Archive for January, 2015

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WaterfrontShaw Gentle, loving and pure – The Waterfront Shaw, Lavasa brings you a life that reflects its pristine waterside. Immerse yourself in a luxurious lifestyle, right on the waterfront at Dasve Promenade, nestled between Lake Warasgaon and the picturesque mountain ranges of Lavasa.

The accommodations range from Studio, 1 Bedroom and 2 Bedroom Apartments with a host of amenities that provide wholesome living. * Air conditioned bedrooms with attached bath and private balconies for private moments * Separate living room with dining table and a cushy sofa cum bed * Kitchenette with refrigerator, induction plate, microwave, tea/coffee maker and supplies, crockery and everything you need * Cable TV, free Wi-Fi internet in rooms and free in-room entertainment (movies and games on demand) to keep you connected

The Waterfront Shaw, Lavasa offers besides the very basic facilities such as : * Front Desk operating around the clock * Daily housekeeping at no extra charge * Minimum stay on rack rates is 1 night Stay safe and comfortable with : * Electronic door locks * Room safes * Toiletry set * Writing table * Weighing scale * Hair dryer Enjoy a host of facilities for everyday convenience : * Daily newspaper * Daily car wash * Pet friendly

Stay ahead in business too : * Fully equipped business centre with work stations and private cubicle * Conference room for up to 18 persons * Dasvino Club conference rooms for up to 60 persons

Make time for rejuvenating yourself : * Dasvino Club – Keep fit and sporty as you choose from swimming, tennis, squash or the fitness centre. There is also a games room, toddlers’ room, card room and library to fill your time with some entertainment.

Top it up with some relaxing moments at the spa * Lakeshore – Unleash your wild side with some water sports * X Thrill – Live on the edge with some rock climbing and rappelling fun * More – Go on nature trails, use cycles for free. There is also a play park and video games arcade, for all kids – young and old.

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Over the last four years or so, we’ve spoken to heads of large resort chains and exchange companies, we’ve spoken to stakeholders and project associates, and we’ve spoken to a wide cross-section of customers. The oldest customer we spoke to was 86 years old, and the youngest was thirteen.

Here are some excerpts from the interviews we have had with customers, and vacationers who have used timeshare at some point in time.

Read the complete interview on the AIRDA website

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Last week, I met a young corporate manager at the golf club. I soon realized that we had similar interests, so I invited him to join me for lunch. Our lunch hour was an amazing window to a young professional’s world, circa 2014. Or maybe 2015, as we have just entered another new year.

I would like to narrate my discussion with him, as five things I learnt about young professionals, over lunch. This is essential reading, for anyone in the hospitality business – right from resort owners, trainers, HR teams, and those interacting directly with customers.

Read the complete interview with Mr B.S. Rathor on the AIRDA website

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“Houshi” is a short documentary about a family that has run a Japanese hotel for around 1,300 years. Founded in 718, the Houshi Ryokan has been passed down from generation to generation.

Source > http://laughingsquid.com


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