All articles by Umesh Ellichipuram

Umesh Ellichipuram

Marriott signs Le Méridien resort in Zanzibar, Tanzania

The new property will house 75 guest rooms and villas, providing uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean.

Minor Hotels 2023 core net profit soars 450% on record revenue

The 25% increase in core revenue from 2022 was bolstered by total system sales reaching THB157bn (around $4.4bn).

Whitbread opens a new Premier Inn in Cork, Ireland

With the new opening, the network of Premier Inns in Ireland now includes six hotels.

Minor Hotels plans to open over 200 properties globally by 2026

The company is set to grow its management agreement share from 19% in 2023 to 38% by 2026, targeting more than 150 new agreements.

India’s Saraca Hotels & Resorts ends partnership with Lebua Hotels

The company is actively exploring new partnerships and is in discussions with potential partners for its properties.

Radisson Hotel Group announces signing of Radisson RED, Germany

Set to open in 2024, the hotel is positioned steps away from Kurfürstendamm, one of Berlin’s premier shopping streets.

Hilton partners with Amazon to build new hotel in Egypt

The proposed hotel will occupy the top floors of the mixed-use tower located in the heart of Cairo’s NAC.

IHCL opens Ginger brand hotel at Mumbai Airport in India

The 371-key Ginger hotel offers curated rooms designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travellers.

Lemon Tree Hotels to build new hotel in Uttarakhand, India

Once completed, Lemon Tree Hotel, Badrinath will be managed by Carnation Hotels, a subsidiary of Lemon Tree Hotels.

Egypt plans new incentives for investors to build hotel projects

The move is expected to create 400,000 hotel rooms in the country by 2028.