HOTEL

  • Mumbai's Hotel Novotel prepares gingerbread house with some underprivileged children on Christmas 14 hours 12 minutes ago

    Hotel Novotel in Mumbai started their yearend festivities by making gingerbread house with some underprivileged children on Christmas. ...
  • 'One Direction' not surprised with no Grammy nomination; says there's so much incredible music out there December 13, 2014

    London: Popular boy band One Direction is not angry for being blanked at the 57th Grammy Award nominations. The five-member group, whose third album 'Midnight Memories' is the biggest-selling album worldwide in 2013, thinks there is a high quality of music up for the Grammy prizes, reported Contactmusic. When asked if they...
  • Snapshot: Paris Hilton parties with Salman Khan, Mika Singh December 9, 2014

    Pune: American socialite Paris Hilton was recently spotted partying with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan here. "Finally after 24 hours of traveling, I've finally made it to my final destination of the trip. Pune, India. So tired & jetlagged!," she tweeted Monday. The 33-year-old socialite took to social networking websites to share her...
  • Mel Brooks to lend voice for 'Hotel Transylvania 2' November 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Comic legend Mel Brooks has joined the voice cast of the Sony's animated sequel to 'Hotel Transylvania'. Brooks, 88, will voice the role of Vlad, the ancient, undead and grumpy father to the Adam Sandler-voiced Dracula, said The Hollywood Reporter. The follow-up to the 2012 hit involves Vlad arriving...
  • Have thousands of Facebook friends? Check-in to this hotel in Europe for free! November 27, 2014

    Take this moment to thank all your friends and followers on social media. If you're big on social networking sites, use your followers as currency to check in to a hotel in Europe! The luxurious Nordic Light Hotel in Stockholm is allowing people with more than 2,000 friends on Facebook to...
  • On 26/11 anniversary, PM Modi asserts the need to combat terrorism November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: On the sixth anniversary of the deadly 26/11 Mumbai attacks, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asserted the need to combat terrorism. "Today is a day to reaffirm our commitment to work together to combat the menace of terror & uproot it from the face of humankind," he...
  • Sunanda Pushkar death case: 3 fake passport holders under scanner, say sources November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Three fake passport holders have come under the Delhi Police scanner in the death case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar, sources said on Tuesday. The trio was staying at the Leela Hotel when Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances, the sources said. The trio...
  • Watch: Paris investors in race to build most opulent hotel November 13, 2014

    On the streets of Paris, investors are in a race to build the most opulent hotel in the city's. For months, millions of dollars have been spent on some of the most glamorous Parisian hotels. The famous Hotel Ritz is spending $180 million and the Plaza has re-opened after spending...
  • Severed animal head found outside hotel in Northeast Delhi November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Tension had erupted in northeast Delhi's Jaffrabad area last night after a severed animal head was found near Ghond Chowk intersection, police said on Monday. According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-East) R A Sanjeev, the incident came to light around 10 PM last night when the animal head...
  • Sleuths re-examine Sunanda Pushkar's room, collect more 'evidence' November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The hotel room, where former Union minister Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances on January 17, has been re-examined by police and forensic experts who claimed to have found some fresh evidence. According to police officials, they have stumbled upon fluid marks on the...
  • Suspected UK murderer ate woman's body parts: Report November 7, 2014

    London: In a suspected case of cannibalism, a 22-year-old woman was killed and her suspected attacker died during interrogation after he was caught allegedly eating parts of the woman's face at a hotel in UK's South Wales. Matthew Williams, 34, who was caught in a room with the woman with...
  • Kerala HC division bench gives 2-3 star hotel bars to function for a period of 1 month October 31, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala High Court has stayed the single bench order and has given two star and three star hotel bars to function for a period of one month. The high court on Thursday allowed bars in four star and heritage hotels. The government had announced its new liquor policy on August...
  • Kerala High Court allows bars only in 4 star, heritage hotels; those in 2, 3 star hotels to close down October 30, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Backing the Kerala government decision, the high court on Thursday allowed bars only in four star and heritage hotels. The court has ordered that bars in all two star and three star hotels to be closed down. The government had announced its new liquor policy on August 14 this year and...
  • Photos: Hogwarts is here: 163-year-old London hotel offers Harry Potter-themed rooms to fans of the wizarding world October 28, 2014

    If you want a glimpse into the life of the wizarding world, a 163-year-old London hotel is offering Harry Potter-themed rooms to fans of the book and film series. The Georgian House Hotel near London's Victoria Station has given some of its rooms a gothic feel so guests can pretend they...
  • Kiss and hug in public: Youngsters' protest against Yuva Morcha's moral policing October 27, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In a strong reply to 'moral policing' by Yuva Morcha workers, some youngsters have decided to organise a programme at Kochi's Marine Drive in protest of last week's vandalism in a Kozhikode restaurant. According to reports, the event is slated to take place on November 2 where people are open...
  • Photos: Wouldn't you love taking up a room that overlooks the Alps? 20 stunning rooms from across the world that offer breathtaking views October 20, 2014

    You would usually go to a hotel on a vacation to rest and unwind. There are times the stunning rooms in a hotel will offer more than just a comfortable bed and lavish facilities - for instance, a breathtaking view that you've never seen before.Villas and resorts across the world...
  • Congress moves PM Modi for reprobe into Mumbai Centaur Hotels sale September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In the wake of Central Bureau of Investigation action in the sale of Udaipur's Laxmi Vilas Palace Hotel, the Congress has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the probe agency to reinvestigate the sale of two Centaur Hotels in Mumbai some 14 years ago. In a letter to...
  • Kerala HC refuses to stay Government decision to close down bar hotels September 3, 2014

    Kochi: Giving its approval to the state government's new liquor policy, Kerala High Court on Wednesday declined to stay the closure of over 700 bar hotels below five star categories. A division bench comprising justice Thothathil B Radhakrishnan and justice PB Suresh Kumar declined to stay the operation of the order...
  • CBI FIR against exdisinvestment secy for selling Rs 150 cr hotel for Rs 7 cr August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed an FIR against former disinvestment secretary Pradip Baijal for allegedly selling off a hotel in Udaipur worth Rs 150 crore for Rs 7 crore. The case dates back to 20012002 when Baijal was the disinvestment secretary during Arun Shourie's tenure...
  • Sultan of Brunei bids for Sahara's New York and London luxury hotels: report August 18, 2014

    New York: The Sultan of Brunei has made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel, the Wall Street Journal's website edition reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the situation. An investment firm affiliated with Brunei has offered to pay $2 billion for the...
  • 50,000 footfalls at Taj Mahal, but no profits for hoteliers August 18, 2014

    A record number of people visited the Taj Mahal on Sunday, with footfalls crossing the 50,000 mark. On Saturday too, over 48,000 tickets were sold, but all this proved meaningless for Agra's hotel industry. The majority of visitors were of course "deshi" who combined tourism with religion, paying a visit to...
  • Watch: A robot with every room is what a New California hotel promises August 17, 2014

    A nice pool, a great bar and a robot with every room is what a New California hotel is promising it's visitors. A robot has been programmed with room numbers and they move around the hotel for service. ...
  • DTC plans budget hotels at its terminals to augment revenue August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: To boost revenue generation, Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) is planning to open budget hotels at two of its prominent bus terminals. In its recent board meeting, DTC has cleared proposal of a feasibility study at Nehru Place and Raja Garden bus terminals by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development...
  • Indians know to disconnect from work on holiday, says survey August 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Most Indians find it easy to stay away from their mobile devices while on holiday and try to use the time to forget about work, a recent global travel industry survey result released on Tuesday said. The Hotels.com global survey, which looks at digital holiday habits across 28 different...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' trailer: Richard Gere joins the expat residents of the Indian retirement resort August 10, 2014

    The first trailer for director John Madden's sequel to the surprise 2012 boxoffice hit 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' has been released. Simply titled 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', the film promises more adventures with the expat residents of an Indian retirement resort. And we haven't even come to...
  • Clean up India: No sanitation at Ahmedabad's Bombay Hotel locality August 5, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. Here's a look at Ahmedabad's Bombay Hotel locality which is one of the...
  • Smartphones to replace room keys at Hilton hotels July 30, 2014

    New York: Forget hightech creditcard like hotel keys. By the end of 2015, guests at Hilton hotels across the world will be able to access rooms with their smartphones. The idea moves around the ability to use a mobile device to check in and choose a specific room based on...
  • Thousands ignore ban in Paris to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza July 27, 2014

    Paris: ProPalestinian protesters clashed with police in central Paris on Saturday when thousands of marchers defied a ban by French authorities to rally against Israel's offensive in the Gaza Strip. French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve warned organizers in a television address that they would be held responsible for any clashes and...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Kick', 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' July 26, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Kick' and 'The Grand Budapest Hotel'. ...
  • 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' review: Whimsical, busy, irresistibly charming, an absolute mustwatch July 25, 2014

    Cast: Ralph Fiennes, F Murray Abraham, Mathieu Amalric Director: Wes Anderson Few modern filmmakers can claim to leave as distinct a stamp on their work as Wes Anderson. His cinematic style and visual language is so unique, you recognize it just moments into a film: the brightly colored dollhouse aesthetic of his...