that many BJP MPs stayed at lavish hotels on taxpayers' money. According to the report till November 15,2014, 92 MPs,...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Here's the complete list of winners January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The following are film and television winners at the 72nd Golden Globe Awards handed out by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association on Sunday. FILM BEST DRAMA "Boyhood" BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL "The Grand Budapest Hotel" BEST ACTOR, DRAMA Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything" BEST ACTRESS, DRAMA Julianne Moore, "Still Alice" BEST ACTOR, COMEDY OR MUSICAL Michael Keaton, "Birdman" BEST...