Archives October 2023

Phoenix Palladium Celebrates 14 Years of Luxury and Elegance

Phoenix Palladium Celebrates

Mumbai, Date: Phoenix Palladium, the ultimate destination for luxury shopping and dining, is delighted to announce its 14th-anniversary celebration. In the journey spanning 14 remarkable years, Phoenix Palladium has emerged as a shining symbol of opulence, providing an unmatched shopping and dining experience for its esteemed customers. As they mark this significant milestone, Phoenix Palladium has meticulously curated a series of captivating events and campaigns, all designed to enthral and enchant their cherished patrons.

To commemorate its anniversary, Phoenix Palladium presented an array of exclusive retailer collaborations and an opulent staycation at the esteemed St. Regis, Mumbai. The pinnacle of their anniversary celebration is undoubtedly the tailored Staycation offer valid till 15th October 2023. It’s an experience that combines the best of both worlds – the opportunity to indulge in a luxurious shopping spree at Phoenix Palladium, where one can splurge on high-end fashion, exquisite dining, and unparalleled experiences, and then retreat to the tranquil haven of St. Regis, Mumbai. It’s a custom-tailored experience that allows one to savour the very essence of luxury at its finest.

As a pivotal part of their grand celebration, Phoenix Palladium is set to host an exclusive and glamorous soirée in collaboration with the iconic Victoria’s Secret brand. The soirée, scheduled to take place on October 27th, 2023, will play host to an elite crowd of discerning fashion enthusiasts, trendsetters, and socialites from across Bombay’s upscale scene. It’s a night where high fashion and luxury collide, offering an unparalleled opportunity for attendees to revel in the sophistication that both Phoenix Palladium and Victoria’s Secret embody.

Phoenix Palladium, home to luxury giants like Burberry, Jimmy Choo, Emporio Armani, Coach, Victor’s Secret, and more, is synonymous with opulence. It’s where elegance converges, a place where luxury aficionados gather to experience the very essence of sophistication and style. Phoenix Palladium is where luxury finds its epicenter.

Furthermore, Phoenix Palladium takes pride in being a distinguished hub for luxury timepieces. From renowned brands like Hublot and Omega to esteemed retailers like Ethos and Jacob & Co., their collection is boundless, ensuring that every shopper’s horological desires find fulfilment. In the spirit of continuous innovation, Palladium is thrilled to introduce Pauls, Pret A. Manger, Polo Ralph Lauren, Abraham & Thakore, and Banana Leaf as the newest additions to the family of brands. These exciting additions are poised to elevate and enrich the shopping experience of valued patrons.

Since its inception, Phoenix Palladium has stood as a trailblazing force in the realms of luxury fashion, jewellery, and fine dining. It’s the place where all your favourite indulgences converge under one roof. This prestigious establishment also boasts a storied history of hosting high-profile celebrities at its exclusive events. Just last year, luminaries such as Paris Hilton, Priyanka Chopra, Siddharth Malhotra, and Malika Arora graced its premises for exclusive product launches and gatherings, further underscoring its status as a hub of luxury and glamour.

Phoenix Palladium is gearing up for an exhilarating series of upcoming events in the months ahead. This line-up includes eagerly anticipated new festival collection launches, and exclusive retailer alliances, among other exciting new brand launches such as Laura Mercier, and Versace Rosenthal. Moreover, continuing its reputation for providing unique attractions, Phoenix Palladium is set to enchant visitors with its forthcoming Diwali décor and enticing Diwali rewards. Anticipated to be a breathtaking visual spectacle, this display guarantees to captivate and leave onlookers spellbound.

Phoenix Palladium extends a warm invitation to all to partake in the celebration of its 14th anniversary, an opportunity to indulge in the epitome of luxury through exquisite shopping and fine dining experiences.

The luxury staycation is shop for 2.5 lakh in a single day, and earn an assured staycation at Grand. The St. Regis Mumbai

Godrej Group and Mumbai First Unveil Sohrab Pirojsha Godrej Environment Award to Honor Environmental Excellence

Bangalore, 2nd October 2023 Godrej Group, in partnership with Mumbai First, today, announced the launch of the Sohrab Pirojsha Godrej Environment Award, an initiative dedicated to recognizing and honoring individuals who have demonstrated exceptional excellence in the field of environment and sustainability, with a focus on Mumbai. This prestigious award serves as a tribute to Mr. S.P. Godrej’s pioneering work in environmental protection and commemorates his enduring legacy by inspiring the next generation of environmental champions.

The Sohrab Pirojsha Godrej Environment Award has a set of pivotal objectives. It aims to not only recognize the pioneers who have spearheaded sustainable environmental projects within the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, but also seeks to disseminate best practices to ignite and motivate the adoption of environmentally responsible actions. It also aspires to honor impactful efforts in crucial areas such as preservation, pollution control, and conservation.

The evaluation criteria for the Sohrab Pirojsha Godrej Environment Award encompass key aspects such as impact, leadership, and commitment to the environment causes. It also takes into account community engagement, innovative approaches, advocacy efforts, scalability of initiatives, educational outreach, and a science-based approach.

Nadir Godrej, Chairman and Managing Director of Godrej Industries, stated, “At Godrej, we are deeply committed to protecting our environment, because we understand it’s not just a choice but a responsibility we all share. The Sohrab Pirojsha Godrej Environment Award carries a special meaning for us. It is a symbol of our continuing dedication to people, the planet, alongside profit and a tribute to legendry SP Godrej who was a great environmentalist. It would be a privilege for us to celebrate and stand beside the incredible individuals and organizations who work tirelessly to protect our environment. Together, let’s support these ‘Environment Champions,’ drawing inspiration from their remarkable efforts as we strive to create a better world for future generations.”

Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar, FRS, Former Chairman of National Innovation Foundation and Former Director-General of CSIR, and jury member of the Sohrab Pirojsha Godrej Environment Award, stated, “S P Godrej was a timeless inspirator well ahead of his time. He lives on even today with his eternal message of the critical importance environmental protection as a key to our sustainable future. The awards created in his name for championing this noble cause will inspire generations to come.”

Mr. Roger C. B. Pereira, Vice Chairman of Mumbai First, commented, “Mr. S. P. Godrej was a man born much before his time! He devoted his entire life, giving of his Time, Money & Talents, unstintingly to the cause of the Environment, literally 24×7. I feel really fulfilled that Nadir Godrej has whole heartedly supported Mumbai First in its endeavor to commemorate this giant of a human being.”

The Sohrab Pirojsha Godrej Environment Award is open for nominations until September 30, 2023. To learn more about the award and access the nomination form, please visit our website at

Coffee Tables That Tell Stories: The Great Eastern Home’s Vintage Masterpieces

Coffee Tables

The Great Eastern Home is delighted to introduce a stunning collection of vintage coffee tables that showcase the epitome of craftsmanship from different eras and regions. Each coffee table is an exceptional piece of art that combines history, creativity, and is a representative of the culture of its times.

A coffee table plays the heart of any living space. Its presence adds a point of focus to the room, and its design can either elevate or diminish the warm and welcoming atmosphere you desire. Therefore, it’s crucial to carefully consider the coffee table’s features and intended functions, deciding which aspects align with your needs and style preferences. When embarking on this thoughtful journey of selecting the perfect coffee table, The Great Eastern Home emerges as the ideal starting point, boasting an extensive and diverse collection that caters to various tastes and preferences.

The collection of vintage coffee tables from The Great Eastern Home celebrates the diversity of design and cultural influences found throughout the world. Each item has a unique origin and historical narrative, making it a treasure for collectors and those who love good design. Whether you are looking for grandeur, elegance, geometry, or an eclectic feel, The Great Eastern Homes collection has something for everyone. Each piece is a work of art that will be appreciated for years to come. Explore The Great Eastern Home to find excellent coffee tables for your living area.

These vintage coffee tables are a masterpiece in their own right, celebrating the artistry and heritage of their respective eras and cultures. The Great Eastern Home invites you to explore and acquire these exquisite pieces that effortlessly blend history, elegance, and sophistication. This collection is a timeless masterpiece that will be appreciated for years to come.

Airbnb Hosts across India gear up to welcome cricket fans from around the world for the upcoming Cricket World Cup

2nd October 2023 India – The countdown is on as India prepares to host the highly anticipated Cricket World Cup.

The tournament, which kicks off on 5 October, across 10 cities provides new and existing Airbnb Hosts an unmissable opportunity to roll out their welcome mats for stays during the event and showcase the epitome of Indian hospitality.

Recent Airbnb data reveals that there has been a surge in searches for stays in India during the tournament days, marking the country as the go to destination for ardent cricket fans from all over the world.1 Leading the pack are fans from the United Kingdom, followed by supporters from Australia and New Zealand. This fanfare truly establishes the cricket world cup as a global sports marvel.2

In the light of the much-awaited match between India and Pakistan on October 14, Airbnb saw an over 4000 percent surge in searches for accommodations in Ahmedabad, the host city, for check-ins on that date. This meteoric rise underscores the unmatched enthusiasm and passion that fans share for the sport.3

It’s not just about the games, the influx of international travellers offers a significant economic boost to the local Hosts. Cricket aficionados don’t just come for the matches, they also immerse themselves in the local culture, cuisines and experiences, bringing valuable economic opportunities to the Airbnb Host community.

Based on searches made on Airbnb in H1 2023 (1 January – 30 June 2023) for check-ins during the tournament period, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Pune, Lucknow and Kolkata emerged as the hotspots for cricket driven tourism.4

Amanpreet Singh Bajaj, Airbnb’s General Manager, India, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan said, “It’s heartening to see that the spirit of cricket, combined with the warmth of Indian hospitality, is resonating with the fans globally. As Hosts from various parts of India open doors to their home, they aren’t just offering a play to stay but an immersive experience, enabling them to truly live the world cup fever.”

“As the cricketing world converges on India, Airbnb remains committed to ensuring that fans from all corners of the globe find a home away from home, fostering connections that transcend the cricket field.”

1 Based on Airbnb searches made in H1 2023 (1 Jan – 30 June) for check-ins between 5 October 2023 – 19 November 2023 vs the same period last year

2 Top origin of guests of competing countries and regions by nights searched in H1 2023, for check-ins between 5 October 2023 – 19 November 2023 in India

3 Based on Airbnb searches in H1 2023 made for stays in Ahmedabad for check-ins between 13 October 2023 – 15 October 2023

4 Based on Airbnb searches in H1 2023 for check-ins between 5 October 2023 – 19 November 2023

JioMart And Meta Celebrate A Year Of Making Shopping Easier For India

Bengaluru,02 October 2023 Celebrating one year of enabling Indians to shop with ease, JioMart and WhatsApp’s collaboration has proven to be one of the most successful partnerships in the domestic retail space. Reliance Retail’s JioMart, one of India’s leading e-marketplaces, has successfully implemented and fulfilled orders through WhatsApp. The partnership has enabled consumers to simply browse and shop for their household needs through WhatsApp chat services.

With the partnership with Meta, JioMart has witnessed 7x growth in monthly orders through WhatsApp compared to the same period last year. With an end-to-end shopping experience within WhatsApp, JioMart is able to tap consumers, who are hesitant to shop online. The user-friendly functionality of the platform has also enabled a 6x month-on-month growth in new customer conversion on JioMart-on-WhatsApp. Moreover, this partnership has boosted India’s digital transformation and helped consumers and businesses of all sizes to connect in new ways.

Last year, in a global-first product experience initiative, Jio Platforms partnered with Meta to offer JioMart-on-WhatsApp. JioMart-on-WhatsApp experience is revolutionizing the way millions of businesses across the country connect with their consumers while bringing unparalleled simplicity and convenience to people’s shopping experience.

Sandhya Devanathan, Vice President, Meta India, said, “JioMart’s end-to-end shopping experience on WhatsApp was a global-first innovative integration for Meta, and we are pleased with this strategic partnership. The growth JioMart has seen since both sales and customer acquisition on WhatsApp is a testament to the fact that businesses and people are finding messaging to be the faster, more convenient way to get things done. Business messaging is an area with real momentum, and these chat-based experiences will be a game-changer around the world.”

Commenting on the occasion, Sandeep Varaganti, CEO, JioMart, said, “The launch of JioMart on WhatsApp last year has been a phenomenal success, we are able to truly democratize digital commerce for everyone and bring in new customers. In fact, we have witnessed a 6X month-on-month growth in new customers coming from this platform. We have been expanding our offerings on the platform and now have multi-categories available on the catalogue, from groceries and fashion to electronics. We will also be able to offer collections from the Reliance Jewels range soon. Together, we are determined to make this new channel of digital shopping a success and fill the need gap of the digitally shy customers and reach a larger audience across the country.”

As part of the anniversary celebrations, JioMart will offer unmatched prices and discounts up to 70% on products across categories on WhatsApp shopping. Adding some glitz and excitement to the JioMart-on-WhatsApp Anniversary Dhamaka, JioMart is hosting a live session on their social media platforms for consumers on September 29, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Consumers can register on JioMart Facebook Event and join celebrities, Gauahar Khan and RJ Kisna live and stand a chance to win iPhones and more than 200 exciting prizes!

By simply sending ‘Hi’ to the JioMart number (+917977079770) on WhatsApp, one will instantly receive the shopping catalogue, notifications on current offers and deals. You can browse the catalog and explore aisles of unlimited products on offer at JioMart, add products to your cart and complete your purchases, all within WhatsApp. With this hassle-free service, customers can order as per their convenience, no time or quantity restrictions.

Career as Data Science: Job and Career Opportunities

Mr. Amit Kataria,

By Mr. Amit Kataria, Founder of Madrid Software

Data scientists and their demands in this data-driven world continue to pour out. Career opportunities in this field are financially rewarding and parallelly help in intellectual building. Data scientists give valuable insights into data that help various organizations and people to explore more in-depth. A field full of statistics, machine learning, data engineering, and domain expertise that revolutionize the industries market across various sectors. Data scientists help the market or businesses to make precise decisions with accuracy.

According to Mr. Amit Kataria, Founder of Madrid Software, “There are ample job opportunities in the field of data sciences which allows a data scientist to explore more and gain rewards. The field of data science is full of adventure and curiosity that develops a passion for problem-solving and keenly observing things.”

In this article, Mr. Kataria shared some of the job and career opportunities in the field:

Data Analyst:

They collect, filter, and analyze data to assist in data-driven decisions with the help of technologies such as SQL, Excel, and data visualization software. They add business value to the data by interpreting and analyzing the ongoing trends with expertized data handling.

Machine Learning Engineer:

They create algorithms that allow computers to learn from data and make shrewdness. Strong programming skills in languages and machine learning frameworks are needed to be in this position. They develop machine learning systems and conduct experiments with learning and reasoning to focus on interpreting and analyzing data patterns of human interaction.

Data Engineer:

They augment the infrastructure and enable us to store data with the help of big data technologies like SQL and NoSQL. They also work on data processing and data retrieval with solid programming skills to evaluate client’s data with extremely large data sets for data extraction.

AI Ethicist:

They ensure that the models are developed ethically. They play a very pivotal role in social, moral, and legal compliance with the fusion of societal values and AI technologies. They advise on the set of guidelines that are the outcomes of artificial intelligence.

Data Science Consultant:

They provide expertized solutions to their independent data-related clients. They collect data to form business strategies and know more about the competition and demand of the market. They perform various operations to have insights into the data gathered with the essential utilization of tools to increase the productivity of the business efficiently.

Overall, data science offers growth and advancement into various roles like Data Science Manager, Chief Data Officer, and many more. It is one of the most exigent jobs at present. Data scientists use data to meet the needs of the client skillfully. They work as a medium between humans and computers to deal with challenges with potential growth and benefits. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills are the essential skills needed to be an expert and work as a bridge between business and technical skills to solve complex problems.

Data science will bring valuable insights with understanding to make vibrant data-driven decisions and enable companies to have proper marketing insights with proper data documentation. This industry is growing and will be on boon in upcoming years. It may help all the sectors in many ways by providing proper data analytics. This field is full of challenges and complexities with the legal system and storage issues but with the least errors and the highest productivity in various forms of data. It is one the most enormous fields with customized experiences and efficient technologies together to have inundated data.