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Villa Azur Donates £50,000 of Food to those Affected by Hurricane Irma

Villa Azur, a Miami-based club best known for hosting celebrities at its incredible parties, has donated £50,000 worth of food to those affected by Hurricane Irma, as reported in the Miami Herald. ... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Inspires Tourism dept wellness spas in Araku and Ananthagiri villages

Ananda Spa, managed by IHHR and part of the Shanti Hospitality Group, has changed the way that hundreds of people have chosen to live their lives. Now, the Spa, which is nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, is also influencing the tourism agenda, inspiring the tourism department to create spas in the Araku and Ananthagiri villages, reported the New India Express. ... Read Full Article

Good Things Magazine Reviews Margot’s Brunch Menu

Part of C & C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality, Margot is a sublime Italian restaurant located in the heart of London's Covent Garden. This week, gourmet food blog and magazine 'Good Things', was the latest in a line of charmed food critics to be won over by Margot's heavenly food and exceptional service. Read the full review...... Read Full Article

The Smart Fashionistas Review Margot

"The food is simply exquisite, well prepared, with a special mention to the pasta courses, probably one of the finest in London, if not the best." Praise indeed for Margot from the blog, The Smart Fashionistas. ... Read Full Article

Media India Group Includes Ananda Spa in Top Five Wellness Tourism Destinations in India

The Media India Group put together a list of the top five wellness destinations in the country, and, unsurprisingly, Ananda Spa made the cut at number two. ... Read Full Article

Megalith Capital Involved with Groundbreaking Highrise in New Rochelle

New Rochelle has seen several new high-rises announced over the past few weeks, but in between the new towers, infill development continues to improve the burgeoning edge city. As reported on by the New York Yimby, The Printhouse, at 165 Huguenot Street is the latest in New Rochelle builds to break ground.... Read Full Article

WATCH: Meet Ghada Al Rousi, Air Arabia’s First Female Emirati pilot

Margot named as one of the best brunch spots by Country & Town House

Country & Town House recently rounded up the best brunch spots in London, and (quite unsurprisingly!) Margot in Covent Garden was right there. ... Read Full Article

Chairman of Alpha Aviation Academy to give keynote address at GATE

Gulf Aviation Training Event, taking place 13 November 2017 within the Dubai Airshow, has announced that Adel Ali, CEO of Air Arabia, will be giving the keynote address at the conference.... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Graduate Talks the Spirit of Amelia Earhart to HuffPost

It's glaringly obvious that Alpha Aviation graduate and First Officer with Air Arabia, Ghada al Rousi is proud to be a woman in aviation. Her recent blog on HuffPost talked of the legacy of Amelia Earhart, whose life was touched by genius, inspiration, adventure and tragedy.... Read Full Article

Cosmopolitan Philippines Interview with Alpha Aviation Graduate and Pilot, Jo Anne Toral

In the latest edition of Cosmopolitan Philippines, the magazine spoke to Jo Anne Toral, an Alpha Aviation graduate and now pilot for Cebu Pacific. Jo Anne shares the rewards and the pitfalls of working in a male-dominated industry. ... Read Full Article

Pune Nightlife Review Sizzler Festival at Hyatt Pune

There's no mistaking the sound of hissing sizzler as they make their way from the kitchen to table top. The aromatic flavours make sizzler amongst the most delicious of dishes, so the Hyatt Pune Sizzler Festival was always going to be a hit. Here, food blogger Anu Banerjii tested the very best sizzlers on offer, and reviewed them for Punenightlife.in.... Read Full Article

Margot Summer Cocktails have Landed

Summer is here and so are Margot's new cocktails for the season! Find out more about them, here... ... Read Full Article

AIR International speaks to Alpha Aviation Graduate and First Officer, Jo Anne Toral

In a recent feature,  AIR International looked back at the famous female faces that have helped carve the aviation industry, and then looked forward to a new wave of female cadets who are leading the way toward equality in the skies. Jo Anne Toral is just one of these modern day role models, trained by Alpha Aviation Academy, and now a first officer for Cebu Pacific.... Read Full Article

Miami’s Best Eats and Drinks This Week, featuring Villa Azur

Villa Azur, a Miami hotspot that is part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group, is the preferred hangout spot for celebs and socialites. It's little wonder, then, that during a round-up of the city's best places to eat, Miami New Times gave credit to the best place to party.... Read Full Article

Fork Yeah Miami’s Midsummer Night’s Soiree at Villa Azur

Miami food blogger Valentina Lara hosted a midsummer night’s soiree at C&C Alpha Group restaurant, Villa Azur, Miami Beach in celebration of her blog, Fork Yeah Miami’s 10K follower milestone.... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Group Acquires A330 Full Flight Simulator

As reported on by Aviation News Philippines, The new Alpha Aviation Airbus A330/340 Full Flight Simulator will be based in Clark, Philippines. The newest investment was made to support the wide body segment, lower the cost of training of domestic and regional airlines. This type of simulator will be the first wide body simulator in the Philippines and the latest simulator with Airbus A340 functionality built globally. It will simulate all the functions of a real Airbus A330 aircraft and has the flexibility to change to Airbus A340 layout when required by an airline.... Read Full Article

Margot Restaurant Named #61 in the UK at National Restaurant Awards

The capital dominated the top 100 list, while Asian restaurants stormed ahead. C&C Alpha Group's Margot Restaurant was a new entry at No 61 - just a  few months after it officially opened in Covent Garden. ... Read Full Article

The Best Seafood in Miami – Villa Azur ‘Mussels’ in on Ocean Drive

Ocean Drive looked at the six best places to enjoy ice-cold drinks like a glass of frosé and fresh, delicious seafood served al fresco. Turns out that C&C Alpha Group's Villa Azur made the cut. ... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Group Features on Flyer for Simulator Investment

Alpha Aviation Group (AAG), students now receive even better schooling through investment in a new flight simulator. ... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Group Launches Full Flight A330/A340 Simulator

Alpha Aviation Group, part of the C&C Alpha Group and one of Asia’s leading pilot training providers, has launched its new multi-million dollar Full Flight Airbus A330/A340 simulator at a ceremony at its Clark training facility in the Philippines. BDaily report on why the simulator has landed at a critical point for the aviation industry.... Read Full Article

DimSum Affair At Baan Tao, Hyatt Pune

Dumbbellsanddrama.com enjoyed a dumpling dinner courtesy of Hyatt Pune, here's what they had to say about it... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Features in Hong Kong Tatler ‘5 Luxury Meditation Retreats’

If you need some time to reset—which, let’s face it, in the digital age is becoming a necessity for all of us—these luxury meditation retreats are the perfect place to get some expert guidance in your spiritual journey.... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Group gets state-of-the-art flight simulator to boost pilots’ competitiveness

With the high demand for pilots of wide- bodied aircraft globally, Alpha Aviation Group has moved to ensure its students can keep pace with the current technology by acquiring a flight simulator – A330 with A340 functionality. It thus becomes the first flying school in the country to secure such multi-million dollar equipment for its cadets.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Amritsar features on Vir Sanghvi’s best meals of 2017

Vir Sanghvi is an Indian print and television journalist whose job takes him around the world. During his travels, Vir is privileged to dine in some of the most acclaimed restaurants. In a recent feature for the Hindustan Times, Vir - with the help of his iPhone - recapped on some of his very best dining experiences. Amongst them was Hyatt Amritsar, a hotel which is part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group of businesses.... Read Full Article

Skies Magazine Feature on Mental Health by Alpha Aviation Group’s Max Buerger

Skies magazine, Canada's leading aviation title has run a feature by Max Buerger, Head of Partnerships for Alpha Aviation Group, on aviation's mental health crisis. Alpha Aviation Group is a C&C Alpha Group business and a leading provider of aviation training solutions that works with airlines around the world.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Deconstructs Ayurvedic cuisine for Architectural Design

Architectural Digest recently participated in a pop-up dinner curated by luxury destination spa resort Ananda in the Himalayas. Managed by IHHR and part of Shanti Hospitality, the chefs' at Ananda made sure the journalists came away equipped to give Ayurveda a shot, or at least a tap on their new recipe app. ... Read Full Article

Taste of London returns for 2017 – hosted by food industry greats

Taste of London is back, bringing cookery masterclasses, live demos and London’s biggest restaurant names to Regent’s Park from 14-18 June.... Read Full Article

True believers and sceptics – a decade of MPL. Flight Global talks to Victor Brandao of Alpha Aviation

From sceptics to believers, Flight Global talks to Alpha Aviation Academy general manager about the importance and rise of MPL. ... Read Full Article

Easter Brunch at Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar

This Easter, Pune’s best Pan Asian restaurant, Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar invites you for day full of celebrations with your family. An extravagant Easter Sunday Brunch featuring South East Asian delicacies from Malaysia, Thai, Chinese and Japanese all blend together under one roof. ... Read Full Article

Megalith Capital Management Honoured by New Rochelle Chamber as Skyline Sculptor

Megalith Capital Management, a real estate business backed by C&C Alpha Group was honoured by the New Rochelle Chamber for the company's contribution to the Skyline of New Rochelle. ... Read Full Article

Amritara’s Suryauday Haveli, Varanasi in Harpers Bazaar Bride – April 2017

Delighted to see one of Shanti Hospitality's beautiful hotels, Suryauday Haveli, Varanasi, featured in Harper's Bazaar Bride. Suryauday Haveli, Varanasi is an Amritara Hotel and embodies luxury away from the hustle and bustle. ... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa features on 50 bucket list hotels that will take your breath away

Ananda Spa, managed by IHHR and part of the C&C Shanti Hospitality Group is a luxury spa nestled in the heart of the Himalayas. In a recent article by Trivago, Ananda Spa featured as one of their top 50 bucket list hotels. You can see the full list, here, or simply has a read what they said about Ananda below. ... Read Full Article

Villa Azur’s 5th Anniversary All White Bash

A truly momentous occasion was marked as Villa Azur, part of the C&C Alpha Group of businesses celebrated its 5th Anniversary with a night of glamour, passed hors d’oeuvres, craft cocktails and white ensembles on Saturday, April 1.... Read Full Article

Flyer Magazine Talk to GM of Alpha Aviation Academy, Victor Brandao about 10 years of MPL

In their most recent edition, Flyer magazine spoke to General Manager of C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation Academy about the success they are having training pilots using MPL and the rise of female pilots. ... Read Full Article

Wallet Diet Options At Villa Azur And Brasserie Azur

Responding to the need for great food deals in Miami are C&C Alpha Group restaurants Villa Azur’s 'For Her Mondays' and Brasserie Azur’s 'Foodie Tuesdays' in which guests receive 50% off menu specials, allowing them to experience various new dishes without hollowing out their bank accounts.... Read Full Article

Magic of Mediterranean at Eighty Eight, Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar

ighty Eight at Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar, welcomes all you food buffs to taste some exotic flavours from the lands of the Mediterranean Sea. From elaborate mezze counters serving delectable Pitas, Hummus, Baba ganoush, Labneh, Fattoush to special live grills offering melt-in-the-mouth Shawarma, Sheesh Touk, Potato Kibbe, there is a lot and much more to tingle your senses.... Read Full Article

Giles Coren reviews Margot in The Times

'Margot. A proper restaurant. Not many of these opening any more. You walk in off Great Queen Street (where I used to live back in the 1990s, when there weren’t any restaurants in London at all, not one) and immediately sigh, because you know you’ll be okay.' Giles Coren reviews Margot in The Times...... Read Full Article

Villa Azur Celebrates 5th Year Anniversary

On Saturday, April 1, Villa Azur, part of the C&C Alpha Group, celebrates their 5th Year Anniversary and would love you to join the all-white affair featuring live entertainment, craft cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres of the restaurant’s signature dishes.... Read Full Article

A female pilot’s journey to the cockpit

C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation has produced 54 female pilots out of its 800 or so male graduates and undergraduates, one of them is Jo Anne Toral, now working as a First Officer in Cebu Pacific Airlines. This week, Jo Anne spoke to GMA News about her life inside the cockpit.... Read Full Article

Gender Equality: Why The World Needs More Female Pilots

Jo Anne Toral, Alpha Aviation Group graduate and Cebu Pacific First Officer, believes now is the time for female pilots to take off. Billionaire.com spoke to Jo Anne to find out exactly why she believes now is the time for women to make their mark in aviation.... Read Full Article

Live in a hip DUMBO warehouse conversion for $895/month, lottery opening at 181 Front Street

Back in 2012, Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners bought two neighboring DUMBO sites from the Jehovah’s Witnesses for more than $30 million. They then tapped Aufgang Architects to design both warehouse conversions: a landmarked former Brillo factory at 200 Water Street was transformed into 15 boutique condos; 181 Front Street into a 105-unit rental... Read Full Article

Sainsburys Magazine Feature Margot’s New Brunch Menu

Every week, Sainsbury's magazine round up the newest openings, menus and exciting news from the food world. Last week, amongst Yorkshire Pudding Day, World Nutella Day and the return of the notorious Notting Gill Chippy, Sainsbury's featured Margot, the Covent Garden based authentic Italian restaurant that is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group.... Read Full Article

Margot Nominated for ‘Best Front of House’ in GQ Food & Drink Awards

Paulo De Tarso and Nicolas Jaouën, owners of Margot, the authentic Covent Garden restaurant which is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group have been nominated in the 2017 GQ Food & Drink Awards for 'Best Front of House'. Winners will be revealed on the 25h April. ... Read Full Article

Forbes Discovers why Aquacasia is The Latest Food Trend to Whet your Appetite

Were you first in line when Peruvian restaurant Lima opened in Fitzrovia, London? Do you have New York City's East Village's The Bao on speed dial when it's time for soup dumplings? And did you know what a poke bowl is before Hawaiian chefs even thought about exporting it? Then, no doubt you'll already be all over Aquacasia - the newest food trend heralding from the Indian Ocean.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice Named as ‘Best Couples Wellness Retreat’

Shanti Maurice, the luxury Mauritius retreat which is part of Shanti Hospitality's group of businesses has been named as one of Hero & Leander's 'Best Couples Retreats' for the New Year...... Read Full Article

Hyatt Pune organises a day-out for pawpal’s – ‘Let’s Take the Dog Out’

Last weekend, Hyatt Pune, Kalyani Nagar - part of the Shanti Hospitality group of hotels - did something out-of-the-box and invited all the dogs and their parents to ‘Let’s Take the Dog Out’, a-one-of-a-kind afternoon of fun, food and festivities.... Read Full Article

Street Art for Mankind Settles in Miami to Make a Stand for the Children in our Community in Partnership with Villa Azur and Brasserie Azur

Following on their UN exhibition in New-York City, Street Art for Mankind settles in Miami to make a stand for the children in our community in partnership with Villa Azur and Brasserie Azur. ... Read Full Article

Forbes Meets Alpha Aviation Academy Graduate and The Millennial Woman Taking Her Dream To The Skies

Ghada Al Rousi is a graduate from C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation Academy in Sharjah and a millennial woman leading the way in a male-dominated industry. As a commercial airline pilot, she’s in the 3% - 5% of female pilots globally. She currently flies for Air Arabia, the top low-cost airline in the Middle East. Founded in 2003, Air Arabia now flies to 115 destinations globally.... Read Full Article

Hospitality & Catering News Reviews Margot’s Italian Brunch Menu

After opening its doors to critical acclaim last October, Italian favourite, Margot, is now set to launch a weekend brunch menu on 28th January. Part of the Shanti Hospitality group of businesses, the new brunch menu is designed by Executive Chef, Maurizio Morelli, in collaboration with Restaurateurs, Paulo de Tarso and Nicolas Jaouen, the new menu will see Margot enrich Covent Garden’s dining scene further with a selection of carefully curated brunch classics with an authentic Italian twist.... Read Full Article

Margot Restaurant Reviewed by The Spectator

The Spectator review Margot, Shanti Hospitality's latest restaurant venture. An exquisite Covent Garden Italian restaurant from Paulo de Tarso and Nicolas Jaouën.... Read Full Article

Margot Announced in ‘Top Ten Restaurant Openings of 2017 by The Caterer

Exquisite Covent Garden restaurant, Margot, has been named amongst the top ten restaurant openings in 2016 by hospitality bible, The Caterer.... Read Full Article

THE AVIATION INDUSTRY MUST TACKLE THE STIGMA AROUND MENTAL HEALTH

Over 12 percent of pilots suffer from depression and many feel unable to tell anyone out of fear for their jobs. Max Buerger of C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation Group voices his opinion on why and how the industry needs to tackle this increasing risk and stigma.... Read Full Article

Ananda Features in Conde Nast Traveler 15 Best Wellness Retreats

You can't get much closer to nirvana than Shanti Hospitality's Ananda in the Himalayas — after all, it sits in the far northern reaches of India, at the foothills of the Himalayan mountain range, near the birthplace of the ancient arts of yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda (a form of alternative healing that touts a perfect harmony between mind and body for optimal health).... Read Full Article

Lovebirds Virat Kohli And Anushka Sharma Are Headed To Ananda Spa

Who wouldn't want to ring in the New Year at Shanti Hospitality's Ananda Spa? Managed by IHHR, The Huffington Post reported that according to The India Express, Anushka Sharma and her cricketer boyfriend Virat Kohli are headed to the Ananda Spa and Resort, an uber-luxury property in the Himalayas, situated in Narendra Nagar in Uttarakhand.... Read Full Article

Learn baking with Santa at Hyatt Pune Masterclass

This Christmas, Hyatt Pune gives you a chance to be a part of the Christmas fervour with a special Christmas baking masterclass by Santa- pastry expert, Chef Parag. If you missed Hyatt’s annual cake-mixing ceremony last month, here’s your chance to see those dry fruits soaked in liquor turn into delicious Christmas plum cakes. Also learn to bake Christmas delicacies like ginger cookies and chocolate pudding, and enjoy a sumptuous lunch at Eighty Eight.... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Academy graduate Ghada Al Rousi in The National Student

Ghada Al Rousi, Alpha Aviation Academy graduate and Air Arabia First Officer started her path in life by studying Tourism Management in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and before aviation she worked for one of the government ministries. Now, she's a true inspiration for women wanting to take to the skies, explains The National Student magazine.... Read Full Article

Margot reviewed in The Telegraph

Shanti Hospitality's latest venture, Margot, is a spectacular Italian restaurant in the heart of London's Covent Garden. Already attracting impeccable reviews from numerous restaurant critics, Margot was most recently reviewed by Hilary Armstrong at The Telegraph.... Read Full Article

Ananda in the Himalayas Reviewed in Verve Magazine

Writer and journalist Aparrna Gupta recently visited Shanti Hospitality's Ananda in the Himalayas in search of a complete wellness package. What awaited her was nothing short of spa-like bliss.... Read Full Article

Emirati high-flyer cracks the glass ceiling

Alpha Aviation Academy graduate Ghada Mohamed Al Rousi defies gender stereotypes as a first officer with Air Arabia, says The Khaleej Times.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa named among 2016 top wellness centres

That's according to the results of the 2016 Wellness Travel Awards which named the top spa and wellness destinations across 41 countries and 20 categories in London recently.... Read Full Article

‘It’s time for female pilots’ Ghada Al-Rousi tells LOUD magazine

Ghada Al-Rousi, Alpha Aviation Academy graduate and Air Arabia First Officer tells LOUD magazine there has never been a better time for young women to take to the skies by pursuing a career as a pilot. A combination of a pronounced global pilot shortage, changing attitudes to women flying and more training opportunities than ever before means budding female pilots can, with drive and determination, fulfil their ambitions. ... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Academy to participate in Arab Aviation Summit 2016

Alpha Aviation Academy, an aviation training provider and currently the largest Multi-crew Pilot License (MPL) facility in the region, is set to participate in the Arab Aviation Summit 2016 taking place in Jordan on December 5th.... Read Full Article

The Sky is the Limit: Why Women Now Hold the Key to the Aviation Sector

There has never been a better time to build a career in the aviation industry. Airlines are growing, with more planes, more flights, more routes and more passengers than ever before. Nowhere is this more true than in the Middle East and Asia, where the growth of the middle-class is generating considerable industry growth. But if this progress is to be maintained, the sector must address the one area where growth is stalling: pilot numbers. Women 2.0 recently ran an article by Ghada Mohamed Al-Rousi, First Officer, Air Arabia, who shared her adventures as a pilot and why she believes it is women who hold the key to the future of the aviation industry.... Read Full Article

New Indian Ocean cuisine cookbook to hit the Seychelles’ market

A new cook book which pays tribute to Indian Ocean cuisine will soon hit the Seychelles market, giving food lovers an array of delicious dishes to add to their culinary collection.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Pune & SMILE Foundation Join Up for Cook Off

This unique event, which took place at Hyatt Pune, Kalayinagar, on Saturday, October 15, witnessed the pairing of chef participants from the corporate world of Pune with children from SMILE foundation to showcase their culinary expertise and passion for food in a cook-off. ... Read Full Article

Leading aviation training provider Alpha Aviation Group continues its investments into its Philippines platform to support south-east Asian airline Industry growth.

Alpha Aviation Group (“AAG”), a leading provider of aviation training solutions for the global airline industry, continues its investments into its one of its platforms AAG Philippines by investing in its advanced training infrastructure.... Read Full Article

The Handbook Reviews New Shanti Hospitality Restaurant, Margot

Bringing Italian charm and luxury together the restaurant will serve up a curated selection of dishes that reflect the different regions of Italy. With The Hassler in Rome and Stefano Cavallini at The Halkin, two of the world’s most prestigious Italian Kitchens, on his CV the kitchen will be headed up by Maurizio Morelli who is also a bit of a connoisseur when it comes to pasta making. Dishes will include the likes of risotto ‘alla Milanese’ with saffron and roast bone marrow and taglionlini with crab meat and purple aubergine as well as cured meats, carpaccio, tartare dishes, salads and fish dishes.... Read Full Article

London Town Cites Margot as a Place to Visit in October

We're delighted to welcome Margot to Shanti Hospitality. Opening just last week, Margot has already gathered foodie fans from across the globe. This week, London Town - a blog focussing on all that is new and good in the Capital, cited the restaurant as a must-visit in October. Here's what they had to say...... Read Full Article

Chinese Specialty Master Class at Hyatt Pune

An interactive cooking demo of signature Chinese dishes by Chef Sun & Chef Sunil. Learn authentic chinese delicacies from the visiting expat chef like Fried Lotus Stem Sweet and Spicy, Sichuan style chicken chilli, barbeque chicken, fried rice and more... Read Full Article

Villa Azur Concludes Thrilling Pop-Up During Toronto International Film Festival

In the heart of Toronto’s bustling king west strip, THE SPOKE CLUB, and VILLA AZUR's teams merged their hospitable magic, officially opening on September 8th with its famous “Thursday Night Dinner Party” - ALL WHITE AFFAIR” celebrating The Spoke Club’s President, Pierre Jutras’ birthday and garnishing an array of elite guests in a glitzy and glamorous scene, while sipping a concoction of cocktails designed by the event’s official sponsors – Grey Goose.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice launches new Sleep Package retreat to stressed travellers

With insomnia flourishing in high-pressure environments, linked to poor lifestyle and stress, Shanti Maurice – part of Shanti Hospitality and a Nira Resort is launching a new sleep retreat, designed to reduce stress levels and overcome sleep disorders. ... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice Launch ‘Aquacasia’ Cookbook

A new cookbook titled “Aquacasia” was officially launched on Friday, August 12, 2016 during a cocktail held at the Seychelles Tourism Academy at La Misère. Aquacasia, through Executive Chef Reinbacher, is the product of a partnership between Shanti Hospitality's Shanti Maurice, a Nira Resort; the Seychelles Ministry of Tourism and Culture; and the Seychelles Tourism Academy (STA). ... Read Full Article

Villa Azur Launches Le Petit Bar in the Garden – Rando Miami Reviews

If you want get dressed up and dine in style, you head to the chic and upscale Villa Azur in Miami Beach, part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group. If you want to unwind after a long day at work with good friends and even better cocktails, then you head straight to Villa Azur’s newest addition: Le Petit Bar in the Garden. ... Read Full Article

Hyatt Pune Win Team of the Year Award

Congrats to the team at HyattPune, winner of the Donald N. Pritzker Award for Hotel Team of the Year for EAME/SWA! Part of the Shanti Hospitality Group, Hyatt Pune is a upscale business hotel with an intimate, tranquil and serene ambience.... Read Full Article

Women Hold the Key to Aviation says Arabian Aerospace Magazine

What was once perceived as a 'male profession' perceptions are changing, and Alpha Aviation Group - C&C Alpha Group's aviation business, are seeing a huge number of female pilots moving through their academy. One such pilot is Ghada Mohamed Al Rousi, an air Arabia First Officer - who is featured in this months Arabian Aerospace magazine encouraging other women to join her in the skies. ... Read Full Article

Butter Theory Reviews Amritsar Food Festival at Hyatt Bangalore

Blogger, Butter Theory was invited to the Pink Poppadam during their Ambarsariya food festival. The food festival celebrated the food from the land of Punjab. Sarson da saag and makki di roti, Butter chicken, kulchas, lassi, Chole, Paranthas, Dal Makhni easily make the cut to the collection of best of Punjabi cuisine and below Butter Theory got try all of them.... Read Full Article

My Berlin, Fashion Reviews Villa Azur

Popular lifestyle blog, My Berlin, recently visited Miami in the wake of the much-acclaimed 'Swim Week'. Looking for a place to celebrate after touch down, My Berlin blogger, Jasmin Fatschild, decided to head to Miami hotspot, Villa Azur - the Shanti Hospitality restaurant famous for it's incredible food, celebrity clientele, parties and atmosphere.... Read Full Article

Masters Of Wellbeing Visit Ananda In The Himalayas

When you visualise a luxury Himalayan destination spa, you probably can’t get closer to perfection than IHHR-managed Ananda. Located in the foothills of the majestic Himalayas in India, Ananda is part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group and is regularly voted as one of the best spa hotels in the world.... Read Full Article

Luxury Lifestyle magazine Review Ananda Spa in the Himalayas

Renowned as one of the best spas in the world, Ananda in the Himalayas offers much more than a luxurious escape. Travel writer Nilufer Atik takes a look at what makes this former royal palace in India so unique and reports back in a review for Luxury Lifestyle Magazine...... Read Full Article

Be like the Celebs – Ananda Spa in the Best Retreats from The Express

The Express has compiled a list of the best retreats to evoke workout wanderlust like famous celebs. Among the beautiful spas and yoga retreats is Ananda Spa, an award-winning destination in India which has held host to Royals and numerous celebrities including Oprah Winfrey.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad Hosts Korean Food Festival

Shanti Hospitality's hotel, Hyatt Ahmedabad is no stranger to hosting both important individuals and exciting events. This time the luxury hotel is hosting a Korean Food Festival, and from the reviews given by the Ahmedabad Food Critics it looks like another huge success. ... Read Full Article

Instagram Pictures from the Stunning Nira Montana

Shanti Hospitality's Nira Montana, La Thuile, in the heart of Europe’s highest mountains is a veritable haven of luxury. There's nothing better than planning your next getaway by scrolling through the incredible Instagram feed. Here's just a small snapshot of the treats that await you...... Read Full Article

The Consul General of Sweden Ms Fredrika Ornbrent visited Hyatt Ahmedabad

It was a delight for Shanti Hospitality's Hyatt Ahmedabad to welcome International Diplomat The Consul General of Sweden Ms Fredrika Ornbrent to the hotel for the second time.... Read Full Article

GQ Rate Ananda Spa as best fitness resorts in the world

GQ has pulled together their best fitness resorts to whip you into shape and teach you how to be healthier when you return. Expect to feel invigorated, refreshed and raring to go. From the celebrity favourite The Ranch in Malibu and the highly sought after ‘The Island Experience’ in Brazil to Bhutan’s Uma Paro and IHHR managed Ananda Spa which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality. ... Read Full Article

Hyatt Bangalore Hosts World Class Cocktail Event

The World Class India Finals 2016 will be held at the Grand Hyatt, Bangalore. There will be a masterclass evening on May 31, 2016 and the competition will begin on June 1. For the final round, all the finalists will be required to make 1 signature cocktail in the Pantry Challenge using Reserve Portfolio spirits and ingredients from their pantry.... Read Full Article

Tales Like These Review Nira Caledonia

Tales like These, a beautiful lifestyle blog, recently visited and reviewed the stunning Edinburgh hotel, Nira Caledonia - part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group. Noting the 'dark elegance and luxurious intimacy', Tales like These went on to explore the delights this utterly sophisticated hideaway has to offer, and needless to say they weren't disappointed..... Read Full Article

Business Review Middle East Speak to Alpha Aviation Academy General Manager

Business Review Middle East spoke to General Manager od C&C Alpha Group's Alpha aviation Academy, Victor Brandao about training the next generation of pilots and taking trainees from zero hours through to becoming fully qualified first officers.... Read Full Article

Preity Zinta & Gene Goodenough Stay at Ananda Spa

After treating husband Gene Goodenough and his family to a guided day trip to Taj Mahal in Agra on May 13, Preity Zinta continues her India sojourn with the love of her life. Last week, the newlyweds checked into the IHHR managed, Shanti Hospitality resort, Ananda In The Himalayas...... Read Full Article

AOL Names Shanti Maurice ‘Best Place to Stay in June’

AOL has named Shanti Hospitality resort, Shanti Maurice as one of the best places to visit in June. The website collated a list of beautiful resorts from around the world, but suggested that those looking for sublime beaches and luxury should head towards Mauritius's Shanti Maurice.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad Welcomes UAE Government Arm , RAK, free trade Zone

Hyatt Ahmedabad, part of the Shanti Hospitality Group are delighted to welcome the UAE Government Arm , RAK, free trade zone.... Read Full Article

The Telegraph Reviews Nira Caledonia

If a hotel can be the soul of discretion, this quietly confident hotel is it — this place is for those who want luxury that whispers, rather than shouts. Service is efficient, there are suites with hot tubs, and the delicious steak restaurant is rigorously committed to locally-sourced produce. That's what the Telegraph had to say about Shanti Hospitality hotel, Nira Caledonia. A gem in Edinburgh's crown, read more on The Telegraph or take a look below...... Read Full Article

Megalith Capital Management Team with Stellar International Art Foundation

Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners announced an agreement with Stellar International Art Foundation for a fine art exhibit to be showcased in the lobby of 200 Water Street in Dumbo.... Read Full Article

AOL Names Shanti Maurice as Best Place to go in June

AOL.com has created a wonderfully curated list for the travellers amongst us, this time trawling the globe for the best destinations to visit in June. It's little surprise that C&C Alpha Group's five star Mauritius retreat, Shanti Mauritius is high up the list. ... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation Talks Commercial Aviation Investments to Global Banking & Finance

C&C Alpha Group's Maximilian Buerger, manager of Alpha Aviation Group spoke to Global Banking and Finance Review about Commercial Aviation Investments.... Read Full Article

Opinion: How partnerships and women can solve aviation’s pilot crisis

Now is a time of fantastic growth for the airlines, explains Maximilian Buerger of C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation Group. This week he talked to Pilot Career News about the fact that barriers to industry growth remain, most notably a shortage of qualified commercial pilots in Asia. So what can the airlines do to solve it?... Read Full Article

Mango Mania at Shanti Hospitality’s Hyatt Pune

The season of the king of fruits is here and Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar gives you every reason to indulge in it with a delightful range of mangolicious food items all through this month.... Read Full Article

Flying High – Alpha Aviation’s Max Buerger Talks to International Finance & Law magazine

ollowing a tumultuous period marred by high oil prices, global financial crisis and increasing market competition, investor confidence in the commercial aviation industry has, in recent months, begun to rebound. Maximilian Buerger, Institutional Partnership Manager at C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation Group (AAG) has spoken to International Finance and Law magazine about why it's time to invest in Asia's budding aviators.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Included in CNBC ‘Women & Luxury Travel’ Feature

According to a recent feature on CNBC, rising numbers of female millionaires and billionaires around the world may help drive a rise in luxury health and wellness holidays and women-only hotel services. IHHR managed Ananda Spa, which is also part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group, was mentioned amongst the luxury destinations women are choosing to spend their money on.... Read Full Article

Free Night Special at Nira Alpina

Shanti Hospitality's beautiful five star resort, Nira Alpina, is offering guests a special deal whereby if they stay 4 or more nights they will receive the last night for free.... Read Full Article

LUXOS Name Margot as One of London’s Best New Openings for 2016

As Shanti Hospitality's Margot prepares to open in the heart of London's Covent Garden, food writers and critics are gearing up for what will surely be one of the greatest new openings this year in the capital. Luxos certainly seem to think so, naming the new Italian restaurant on their list of London's best new openings 2016.... Read Full Article

Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners announces 200 Water Street has more than 50% of units in contract

Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners today announced that, 200 Water Street, a six-story boutique residential building in Brooklyn’s historic DUMBO neighborhood, has more than 50 percent of its units in contract since its launch in September 2015.... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Group’s Latest Restaurant will Open in Summer

The inimitable maître d’ Paulo de Tarso is to leave his role at Bar Boulud at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park to open his own restaurant with fellow restaurateur Nicolas Jaouën.... Read Full Article

Alpha Aviation’s Max Buerger tells Telegraph there will be ‘Major Changes’ in Aviation Industry

In a recent article on career predictions for the year 2026, Telegraph journalist Norman Miller investigated what some of the industry leaders believed would be booming in terms of jobs in 2026. From robotic production to technology controlled transport and frictionless bank-free shopping, there was no doubt amongst leading experts that things are set to change. There will be major changes in the industry’s makeup too, according to Max Buerger, institutional partnerships manager of C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation Group.... Read Full Article

A Free 10-Night Stay on Your 10th Anniversary at Shanti Maurice

The year 2016 marks a decade since Shanti Hospitality's gorgeous Mauritian boutique retreat Shanti Maurice first opened its doors and the resort is celebrating its anniversary with a deal soon-to-be-married couples might just find hard to refuse.... Read Full Article

Travel Weekly Talks Golden Opportunities in Aviation with Max Buerger, Head of Alpha Aviation Group

As head of C&C Alpha Group's Alpha Aviation Group (a flight academy that provides training solutions and operational support to the aviation industry), Max Buerger is certainly in the know when it comes to the opportunities and trends in aviation. This week, Max spoke to Travel Weekly - a business and travel focussed website - discussing the golden opportunities for budding aviators in Vietnam.... Read Full Article

Conde Nast Traveller Say Ananda is one of the Best Places to Practice Yoga

Conde Nast Traveller's latest piece talks about the best places to practice Yoga in India's spiritual Rishikesh. The guide talks about the best places to learn, where to stay and how to make the most of a yoga vacation. ... Read Full Article

Hyatt Amritsar to host two-day national gastroenterologist conference

A two-day academic conference titled "GI Rendezvous 2016" will be held at C&C Alpha Group's hotel, Hyatt Amritsar on March 5th and 6th. ... Read Full Article

Shanti Hospitality’s Nira Montana Receives Rave Review from Luxury London

Five-star hotel Nira Montana is part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group and since opening in 2014 has placed La Thuile in ItalY on the luxury ski-resort map. Luxury London recently visited the ski-spa retreat in the Alps and the review was nothing short of brilliant. ... Read Full Article

Forbes Travel Name Nira Montana as Best Place to Stay During Settimana Bianca

Forbes Travel gave their opinion of the best places to stay during The settimana bianca (ski week) and Nira Montana, part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group made the cut. Read the full review over on Forbes or take a look inside...... Read Full Article

Huffpost Lifestyle Review Nira Caledonia

This week, Huffpost Lifestyle reviewed Nira Caledonia, the beautiful boutique Edinburgh hotel that is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality Group. The review was nothing short of fantastic. Have a read below, or view it in full over on Huffpost.... Read Full Article

Villa Azur make Oceans Drive’s Ultimate Miami Party Guide

Villa Azur, part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality, is the ultimate luxury party playground for Miami residents and visiting celebrities alike. When upmarket online magazine Ocean Drive decided to do make an ultimate seven-day party guide on the very best of Miami nightlife, Thursday nights were dominated by seafood towers and Champagne sparklers at none other that Villa Azur.... Read Full Article

Bhanu Choudhrie Talks the Future of Aviation to Wealth & Finance Magazine

Investor confidence in the commercial aviation industry has rebounded in recent months, following a tumultuous period in which the industry suffered from high oil prices, the global financial crisis and increasing market competition. Bhanu Choudhrie, Executive Director of C&C Alpha Group of explores this in an exclusive article for Wealth and Finance magazine...... Read Full Article

The Upcoming.co.uk Reviews Bunnychow

Last week, the upcoming.co.uk reviewed Bunnychow, the London street food restaurant which is part C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group. ... Read Full Article

Verve Magazine Extols the Virtues of Ananda Spa

Ananda Spa is managed by IHHR and part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group. Nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, Ananda is often frequented by celebrities and even royalty who come to the hideaway to find true relaxation and restoration. Verve magazine has reviewed a number of the therapies provided at Ananda, extolling the virtues and healing powers of each.... Read Full Article

BESPOKE Name Bunnychow as ‘Top Pick’

Bespoke magazine has named Shanti Hospitality's Bunnychow as their 'top pick' from London take out service, Deliveroo's restaurant choices.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice Named as ‘Flawless Emerald’ by Lussorian

Shanti Maurice, a Shanti Hospitality resort, has been named 'a flawless emerald in a sea of sapphire by dedicated luxury blog, Lussorian. In the review, Lussorian noted that 'It’s rare to find a more perfectly relaxing and beautiful spot on this planet than the small island of Mauritius situated in the beautiful expanse of the vast Indian Ocean.'... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice – Now a Member of Design Hotels

Shanti Maurice – a Nira Resort which is part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group is now the first hotel in the Indian Ocean to have joined the prestigious Design HotelsTM portfolio – which regroups a selection of more than 270 hotels in 50 countries across the world. ... Read Full Article

Hyatt Pune’s Baan Tao wins Best Pan Asian (Fine Dining) at Times Food & Nightlife Awards 2016

Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar’s Pan Asian Restaurant, Baan Tao, has won the Times Food and Nightlife Awards 2016 for Best Pan Asian (Fine Dining) in Pune once again, at the award function held last month in the city, ... Read Full Article

February is Valentine’s Month at Nira Caledonia

At Nira Caledonia, the stunning Edinburgh hotel which is part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group, the month of February is officially “Valentine’s Month”... Read Full Article

GB Snowboarder Jamie Barrow stays at Nira Alpina

Nira Alpina, the luxury ski hotel situated in the Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz, recently had a well-known face from the slopes to stay, Great Britain's pro snowboarder, Jamie Barrow.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Chosen as Destination for Medical Wellness Trips

Ananda Spa, the IHHR-managed luxury retreat which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti hospitality arm, has been chosen by Gate to Wellness as the destination for many new trips for their participants.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad Hosts Music Maestros

During the Uttarayan festival, C&C Alpha's Hyatt Ahmedabad (part of Shanti Hospitality) had the pleasure of welcoming two musical maestros to the hotel. The team at Hyatt Ahmedabad hosted Anoushka Shankar, an Indian sitar player and composer who is the daughter of Ravi Shankar and the half-sister of Norah Jones along with Ustad shri Amjad ali khan and his sons shri Amaan and shri Aryaan khan.... Read Full Article

Hero & Leander Review Shanti Maurice’s Aquacasia

Hero & Leander, a brand new online magazine set to explore the world of culture driven couples and luxury lovers has reviewed the latest cuisine, Aquacasia, at C&C Alpha Group's 5 star Mauritius hotel, Shanti Maurice.... Read Full Article

Ananda Named ‘Best Yoga Retreat’ in We Heart Living

For a yoga retreat that brings the height of exclusivity and luxury to the original home of yogic practice, look no further than IHHR managed Ananda in the Himalayas. The luxury spa, which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality arm is a luxury spa resort set in an opulent former Maharajah’s palace.... Read Full Article

Hindi Singer Shreya Ghoshal Stays at Shanti Hospitality’s Hyatt Ahmedabad

Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian Singer who came to fame after winning television singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Ms Ghoshal chose to stay at C&C's Shanti Hospitality hotel, Hyatt Ahmedabad with her family in December.... Read Full Article

Covent Garden Restaurant, Margot, Named Hottest Opening of the Year by Telegraph Luxury

C&C's Shanti Hospitality's latest investment is Covent Garden restaurant, Margot. Most recently, the Telegraph Luxury noted Margot amongst its hottest openings in 2016.... Read Full Article

Shilpa Shetty Names Ananda Spa as Favourite Wellness Retreat

Every week, online lifestyle magazine Femina appoints a celebrity as 'Editor of the Week'. In December, the title asked Shilpa Shetty Kundra to let readers know her top picks for wellness retreats. Guess who came out on top? That's right, celebrity favourite - Ananda in the Himalayas.... Read Full Article

Ananda named on ‘Gold List’ of Best Hotels in the World

Sometimes the difference between a good trip and an amazing one comes down to one thing: the hotel. Ananda in the Himalayas is proud to be honored by Conde Nast Traveler USA yet again, this time making it to the prestigious 'Gold List' of best hotels in the world for 2016. The resort, which is managed by IHHR and part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group, regularly tops Editor's lists of the best hotels to visit in the world.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice in OM Yoga Magazine

Shanti Maurice is the five star luxury resort on the beautiful island of Mauritius. Not only a destination for honeymooners looking for the ultimate relaxation, Shanti Maurice - which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality arm - is also renowned as a wellness and yoga retreat. OM Yoga magazine rate it amongst the very best in their recent edition.... Read Full Article

Daily Mail Reviews C&C Alpha Group Resort, Shanti Maurice

This week, Daily Mail journalist Rachel Corcoran reviewed five-star Mauritius resort, Shanti Maurice. Part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality arm, Shanti Maurice is renowned for being the most luxurious jewel on the island of Mauritius. Ms Corcoran seemed to agree in her review, commenting how she had effectively managed to spring clean her soul and come home baggage free.... Read Full Article

Sunday Times Name Shanti Maurice as Best Place for Winter Sun

Anyone who has travelled to Mauritius will agree that if t's sunshine in the lap of utter luxury you're after, you'll be hard fetched to find a better spot than Shanti Maurice. The sublime resort, which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality Group, has been named by the Sunday Times as the ultimate destination for those seeking some lazy winter sun.... Read Full Article

Nira Caledonia Named as Best Place to Eat in Edinburgh

No tartan. No stuffed deer heads. No prints of Bonnie Prince Charlie. Nira Caledonia, the boutique hotel which is part of C&C Alpha Group’s Shanti Hospitality Group in Edinburgh Scotland, blends Bohemian chic with contemporary comfort. It’s this warm, heartfelt service and a cool, quirky style plus the incredible Blackwood Bar & Grill which has earnt it a mention in the City Guides: Edinburgh.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Pune charitably grants $8,000 towards Autism Centre

As a part of Hyatt Community Grants, a philanthropic programme that empowers Hyatt employees to guide charitable giving, Hyatt Pune (part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality Group) has awarded Prasanna Autism Centre with $8,000 to further the organisation’s efforts in striving to serve those affected.... Read Full Article

Mrs Earth picks her top 5 favourite places on the planet!

Mrs Earth 2015 Priyanka Khurana Goyal has traveled the world: from Jamaica to Las Vegas and the Himalayas to Gold Coast. And so it only seemed apt that Travel India asked her to select her most favourite places on earth. Amongst the list, it came as no surprise that Mrs Earth featured C&C Alpha Group's, Ananda Spa (which is managed by IHHR and part of the Shanti Hospitality Group) as her number one.... Read Full Article

Parish Maity Exhibition of Shesh Lekha at Hyatt Hotels, ends.

The three month long exhibition of the Shesh Lekha series of paintings by acclaimed artist Paresh Maity at Hyatt came to an end on Saturday evening.... Read Full Article

Marie Claire Reviews Shanti Maurice

Shanti Maurice is a jewel in the Indian Ocean. A five-star resort which offers guests the most luxurious views, incredible cuisine and access to every little luxury in between. Magazine Marie Claire visited the C&C Alpha resort (which is part of the businesses Shanti Hospitality Group) and fed back the very best about staying in one of Mauritius' most desirable resorts. ... Read Full Article

First Female Emirati Pilot Graduates from Alpha Aviation Group

C&C's Alpha Aviation Group (AAG) is delighted to announce Ghada Al Rousi as the first local woman to graduate from the Alpha Aviation School at Sharjah International Airport. As she takes her position on the flight deck as second officer with Air Arabia on Sunday she will achieve a personal dream and become an inspiration to other Emirati women.... Read Full Article

Nira Montana awarded 2016 ‘Luxury Design Hotel of the Year’

Luxury Alpine resort Nira Montana, a member of Design Hotels, is delighted to announce they have been awarded ‘Luxury Design Hotel of the Year’ for 2016 by the Luxury Travel Guide. ... Read Full Article

A Day in the Life of: Sam Sidhu, Megalith Capital Management CEO

C&C Alpha are one of the main investors in Megalith Capital Management. The Real Deal recently interviewed CEO, Sam Sidhu on what a normal day entails. ... Read Full Article

Ananda Named ‘Best Wellness Retreat in India’ by Goop Magazine

Recently reviewed by Goop magazine, Ananda was once again hailed as so much more than just a yoga retreat, with the magazine saying "Whether you travel to India just for Ananda — or append a detox to either end of a longer trip through the country—it is one of those experiences that will stay with you. Sure, you will emerge lighter, inestimably more relaxed, and perhaps with a bit of a yoga and meditation addiction—but you will also leave with a toolkit for taking better care of yourself back home. And that’s a pretty great investment. ... Read Full Article

Men’s Passion Review Shanti Maurice ‘Aquacasia’ Food Concept

Shanti Maurice, a luxury hotel perched on the southern side of Mauritius, brings together the culinary diversity and punchy flavours of the Indian Ocean, with the launch of their new cuisine, Aquacasia. Showcasing an unforgettable mix of authentic and artisanal offerings, Aquacasia captures the heart and soul of each island’s love of food, entwined with a mastery of spice. Recently, Men's Passion, the luxury online magazine, visited C&C's glorious Shanti Maurice resort (part of Shanti Hospitality) and tried the new locally sourced food concept, Aquacasia, for themselves. Here's what they had to say...... Read Full Article

Esquire Explore Aquacasia at C&C’s Shanti Maurice

Esquire travelled to the paradise resort of Shanti Maurice to try a new food concept that brings together the best dishes of the islands of the Indian Ocean.... Read Full Article

Nira Alpina’s ‘The Bakery’ Named by The Telegraph as a Top 40 Mountain Restaurant

From apple strudel to “Zopf”, the traditional Swiss bread, the bread and pastries are being freshly baked every morning at C&C Alpha Group's Nira Alpina hotel. This beautiful ski resort based in Switzerland was recently named as having one of the top 40 mountain restaurants by The Telegraph.... Read Full Article

Nira Montana in Living Etc Magazine

Nira Montana, the beautiful C&C Alpha Group ski resort which is part of Shanti Hospitality is nestled in La Thuile, Italy, and is a favourite for adrenaline junkies of all kinds, from boarders to skiers and rafters. In a recent feature by top glossy magazine, Living Etc - Nira Montana was named as one of the favourite ski resorts which deliver as much luxury in style as they do in snow.... Read Full Article

Singapore Consulate Visit C&C’s Hyatt Ahmedabad

The Singapore Consulate were welcomed with open arms to C&C Alpha Group's Hyatt Ahmedabad hotel last week. Hyatt Ahmedabad offers five star accommodation to those wishing to stay in Ahmedabad and the high standard often sees the hotel welcome dignitaries, celebrities and members of government.... Read Full Article

Nira Alpina Rated as a Top Eating Place by Style Altitude

St Moritz has long been the place for the young, rich and fabulous to strut their stuff on the slopes - packed with charm, great snow and boutique hotels offering the very best in luxury accommodation - it's no wonder St Moritz is the darling of ski resort destinations. C&C Alpha Group's Nira Alpina is nestled away in St Moritz, and within the hotel, winter or summer, guests will find warm, heartfelt service and a cool, quirky style. Nina Alpina is not a typical St. Moritz hotel. Guests will sense an ambiance that’s buzzy, bordering on Bohemian... this Swiss spa resort is for worldly, well-travelled individuals.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Hotels in India Presents the 2015 Edition of Culinary Challenge

To emphasize Hyatt's focus on its rich culinary heritage, Hyatt Hotels in India introduced the "Hyatt Culinary Challenge - people cooking for people" in 2014. The first season was a memorable experience for our guests, as well as the hotel associates engaged in the preparations. The challenge is back in 2015, with the second season commencing October 31 onwards across 10 Hyatt India destinations.... Read Full Article

Scottish Woman Magazine Names Shanti Maurice as Amongst Best Places in the World to Star Gaze

Shanti Maurice is a haven for those seeking utter luxury. It also has some of the clearest night skies you could ever imagine. Scottish Woman has included this exceptional retreat - which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality - in its 'Starry, Starry Night' feature. ... Read Full Article

Out There Magazine Visit Edinburgh’s Nira Caledonia and Enjoy ‘Tour of Scotland’

Nira Caledonia is one of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Hotels. A sublime retreat in the heart of Edinburgh, Nira Caledonia is frequented by those who wish to enjoy the restaurants, bars and shopping that Edinburgh has to offer. The petrolhead at Out There Magazine had the pleasure of staying at this luxurious retreat, taking advantage of the hotels 'Tour of Scotland' which allowed them to get lost in themselves in Scotland's most beautiful scenery and breathtaking roads. ... Read Full Article

Friday Magazine Reviews Ananda Spa

FRIDAY, a lively, intelligent thought-provoking weekly magazine for all the family, packed with inspirational fashion, beauty and travel has published a glowing review of IHHR managed Ananda Spa in the Himalayas. ... Read Full Article

Bunnychow Named Runner Up in 2015 best cheap eats by Observer Food Monthly

Bunnychow, part of the Shanti Hospitality group of businesses, has been named as a runner up in The Observer Food Monthly's 'Best Cheap Eats' 2015. ... Read Full Article

Ananda introduces 4-night Detox-Starter wellness programme

Ananda in the Himalayas has recently introduced the 4-night detox starter capsule program for those who have not experienced an Ananda Detox before. The IHHR managed spa, which is part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group has developed a program that integrates the essential elements of Ayurveda and Aromatherapy, ... Read Full Article

Mr Fox Chooses Nira Montana as Best Place for Family Alpine Adventures

Mr Fox is a beautiful luxury online magazine which looks to inspire and inform modern parents. In their September 'Family Travel Navigator', Mr Fox chose C&C Alpha Group's Nira Montana as their favourite place for families looking for the ultimate 'Alpine Adventure'. ... Read Full Article

Shri P Chidambaram, Ex Finance Minister of India Visits Hyatt Ahmedabad

C&C's hotel, Hyatt Ahmedabad, were delighted to welcome Shri P Chidambaram, Ex Finance Minister and Home Minister of India, to the hotel last week. ... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad Welcomes the Oriental Insurance Parliament

C&C Alpha Group proudly welcomed the oriental insurance parliament to their Hyatt Ahmedabad hotel this week. It was a pleasure to host Dr. A Sampath, Shri Shadi lal Batra and Prof. Chintamani Malviya. ... Read Full Article

National Geographic India Editor in Chief Visits Ananda in the Himalayas

Editor-In-Chief of National Geographic Traveller India, Niloufer Venkatraman, recently packed her bag (extremely lightly) and headed to review a getaway at IHHR managed Ananda in the Himalayas. The Spa, part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group, is well known for celebrity guests and award-winning healing treatments, is amongst the most highly-regarded in the world.... Read Full Article

Dr Chandan MC, Ayurvedic physician at Ananda Spa Talks Natural Asthma Healers

Ananda Spa is managed by IHHR and is part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group. The spa has numerous experts in natural health and wellness at it's helm, many of whom are often called upon to impart their knowledge on the world. This week in India's Wonder Woman online magazine, Dr Chandan MC, an Ayurvedic physician at Ananda-In The Himalayas, was asked to give his opinion on pushkarmool or Inula racemosa as a natural healer for asthma. ... Read Full Article

Shanti Hospitality Sponsor Asian Achievers Awards 2015

C&C Alpha Group's hospitality division, Shanti Hospitality is sponsoring the Asian Achievers Awards for the fifth year in a row. The Asian Achievers Awards recognises the outstanding work from individuals from across all businesses and professions within the Asian community and acknowledge the accomplishments of the finest in the UK's Asian community. Hosted by Asian Business Publications Ltd, publishers of Asian Voice and Gujarat Samachar, the event is now into its 15th year and is consistently favoured by the Asian community as the most prestigious and highly respected awards on the calendar.... Read Full Article

Nira Hotels & Resorts to Exhibit at Germany’s only Luxury Exhibition

Shanti Hospitality's Nira Hotels & Resorts (part of the C&C Alpha Group) includes hotels such as Shanti Maurice, Nira Alpina, Nira Caledonia, Nira Montana and restaurant, Moti Mahal. This week, eTN Global Travel News reported that Nira Resorts will become exhibitors in Germany’s only luxury exhibition “loop – luxury on our planet”. From April 10 to 13, 2016, the hotel brand will use the business platform among other international renowned hoteliers to present their luxury products to 100 interested buyers from the German speaking market. Over the past two years the exhibition has established itself as the most important B2B event in the German luxury tourism market.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad Welcomes the Governor of Guangdong

The latest arrival to Hyatt Ahmedabad was none other than His Excellency Zhu Xiaodan – Governor of Guandong province in the People’s Republic of China, who arrived to take part in the 2015 China - India Economic and Trade Cooperation Conference.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa in Buzzfeed’s 12 Perfect Vacations You Can Take In India To Detox

Ananda, the award-winning spa nestled in foothills of the Himalayas, has been named as the top spot on a blog by Buzzfeed on '12 Perfect Destinations You Can take in India to Detox, Disconnect and Get Refreshed.... Read Full Article

Villa Azur Named amongst the Five Most Romantic Restaurants to Enjoy Miami Spice

Villa Azur, the acclaimed Miami restaurant which is part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group, has been named by Miami New Times as one of the five most romantic restaurants in which to enjoy Miami Spice.... Read Full Article

Become a Reiki Master in Mauritius

if the spa at the Shanti Maurice resort can’t tempt you all the way to Mauritius (it's one of the largest award-winning spas in the Indian Ocean), then the chance to become a Reiki healer should...... Read Full Article

The Hindu Review a Seven-Day Stay at Ananda Spa

The multi award-winning Ananda Spa is frequently in the press, noted as one of the finest Spa's in India, and the world. Managed by IHHR, Ananda is part of the C&C Shanti Hospitality Group. This week, Bishwanath Ghosh, journalist for The Hindu, spent a week at Ananda Spa, and returned feeling lighter. Here's his story...... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Named as Top Indian Spa by India Today

Ananda Spa, managed by IHHR and part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group, has been named as one of 'India's Top Spas' by India Today. The online publication noted everything from peaceful healing retreats to luxury spa escapes, but it was Ananda Spa in the Himalayas that took the top spot.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Reviewed by Luxe in a City

At C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa - part of the Shanti Hospitality Group - each season comes with its share of beauties – spring bursts forth with colors, summer features glorious days and balmy nights, monsoons transform it into a dreamscape, autumns are splendid, and winters clear and pure. Luxe in the City shared Part 2 of their review of India (and possibly the worlds) most incredible getaway. ... Read Full Article

Brasserie Azur named ‘Splendid’ by Urban Daddy

C & C Alpha Group's Villa Azur - part of Shanti Hospitality - opened the doors to its much-anticipated Brasserie Azur this Saturday. As the below review from lifestyle magazine, Urban Daddy shows, the venue did not disappoint. Midtown Miami has a new restaurant in town, and it looks to be as 'splendid' as its more well-established sister. ... Read Full Article

Haute Living Reports on Opening of Brasserie Azur

South Beach’s popular Villa Azur, which is part of Shanti Hospitality, a C&C Alpha subsidary, have planted a flag in Miami’s Midtown with the new Brasserie Azur...... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Group Announces £95M Sale of Alpha Hospitals

C & C Alpha Group (CCAG), a leading international private equity firm, has completed the sale of Alpha Hospitals to Cygnet Healthcare for £95m. ... Read Full Article

Brasserie Azur opens Saturday in Midtown Miami

After months in the making, Brasserie Azur, which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality arm, is set to open on Saturday, adding French Mediterrean cuisine to the international dining options in Midtown Miami. The new restaurant is in the former spot of Mercadito at 3252 Northeast First Avenue, leased from Midtown Equities.... Read Full Article

CNN Philippines say now is the Time to Join Aviation Industry

Now is the time to sit down and position the Philippines as an aviation training hub, says Alpha Aviation Group General Manager, Christopher Magdangl. In a report from CNN Philippines, it's noted that many young people are changing careers to join the aviation industry, with Boeing predicting that there will soon be a shortage of over 600,000 aviation technicians. ... Read Full Article

Independence Day Celebrations at Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar

Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar, one of the Hyatt hotels that is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality invites you to celebrate 69 years of India’s Independence at Eighty Eight. Celebrations will be held throughout the weekend, commencing with a special Dinner Buffet on Saturday 15th August, where the talented team of chefs will take you on a culinary journey with delicacies from across the country.... Read Full Article

Stylist Magazine Says Bunnychow is Amongst 11 Exciting Dishes You Need to Make Room For…

This week Stylist magazine did a round up of the most exciting and fun dishes in the capital which you all need to make room for. Amongst the brilliant, creative and sometimes slightly bizarre dishes sits Shanti Hospitality's 'Bunnychow', serving up the most delicious of 'bunnies' - hollowed out loaves with stupendous fillings. ... Read Full Article

The Times name Bunnychow as Perfect Place for a Working Lunch

Shanti Hospitality's Bunnychow has been named as the perfect place for a working lunch by The Times. In the article, The Times notes that Bunnychow is a industrial-style street food cafe in the heart of London's Soho, serving food invented by the Indian community in Durban in the 1940's. If you fancy a hollowed out 'bunny', which is essentially a bread loaf filled with any number of delicious delights, then this is the pitstop for you.... Read Full Article

Alpha Hospitals Strengthens Governance with Patient Safety Software

Looking after vulnerable people with mental health conditions, Alpha Hospitals provides a safe environment within which its patients are supported, cared for and rehabilitated. Continuously looking to drive its safety standards and governance forward, it has rolled-out a patient safety software system, giving staff faster access to patient incident and accident information, greater visibility of risk management trends and prioritisation, and better ability to retrieve the information they need. Together this means improved care for patients. ... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Broker Deal for UK Hospital to offer Proton Beam Therapy

A deal for the first hospital in the UK to offer proton beam therapy to fight cancer has been agreed. The hospital, which will open within two years is the first UK venture by VPS Healthcare Group, an Abu Dhabi based health company, in a deal brokered by a London-based private equity group C & C Alpha Group, as reported by The Telegraph. ... Read Full Article

Kareena Kapoor visits C&C Alpha Group’s Hyatt Ahmedabad

Famous Bollywood actress, Kareena Kapoor received a warm welcome when she visited C&C Alpha Group hotel, Hyatt Ahmedabad, last week. ... Read Full Article

Flavours of Thai Cuisine at C&C Alpha Group’s Hyatt Pune

Learn all that and more at the Thai Masterclass at Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar. At the award winning Baan Tao, Chef Sunil will demonstrate a three-course menu using his exceptional knife skills. On the menu is a healthy salad Som Tam, soup Tom Yum Goong and main courses like Gaeng phed gai and Gaeng khiew wan mit along with the staple Jasmine rice. ... Read Full Article

Megalith Capital Management Make Record Deal on Park Slope Multifamily Property

C&C Alpha Group's Real Estate business, Megalith Capital Management and RedSky Capital has struck a record deal as a group of Israeli investors has paid a huge $811 psf for a Park Slope apartment portfolio.... Read Full Article

Luxe in a City Review Ananda Spa

Part one of a review on Ananda Spa by the luxury online blog, Luxe in a City. Ananda is a multi-award winning Spa nestled in the heart of the Himalayas, managed by IHHR with investment from C&C Alpha Group. Have a read of the review, inside...... Read Full Article

Nira Spa Recognised as One of the ‘Top 10 Reasons to Visit Mauritius’

In a recent feature on the top 10 reasons to visit Mauritius, The Himalayan Times recognised Nira Spa at C&C Alpha Group invested business, Shanti Maurice (A Nira Resort) as one of the best on the island. Take a look at what else you're missing on this most beautiful of islands... ... Read Full Article

Great Place To Work® Recognises Hyatt as 12th Best Company To Work for in India

At a well-attended ceremony in Mumbai, Hyatt Hotels and Resorts was recognised as the 12th best company to work for in India by Great Place to Work® (GPTW) institute India. Out of 708 participants, a total of 100 companies made it to 'India's Best Companies to Work for in 2015' list.... Read Full Article

Mini’s Food Funda Reviews Hyatt Pune’s Baan Tao Restaurant

Food Vlogger, Mini's Food Funda, Reviews Hyatt Pune's Baan Tao Restaurant and finds out a little more about this C&C Alpha gem. ... Read Full Article

Nina Alpina nominated for ‘Best Short-Haul Accommodation for Families’ in the 2015 Family Traveller awards

Situated in the Swiss ski resort of St. Moritz, C&C Alpha Group's Nira Alpina hotel is connected to the Corvatsch cable car station via a private walkway. Within the hotel, winter or summer, you’ll find warm, heartfelt service and a cool, quirky style – long story short, Nira Alpina is not a typical St. Moritz hotel. You’ll sense an ambiance that’s buzzy, bordering on Bohemian... our Swiss spa resort is for worldly, well-travelled individuals. Now, Nira Alpina has been recognised as one of the best hotels there is as a short-haul destination for families in the Family Traveller Awards. You can vote for Nira Alpina, here!... Read Full Article

Elle Canada Reviews Ananda in the Himalayas

Ananda - the luxury Spa managed by IHHR with investment from C&C Alpha is no stranger to celebrities and journalists gracing it's tranquil doors. This month, the beautiful Spa held host to Elle Canada Journalist, Christina Reynolds. Read the full review over on Elle Cananda, here, or take a look at the journalist's account of her personal Himalayan bliss below.... Read Full Article

Moti Mahal in The Telegraph’s ‘London’s Best new Restaurant and Bar Openings’

Moti Mahal, C&C Alpha Group's thriving Covent Garden Indian restaurant in London has been included in The Telegraph's 'Best New Bar & Restaurant Openings'. ... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha’s Megalith score big in $37M sale of Park Slope rentals

The Real Deal has reported that RedSky Capital and C&C Alpha Group's Megalith Capital Management has sold a pair of Park Slope rental buildings for $37 million, in one of the neighborhood’s priciest multifamily deals on a per-square-foot basis to date.... Read Full Article

Elegant Escapism at Shanti Maurice

Only Exclusive Travel review C&C Alpha Group's luxury Mauritius resort, Shanti Maurice. Looking for a holiday which provides sumptuous service with idyllic surroundings? Look no further... ... Read Full Article

Moti Mahal Celebrates 10th Anniversary

C&C Alpha Group's delectable Moti Mahal restaurant, situated in the heart of London's thriving Covent Garden is celebrating 10 of business this July. The restaurant will be delighting customers with a number of special events, including guest chefs and vintners, food and beverage pairings, giveaways and supporting a children’s charity.... Read Full Article

News from C&C Alpha Group’s Hyatt Ahmedabad July / August

The July / August newsletter from C&C Alpha Group's Hyatt Ahmedabad hotel - including the ongoing partnership with Stellar Art Foundation, special spa offers and lots of foodie delights from the Hyatt Ahmedabad restaurant team.... Read Full Article

Vogue Germany Review Shanti Maurice

The incredible Shanti Maurice, which is part of the C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality division, has received a glowing review in Vogue Germany. Without doubt, Shanti Maurice is a real jewel in the Mauritius crown - receiving praise and accolades from some of the most respected travel journalists and publications.... Read Full Article

Cristiano Ronaldo Stops by Villa Azur’s Thursday Night Dinner Party

On Thursday, Cristiano Ronaldo stopped by C&C Alpha Group's Villa Azur’s famous 'Thursday Night Dinner Party'. Also seen there: Manu Bennett, best known for his role as Gallic gladiator Crixus in the Starz television series Spartacus; CSI: NY’s Harper Hill and Miracle at St. Anna actor Omar Benson Miller. ... Read Full Article

Spa Spy Reviews Ananda in the Himalayas

Ananda is a multi award winning luxury destination spa in the Himalayan foothills, managed by IHHR with an investment from C&C Alpha Group, the spa is surrounded by the majestic Himalayan Mountains. Overlooking the spiritual town of Rishikesh and the Ganges river valley in Northern India, Ananda is a retreat dedicated to restoring balance and harmonizing energy through a holistic approach to wellbeing. Spa Spy reviewed this incredible retreat. You can read the full review on the Spa Spy website or below. ... Read Full Article

Adequate wellness business opportunities are foreseen in Pune city: Market experts

Adequate wellness business opportunities are foreseen in Pune city: Market experts Pune city is known for its tranquil weather and has a population of well-versed, higher income group of people. The city, which was the new fad among real estate investor, has attracted wellness entrepreneurs as well. ... Read Full Article

PATIENTS ARE AT THE HEART OF NEW RECORDS SYSTEM

A bespoke electronic record system is transforming the treatment of patients at Alpha Hospitals. Patients are at the heart of the new electronic system, which has replaced a paper-based system. The Hospital Group decided to adopt the RiO system, which is supplied to mental health trusts and community service organisations, but rather than adopting an “off the shelf” solution, it developed a bespoke configuration led by former nurse director Trish McCaffrey.... Read Full Article

Villa Azur Announce Brasserie Azur – Coming Soon to Midtown Miami

Famous Miami hotspot and restaurant Villa Azur - of which C&C Alpha Group's director, Bhanu Choudhrie is a part owner - has announced its newest venture, Brasserie Azur. The Villa Azur team will be opening this posh Med-French inside Midtown's old Mercadito space, with culinary stations (offering the likes of chicken rotisserie), a raw bar and a wine bar.... Read Full Article

Alpha G:Corp to Develop Residential Properties in Ahmedabad

Alpha G:Corp, which is part of the C&C Alpha Group and owns Alpha One mall in Vastrapur, is now planning to develop residential projects in Ahmedabad as part of its expansion plans in the sector says the Ahmedabad Mirror.... Read Full Article

Ananda Featured on Fox News Wacky Spa Treatments

FoxNews.com rounded up some quirky hotel spas that are ditching traditional facial and massage routines in favor of odd ways to cut stress. While skeptics call it kooky, some therapists swear these latest treatments rid out toxins, make our skin glow and leave spa goers feeling super relaxed. Ananda Spa, which is managed by IHHR and has investment from C&C Alpha Group - was one of the spas included in the list, offering an unusual eye bath.... Read Full Article

Alpha G:Corp Management Services Conferred with 3 Prestigious Awards at 3rd Estate Avenues North Indian Real Estate Awards 2015

One of the most distinguished and professional companies in the field of comprehensive asset management, Alpha G:Corp Management Services, a 100% subsidiary of Alpha G:Corp was recently conferred with 3 Prestigious Awards at the 3rd Estate Avenues’ North Indian Real Estate Conclave & Awards 2015. ... Read Full Article

Celebrate Life with Hyatt Hotels

Life is a celebration; why wait for special occasions and events to celebrate life. That is the message from Hyatt Hotels, including those owned by C&C Alpha Group. Hyatt Hotels in India and Nepal present a wide range of reasons to celebrate with your loved ones across exquisite destinations each with unique offerings. ... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa’s Mistress of Fitness Talks to the New Indian Express

C&C's Ananda Spa is always upping its offering to guests - dedicated to providing the very best practices for mind, body and soul. Sumaya Dalmia is one of the latest collaboraters to work with Ananda, and after setting up a fitness centre at the spa, she’s training a team to work with at Ananda. She spoke to the New Indian Express about why the way she trains is so successful.... Read Full Article

WellnessIndia.com review Hyatt Pune Spa

WellnessIndia.com chose to review C&C Alpha Group's beautiful Hyatt Pune hotel spa. A popular choice among five star hotels in a city known for its mesmerizing weather, the spa at Hyatt Pune comprises of 5 beautifully architecture treatment rooms including 2 dedicated Ayurveda rooms, 2 international therapy rooms and acouple suite for a romantic retreat.... Read Full Article

100th cadet completes initial pilot training at Alpha Aviation Academy

Alpha Aviation Academy has announced that the one hundredth cadet has graduated from its pilot training centre in Sharjah, UAE. Since the centre opened in 2008, trainee pilots from more than 40 different nationalities have successfully completed the Multi-Crew Pilot Licence (MPL) course, which prepares candidates to enter the world of commercial aviation.... Read Full Article

Ananda in Himalayas joins hand with SUMAYA fitness to offer bespoke fitness programme

After gaining limelight for its holistic wellness approach, Ananda in Himalayas has forayed into fitness industry by collaborating with Delhi-based SUMAYA, to recast its wellness offerings with an enhanced focus on fitness.... Read Full Article

Haute Living Names C&C Alpha Group’s Villa Azur as Miami Hotspot

In a feature recognising Miami's best weekday hotspots, Haute Living recognised C&C Alpha Group's luxury restaurant, Villa Azur as one of the city's 'best kept secrets'. Telling readers of the Thursday night soiree unlike any other place in town. With plush cream furnishings, gold-clad decor, clear outdoor tent, billowing silk canopies, white-lit trees and glamorous guests, you won’t believe you’re in Miami — let alone, on a Thursday night. ... Read Full Article

Grazia Magazine Names Ananda as Finest Destination Spa in Asia

Never short of admirers, C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa has a 100% track record for helping those who visit leave feeling like a completely new, revitalised version of their former self. The same revelation happened when a member of Grazia magazine visited the beautiful spa earlier this month.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Pune Launches Club Hyatt for Kids – Teaching a Variety of Life Skills

A one of its kind finishing school for Kids (between the ages of 6-12 years) will be held at C&C Alpha Group's Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar hotel where they will learn necessary life skills straight from five star experts.... Read Full Article

Indian Retailer say AlphaOne has Bettered Ahmedabad

Indian Retailer magazine has written a glowing report on C&C Alpha Group's Alpha G:Corp company, AlphaOne. Indian Retailer went on to say that over the past three years, the AlphaOne shopping and entertainment centre has changed the socio-economic fabric of Ahmedabad by presenting Ahmedabad with a truly global lifestyle destination...... Read Full Article

Virgin Atlantic Names Ananda Spa as Best in India for Ayurveda

Virgin Atlantic have put together a list of the best spa retreats in India. As expected, C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa took top spot. The Virgin Atlantic team noted that it would be hard to find anywhere in the world which provided such a pampering environment...... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Group’s Megalith Capital Refashions DUMBO site into Premium Condos and Affordable Housing

C&C Alpha Group's Megalith Capital Management has begun its transformation of a DUMBO site into beautiful premium condos and affordable housing.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Partners Ethical ‘Mountain Love’ to to Support and Empower Farmers

C&C Alpha Group's stunning Ananda Spa in the Himalayas has recently partnered with an ethical brand Mountain Love in a bid to support and empower farmers farmers in Uttarakhand and HP. Ananda, a retreat which has received praise from celebrities, national publications and members of the royal family, will be supporting the 'Apple Project' and mountain Love by supplying their 100% organic apple juice. ... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Group’s Nira Caledonia Wins ‘City Hotel of the Year’

C&C Alpha Group’s Edinburgh-based hotel, Nira Caledonia fended off competition from larger and more established Scottish hotels to scoop the accolade for ‘City Hotel of the Year’ in a ceremony celebrating the best of Scotland’s hotels this week.... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa’s Body & Hair Products featured in Grazia and Verve Magazine

Last year, Ananda made it possible for everyone to have a little piece of bliss, creating some of the most sumptuous body, face and haircare products - each full of nutrient-rich body oils to invigorate, detoxify or ground mind, body and soul. Ananda Products have been featured in magazines across the word, and last week, two more major magazines, Grazia and Verve magazine featured two of Ananda's products - the Calming Wild Rose Shampoo and the Aloe and Rose Mask.... Read Full Article

10 Tips to Handle Daily Stress From Ananda in the Himalayas’ Visiting Master Chris James

Spafinder blog recently put together a great list which each and everyone of us owes to ourselves to read at least once. The blog focuses on 10 daily tips to handle stress. The tips come from C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa, Chris James.... Read Full Article

Megalith Capital Management Construction Update on DUMBO Projects on New York Yimby

Real Estate business, Megalith Capital Management - part of the C&C Alpha Group of business - is getting to a critical part of a huge construction in New York's DUMBO district, as reported by New York Yimby.... Read Full Article

VIDEO: Villa Azur Miami Music Week 2015

C&C Alpha Group's Villa Azur recently celebrated Miami Music Week 2015 in style. Take a look at the video highlights below.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Pune Eats Way to Success

Hyatt Pune, a beautiful and renowned 5 star hotel which is part of C&C Alpha Group's hospitality business, Shanti Hospitality, was quoted in Food & Hospitality World's 'Eat, Love, Earn' feature - focusing on how successful hotels are making the most of this revenue stream.... Read Full Article

Billionaires Australia Names Ananda as Most Luxurious Spa in the World

Ananda Spa, part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality business, is renowned for its healing properties and opening the spiritual pathway to the ultimate, discovered through the union of body, mind and soul. Billionaires Australia clearly agree, noting the Spa in their feature on 'The Most Luxurious Spas'.... Read Full Article

UK’s Most Read Ski Magazine Raves about C&C Alpha Group’s Nira Montana

We were delighted when the UK's best-loved ski magazine, 'In the Snow' reviewed their stay at C&C Alpha Group's 5 star luxury ski resort, Nira montana. Based in the pretty village of La Thuile, Nira Montana has received praise from a host of publications and guests since it opened last year.... Read Full Article

Brit&Co Name Ananda Spa as Top Destination for a Healthy Holiday

There's never a shortage of great press for C&C Alpha Group's luxury spa, Ananda. The most recent of which comes from lifestyle blog, Brit&Co. The feature focused on the top 11 places for a healthy holiday...... Read Full Article

VIDEO – A Trip Around C&C Alpha Group’s Shanti Maurice, Mauritius

Yes, so this video does have Spanish commentary, but if it's pure luxury you're looking for, then the footage of C&C Alpha Group's beautiful Mauritius resort, Shanti Maurice, will woo you regardless. Regarded as a top honeymoon destination, Shanti Maurice provides exquisite luxury in the most perfect surroundings...... Read Full Article

VIDEO – C&C Alpha Group’s Villa Azur’s 3rd Anniversary

What a celebration! C&C Alpha Group's Villa Azur - the incredible and renowned Miami restaurant - recently celebrated its 3rd anniversary. With an all white theme and DJ Jack E getting crowds in the party spirit, you're going to wish you'd been invited...... Read Full Article

Wall Street Journal Says C&C Alpha Group’s Ananda Spa is Top Destination for Mind-Body Rejuvenation

We were overjoyed - yet hardly surprised - when Wall Street Journal named C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa as one of the top 5 destinations for mind-body rejuvenation. So if you want to reboot your attitude, reset your mind and restore your body this spring, there's really only one place to book...... Read Full Article

Indian actress Vidya Balan Stays at C&C Alpha Group’s Hyatt Pune Hotel.

We were delighted to hear that beautiful indian actress, Vidya Balan had chosen C&C Alpha Group's luxury hotel, Hyatt Pune during her recent visit to the area.... Read Full Article

The Business of Spa Food – Ananda Spa’s Chef Speaks Out…

According to Business World, spa cuisine is the new buzzword as chefs strive to outdo each other to provide healthy yet tasty food. If C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa is anything to go by, then they're almost certainly right. Striking the balance between delicious yet healthy food is becoming an increasingly competitive pastime.... Read Full Article

Yin Yang Food Festival at C&C Alpha Group’s Hyatt Pune

This March, Hyatt Pune Kalyani Nagar helps you attain the perfect balance of your body and soul with its unique Yin Yang festival at Baan Tao. Indulge in a special set oriental menu at restaurant combined with an exclusive Chakra healing session.... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Group’s Megalith Capital Management Part of Potential Award-Winning Deal

The Real Deal reveal that Savills Studley’s David Carlos and Ira Schuman managed to sell an Upper West Side Jewish congregation’s home to Extell Development and C&C Alpha Group's Megalith Capital Management for $45 million in December - a deal which is now one of 19 submissions nominated for the Real Estate Board of New York’s 2014 “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year” award. ... Read Full Article

The Huffington Post Review C&C Alpha Group’s Nira Alpina

Renowned online news site, The Huffington Post has published a glowing review of C&C Alpha Group's Italy ski resort, Nira Alpina. Only ten minutes from St. Moritz - where the newest C&C Alpha Group 5* Hotel, Nira Montana is based - the Nira Alpina Hotel, in Silvana, is right at the foot of Mt. Corvatsch and has direct access to its cable car so you can ski out and ski back in.... Read Full Article

Lifestyle Blogger, Bausgirl Reviews International Women’s Day ‘Cooking Masterclass’ at Hyatt Pune

To celebrate the true essence of womanhood, Hyatt Pune invited all food lovers for a double bonanza at Eighty Eight on the occasion of International Women’s Day. On 7th March 2015, men learnt to cook Mediterranean food with the special ladies in their lives at the Master Class at Eighty eight. ... Read Full Article

Jet Set Blog Reviews C&C Alpha Group’s Ananda in the Himalayas

Jet Set Blog, a blog covering the musings, reflections and advice about travel today had the pleasure of visiting and reviewing world-renowned Ananda. You can read the full review inside...... Read Full Article

The Arbuturian Reviews Nira Montana

Online luxury lifestyle magazine, The Arbuturian, recently had the pleasure of reviewing C&C Alpha Group's newest hotel venture, Nira Montana. Nestled in the pretty, unspoilt village of La Thuile in Italy - this brand new, 5 star beauty has lots to offer both skiers and none-skiers alike. ... Read Full Article

Huffington Post Says C&C’s Villa Azur is Miami’s Best Fine Dining Experience

When it came to reviewing the foodie spots in our favourite Miami region, The Huffington Post journalists had one clear winner - C&C Alpha Group's incredible Villa Azur - party place and eatery for the truly fabulous.... Read Full Article

Jodie Speaks to the Mail on Sunday about her Stay at Nira Montana

Jodie Kidd has featured in the Mail on Sunday, talking about her love of skiing for the first time in italy with her little boy Indio. Jodie stayed at C&C Alpha Group's newest hotel, the five star Nira Montana based in the pretty village of La Thuile.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad – February 2015 Newsletter

We love to share all the news from C&C Alpha Group's businesses. Below is the monthly newsletter from our beautiful hotel, Hyatt Ahmedabad - which is one of the finest, luxury hotels located in the heart of Gujarat's Business Capital. ... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad Host President of DOW Chemicals

C&C Alpha Group's Hyatt Ahmedabad hotel was delighted to host DOW chemicals president Mr Diego Donoso and his business group during TECHPLAST 2015 summit which concluded on the 10th February. ... Read Full Article

Romance like a Rockstar at CCAG’s Ananda Spa

Peace, love, harmony. Is there anything more you could wish for on Valentine’s Day? Most of us find it hard to fully relax in our home environments, especially with so much going on and so many distractions from the world around us. To truly unwind on Valentine’s Day – the answer is to full remove yourself and take a trip to perhaps the most peaceful place on earth, Ananda Spa in the foothill of the Himalayas.... Read Full Article

Ananda Named ‘Worlds Most Unique & Isolated Spa’ by Luxe Travel

We can tell you, there is very little place on earth as peaceful as the foothill of the Himalayas. It is in this incredible haven that C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa is set – a breath-taking vision for all who pass through its doors.... Read Full Article

AlphaOne & Swami Vivekananda Drug De-Addiction Centre Conclude 2nd ‘Say No to Drugs’ Campaign

AlphaOne, part of C&C Alpha Group's Alpha G:Corp business, and Swami Vivekananda Drug De-Addiction & Treatment Centre and Volunteers of AmritsarSparkling, successfully conducted the 2nd drive of 'Say No to Drugs' Campaign on January 23rd at Maqbool Pura to create awareness about the dreaded drug habit. ... Read Full Article

House & Hotel magazine Review Nira Montana

C&C Alpha Group's newest Shanti Hospitality hotel is the beautiful Nira Montana, based in La Thuile, Italy. Here, House & Hotel magazine review the areas first ever five-star ski resort...... Read Full Article

Luxury Attaché Reviews C&C Alpha Group’s Ananda Spa

Nestled in the foothills of the Himalayas, the birthplace of yoga, Ananda Spa (part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hospitality group) offers rejuvenation and focuses on holistic wellness for the mind, body, and soul. Here, online magazine Luxury Attaché reviews the beautiful spa...... Read Full Article

Violet Grey Names Calls Ananda ‘Top Spa to Recover from Stress & Burnout’

With 2015 looming large on the horizon, VIOLET GREY has devised a roundup of detox programs that offers something for everyone, from the unhealthy eater who wants to rid their body of toxins to the tech addict who’s finally ready to unplug – top of the list? That’s right, C&C Alpha’s Ananda Spa. Doesn’t take a genius to fugure out why!... Read Full Article

Tatler Magazine Feature Nira Alpina as ‘Best Place in St Moritz’

Incredible coverage this month for C&C’s famous ski resort, Nira Alpina in Tatler magazine. Known as the ‘go to’ magazine for the affluent, Tatler featured Nira Alpina not once, but twice in their latest issue.... Read Full Article

Emerging Markets Nations must Re-think Population Ageing says C&C Sponsored Symposium

International leaders call for radical changes in policies and priorities to capture opportunities and address problems associated with rapid population ageing in emerging markets. Fifty leading international policy experts and practitioners gathered in Oxford last weekend for the Symposium on Ageing in Emerging Markets, sponsored by C&C Alpha Group Ltd and attended by executive director Bhanu Choudhrie.... Read Full Article

Yahoo Beauty Calls C&C’s Ananda ‘Mecca for Healing’

A mecca for traditional Indian Ayurvedic healing and transformation, this 24,000 square foot spa pairs centuries-old Indian Ayurveda philosophies with a Western spa approach. Guests are treated to individualized programs that promise to help guests de-stress, detox and cleanse, lose weight and even fight aging. Yoga, meditation, massage, nutrition, and over 80 beauty and spa therapies are designed to inspire guests to make lasting changes. ... Read Full Article

Review: The National Finds Peace at Shanti Maurice

Online arts and lifestyle magazine, The National, reviews C&C Alpha Group's luxury resort, Shanti Maurice. which is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group. ... Read Full Article

Little Black Book Delhi features Ananda in 10 Picks for The Republic Day Weekend

Looks like January and 2015 got our memo for travel; one month into the year and we have our first long weekend. All hail the calendar. ... Read Full Article

Karry On Name Ananda as Top 10 Detox Retreat

Karry On - a luxury lifestyle magazine, has named C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa as one of their top ten detox retreats.... Read Full Article

Times of India Report on Paresh Maity’s 70th solo show at Hyatt Ahmedabad

Stellar International Art Foundation and C&C Alpha group's Hyatt Ahmedabad joined hands to exhibit a selection of watercolour seascapes by artist Paresh Maity from his series of Kerala. This was the artist's 70th solo show in the city. ... Read Full Article

The Telegraph Reviews Nira Montana – First Five-Star Hotel in La Thuile

La Thuile opens first five-star hotel, the Nira Montana. Is the first five-star hotel in the Italian ski resort of La Thuile the start of a luxury revolution? ... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Groups’ Nira Montana Featured in US Vogue Magazine

Vogue US magazine chose to feature Nira Montana in their recent issue. The fourth hotel in the luxury Nira Hotels and Resorts group. Situated in the picturesque town of La Thuile, Northern Italy, the new property is just steps from the ski slopes and hiking trails of the Italian Alps... Read Full Article

Natixis Finances Extell and Megalith Upper West Side Buy for Condo Development

Natixis Real Estate Capital gave a $96 million loan to Gary Barnett’s Extell Development for the purchase of three parcels of land on West 66th Street. The borrower has formed a joint venture with Megalith Capital Management for a large condominium development there.... Read Full Article

Boston Target Names Nira Montana as Top Ten Winter Getaway

Fancy getting away from it all this winter? Looking for something a little bit special to ease you into 2015? According to the Boston Target, you could do far worse than booking into the newly opened Nira Montana hotel in Italy - the latest business from C&C Alpha's hospitality arm, Shanti Hospitality.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice has One of the Five of the most Unusual Spa Treatments in Mauritius

Shanti Maurice, a little piece of heaven set in Mauritius has no shortage of adoring fans. Many return time and time again to enjoy the exceptional service and exquisite treatments offered from award-winning Nira Spa. Air Mauritius rates the hotel so highly that it has included one of its more unusual spa treatments, the Tibetan Sound Massage.... Read Full Article

Ananda Named by Irish Times as Top Ten Spiritual, Yoga Holidays

Ananda Spa in the Himalayas has been named by the Irish Times as one of their top ten spiritual, yoga holidays.... Read Full Article

SpaLiving.com Review Ananda Spa

Dedicated to those searching for peace, harmony and wellbeing, Ananda Spa welcomed the reviewers from Spaliving.com with open arms. Here's what they had to say about their stay...... Read Full Article

President & CEO of Hyatt Hotels Corporation stays at Hyatt Ahmedabad

Delighted that Mark Hoplamazian, President & CEO of Hyatt Hotels Corporation decided to come and stay at Shanti Hospitality's Hyatt Ahmedabad hotel! ... Read Full Article

Seriously Men Calls Ananda Spa an ‘Undiscovered Indian Hotel Beauty’

Online lifestyle magazine, Seriously Men, took in upon themselves to create a list of their favourite 'undiscovered Indian hotel beauties'. It's perhaps of no surprise that the beautiful Ananda Spa - part of C&C's Shanti Hospitality Group - has made it firmly onto the list.... Read Full Article

Markowicz Fine Art Gallery And Villa Azur Restaurant Co-Hosted Events Showcasing French Artists During Miami Art Week 2014

Markowicz Fine Art Gallery co-hosted a series of exhibits during Miami Art Week 2014 partnering with neighbour and French restaurant Villa Azur. ... Read Full Article

Ananda Named as 10 top wellness resort in Asia by CNN Travel

CNN Travel have named C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa as one of their top ten wellness retreats in Asia. Have a read of what they had to say...... Read Full Article

Five-star Hotel, Nira Montana in Italy, Opens!

On 5th December 2014, Nira Montana, the fourth hotel in the luxury Nira Hotels and Resorts group opened it's doors. Situated in the picturesque town of La Thuile, Northern Italy, the new property is just steps from the ski slopes and hiking trails of the Italian Alps – making Nira Montana perfect for exploring one of the hottest emerging ski destinations.... Read Full Article

Idan Zareski exhibit at C&C Alpha Group’s Villa Azur, Miami

Markowicz Fine Art organized and hosted an event and exhibit featuring the works of Idan Zareski, Arno Elias and Maurice Renoma. The successful event took place at Villa Azur and was part of the 2014 Miami Art Basel Week. ... Read Full Article

Villa Azur cordially invites you to these private, Art Basel events!

Villa Azur, a luxury Miami hotel which is part of C&C Alpha's Shanti Hopsitality group is hosting a number of private events during Art Basel. ... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Number 1 on Gratitude Retreats for your Travel Bucket List

Ananda Spa, part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality arm has been named number one on a gratitude list of places you must see before you die. Featured in 8womendream.com, Ananda came out on top...... Read Full Article

Dr Prodipta Sen, Director of Alpha G:Corp Featured in Retailer Magazine

Dr Prodipta Sen, the Executive Director of Marketing, Corporate Affairs & Retail for Alpha G:Corp (one of C&C Alpha Group's retail companies), speaks to Retailer magazine about turning vision into value and the key to success when creating malls in India for discerning consumers.... Read Full Article

Ananda wins Top Honours at the Conde Nast Readers Travel Awards for Best Destination Spa

Ananda Spa, part of the C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality, has once again cemented itself as one of the finest spa's in the world, winning the Conde Nast Readers Travel Awards for 'Best Destination Spa' last week. ... Read Full Article

Bollywood Actor and Presenter Amitabh Bachchan Visits Ananda Spa

Bollywood actor, politician and famous Indian TV Presenter, Amitabh Bachchan took time out from his busy schedule to relax in the calming surroundings of C&C Alpha Group's Ananda Spa last week. ... Read Full Article

50 Shades of Grey at Nira Caledonia – as seen in the Telegraph and Daily Mail

Holidaymakers wanting to add a touch of 50 Shades Of Grey to their love life are being given the chance to book a romantic break with a difference. The two-night package can be booked at one of C&C Alpha Group's hotels, the Nira Caledonia boutique hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland – with a price tag of £995.... Read Full Article

Villa Azur Hosts the Global Fine Art Awards – Live Ceremony and Event

On Monday, December 1, 2014, the premier edition of the Global Fine Art Awards’ winners will be revealed in a live ceremony and event in at C&C Alpha Group's Villa Azur restaurant in Miami Beach, FL.... Read Full Article

Park Hyatt Hyderabad Welcome the Ambassador of Turkey and his Family

The C&C Alpha Group Hotel, Park Hyatt Hyderabad welcomed the Ambassador of Turkey to India along with his family last week. The Ambassador enjoyed social and business events whilst he resided at the five star Indian hotel.... Read Full Article

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Visits Hotel Hyatt Hyderabad to mark Korea-Gujarat Friendship Forum

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Joon-gyu Lee led a 60-member delegation to Gujarat on Wednesday to seek economic co-operation and to build long-term relations between Korea and the state. Ambassador Lee stayed at C&C Alpha group hotel, the Hyatt Hyderadad during his stay. ... Read Full Article

Real Estate Giant Megalith Capital Launch New Website

Amongst others, C&C Alpha Group Ltd’s real estate portfolio businesses include Megalith Capital, a residential real estate owner and developer focused on investments in New York City and urban, supply-constrained markets. This week, Megalith Capital has launched its new website - focusing on the aim of the business, news and team information. ... Read Full Article

Luxury Style Portal, Explosive Fashion, Review Ananda in the Himalayas

"If heaven were a place on Earth, this would be it" - Explosive Fashion review the Ananda experience. The award-winning spa is part of Shanti Hospitality, C&C Alpha Group's hospitality division.... Read Full Article

Villa Azur Host Project Ethos Miami Debut

Project Ethos – a one-night fashion, music and art event – will feature an exciting roster of designers and talent to include Liberty Garden, Blank Silk, Natalya Toporova Swimwear, and Style Mafia, with music by Stephan M. Live artists are Jake Cordero, Paola Gracey, LisArte, and Joshua Oliveira. The event, which is sponsored by Java Monster coffee, will be held at C&C Alpha Group's restaurant and lounge, Villa Azur (309 23rd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139) on Tuesday, November 11th from 8pm to 2am.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice re-launches spa with fresh concept, treatments and packages

Mauritian luxury resort Shanti Maurice has re-launched its spa to offer a brand new concept: ‘A Journey Around the World Through Wellbeing’. The re-launch includes new product ranges, signature treatments and packages themed around the three major wellbeing philosophies of ‘Oriental’, ‘Indian’ and ‘Natural-Bio’.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Hotels Introduces the ‘Hyatt Culinary Challenge’

A unique Initiative from Hyatt Hotels (part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality business), and the SMILE Foundation has resulted in the 'Hyatt Culinary Challenge'. ... Read Full Article

MPS Puri, CEO of Nira Hotels attends Luxury Hospitality Conference 2014 in Athens

MPS Puri, CEO of Nira Hotels - which is part of C&C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality business - has attended the second Luxury Hospitality Conference held in Athens. ... Read Full Article

Tour de France Winner Christopher Froome visits Ananda in the Himalayas

Ananda in the Himalayas, a luxury spa retreat which is part of the C & C Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality business, welcomed Christopher Froome, winner of the 2013 Tour de France.... Read Full Article

AMBASSADOR OF VIETNAM VISITS HYATT AHMEDABAD

The Hyatt Ahmedabad - a hotel which is part of C&C Alpha Groups' Shanti Hospitality business - had the honour of welcoming Ambassador of Vietnam H E Mr Toh Sinh. The ambassador is hosting a dinner for delegates in the hotel’s ballroom.... Read Full Article

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan stays at Hyatt Ahmedabad during movie Promo

Shah Rukh Khan, an Indian actor, producer, television personality and philanthropist chose C&C Alpha Group, Shanti Hospitality hotel, Hyatt Ahmedabad as the base to stay during his recent movie promo. ... Read Full Article

World Junior Chess Championship to be Held at Hyatt Pune Hotel

Hyatt Hotel, Pune are set to host the World Junior Chess Championships. Can India expect another ‘Delightful Double’ as it did in 2008 when Abhijeet Gupta won the World Junior Chess Championship and DronavalliHarika clinched the World junior Girls title at the same venue? ... Read Full Article

The Telegraph Names Shanti Maurice as Top Mauritius Honeymoon Destination

Shanti Maurice, a Nira Resort which is part of C&C Alpha Groups' Shanti Hospitality Group has been featured in the Telegraph as one of Mauritius' top romantic destinations and honeymoon retreats.... Read Full Article

Spa East report that Himalayan Ananda Spa will launch arthritis retreat in October

Ananda Spa is a crown in CCAG's Shanti Hospitality crown, ranked amongst the best luxury spa retreats in the world. It's with delight we can announce they will open an arthritis retreat this October - as reported by spa-east.com. ... Read Full Article

Ambassador of Sweden and Swedish Transport Delegation visits Hotel Hyatt Ahmedabad

A high-level Swedish Transport Delegation led by Ambassador Jonas Hafström, Senior Advisor to the Swedish Minister for Trade, this week visited Bangalore, Ahmedabad and New Delhi. Part of the C&C Alpha Group's, Shanti Hospitality portfolio, Hotel Hyatt Ahmedabad hosted the delegation whilst they were in the Ahmedabad area.... Read Full Article

New York Times: DUMBO Roars – Megalith Adds to Areas Renewed ‘Buzz’

Not all that long ago, before the Brooklyn waterfront became a must-do on seemingly every tourist’s list, Dumbo’s converted warehouses and Belgian-block streets were inhabited by artists and young families, drawn by cheap rents, postindustrial architecture and relative isolation. But over the last decade, Dumbo’s once desolate landscape has transformed to a teeming waterfront playground. And its now familiar acronym, which stands for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass, has become synonymous with some of Brooklyn’s most expensive real estate, with a median sales price of $1.5 million through July, according to Streeteasy.com. ... Read Full Article

Top Ten Spa Resort Spas in India – Ananda Spa makes the Fashion Lady Cut

As far as tourism is concerned, India has evolved from being just a cultural destination to one that has a lot to offer in terms of fitness and wellness. In the forefront of this tourism revolution are Yoga and Ayurveda, the two ancient philosophies that have captured the interest of the tourists. Blog, Fashion Lady recently compiled it's list of the top ten spa resorts in India and what makes them unique.... Read Full Article

NDA-2 Maiden BUDGET 2014 Approach towards Real Estate Issues & Industry Reactions

Col. RS (Pickles) Sodhi, MD of Alpha G:Corp, gives his response to the latest budget which concerns Real Estate issues...... Read Full Article

Stellar International Art Foundation debuts at St. Moritz Art Masters 2014

On the 22 August, the beautiful Engadin opened its doors to a region-wide exhibition of Contemporary Art from India hailing the seventh St. Moritz Art Masters exhibition.... Read Full Article

Alpha G:Corp Management Services Conferred With 3 Prestigious Awards at Estate Avenues’ North India Real Estate Show 2014

Alpha G:Corp Management Services Conferred With 3 Prestigious Awards at Estate Avenues' North India Real Estate Show 2014 ... Read Full Article

CG Square Developed as the Cultural Centre of Ahmedabad

AlphaOne City Centre Management - part of C&C Alpha Groups' Alpha G:Corp business - has joined hands with Venus Infrastructure to develop CG Square as the cultural centre of Ahmedabad.... Read Full Article

Trend Luxury Name Ananda as ‘Best Luxury Spa’

Ananda Spa is classed as one of the worlds most beautiful and luxury spa retreats. The Ananda Spa is part of C&C Alpha Group, Shanti Hospitality Group, a collection of exquisite hospitality brands and assets. The most recent press coverage features Ananda Spa being named on of Trend Luxury's 'best luxury spa'.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice Resort to Relaunch Spa with New Worldly Concept

The Shanti Maurice Nira Resort in Mauritius will relaunch its giant spa on 26 September, offering brand new concept – A Journey Around the World Through Wellbeing – including new product ranges, treatments and packages based on oriental, Indian and ‘Natural-Bio’ themes.... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha’s Nira Hotels and Resorts Announces Plans for ‘Nira Montana’ Hotel in North Italy

Luxury hotel group Nira Hotels and Resorts, which is part of Shanti Hospitality, a C&C Alpha Group Ltd company, has announced it is to open a new hotel -Nira Montana - in north Italy later this year. Situated in the picturesque town of La Thuile, at the foot of Mont Blanc, the new property is just steps from the ski slopes and hiking trails of the Italian Alps.... Read Full Article

Alpha G:Corp to Launch Two New Projects In NCR

Alpha G:Corp Development Private Limited (Alpha G:Corp) today announced it will undertake two new residential projects in NCR of an estimated outlay of approximately INR 525 crores.... Read Full Article

Ananda in ‘Andrew Harpers’ 13 Favorite Wellness Retreats

Ananda Spa, part of Shanti Hospitality, a C&C Alpha Group Ltd company, is well renowned as one of the most luxurious yoga and wellness retreats. Ananda has been named Conde Nast Traveller's 'Spa of the Year' numerous times and is regularly frequented by notable individuals including Oprah Winfrey and Prince Charles. This week, Ananda was featured in the prestigious 'Andrew Harpers Traveler' magazine. In the feature, Andrew Harper reveals that Ananda is one of his 13 favourite wellness retreats in the world.... Read Full Article

The Star Cast of New SAB TV Show “Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai” Adds to AlphaOne ‘End-of-Season Sale’

To supplement some-more fun and party to a ongoing End-of-Season Sale, a star expel of SAB TV’s newly launched show, ‘Tu Mere Agal Bagal Hai’,will revisit AlphaOne on Jul 25th. The artistes, Rajesh Kumar, Shweta Gulati and Sugandha Mishra will revisit AlphaOne in a early dusk to accommodate and hail everybody and will also order a brief skit during Punjab’s many function lifestyle and party destination.... Read Full Article

AlphaOne Hosts ‘AUTO FEST’ A Unique Exhibition of Luxury Cars

AlphaOne which is part of C&C AlphaGroup's Alpha G:Corp portfolio, partnered Relio Quick Auto Mall to host an awe-inspiring event, 'Auto Fest' at AlphaOne, Amritsar, from June 27th- 29th of 2014. Over 1.2 lakh people visited the Auto Fest during the 3 days.... Read Full Article

Hyatt Ahmedabad Luxury Hotel Newsletter July / August

The C&C Alpha Group Brands and assets are forever organising amazing events for customers - here's the newsletter for July and August 2014 from one of our luxury hotels, Hyatt Ahmedabad.... Read Full Article

Yogatonic blog Review Ananda Spa

Yogatonic blog review Ananda Spa - a beautiful, luxury retreat in the Himalayan foothills. Ananda’s Yoga Guru Sushant Pandey has developed a Yoga detox cure which causes an inner cleansing by ever-repeating movements and salt lavages. During this cure, each guest is treated individually. ... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Named as Best Destination in the World by Travel Weekly

Ananda Spa, part of C&A Alpha Group's Shanti Hospitality has been named as one of the 'Best Destinations in the World' by Travel Weekly in a poll voted for by the trade. Ananda has been named as one of the most luxury spa destinations by the likes of Conde Nast Traveller and regularly has celebrities to stay, including Oprah, the Prince of Wales and Ricky Martin.... Read Full Article

Conde Nast Traveller reviews Shanti Maurice – the most delicious place on the whole of Mauritius

Surf slapping on sand has to be the most gloriously relaxing sound in the world, right? Your shoulders drop and you're grinning deliriously as soon as you get out of the taxi. On a wild and lovely stretch of beach, shaded and secluded, Shanti Maurice is the most delicious place on the whole of Mauritius. Kylie came here to convalesce post-chemo, which says a lot.... Read Full Article

Megalith Capital and Urban Realty Partners close on construction loan for $100 million development

A C&C Alpha Group investment company - Megalith Capital Management has announced a new joint venture. A joint venture between Megalith Capital Management and Urban Realty Partners has entered into a partnership with an affiliate of The Carlyle Group and closed on construction financing with Bank Leumi USA for the $100 million development of 200 Water St. and 177 Front St.... Read Full Article

Commercial observer interview Sam Sidhu of Megalith Capital Management on dizzying land prices and Brooklyn’s latest frontiers

Deep in the midst of the market downturn, Samvir Sidhu, a veteran of Goldman Sachs and Providence Equity, was thinking about where he could capitalize once the market inevitably turned. Examining real estate, the native Pennsylvanian identified the residential and multifamily sectors as areas of opportunity. With his strategy in mind, Mr. Sidhu, who goes by Sam, began raising money from family offices and other high-net-worth investors (of which C&C Alpha Group ltd are one) for a real estate investment fund shortly after leaving Providence Equity. In 2009, Megalith Capital Management was born.... Read Full Article

Economic Times – AlphaOne Raises Awareness of World Tobacco Day with Flash Mob

On the occasion of World No Tobacco Day, May 31, 2014, AlphaOne, part of Alpha G:Corp, the real estate sector of C&C Alpha Group and in association with Ahmedabad Police, HCG Hospital and Ahmedabad Dental Collage organised a surprise Flash Mob to raise awareness and educate people with live performances in the Main Central Atrium. ... Read Full Article

New La Kaze Mama Experience. The Art of Home Cooking at Shanti Maurice, Mauritius

This summer, Shanti Maurice in Mauritius is inviting gastronomes to experience the art of Mauritian home cooking with its latest food initiative: La Kaze Mama. Combining two of the hotel’s most popular dining experiences; Grandma’s Kitchen and the Herb Garden BBQ... Read Full Article

Luxurious magazine talks to MPS Puri, Chief Executive of Nira Hotels and Resorts

2014 marks the fifth anniversary for C&C Alpha Group's luxury hotel and resort affiliate, Nira Hotels and Resorts. Associated with some of the finest hotels in the world, Luxurious magazine talks to Chief Executive of Nira, MPS or Mavinder Puri, a man who has been in the hospitality industry for over 40 years and who has dedicated his life to creating outstanding experiences for travellers all over the world.... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice Joins Whole World Water Campaign

Shanti Maurice - part of C&C Alpha Group's Nira Hotels & Resorts – is proud to announce their support of the WHOLE WORLD Water campaign. The luxury five star resort in the south of Mauritius will officially launch the partnership on the 1st July. ... Read Full Article

GQ Magazine Feature Ananda Spa Facial Cleanser

GQ magazine are renowned for endorsing only the very best and most effective new products, so when they featured C&C Alpha Group's luxury Ananda Spa in the Grooming Guide 2014 - we knew the Himalayan retreat was onto something good. Take a look at the full review...... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa wins 2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

We're delighted that C&C Alpha Group Spa, Ananda in the Himalayas has been awarded the 2014 Trip Advisor 'Certificate of Excellence'. This world-class luxurious spa which is located in the tranquil Himalayan foothills is never short of accolades, rave reviews and more than a few celebrity visitors including Oprah and the Prince of Wales.... Read Full Article

Holist Names Ananda as Dreamy Destination Spa

As spring slowly dawns and finally brings an end to an awful winter, our thoughts are already turning to summer holidays and sunnier climes. Forget sunburn, Pina Coladas and overindulgence, wellness warriors in the know are using their hard earned holidays to recharge, relax and reboot. Ananda Spa is named by Holist as one of their dreamy destination spa resorts.... Read Full Article

No1 Magazine Reviews Nira Caledonia

The Nira Caledonia is a C&C Alpha Group luxury boutique hotel in Edinburgh city centre. The hotel prides itself on being a sanctuary for worldly, well-travelled individuals and people who value easy-going sincerity more than rigid rules and stuffiness. No.1 Magazine reviews the hotel here...... Read Full Article

The Story of Bunnychow: Truck, bread and curry – by Asian Voice

The latest endeavour by Shanti Hospitality involves a truck, some bread and some curry. If you put them all together, you get 'Bunny Chow', a new and intriguing fast food concept, recently launched in the UK.... Read Full Article

Dr Prodipta Sen Quoted in Mail Today – The Devil is in the Detail

Dr Prodipta Sen, Executive Director of Alpha G:Corp, the real estate arm of C&C Alpha Group is quoted in the latest edition for a feature on keeping in mind the practicalities when buying your dream homes. ... Read Full Article

Forbes Magazine Reviews Ananda in the Himalayas

Ananda in the Himalayas is a beautiful, world-renowned spa which is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group. This week it was reviewed by Laurie Werner for Forbes magazine. Have a read of what she thought about this incredible hideaway...... Read Full Article

Ananda in the Himalayas Features in India’s Economic Times as ‘Best Getaway’

Ananda in the Himalayas is a world-renowned spa and yoga retreat. Part of C&C Alpha Group's famous Shanti Hospitality Group, Ananda is recognised for its world-class hospitality, having seen the likes of Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Ricky Martin and Oprah Winfrey grace its gates in the past 6 months.Here, the Economic Times name Ananda as one of the world's most relaxing retreats.... Read Full Article

Commercial Observer Chat to Sam Sidhu of Megalith Capital About Dizzying Land Prices & Brooklyn’s New Frontiers

A major subsidiary of the C&C Alpha Group Ltd is Megalith Capital Management, a multi-family investment platform focused on opportunistic acquisitions in New York City, Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities. Commercial Observer chat to Sam Sidhu of Megalith Capital Management about dizzying land prices and Brooklyn's latest frontiers... Read Full Article

Ananda Spa Launches Skincare Range Online

The world-famous Ananda in the Himalayas Spa and yoga retreat has now made it possible to experience its trademark all natural products from anywhere on the globe by retailing its eponymous body and skincare range online.... Read Full Article

Nira Hotels Announces Cocktail Culture Decanters as Design Competition Winner

Nira Hotels, a hotel group which is part of C&C Alpha Group's hospitality arm, Shanti Hospitality has announced the winner of its product design competition which was launched last year. Nicola Saunders designed a hand blown glass cocktail decanter with a distinctive design specific to each of the Nira Hotels. Her design will now be rolled out into the hotels and she has bagged herself a relaxing weekend for two people at both Nira Caledonia and Nira Alpina.... Read Full Article

MEGASABI Reviews Shanti Maurice, A Nira Resort

Megasabi has released a delightful account of Shanti Hospitality's Shanti Maurice, part of the Nira Hotel Group. Offering up utter luxury, this little gem did not disappoint...... Read Full Article

Review: Blue Tomato Reviews Bunnychow

Last week, Blue Tomato visited Bunnychow, a company which is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group and owned by super cool Bunny entrepreneur, Atholl Milton. So what did they think of the South African cuisine which is currently cruising round Shoreditch? Lets find out...... Read Full Article

Elite Traveler Meets Nira Hotels and Resorts CEO

The Nira Hotel Group is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group, a hotel and leisure company with a focus on building and developing exceptional assets and brands across every vertical. Nira Hotels are some of the most luxurious in the world - here, Elite Traveller speaks to Nira Hotels CEO about Shanti Maurice, Nira Alpina and Nira Caledonia as he explains why the Nira Hotel Group is so admired by travellers across the world.... Read Full Article

Alpha G:Corp’s AlphaOne development is THE Destination Mall in Ahmedabad

Alpha G:Corp opened the door of their AlphaOne mega retail and entertainment development in Ahmedabad on October 15th 2011. Since then, it has been recognised as THE destination mall in the city. Alpha G:Corp is an affiliate of the C&C Alpha Group Ltd. Alpha G:Corp is one of the few real estate companies in India in which a professional team manages the entire scope of operations.... Read Full Article

Megalith Acquires Lincoln Square Properties from Disney for $85M

Just yesterday, Megalith made another significant investment - acquiring a block of three properties in the vicinity of Lincoln Square for $85 million.... Read Full Article

Review: Shanti Maurice Luxury Hotel Reviewed by Angelic Hugs Blog

The Shanti Maurice is a luxury boutique hotel, which is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group, an affiliate of C&C Alpha Group. Below is a review of this super luxury hotel by the blogger, Angelic Hugs.... Read Full Article

India’s Real Estate – Dr Prodipta Sen Talks Challenges & Opportunities

Dr Prodipta Sen, the Executive Director of Marketing at Alpha G:Corp speaks to Estates Avenues magazine about the growth and challenges for India’s real estate market. ... Read Full Article

Nira Hotels and Resorts Celebrates 5th Anniversary

NIRA Hotels and Resorts are part of the Shanti Hospitality Group, an affiliate of C&C Alpha Group Ltd. The luxury hotel group is now in their 5th year, and are celebrating with a number of celebrations and treats for those visiting in 2014...... Read Full Article

Canadian Elle Magazine Fall in Love with Ananda Spa

Canadian Elle magazine escaped to the height of luxury as they put the stunning Ananda in the Himalayas Spa to the test. Part of the Shanti Hospitality Group, a C&C Alpha Group Ltd affiliate, Ananda is recognised as one of the world's best spa's. Find out what they thought...... Read Full Article

Shanti Maurice, Mauritius is Reviewed by National Geographic Traveller

Shanti Maurice, a Nira Resort in beautiful Mauritius was put under scrutiny by the brilliant traveller resource, National Geographic this week. As a super luxury resort, part of the Shanti Hospitality Group - Shanti Maurice is renowned for its luxury accommodation and beautiful setting. Find out what National Geographic Traveller had to say, here...... Read Full Article

Oprah Returns to Ananda Spa – Here’s Her Handwritten Note to Staff…

Oprah Winfrey wrote about her trip to the incredible Ananda in the Himalayas Spa not long ago on her blog Oprah.com. Since then, she's returned to Ananda - one of the world's best spa's - and left a heartfelt note for the staff and owners... ... Read Full Article

Super-Charged Sandwiches – Olive Magazine Reviews BunnyChow

Olive magazine have gone sandwich crazy in their February 2014 issue. Turns out that C&C Alpha Group Ltd's affiliate business, Bunnychow topped their super-charged sandwiches list. Have a read of the review here...... Read Full Article

Dr Prodipta Sen of Alpha G:Corp is Named Best Professional in Real Estate

Dr Prodipta Sen, Executive Director, Alpha G:Corp is named as a 'Best Professional in Real Estate' byEstates Avenue magazine - find out more about what makes him tick in his 5 minute interview...... Read Full Article

Oprah Winfrey visits Ananda Spa, part of the C&C’s Shanti Hospitality Group

Oprah Winfrey took time out from her hectic schedule to visit the award-winning Ananda in the Himalayas. Ananda, which is based at the foothills of the Himalayas, near Rishikesh, India, is part of the C&C Alpha Groups 'Shanti Hospitality' affiliate - and has been named amongst the very best spas in the world.... Read Full Article

Ricky Martin’s Indian Holiday – the Pop Sensation visits Ananda in the Himalayas Spa

Ananda in the Himalayas is world-renowned as one of the world's most luxurious spa retreats. Noted in Tatlers Best spa Guide and popular with the likes of Prince Charles and Camilla, Ananda is part of the Shanti Hospitality Group, an affiliate of C&C Alpha Group Ltd. Ricky Martin recently visited the Spa, here's a little more about his trip...... Read Full Article

Move over Pret! London Evening Standard rates Bunnychow as the best

Forget Pret baguettes. A street food firm hopes hungry Londoners will soon be ordering a Bunny Chow – a South African dish of curry served inside a hollowed out loaf of bread, below. The company, also called Bunny Chow, is set to launch as a premium food outlet “on par with Pret A Manger and Eat”. It will set up 19 London outlets in five years, beginning with Wardour Street in Soho, after it won backing from C &C Alpha Group.... Read Full Article

Ananda in the Himalayas named in Tatler Spa Guide 2014

Ananda in the Himalayas - the luxury destination spa which is part of Shanti Hospitality, a subsidiary of C&C Alpha Group Ltd has been named in Tatler magazine's Spa Guide 2014. Read why this spa should be up next on your 'destination of a lifetime' list...... Read Full Article

Time Out London magazine names Bunnychow Restaurant of the Week

Incredible news this week. Bunnychow, part of the C&C Alpha Group Ltd Shanti Hospitality Group has been named 'Restaurant of the Week' by top lifestyle magazine, Time Out London.... Read Full Article

BBC Good Food Review: Bunnychow, part of the Shanti Hospitality Group

BBC Good Food review Bunnychow. Bunnychow, part of Shanti Hospitality which is owned by C&C Alpha Group Ltd is a very popular street food dish in its home city Durban in South Africa. We find out how their delicious, messy dishes are taking the UK by storm...... Read Full Article

C&C Alpha Group Ltd Sponsors Mother & Baby Nutrition Conference

C&C Alpha Group Ltd (CCAG) has sponsored a high-powered academic weekend symposium on nutrition for mothers and babies in the developing world. ... Read Full Article

Review: Bunnychow, part of the C&C Alpha Shanti Hospitality Group

Bunnychow, a South African food vendor, secured funding from Shanti Hospitality, part of the C&C Alpha Group Ltd, in August 2013. Since then, the food vendors have been delighting hungry Londoners with delicious, flavoursome street food. Food critics have raved about the sumptuous menu time and time again. One review, from online lifestyl magazine and blog, It's Rude to Stare, caught our eye this week.... Read Full Article

NIRA HOTELS AND RESORTS

The final quarter for Nira Hotels and Resorts has been a busy one, with the ski season kicking off in Nira Alpina and December marking the start of high season for all of those festive sun dwellers in Shanti Maurice.... Read Full Article