Stories in Hotelier India

Rice is Nice – A Hotelier Perspective

A key ingredient and a staple in the kitchen is rice. The amazing variants of rice that are available in the country ensure that there is never a dull moment in hotel kitchens.  Did you know that rice has been cultivated in India since 5000 B.C.? A staple of more than half of the population of the world, rice is a crop that is revered, cultivated and folklore associated with rice actually considers it to be a Gift of the

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Bathroom Decor in Hotels

As spaces that allow guests to relax and rejuvenate, bathrooms have come to occupy an important part of the overall design of a hotel room. In fact hoteliers are investing a lot of time, energy and effort in ensuring that bathrooms are functional and aesthetic at the same time. What do you look for in a hotel room? Well for one a bathroom that is clean and user friendly is sure to earn brownie points. This is exactly why hoteliers are

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Laundry Solutions in Hotels

As a housekeeping function that is of paramount importance, laundry solutions in hotels are an add-on that is of extreme importance. After all, guests would like their clothes to be as clean as possible in as less time as possible. The fine balance of delivering quality and on time is something that the housekeeping department needs to maintain. If you think about it laundry is everywhere in a hotel – from bed sheets, tablecloths, staff uniforms, guest clothes and more.

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Data Security in Hotels

Data Security is an important consideration in today’s times and when it comes to hotels this is an issue that needs to be addressed more diligently considering that this involves guests and their privacy. Have you given a thought to the fact that hotels take so much personal data including your credit card details when you check in? You have probably not. However if you did and the thought of all this data being misused came across your mind, would

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Tableware in Hotels

  Tableware speaks a lot about the restaurant can make an impression of the food even before guests take their first bite. Tableware reflects on the restaurant and should be considered in the overall restaurant design and concept development because presentation matters! “Faced with a choice between the survival of the planet and a new set of matching tableware, most people would choose the tableware.” ~ George Monbiot. Well, there is no other time than now when they words ring

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Kitchen Design in Hotels

Food & Beverage (F&B) is an important revenue driver in hotels and naturally investing in kitchens that are efficient and effective can make or break the food deal for hoteliers. How many times do you step into a hotel because you like the food there? Chances are several times if not always. Hotels are uniquely positioned to prepare and present food like no other thanks to the fact that they have access to sophisticated equipments and cutting edge kitchens. It

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Security Solutions in Hotels

The Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel, part of the Accor Hotels was looking for an intelligent video surveillance solution to efficiently monitor hotel premises and provide an infrastructure to boost staff productivity and improve resource management. The only way to achieve this was through the deployment of an advanced security system supported by cutting-edge products. The hotel deployed varied models of Axis cameras which includes a mix of both indoor and outdoor cameras (AXIS P1354-E, AXIS M3045-V, and AXIS P1405-E). These

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Water Conservation in Hotels & Restaurants

Did you know that Sofitel Mumbai BKC managed to save about 45% water consumption by reducing water consumed from 30500KL in Jan-Apr 2016 to 16556 KL in Jan-Apr 2017? The numbers might sound mind boggling but it is true. In fact this is simply an indicative value of the amount of water a hotel can save by using new age technologies that conserve water. We speak to hoteliers and restaurants to know what measures are being taken to conserve the

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In room automation in hotels

Imagine entering a room and saying, “Alexa switch off all lights, close the blinds, change the AC temperature to 24 degrees change the television channel to NDTV News” and all this happening with your voice only? Well this is not fantasy anymore but reality thanks to new age in room automation in hotel rooms. As hotels move to the next level and look for the key differentiator to give their properties an edge, in room automation will certainly be a

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Tea as a beverage in Hotels

For most people, a mandatory morning time routine is to have a cup of tea. And this cup of tea becomes more important when you are travelling away from home and are looking forward for a perfect cup that will give you the perfect start to the day. Naturally then tea has come to occupy an important part of the hospitality business with both hoteliers and tea vendors taking tea to the next level. Tea today, is not a commodity.

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