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Hospitality and Tourism Management
Hospitality and tourism management is the management discipline that concerns the management practice in the hospitality and tourism discipline. The hospitality discipline consists of hotels, restaurants, culinary facilities, tourism and travel related functions, etc. As the popularity for early retirement is increasing all over the globe and as the tourism industry is slowly heading for an imminent boom with the introduction of various specializations and variety of tourism practices this sector is likely to be one of the most employment generating sectors in the coming future.
Melbourne, June 18 (ANI): Charlie Sheen and Selma Blair are at war on the set of 'Anger Management,' and the show star has reportedly fired the latter.
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The water level of the Yamuna river would start rising Tuesday in Delhi with the release of another 8 lakh cusecs of water from the Hathnikund barrage in Haryana, a Delhi government official said.
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Monday gave its nod to the construction of an international airport in Agra. The proposal already has the approval of the central government, and a site for the project will soon be earmarked.
Washington June 17 (ANI): Frontline employees will help in their organization's improvement if they see that there is a high degree of autonomy in their jobs and have trust in their leaders, a new research by two Indian business professors has suggested.
Kingston (Jamaica), June 15 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica is proceeding with plans to introduce a National Insurance and Retirement Benefits Plan for athletes.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) With road shows, cultural festivals and discounted travel packages, Goa Tourism is going all out to lure tourists during the non-peak monsoon season in a bid to promote the state as a round-the-year holiday destination.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will offer a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in banking and finance from this July academic session, an official said Saturday.
New York, June 14 (ANI): Tiger Woods' former girlfriend Rachel Uchitel is making a big comeback to New York nightlife.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A luxury underwater hotel is set to be built on the remote and postcard perfect tropical island of Kuredhivaru in the Maldive Islands, with the National Ministry of Tourism giving the green signal to the ambitious plan last week.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Hospitality chain Oberoi Group Tuesday announced the opening of its 252-room luxury hotel in Dubai, the group's first property in the United Arab Emirates.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Indian cricket board interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya Monday promised to look into Mahendra Singh Dhoni's alleged conflict of interest after the team returns from the Champions Trophy being held in England and Wales.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed a non-bailable warrant against Deputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi issued by a magistrate's court in an alleged illegal leasing of government land in Jaipur to a private company.
London, June 9 (ANI): Ammach organisation, Britain's weirdest support group, reckons 1,500 people are abducted by aliens each year.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) The country's first conference on travel technology got underway here Saturday with a call to tourism and allied businesses to utilise social media, the blog world and digital applications for marketing their services to the new, tech-savvy global traveller.
New York, June 8 (ANI): Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Alyssa Miller has shifted her representation from Elite Model Management to IMG Models, it has been revealed.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 7 (IANS) Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Friday the digital technology has opened up vast global markets for start-up businesses in the travel and tourism sector, and that young entrepreneurs need to take advantage of it.
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The Indian cricket board would look into the alleged conflict of interest issue concerning Indian captain M.S. Dhoni's stakes in a sports management firm after the ongoing Champions Trophy tournament, an official said here Thursday.
Itanagar, June 6 (ANI): Bipul Kumar is a tour operator from Rajasthan, who has travelled all over the world during the past decade.
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) For the first time in its 148-year history, electronic eyes will monitor floods and flood-prone areas of Mumbai, courtesy 100 CCTV cameras put up at strategic locations, an official said Wednesday.
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the proposal for setting up of the Central Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition (Jagdishpur) Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 with a funding of Rs. 47.86 crore.
Mexico City, June 3 (IANS/EFE) A gastronomy festival is being held in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato, where thousands of people will enjoy the different events featuring leading local and international chefs.
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) One person was killed and 18 others were injured, one of them critically, in an earthquake that shook Taiwan's Nantou County Sunday afternoon, according to the island's fire-fighting authorities.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is offering a masters programme in tourism from the 2013 session, an official said Sunday.
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India will host the seventh edition of the annual Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) for the first time. It will be held in Gurgaon Oct 5-7.
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Corruption is a major hindrance for starting businesses in India, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor said here Friday.
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's vision of "gram raj" is not realistic in the times we live in, union Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor said here Friday.
Miramar (Goa), May 31 (IANS) Lack of capacities, and not corruption, is one reason why government mechanisms have been unable to deliver good governance at the grassroots levels, union Human Resource Development Minister M. Pallam Raju said Friday.
Kochi, May 30 (IANS) Kerala Tourism Thursday received a shot in the arm as the first seaplane which will connect the state's most popular backwater destinations arrived at the Kochi airport to a ceremonial welcome, an official said.
Paris, May 30 (IANS) Bilal Habib from India was Thursday named as one of the six winners of the Young Scientist Awards instituted by the Unesco.
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which runs the Oberoi and Trident brands of hotels and resorts, Thursday reported a 40 percent slide in net profit to Rs.27.04 crore for the period ended March 31, 2013, from Rs.45.13 crore for the corresponding period a year ago.
Tokyo, May 29 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Shinto Abe on Wednesday expressed his country's intention to invite approximately 1,200 youth from India to visit Japan through JENESYS 2.0 in order to promote interest towards Japan among the youth of India and to promote tourism between the two countries.
Melbourne, May 29 (Xinhua-ANI): The number of Chinese visitors to Australia was increasing rapidly and their expenditure growth here last year was the biggest among foreign tourists, the local AAP news agency reported Wednesday.
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) Punjabi singer Daler Mehndi will be the star attraction at the five-day annual summer festival of dance and music in this Himachal Pradesh capital, organisers said Wednesday.
Beijing, May 28 (Xinhua-ANI): Nepal on Tuesday launched a new system of providing identity cards to all summiteers of Mt. Everest (Qomolongma) so that they get recognition and respect in their daily lives.
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Nepal Tuesday launched a new system of providing identity cards to all summiteers of Mount Everest.
London, May 28 (ANI): Nepal's Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Aviation has charged Mt. Everest climber Daniel Hughes with violating broadcasting rules while making a video call from the summit without permission.
Havana, May 27 (IANS/EFE) The British firm Esencia Hotels and Resorts is to take part in developing a $350-million golf resort on the island in a project approved by Cuba's tourism authorities.
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Charlie Sheen is going to use his birth name, Carlos Estevez, in the credits for his new movie 'Machete Kills,' it has been revealed.
Panaji (Goa), May 26 (ANI): Goa has emerged as the favourite destination for Nepalese as hundreds get employment in the hospitality industry here.
Panaji, May 24 (IANS) A slew of illegal land deals involving its nationals was one of the reasons why Russia decided to start a consular office in Goa, which hosted 1.5 lakh Russian tourists this season, Ambassador Alexander Kadakin said Friday.
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton, who released her first album "Paris" in 2006, has secured another record deal for herself.
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Iraq's Water Resources Minister Mohanad Salman Al-Sady Thursday met his Indian counterpart Harish Rawat to discuss proposed memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the area of water management between the two countries.
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 22 (IANS) The president of the world motorsport governing body, Federation Internationale de I' Automobile (FIA), Jean Todt is scheduled to visit Botswana in August, Botswana Motorsport Association (BMSA) has confirmed.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Charlie Sheen's former wife Denise Richards has revealed that the duo enjoys spending time out together.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Asserting that India is a complete film making destination Union Tourism Minister K. Chiranjeevi has offered wide opportunities to foreign film producers in the country.
Mexico City, May 21 (IANS/EFE) Economic activity associated with tourism grew 4 percent in 2012 compared with the year before, Mexico's INEGI statistics service said.
Panaji, May 20 (IANS) The Russian mafia could be operating in Goa, just as the Indian tourism mafia could be operating in Pakistan, said Russia's newly-appointed honorary consul Victor Albuquerque here Monday.
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) If you are a tourist in China, you better have "healthy and civilised" manners.
Paris, May 20 (ANI): To promote India as a " Filming Destination", Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi will inaugurate incredible India exhibition at the 66th Cannes film festival in France today.
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday urged the prime minister to order the implementation of the final award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) When Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar travels to Israel next month, he will be hoping to persuade its tour and travel companies to add the popular beach tourism-oriented state to their itineraries.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) There is need to give priority to risk financing and risk insurance as part of disaster mitigation strategy, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) vice chairman M. Shashidhar Reddy said Thursday, calling for a standard insurance policy covering major hazards.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Reliance Capital Thursday said its net profit surged by 77 percent to Rs.812 crore ($149 million) in the financial year ended March 31, 2013.
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) A record 2.7 million tourists landed in Goa last year, the tourism department has said.
Colombo, May 15 (IANS) At least seven people have been killed by stormy weather that has affected over 7,000 people in Sri Lanka, authorities said Wednesday.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) The current size of the Indian food industry stands at Rs.247,680 crore per annum and is expected to grow at 11 percent to touch a staggering Rs.408,040 crore by 2018, an official said here Tuesday.
Dharamsala, May 14 (IANS) The picturesque but sleepy town of Dharamsala is all set to host Kings XI Punjab's last two home matches at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) stadium as IPL 6 draws to a close.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Central Government has asked the states to procure relief materials and equipment in advance to increase their capacities to deal with natural disasters effectively.
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The annual conference of top officials of states and union territories will be held here today to review the status of preparedness of dealing with crisis situations resulting from the forthcoming south-west monsoon and to discuss other disaster management related issues.
New Delhi, May 13 (ANI): The annual conference of top officials of states and union territories will be held here tomorrow to review the status of preparedness of dealing with crisis situations resulting from the forthcoming south-west monsoon.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has made progress in institutions for disaster prevention and mitigation but there is still a long way to go, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday and called for the involvement of communities in the effort.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India has made encouraging progress in recent years to put in place mechanisms for disaster prevention and mitigation, but there is still a long way to go and local communities must be involved in the effort, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday.
Tel Aviv, May 13 (IANS) Scientists in Israel have linked development of diabetes to stress at the workplace, made worse by low social support.
According to the latest notification published on the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL)'s official website, online download of the SAIL MT admit card 2013 has been delayed and the candidates can now download the online SAIL MT recruitment admit card 2013 from 28th June, 2013. Earlier, the date for SAIL MT Admit card 2013 download was May 13.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) exercise and nutrition experts have offered tips for those in search of a summer slim down.
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Malaysian pilot James Anthony Tan, a dyslexia patient attempting to fly half-way around the world in a single-engined aircraft, touched down here Saturday after completing nearly 36,400 km of solo flying.
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Encroachments, rapid erosion, garbage and over-exploitation had cast a dark shadow over the future of Baga beach, one of Goa's best known and visited by thousands. With the state government finally sanctioning a multi-crore restoration and revitalisation plan, and promising to implement it in six months, it will go a long way in enhancing local infrastructure for tourism on which the state economy so much depends.
Havana, May 10 (IANS) Minister of Sport and Tourism of Belarus Alexander Igorievich Shamko says his country wants to strengthen sports cooperation with Cuba.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Work conditions can predict development of diabetes in healthy employees, a new study has found.
Which career should a Commerce students pursue after 12th class will be haunting all the parents and even the children. There is no need to panic, as there are many fields and opportunities available after 12th for commerce field. Student just has to decide, which field they want to go in.
New York, May 09 (ANI): Dennis Rodman will be celebrating his 52nd birthday this month surrounded by topless ladies.
Kuala Lumpur, May 9 (IANS) Four-time champion Lin Dan of China will defend his World Championship title in August, courtesy a wildcard given by the the Badminton World Federation (BWF) Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): The foreign exchange earnings from tourism increased by 7.5 per cent in April as compared to the same period last year, even though there was no change in the number of foreign tourists.
Havana, May 8 (IANS) Cuba's tourism industry plans to expand its lodging capacity to upwards of 85,000 rooms by 2020, Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero said.
New Delhi/Ambala, May 8 (ANI): The raging fire that engulfed a chemical factory in Ambala on Monday night has been brought under control, and the management has said that it is cooperating fully with the district authorities.
London, May 7 (IANS) British liquor giant Diageo has appointed Indian-origin Ivan Menezes as its next chief executive officer.
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): The Islamic-ruled Egyptian government has opened its arms to visitors who drink alcohol and wear bikinis in an effort to boost tourism numbers which has suffered a decline following a popular uprising which toppled the Hosni Mubarak government in 2011.
London, May 7 (IANS) British liquor giant Diageo has appointed Indian-origin Ivan Menezes as its next chief executive officer.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 7 (IANS) Kerala is set to popularise ayurveda therapies among tourists during the monsoon, which arrives in the last week of May, an official said Tuesday.
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): Google's Wharf 7 office in Sydney has stated that their building control system, which monitors the building's mechanical and electrical equipment, has been hacked by two IT security researchers.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): As a major initiative to promote tourism in Kashmir Valley, Union Minister Tourism K. Chiranjeevi on Saturday announced that 'Kashmir Festival 2013' will be held for a fortnight from May 13-29 at different places in Jammu and Kashmir.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The first session of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR) with the theme "Mainstreaming DRR in Development: From Risk to Resilience" will be held at New Delhi on May 13 and 14.
Imphal, May 2 (ANI): With an aim to generate awareness and promote the tourism sector, a two-day seminar on "Strategy for Tourism Development and Capacity Building" was held in Imphal.
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Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Come July, Goa could just be the toast of the season for gay Indians.
London, May 2 (ANI): A new survey has found that management-speak and all-staff emails have become some of the biggest office bugbears.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Owing to its rich culture and heritage, India is one of the top tourism destinations in Asia, a survey by CNN has said.
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has said the state government would seek early release of Rs.277 crore for afforestation, an official statement Wednesday said.
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Aerosmith's frontman Steven Tyler has reportedly been dropped by his manager due to disagreement with the musician's lawyer over business affairs.
Colombo, April 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's post-war tourism arrivals continue to boom with numbers growing by 11.6 percent in February when compared with the same month in 2012, official data showed Monday.
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Waterfalls, dams, lakes, temples and wildlife sanctuaries are being upgraded in a bid to diversify Goa's tourism bouquet, Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar said Monday.
Panaji, April 29 (IANS) Heli-tourism isn't the only innovation Goa tourism officials are working actively on. Amphibian planes and floating hotels too are being planned to woo vacationers.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Cash rewards for healthier habits may work, if you add on one more condition - peer pressure, according to a new study.
Guruvayoor (Kerala), April 28 (IANS) Its decades long ethnic conflict over, Sri Lanka is steadily emerging as a major competitor to Kerala's ayurvedic system of medicine, a leading industry expert says.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 27 (IANS) The country's first international event on travel technologies will be held in Kerala, with the objective of helping the travel and tourism industry leverage the massive marketing potential of the internet.
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management Tiruchirapalli (IIM Trichy) will soon start several short-term executive education and customised management programmes for individual companies at its centre here.
Panaji, April 26 (ANI): The Department of Tourism in Goa has banned drinking and carrying of liquor bottles on beaches in the state.
Jos (Nigeria), April 25 (IANS) At least 113 people were killed in the violence which hit areas of Wase and Bokkos in Nigeria's north central Plateau State last month, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) confirmed Thursday.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Inbound tourism in India will grow at least by 25 to 35 percent with the government's decision to allow visa on arrival for international tourist groups, a travel industry official said Thursday.
Dr. A.K. Walia, Minister of Higher Education, Training & Technical Education has said that the World Class Skill Centre in collaboration with the Institute of Technical Education,