SUBMITTED BY:THEOPHILO JOSEPH C4, FIAT,TRIVANDRUM
ITC hotels is Indias second largest hotel chain with over 100 hotels. Based out of hotels division headquarters at the ITC green center in gurgon, offnew Delhi, ITC hotels is also the exclusive franchisee of the luxury collection brand of Starwood hotels and resorts in India. It is part of the ITC limited(INDIAN TOBACCO COMPANY) group of companies. ITC hotels is regularly voted amongst the best employers in Asia in the hospitality sector ITClimited entire the hotel business on October 18 1975 with the opening of a hotel in Chennai, which was rechristened hotel chola. ITC hotels currently owns and operates 100 hotels in 75 destinations.
1972-ITCH was originally incorporated as Rama hotels Pvt,Ltd.1973-the company was renamed as vishwarama hotel.1974-the company acquired a 4-acre plot of land from Karnataka. 1980-vazir sultan tobacco co Ltd(VST) acquired this company.1984-associates bought the entire equity capital from VST. 1985-the hotel was accorded 5star status by the government.
1986-company’s named was changed in welcome group. 1993-the company opened ‘grand kakatiya hotel’ At Hyderabad.1996-the company entered into an operating services agreement to manage the grand bay hotel at visakhapattanam. 2003-Mr. S S Rehman ceases to be the managing Director of the company. 2007-ITC hotels will soon be increasing the value of chain.
Le meridien is an international hotel brand witha European perspective, formerly headquarteredin the united kingdom, with 130 properties. It is owned by Starwood hotels& resortsworldwide, and has a portfolio of more than 120 hotels in over 50 countries worldwide.
The le meridian bran was established in 1972.The first le meridian property was a 1,000 rooms hotel in Paris(le meridian etoile). 1991 the total number of le meridian properties had risen to 58. Le meridian acquired by UK hotel company Forte group February/2001- the ownership of the forte hotels division and its three brands[le meridian, heritage hotels, and posthouse forte].In December 2003, Lehman brothers holdings acquired the reniour debt of le meridian.
On November/24/2005,the le meridian brand andmanagement fee business was acquired by Starwood hotels & resorts. In 2011,le meridian opened up it 100’th hotel in Coimbatore, India.
WELCOME GROUP LE MERIDIEN•They developed three branded •To provide on a home away fromaccommodation(ITC one, towers, home for its customers.executive clup).••ITC hotels has set new standard of •They providing high levels ofexcellence in the hotel industry in service.accommodation, cuisine, and gustsafety.•They providing high levels ofservice.•Not reporting. •In 2012 maradu municipality, the food safety officials seized damaged food from star hotels including le meridian kochi.