West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.21

Windamere: lockout from July

Windamere, considered one of the best colonial hotels in the country and a landmark in Darjeeling, has declared a lockout from July 5 because of Covid-19-induced financial stress. Hotel industry is h...
By Vivek Chhetri, Bireswar Banerjee in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 15.06.21

Eateries welcome noon-8pm window

Dine-in, which had stopped because of the Covid-19 curbs, is set to resume across restaurants from lunch on Wednesday. “Restaurants and bars including in hotels and shopping malls may remain op...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.21

Coal town hotel owners stare at losses

Hotel owners of Dhanbad are bearing the brunt of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic with over 200 claiming less than 10 per cent occupancy. The hospitality business was completely derailed...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Business  /  Published 03.03.21

IHCL, Ambuja ties to grow

Indian Hotels Company Ltd (IHCL), the largest hospitality player in the country, may further expand its partnership with the city-based Ambuja Neotia group. The duo is planning to develop four more pr...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.02.21

Business limping back, say hoteliers

Hotels in the Jharkhand capital that were allowed to operate over three months ago during the unlock phases are still slowly limping back to business as usual. “It’s (business) picking up...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


Travel  /  Published 19.01.21

A chat with Harshavardhan Neotia

What can we expect from your other properties coming up at Sikkim and Patna in conjunction with IHCL? One can expect a lot of commonality in features (amenities and facilities) with Taj Chia Kutir bu...
By Anannya Sarkar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.20

Game changer for Darjeeling tourism

Political instability in the hills and the worldwide pandemic notwithstanding, the Ambuja Neotia Group in partnership with the Taj group are ready to open the first of the five planned properties at t...
By Vivek Chhetri in Kurseong

Business  /  Published 01.12.20

Leisure travel is back

Hospitality major Indian Hotels Company Ltd, which runs the Taj branded luxury hotels, on Monday said that leisure travel has emerged as a revenue driver amid the Covid pandemic but resumption of busi...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 01.12.20

Tata-Ambuja pact for 5 hotels

Indian Hotels Company Ltd, South Asia’s largest hospitality chain, is set to become the biggest hotelier in Bengal, too.  The Tata-owned company, which manages properties under Taj, Vivant...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 23.11.20

OYO sees year-end recovery

Hospitality chain OYO expects to recover 85 per cent of its pre-Covid level of supply of rooms in India by the end of 2020. The company has seen an improvement in occupancy and revenue after the lockd...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta


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