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Will the New – Age Revenue Manager Stand Up?

They might conjure up images of people hunched behind a range of computer terminals, tapping away on keys, pulling out numbers in the air and then putting it back into the systems so that their hotels can keep chugging along on the growth path. Well, forget about this vision being anachronistic, it is pretence personified. Revenue managers are suave executives who have come into their own when it comes to h ...

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Industry veterans share their opinions on why the procurement professionals play a key role in ensuring the overall profitability of a hotel

KB Kachru, Chairman Emeritus and Principal Advisor - South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group “Procurement professionals are the key people who are actually the backbone of a profitable hospitality operation. The job of a procurement head has evolved and it has become more challenging.”       Nirupa Shankar, Director, Brigade Hospitality “I think in today’s day and age the role of procurement ...

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LA NUIT BY SOFITEL BRINGS THE NEXT PARTY DESTINATION TO BKC

At the glamorous sunset soirée last evening, Sofitel Mumbai BKC celebrated one of the most chic party concepts – La Nuit by Sofitel, which reverberated the best of Parisian nightlife with local culture. Artisan at Sofitel Mumbai BKC, the perfect destination to unwind post a stressful day, was transformed into a glittering party venue featuring well-known saxophonist Ekaterina with the world renowned French ...

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A sensory experience

Explosion in the numbers is making it increasingly difficult for hotels to stand out, especially in the current financial climate. A good hotel conveys a feeling of well-being and is characterised by a special air of hospitality. The decor, colours, light and sound, all make a significant contribution towards achieving this effect. Technologically perfect but flexible solutions, when it comes to sound, acou ...

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A sensory experience

Explosion in the numbers is making it increasingly difficult for hotels to stand out, especially in the current financial climate. A good hotel conveys a feeling of well-being and is characterised by a special air of hospitality. The decor, colours, light and sound, all make a significant contribution towards achieving this effect. Technologically perfect but flexible solutions, when it comes to sound, acou ...

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The green initiative

 With the mercury rising water and power scarcity has hit the country hard and how. As the need to be eco-sensitive gains momentum, we look at a few initiatives taken by hotels, which could serve as easy examples. The Oberoi, Mumbai has efficient systems in place for the management of water resources, reveals executive VP Devendra Bharma, “Apart from the usual, we also use water from STP for cool ...

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Leave them open-mouthed

BY RAYNAH COUTINHO Come October this year, the Restaurant & Bar Design awards will host its fifth edition – one of the signs that focused design for F&B hotspots is being taken seriously. Interestingly, in what could be a display of India developing a focus and gaining recognition in this area, the 2012 edition of the awards witnessed five Indian restaurants getting shortlisted. Owne ...

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Roundtable: The keepers of perfection

By Raynah Coutinho Like every other department in hotel operations, housekeeping, is bracing itself to deal with a talent crunch — capable resources are hard to come by; and when trained, are sometimes not motivated, hence, at risk of being poached. But housekeepers have strategies to handle this. Cost-cutting is important here too, but as rooms are the backbone of a guest experience, the challenge is ...

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Let there be Light

By Babita Krishnan Light makes the quality of our environment visible and impacts on our emotional and subconscious response to it. We respond emotionally to the presence of light and intuitively enjoy the different atmospheres that daylight or artificial lighting create. Like a stage production, visual ambience and impact of light can be planned down to the very last detail. A good lighting constellation ...

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Lust for Live

 By Mini Ribeiro It is almost always show time at five star hotels these days, as chefs take centre stage at attractive live cooking stations. The pulling of noodles, tossing of pasta and the carving of a Peking duck are some of the instances of culinary magic that chefs conjure right before their hungry guests. Flamboyance and style at live cooking stations is fast-becoming an area of expertise and of ...

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