Category Archives: Hotels

Carlson Rezidor opens in Karjat to give MICE a boost

Atanu Dey, GM radisson Blu Karjat, Debashish Chakraborty Director Hill Resort & Spa Pvt Ltd, Mr Raj Rana CEO Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group South Asia & Suhashish Chakraborty

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is focusing on the south and north-east regions of India for growth. “Globally, India, China and Indonesia offer a vast opportunity for growth. But India has the most potential,” said Raj Rana, Chief Executive Officer, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group while at the launch of Radisson Blu Resort & Spa Karjat, near Mumbai. This is the group’s 77th hotel in India. Out of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group’s seven brands, Radisson Blu, which is its core brand, has the highest number of properties in India and the 102- key Karjat property is its first Resort & Spa in the country, aimed at attracting international and domestic leisure and MICE traffic.

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Crowne Plaza Singapore Changi Airport opens S$82m wing for transit travellers


In a bid to increase the numbers of visitors, Crowne Plaza Singapore Changi Airport opened an extension with 243 business rooms in a 10-storey building. The new extension has S$82 million invested by OUE Airport Hotel Pte Ltd (OUEAH). The hotel is looking to market itself towards multinationals in Singapore. “For Crowne Plaza Singapore Changi Airport, it is also the hotel’s strategic location at Terminal 3 and seamless connectivity to Changi Airport that make it the best choice for transiting passengers and business travellers, especially those visiting the nearby business parks and MICE venue,” said Sunshine Wong, General Manager, Crowne Plaza Singapore Changi Airport.

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Marriott to expand its innovative offerings


Marriott International, Inc. will expand its offerings to business travel professionals through the unveiling of new luxury and lifestyle properties and tech-savvy innovations across its portfolio of brands, said Brian King, Global Officer, Brand Management and Global Sales for Marriott International. Some of the offerings include ‘Mobile check-in and check-out’ across 4,200 hotels globally, ‘Netflix in-room entertainment’ in more than 300 hotels, ‘’, a visual, social and collaborative website that unites meeting planners with more than 750 of its hotels, among many more.

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Hotel Show Africa 2017 in June

Christine Davidson, Vice President, dmg ems Africa.

dmg events Middle East, Asia and Africa, has announced the Hotel Show Africa 2017 will be held from June 25-27, 2017. The show will focus on the new trends in the hospitality sector. The continent is expected to attract 85 million people a year by 2020. “Africa offers huge opportunities for hospitality providers on a continent forecast to enjoy some of the highest economic growth rates in the world,” said Christine Davidson, Vice President, dmg ems Africa.

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Agra’s Hotel PL Palace offers business facility

lords hotels and resorts, agra

The Lords Hotels and Resorts property in Agra, Hotel PL Palace is as inviting for MICE travellers and foreign tourists due to its close proximity to Delhi, says P R Bansal, Managing Director, Lords Hotels and Resorts. The 56-room hotel offers Wi-Fi connectivity, LCD TVs with satellite channels, centralised air-conditioning with individual temperature control and 24-hour room service, an ideal for business purposes.

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