Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has launched “Oberoi Exotic Vacations – Summer Special.” Guest can experience the fabulous hospitality of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels at up to 50% off peak season prices.
In a move to tap travelers from India, The Zanzibar Collection has appointed Renuka Natu as their Representative in India. News from the Travel Biz Monitor tells of Natu’s product and destinations expertise via the Kuoni and the Swiss Tourism Board. India execs may need take a look at a luxury Island getaway not so often mentioned, or EU execs for that matter. Look.
In news from India hospitality, The Taj Group has announced their 100th India hotel. The country’s largest hospitality group, Taj’s Vivanta by Taj is the 26th of that vintage so far by the company. This latest hotel, located in the Millennium City of Gurgaon, is an avante garde architectural bit destined to attract a chic crowd.
India’s largest online hotel company, Travelguru.com, just announced their alliance with the Indian Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) to offer hotels under the brand name Ashok Group of Hotels.
Not so many people in the world of business in India know of a man named Ratan Tata, but for entrepreneurial spirit, they certainly should. News today about his Tata Group and his Indian Hotels Co. Ltd., reveal one reason Tata has been so successful. News of an Orient-Express acquisition bid signal a bell ringing play by the famous businessman.
In hotels news, global hospitality player Wyndham Hotel Group has announced a major expansion of their already vast hotel offerings. According to the news, the group intends opening some 80 hotels on the sub-continent within the next five years. The moves, reportedly achieved via acquisitions, partnerships, and building, will make Wyndham one of India’s biggest competitors in rooms.
One of Kerala’s most interesting and unique hotels, the Saj Earth Resort in Cochin, has added their inventory of rooms to Global Hotel Exchange. The hotel offers a one-of-a-kind waterborne nature experience, along with convenience for business travelers. The choice of GHX as a distribution channel makes sense, especially for worldwide hotels without the marketing reach of some others.
Where growth in the hotel business is concerned, the Asia hospitality sector is overdue for even more spiraling expansion. Believe it or not, China and India are the most underdeveloped hotel markets in the world outside the US, according to a report from STR Global. Accordingly, there are over 100,000 rooms under construction in China and 30,000 in India.