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Era of uber luxury

DNMUM394290 | 8/11/2017 | Author : Priyanka Golikeri | WC :566

From helicopters to yachts, five-star experience takes a whole new level

The words ‘premium’ and ‘luxury’ are taking on a whole new meaning in the hospitality industry. It’s no longer limited to stays in spacious suites with top-class amenities and personalised services. From customised opulence at the sea and the sky, brands in the hospitality space are designing high-value offerings to lure in a discerning set of clientele who yearn for the ultimate in grandeur and splendour.
The Shangri-La Hotel, Bengaluru, recently introduced a ‘heli-daying’ package that includes a day trip to Mysore in a 4-seater helicopter, local airport transfers by a Mercedes, stay at the hotel’s suite, sun-downer at the rooftop bar and other services at the property. The Ritz-Carlton brand, meanwhile, has decided to take
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Holiday on my CV
DNMUM403095 | 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Priyanka Golikeri | WC :452

Going on a sabbatical is quite common nowadays. But leveraging the experience gained and showcasing the same on the CV is probably not. And the time is ripe to do just that.Says Thammaiah BN, managing director, Kelly Services India, “Sabbatical
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Indices slip on gloomy economic forecast
DNMUM403100 | 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : DNA Money Correspondent | WC :139

Mumbai: Indian stock markets ended yet another session with losses, disappointed by grim economic data and the ADB lowering India’s economic growth forecast. The BSE Sensex dropped 174.95 points, or 0.53%, to close at 33053.04 while Nifty ended down
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No capital gains tax on share of flat gifted to someone
DNMUM403101 | 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Harsh Roongta | WC :394

I am a 64-year old retired individual staying in Mumbai. My late father had bought a 54- square feet 1 BHK flat in Bhandup in 1984. He paid the entire amount for the flat. My name is on the flat. I bought a 1,105 square feet-2 BHK flat - in Nah
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SBI fund to exit BOT arm of Ashoka Buildcon by March
DNMUM403102 | 12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM | Author : Ateeq Shaikh | WC :427

Mumbai: SBI Macquarie Infrastructure Fund will exit Ashoka Buildcon’s build-operate-transfer (BOT) subsidiary Ashoka Concessions Ltd by the end of this fiscal.
In February this year, the Nashik-based highway developer had made public its plans of
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