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It’s Happening!

With the rapid technological evolution, various stakeholders in the hotel business discuss the emerging and reimagined innovations that can offer better value to their companies By Pradeep Suvarna When it comes to technology, there is a lot of white noise flying in all directions. Guest needs are constantly evolving and keeping up with these means making significant investment. Most of these investments, be ...

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Responsibility around sustainability

Positive press aside, sustainability can help hoteliers boost their bottom line, gain a competitive edge and keep the socially aware guests coming back. By Vinita Bhatia Sustainability is the green elephant in the room that perplexes hoteliers, owners and developers. The metaphorical pachyderm has been around for a while now, and many hotel chains felt they had done a good job by conserving water (remember ...

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The Quiet Turnaround

The Intercontinental Hotel Group was the earliest global entrant in India, but it could not become the market leader. In its second innings, prepare to see a more aggressive entity, as it aims to have 100 hotels within three years By Vinita Bhatia There is a popular saying that goes, work hard in silence and let your success make noise. It can be well applied to The Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG) and it ...

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Mixed Bag Of Results

Amid supply growth and the GST, India hotel performance remained stable during Q1 By TEAM STR Global India’s hotel occupancy dipped 0.1% during Q1 2018, but a 1.2% increase in average daily rate (ADR) allowed hoteliers to grow revenue per available room (RevPAR) 1.1% compared with the first quarter of last year. STR analysts cite supply growth (+3.4%) as an underlying reason behind a nearly flat Q1 occupanc ...

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The Great Tech Sweepstake

Leading IT veterans share their insights about technologies that are likely to shape the hospitality industry’s future By Vinita Bhatia At a time when the hospitality industry is in the midst of a digital transformation, they are the people tasked with ring-fencing their company’s IT network to secure it from external and internal threats. They are also responsible for helping brands better understand custo ...

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Build to Last

Innovative building materials are making it simpler to construct hotels and more viable to operate them By Vinita Bhatia The landscape of hotel design has changed from merely servicing its guests to creating experiences; and innovative building materials have greatly helped in this transformation. Globally, brand custodians, project heads, project managers, designers, architects, interior managers are emplo ...

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Theatrics At Work

Hyatt Regency Pune juxtaposed the fun elements of a sports lounge to add a dramatic essence to EQ:IQ, its newly launched events space By Vinita Bhatia Hyatt Regency Pune’s newly opened EQ:IQ has a foosball and a pool table in addition to all the bells and whistles that are expected of an events space. After all, who decided that conferences and meetings ought to be formal affairs! The hotel had a large ball ...

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New, Renew

A new name, increased focus on technology and asset repositioning – these are some changes that Radisson Hotel Group’s brand refresh will entail By Vinita Bhatia & Bibhor Srivastava Change seems to have become a constant in Katerina Giannouka’s life for the past few months. Last September, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group appointed her as president, Asia Pacific, and as a member of the company’s Executiv ...

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Heritage on a platter

Guests love heritage hotels, and India has plenty of these to offer. However, what is the trick to keep them coming back for more? By Vinita Bhatia An air of mystery and charm surrounds the numerous palaces that dot India’s landscape. They give a glimpse into the life of royalty and an era where no luxury was too ostentatious or impossible. It is no wonder then that travellers, international and national, c ...

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Hit Refresh

On its 50th anniversary, Lindsey Ueberroth, CEO, Preferred Hotels & Resorts reveals how the brand is expanding its hotel portfolio and refreshing its loyalty programme By Vinita Bhatia Here is a quick question, what’s in a number? Well, sometimes it depends on the number! 50 is proving to be magical number for Preferred Hotels & Resorts. As it geared up to celebrate its 50th anniversary, global prov ...

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