Anumeha Chaturvedi

  • Hilton appoints Sabu Raghavan as vice president, HR for India

    Hilton appoints Sabu Raghavan as vice president, HR for India

    Hilton said Raghavan's new role will see him focusing exclusively on India, working closely with Hilton’s leadership team to drive culture and talent development among Hilton's team members in the country. “At Hilton, we are in a people-serving-people business and our Team Members are at the heart of what we do,” said Navjit Ahluwalia, Hilton, India.

    More Indians flying overseas to shop for cheaper luxury goods

    More Indians flying overseas to shop for cheaper luxury goods

    UK, France and NY top attractions as big brands offer huge discounts, logistical support. La Vallée Village in France, which is home to brands such as Armani, Jimmy Choo, Givenchy and Versace, has been organising trade events in India and saw visits by Indians increase 40% last year.

    Instagram takes the private like counts test global

    Instagram takes the private like counts test global

    In the test, users can still see their likes by tapping on the like list, but others will not be able to see how many likes their post has received. Likewise, users will not be able to see how many likes others' posts have received. The company began testing it in Canada in May 2019 and expanded it to Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Brazil, Ireland, and Italy in July this year.

    Hotels come out with special offers, promotions for peak holiday season

    Hotels come out with special offers, promotions for peak holiday season

    Hotel chains said the offers are for the peak season and aimed at boosting occupancy, getting more people to sign on to loyalty programmes, and improving recall and positioning of existing brands. Hotel chain Accor is running the ‘starting from’ offer for Kolkata, Bengaluru and Mumbai, where prices for rooms start from as low as Rs 2,799.

    WhatsApp introduces catalogs for small businesses

    WhatsApp introduces catalogs for small businesses

    The catalog feature is available to businesses using the WhatsApp Business app on both Android and iPhone in Brazil, Germany, India, Indonesia, Mexico, the U.K. and the U.S. It will be rolling out around the world soon.

    Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into a Strategic Partnership

    Accor and Alibaba Group Enter into a Strategic Partnership

    Accor said through the 'strategic collaboration' the chain plans to develop a series of digital applications and loyalty programs to improve the consumer and traveler experience over the next five years. The chain said the collaboration will leverage Alibaba’s 700 million consumers across its China retail marketplaces.

    Accor appoints Kerrie Hannaford as vice president commercial for Accor India and South Asia

    Accor appoints Kerrie Hannaford as vice president commercial for Accor India and South Asia

    Hannaford is currently working as the area director of sales and marketing at Accor New Zealand, Fiji and French Polynesia leading the sales, marketing and distribution. In 2007 Hannaford was appointed to head sales, distribution and revenue management for Australia and then moved to New York City as the v-p of global sales for North America.

    #Cancelallblueticksin India row erupts on Twitter

    #Cancelallblueticksin India row erupts on Twitter

    The uproar started following a campaign by journalist and activist Dilip Mandal calling Twitter discriminatory. Mandal started a campaign with the hashtag verifySCSTOBCminority and sought to get 500 accounts of users of marginalised communities verified. The hashtag was one of the top trending hashtags in India on Wednesday, garnering over 80,000 tweets.

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