The need for privacy, secluded destinations and demand for unique experiences are trends set to shape post-pandemic travel in the months to come. Luxury boutique hospitality brand Postcard Hotels, however, has been ahead of the curve with their well-considered properties that prize authenticity, memorable locations and a love for deliciously languid vacations.
The opening general manager of The Westin’s newest property in India on adapting to the current, dynamic travel and hospitality climate; creating memorable guest experiences; and the vision that’s propelling the wellness-focussed hotel forward.
In an era of contactless service, meticulous hygiene and social distancing, here’s a look at how artificial intelligence and robots could enhance the future of the hospitality industry.
Ram Chatterjee, Wellness Advisor at Pullman & Novotel New Delhi Aerocity offers lessons in wellbeing, insights into India’s growing wellness market, and shares his plans for the overhaul of the twin hotels’ spa and fitness centre.
The hospitality industry is among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, more so from the severe second wave. We lay out the roadmap on how the COVID crisis has affected the industry and what it needs to do to sustain and transform.
The hospitality veteran opens up about the challenges of helming the opening of a luxurious palace hotel in the midst of the pandemic, and the well-considered strategies that make The Leela brand stand out in a saturated market.
Armed with new post-pandemic insights, Philippe Zuber continues to spearhead the ambitious expansion plans of the ultra-luxurious Atlantis Resort & Residences and One&Only Resorts brands across the globe. In a chat with Travelgram, he shares his journey of building a successful hospitality brand that puts both employees and guests at the forefront, plus a sneak peek into the spectacular Atlantis The Royal, set to open in Dubai later this year.
The opening general manager of the luxury property reflects on his long association with the Four Seasons brand, memorable moments during the launch of the Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru, and the savvy strategies that helped successfully steer the hotel through the uncertainties of the pandemic.
In the post-COVID era of domestic travel, homestays offer all the comforts of a hotel with the added security of privacy and seclusion at a time when social distancing has become the new buzzword. Travelgram chats with Devendra Parulekar, Founder, SaffronStays, about the potential for the segment in India, adapting to changing consumer demands and thriving through innovation.
Amruda Nair has leveraged a family legacy of award-winning hospitality and a forward-thinking ethos that puts innovation and technology at the forefront to birth a new boutique hospitality brand, Araiya. In a chat with Travelgram, she shares a glimpse into the soothing Araiya Palampur, set in Himachal Pradesh’s Kangra valley, her insights into making a memorable mark in the luxury hospitality market and the vision she has for the industry to thrive.