Swiss-Belhotel unveils major expansion plans in Vietnam

Global hospitality management chain Swiss-Belhotel International has revealed plans for a major expansion of its portfolio in Vietnam. At present, the group operates one hotel in Vietnam, Swiss-Belresort Tuyen Lam, an enchanting upscale retreat in the country’s Central Highlands, not far from Da Lat. Blending graceful local hospitality with European style, this 151-room resort is … Read more

Avani continues expansion in Australia with two new hotel openings

Fast-building on the success of its debut on the Gold Coast and central Melbourne, Avani Hotels & Resorts will now welcome guests to two new properties: Avani Adelaide Residences and Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences. Contemporary, relaxed and imaginative, the Box Hill property will open on the fourth quarter of 2019, while Adelaide will officially … Read more

Hotelivate announces Indonesia Office and new leadership at Hotelivate Singapore

Hotelivate, a new-age hospitality consulting firm offering end-to-end business solutions, announced the formal launch of its Indonesia office in Jakarta today. With the new opening, Hotelivate will have offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Singapore and Jakarta and this will position the company as the only full-service hospitality consulting firm in the Asia Pacific region. The Jakarta … Read more

Accor appoints Karelle Lamouche as Chief Commercial Officer for Europe

Accor announces that Karelle Lamouche has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer for Europe.  In this newly created role, Karelle will lead Accor’s European commercial team with responsibility for driving the business revenue strategy for the company and its partners across all European markets. Reporting into Franck Gervais, CEO Accor Europe, Karelle will be responsible for … Read more

Hyatt Regency Delhi appoints Julian Ayers as the General Manager & Area Vice President for North India

Hyatt Regency Delhi is pleased to announce the appointment of Julian Ayers as the General Manager. Dynamic and motivated, Julian brings with him over twenty years of experience to the role. In his position at Hyatt Regency Delhi will include overseeing the day-to-day operations, sales and marketing activities whilst also managing future growth strategies across … Read more

Amatra launches luxury properties in Haridwar and Mussoorie, targets 3,000 rooms in three years

Amatra Hotels and Resorts, a Gurgaon based luxury hospitality brand has launched two properties in Haridwar and Mussoorie, Uttarakhand. The new entrant in the luxury hospitality segment is also looking to have 3,000 rooms and inventory of over 45 hotels in the next three years across strategic locations in India. In 2019, it plans to … Read more

The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi appoints Ashish Kumar Rai as the General Manager

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Ashish Kumar Rai as the General Manager of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi With more than 20 years of experience in the luxury hospitality industry, he holds an impressive track record in managing successful and diverse hotel operations. Rai began his … Read more

Lords Hotels and Resorts signs up with Aarya Club and Resort for a luxury project

Lords Hotels and Resorts signed up with one of its kind leisure club & resort at Rajkot making its further foray in Gujarat. One of the fastest growing chains with presence in 39 cities, 10 states and two countries, this will be Lords 23rd venture in Gujarat adding to its impressive presence in Ankleshwar, Bhavnagar, … Read more

Shaadi by Marriott makes debut in South India at Namma Chennai

Marriott International Inc. recently hosted a bespoke wedding extravaganza in Chennai with the Tamil Nadu edition of ‘Shaadi by Marriott’ for the very first time. The two-day soiree hosted at The Westin Chennai Velachery, Courtyard by Marriott Madurai, Sheraton Grand Chennai Resort & Spa and Four Points by Sheraton Mahabalipuram Resort & Convention Centre saw … Read more