2023 Resolutions and Plans for India’s Responsible Luxury Hotel Group – ITC

By Arif Patel – Chief Commercial Officer

The Hospitality sector has seen a bounce back in terms of domestic tourism since the last year, with the ease in travel norms post Covid. The pandemic-induced lockdown and restrictions over the last two years fuelled people’s appetite for travels. Brands have witnessed a rise in leisure and business travels, along with surge in demand for MICE destinations.

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Soul Travelling – Nature Walks and Offbeat Excursions in Goa

Soul Travelling specializes in curating and exploring Goa in the form of Walking Trails, Explorations, and Culinary Tours. They have about 35+ trails amongst various villages and cites across Goa and have catered to FITs, Groups, Educational institutions, and even a few MICE events.

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Leader Speak by Kanika Hasrat

Kanika Hasrat is the Area Director at Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), popularly known as Taj Hotels for Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand and is the General Manager at Taj Lakefront Bhopal . She is also the President of WICCI (Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce &Industry) Hospitality and Tourism Council.

Having a diverse, gender-balanced, and inclusive organisation is no longer an option– it is necessary for a world that works for all.

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True Indian Luxury Here to Stay!

Anuraag Bhatnagar Chief Operating Officer at The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts speaks about the Group’s plans to showcase India in true Indian Hospitality Luxury!

For us at The Leela, the past few months have brought us many laurels, with the launch of signature brand programmes and continued focus on elevating the guest experience.

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B LIVE – E-Bike Cycling Tours

Fun over Fuel! Experience Goa like never before.  Occasions where memories are made. Explore the Unseen. Have a wheel of a time on your E-bike.

Goa may be the country’s party capital but there’s a lot more to the sunshine state than shiny disco balls. The newest way to get to know its charms is B Live curated cycle tours. India’s first e-bike tourism initiative, these tours are promoted by Goa Tourism Development Corporation in partnership with Arcis Tours.

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It Matters where you Stay and Hilton is Showing How. Manish Tolani – Vice President & Commercial Director, Hilton India

The hospitality industry has somehow always got front seats to getting impacted the most by incidents that straddle between market fluctuations to black swan events. Needless to say, the last 1000 days have been no different.

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A journey through the Life and Times of IHCL by their Executive Vice President – Sales & Marketing Mr. Parveen Chander Kumar

The Indian Hotels Company Ltd., India’s largest hospitality company has achieved many milestones in our illustrious journey of over a century and has successfully carved an indelible place for itself in the Global Hospitality market.

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Once Upon a Time in The History of Cranganor…

A fascination tale of the connection of Cochin Jews with this once bustling port city by our own Tammie Anjali Tolani

They say it was a little Jewish girl singing hymns who greeted St Thomas on his arrival at Shingly. The proof of this hangs on a thin fraying thread involving the appearance of an old testament, a few singing bards, and lilting, cajoling, Hebrew-Malayalam songs sung by young girls and boys. In any case the Jews have been regular visitors to Shingly since the time of Solomon.

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