Tag Archives: March

London hotel sector reports strong gains in March

London’s hotel sector reported strong growth in March, with occupancy up 5.7% and the average daily rate (ADR) up 8%. Based on daily data supplied by STR, London reported the following in year-over-year comparisons: Supply: +2.8% Demand: +8.7% Occupancy: +5.7% to 80.5% Average daily rate (ADR): +8.0% to GBP140.65 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): +14.2% to GBP113.27 STR analysts attribute ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8’s Unusual Screen Resolution Rumoured Ahead of March Launch

Samsung may have confirmed that it will be giving a miss to the MWC 2017 event in Barcelona next month, but that doesn’t mean that rumours around the handset would stop. A new leak claims that the Samsung Galaxy S8 flagship will sport an unusual screen resolution. According to a Chinese tipster, the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 will sport a ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Tipped to Have Multiple-City Launch Event on March 29

There have been a number of Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks in the past one month, but one of the mystGSMArena. Apart from the launch date, @Ricciolo1 has also suggested that Samsung will have a “record breaking marketing campaign” for its upcoming flagship smartphone.eries surrounding the phone has been regarding its launch date. Even though the South Korean company has been ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6 Leak Says Launch on February 6; Sale Rumoured to Start in March

Xiaomi Mi 6, the successor to the Mi 5 smartphone, is expected in the first half of 2017, with reports earlier this week suggesting that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will be launched in either February or April. However, new reports now say that the Xiaomi Mi 6 will be unveiled on February 6 with sales starting in March. The earlier ... Read More »

Lexus Cars To Be Launched In India In March 2017; More Details Revealed

We’ve already told you all there is to about brand Lexus coming to India. In fact we gave you an exclusive story too, telling you about the cars that are making their way here as also the strategy the company will adopt as regards India. We’ve already told you about the RX450 and the ES coming to India and we’ve ... Read More »

Indian Banks May Raise $30 Billion Through Bonds By March 2019: Fitch

Banks need around $90 billion in extra capital by March 2019, says Fitch. New Delhi: Indian banks need around $90 billion additional capital by March 2019 and one-third of this amount is expected to be raised through bonds, according to a report by ratings agency Fitch. Indian banks are likely to become more active in the Additional Tier 1 (AT1) ... Read More »

Alcatel Plans to Increase Offline Presence to 5,000 Stores by March

Smartphone maker Alcatel India will expand its retail network to 5,000 stores in five states by March next year as it looks to increase its market share in the country. “We are going to expand our retail presence to increase our market share. At present we sell through around 700 stores in select states. By March we plan to sell ... Read More »

Nintendo’s Miitomo Hits Japan on March 17

Miitomo, Nintendo’s first mobile app, will launch in Japan on Thursday next week, the company announced via Twitter on Friday morning. The “free-to-start” app – which translates to inclusion of in-app purchases – will let you create an avatar through which you can communicate with your friends. You can use the front camera to give it your likeness, and then ... Read More »

Gionee W909 Clamshell Smartphone Set to Launch on March 29: Report

Gionee has reportedly started sending media invites for an event on March 29 where the company is expected to unveil the W909 clamshell smartphone. One of the biggest highlights of the unannounced Gionee W909 smartphone is said to be the fingerprint scanner and the handset is also likely to pack 4GB of RAM. Other rumoured specifications of the Gionee W909 ... Read More »

Apple Schedules March 21 Event; 4-Inch iPhone, New iPad Launch Expected

Apple, attempting to get back to the business of introducing new products as it fights with the Justice Department in court, announced a March 21 event where the company is expected to unveil a smaller-screen iPhone and an updated iPad. The long-expected unveiling will be held at Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California, the company said in the emailed invitation, without ... Read More »