The Beauty Of Boutique

Published By - Hotelier India

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A look at how luxury boutique hotels have used design and personalised experience to stand out and compete with larger brands

Leela scion’s firm to open five hotels over next two years

Published By - Live Mint

Araiya Hotels founder Amruda Nair said the firm will tap greenfield projects and existing hotel assets to run them under different brands.

Open skies bring flood of enquiries from overseas to luxury retreats

Published By - Business Standard

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Ananda in the Himalayas, a destination spa resort in the foothills close to Rishikesh, has witnessed an all-time high interest from foreigners

Amruda Nair on Building Araiya – A Luxury Boutique Hotel Management Company

Published By - PeakLife India

The heiress of The Leela Group of Hotels, Amruda Nair, has invested 15 years of rich experience in the hospitality industry into creating Araiya Hotels & Resorts – a luxury boutique hotel management company – with the goal of redefining luxury travel, on the destination at a time.

55 gorgeous hotels and homestays in India for a winter full of snow

Published By - CondeNast Traveller India

we are happy to let you know that CondeNast Traveller India has listed the Araiya Palampur in their story on 55 gorgeous hotels and homestays in India for a winter full of snow.

Cautious Transition to a Year of Hope' is the cover story of this month's issue

Published By - ET Travel

The hotel industry saw an average occupancy rate of 56 percentage - 58 percentage in october, which is the highest since Covid-19 struck the country in early 2020, said a report. After a long full or more than 20 months, hoteliers now hope that from next year onwards there will be some....

I wanted to create an identity of my own while building a business that I could scale: Amruda Nair

Published By - ET Travel

Amruda Nair, Founder and Director, Araiya Hotels & Resorts, talks about her journey of building her own brand from scratch and how everything that they have been looking to do three years ago, when they created Araiya, is exactly what is relevant to the audience today.

What's in store for Hotel Management companies?

Published By - HospitalityWorld

As trust becomes the key currency, hotel owners will place higher value on transparency, making hotel management companies responsible for everything – from employment practices to marketing messaging

Why Emotional Quotient is the biggest value addition to a brand

Published By - YourStory

People with a high Emotional Quotient (EQ) are able to manage the environment they are in by keeping their feelings in check and approaching a situation rationally.

How will the hospitality industry change?

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What can the hotel industry in India do to be prepared for changes in the way people travel and what are the lessons to be learnt?

Ditch revenge travel, take the road less travelled! Here’s how you can travel safely this festive season

Published By - Financial Express

Clearly, travel-loving Indians are flooding the hills in disturbing numbers, according to recent images that created a stir on social media.

This hideaway in the Kangra valley may have got all that we mean by a calming staycation in the hills

Published By - Hospitality Biz - June 2021

As I clamber up and scamper down the cobblestoned alley, less than inebriated but certainly overcome after a swig of the local saunfi, this whole place feels faintly reminiscent of an old European town though you aren’t likely to find any taverns or Christmas film crews here.

The 2nd Wave Long and Winding Road To Recovery

Published By - Hospitality Biz - June 2021

The domestic hospitality industry, which has been severely affected by the COVID-19 related disruptions, has witnessed a decline of over 65% in 2020-21. For the last 15 months, the Indian hospitality industry has been struggling with occupancies.

Hiring will largely be frozen in hospitality sector, till business returns to pre-Covid levels

Published By - Outlook Traveler

In view of the second Covid wave, hiring will largely be frozen till such time that the business reverts to the pre-Covid levels. During normal times, lateral and fresh hiring composition is typically 25:75.

The Hills Have Sighs

Published By - Outlook Traveler

The hideaway may just have everything we want in a calming hill staycation

The after effect of the second wave of COVID-19 on tourism

Published By - HospitalityWorld

Despite the second spike that was inevitable given what was witnessed in the U.S. and Europe, pent-up demand in India for summer travel remained buoyant as recently early April as per research surveys conducted.

TG Conversations: Amruda Nair, Founder and Director, Araiya Hotels

Published By - Travelgram

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.

Redefining Power Perceptions

Published By - HotelierIndia

Giving women a seat at the table displays a company’s gender-inclusive approach, even while it stands to benefit from their soft power in business

Strong Women Leads

Published By - T3FS Magazine

On International Women’s Day we come forward with leaders of the hospitality industry.

Owners focus on strong foundations as cycle turns

Published By - Hotel News Now

Owners of hotels across Europe and Asia at the International Society of Hospitality Consultants

Vacay, the right way

Published By - The Week

A new breed of entrepreneurs is changing the hospitality scene

This new mountainside retreat in Himachal wants you to enjoy the outdoors

Published By - Condé Nast Traveller

An exclusive sneak peek at Araiya Palampur, a 25-key hotel in Kangra Valley

Araiya Palampur lends a helping hand to the people of the Kangra Valley

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Celebrating inspiring women hoteliers

Published By - BW HOTELIER March-April 2020

Young and raring to redefine hospitality

Araiya Hotels and Resorts sees recovery post-lockdown; to launch two new properties in 2021

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The hospitality venture is in its expansion phase and has two new developments under construction

Hope Indians choose vacations in India, help local travel biz revive: Third generation hotelier Amruda Nair

Published By - Financial Express

An enviable legacy, strengthened by early days of working in Europe combined with global exposure across

How innovative solutions are powering hotels, restaurants, office cafeterias, cloud kitchens into the future

Published By - Financial Express

With the year 2020 kicking off in an unprecedented way with the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, innovative solutions for India's hospitality segment have shot into prominence.

Representation of women in middle management has been an issue: Amruda Nair

Published By - and

As Nair stepped out to go solo, she has mastered the streaks of hospitality and displaying it well through her venture.

Luxury hill resorts limit number of guests, turn up wellness amid Covid-19

Published By - Business Standard

A recent report by Deloitte showed 40 per cent guests wished to stay at a property offering pre-arrival communication on enhanced safety measures and personal preferences.

Araiya Palampur is the luxurious stay in the hills you need to experience

Published By - Lifestyle Asia

A luxury stay in the lap of mountains sounds like a dream at the moment. After the kind of year we have all had, it is crucial to make of wishlist of places to visit soon.

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