Sunday, 11 December 2016

Be it a Multi Cuisine Restaurant or a Lounge Bar - Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad has it all


Winter is here. This is the season of parties and hanging out with friends and relatives at your favourite eating joints. In case you plan to meet that special person in your life over dinner or just hanging out with your friends, Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad is the best four star hotel in Dhanbad to meet all your needs. The hotel has a great location, which is matched with elegant decor and impeccable service standards. The hotel also offers all the latest ultra modern facilities. Everything put together it would provide you with the perfect evening which you may have been looking  forward to in a long time.
Carramel - one of the best Multi cuisine Restaurants in Dhanbad
In case you are a lover of great food then the dining experience at Hotel Cocoon with the Multi Cuisine Restaurant called "Carramel" is worth visiting Dhanbad for. Not only does Carramel offer a great ambience but there are the best chefs in business who handle the duties in the kitchen. Be it any type of dish Chinese, continental or Indian they prepare scrumptious food which will surely leave you lip smacking. At Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad we are extremely particular about the quality of the food which is served. We ensure that the quality of the food served at the Carramel matches the international standards. The Multi-Cuisine restaurant is situated at 5th Floor of the hotel. Here you can savor one of the best culinary experiences with our Master Chef.
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We at the Hotel Coccon Dhanbad are confident that you would simply fall in love with it and keep coming back to us asking for more.
Hotel Cocoon has Cubbes Lounge bar
If you are looking to relax, then you spend some time at the Cubbes Lounge bar. The arrival of winter makes it ideal for drinks. This is the time which marks the arrival of Christmas and the New Year celebrations. There is a very attractive offer which you can avail at the Cubbes now. If you buy a drink you can get one free from our side. So just to relieve yourself from the extreme stress you have been going through, you could just relax with a drink in your hand along with your friends. 
Apart from the great dining and wining experience you could also stay at the Hotel Cocoon. We offer the very best in luxury at the most affordable rates. We offer the latest amenities and maintain very high levels of service standards at our hotel. So next time you visit Dhanbad for a family trip or on an official trip, you must not only stay at the Hotel Cocoon but you must not miss out to dine and wine at our hotel. For details regarding booking and other information please visit our website.

Monday, 28 November 2016

Popular foods of Jharkhand you must not miss


When it comes to going out for a holiday, perhaps states like Goa and Kerala are the ones which may be at the top of your mind. However Jharkhand too is a state which offers great scenic beauty. The state tourism department in recent times has been taking a lot of fresh initiatives to make the state a popular travel destination for tourists from near and far. Apart from great scenic beauty the state has great food to offer its tourists. So when you are out on a holiday to Jharkhand the following are the most popular dishes you must not miss out on, particularly if you are a lover of great food. 
Popular foods of Jharkhand you must try 
Pittha
Pittha is a very popular dish for many states of India, including Jharkhand. It is made with flour, suji, rice and is stuffed with vegetables and lentils. You must try out the pitthas of Jharkhand with coriander chutney. It has an amazing taste and is a dish which we are sure you would love to have. 
Thekua
Thekua is an extremely famous dish for both the states of Bihar and Jharkhand. It is a sweet snack which is offered as an offering to the gods during Chhath puja, the most popular festival for Jharkhand. It is prepared with wheat, flour and sugar. This is another very popular dish you must eat when in the state.
Litti Chokha
This is another popular dish of Jharkhand, which is prepared with wheat flour dough that is stuffed with a mixture of roasted gram flour, spices and lemon juice. It is served with chokha- which is baked and pulped vegetables mixed with spices and onion.
Aloo Chokha
Aloo Chokha is another simple dish which also common in other states of India too. It is prepared with mashed potatoes, spices and onions. You could have this potato curry with roti/chapati or rice. It is a dish which may look ordinary but tastes delicious.
Malpua
Malpua is a very popular sweet dish of the state, along with the other states of India. This sweet is made with the mixture of milk, sugar and mashed bananas. It is often deep fried in desi ghee and later kept dipped in sugar syrup for some time. It has a great taste which you would simply love, especially if you love sweets. 
Til Barfi
This is another sweet dessert which is usually prepared in the state at the time of Makar Sankranti. It is also prepared to celebrate special occasions too. This is one of the most popular sweets of Jharkhand
Channa Ghugni
Channa Ghugni is one of the most popular snacks of Jharkhand. A lot of Bengal gram is used as stuffing. It often is served as a Sunday special breakfast dish for many people of the state. 
Apart from these traditional foods you can get various delicious and spicy foods also at Carramel, the multi-cuisine restaurant of Hotel Cocoon at Dhanbad. You can get all types of foods here - from Indian to International. So don't forget to give yourself the test of the foods from best restaurant in Dhanbad while visiting here.

Friday, 25 November 2016

Having a wedding or a corporate conference? Have it at the Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad!

The Marriage season has just begun. It is also that time of the year where a lot of corporate conference and other corporate events are held. Whatever be the event organizing one is often very time consuming and very hectic. You may have to take care of even the minutest of detail. Taking time out of your already busy schedule we are sure is not easy for you. Besides while taking care of all the nitty-gritty of the event you may not be able to take part in the event and enjoy it. However we can also understand your anxiety in regard to such events. You want to make sure that everything should be in order and happen as per schedule.
But if you are planning to have your next personal or corporate event you can have it at the Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad. Being in the hospitality industry for a long time, we are fully equipped with all the amenities which are required for such events and at the same time we have the best staff in business to take care of all your needs. The entire process of organizing such events begins with meticulous planning. Our team will help you plan the entire event and also help in the perfect execution of the same
Why Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad for such events and occasions?

Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad is a class apart in terms of both interior decor as well as hospitality. This classic four star hotel is one of the best luxury hotels of Dhanbad offering a wide range of services at affordable rates. These include a whole range of 51 well decorated rooms to choose from. Each of these luxury rooms and suites are designed to provide you and your esteemed guests with the maximum comfort. All these rooms are spacious and have 32 inch LED TV provided with Internet connectivity. They have all the latest amenities. 
This star hotel also has elegant banquet halls, open terrace lawns and ideal for hosting any event which you may be having. To accompany the great facilities there is also a Multi cuisine restaurant as well named "Caramel". The restaurant has the best ambiance and scrumptious food to go along with it. So not only can you entertain your guests with the best hospitality you can offer them the best of food as well. So why take all the trouble of hosting your important event? Leave the organizing part to the very helpful and cooperative staff of Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad. They will do everything for you starting from planning to execution. All you need to do is convey your exact needs and just relax. Everything will be executed with perfection, while you can enjoy the event. 
Now with the wedding season beginning, plan your next wedding or anniversary at Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad. In case you have an important corporate event you could do the same. Without any further delay book your next event with us and see the magic. For details visit Hotel Cocoon Events.

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Jharkhand Tourism- What’s New?

Much has been changing in the Jharkhand Tourism in recent times. The state is already endowed with much natural scenic beauty. The state government is now bent upon capitalizing on its natural beauty and taking many steps in this direction. So if you did not consider the state to be a good tourist destination, the present steps would surely make you think. In this blog we will try to make you aware of some of the many steps being taken in this direction. 
One such initiative in this regard is the development of a three tier village development plan
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Jharkhand villages getting geared up for a three tier fully fledged development plan
The state government of Jharkhand has a comprehensive 3 tier village development plan for the future. As per the ambitious plan a two day gram sabha meeting would be organized in October 2016 across 32000 villages in the state. Thus the rural people of the state are all set to actively participate in the program. According to the state government as much as 79% of the total population of the state resides in the rural villages. Many of them are situated on hilltops and near rivulets. Thus all of them offer a very picturesque scenic beauty which is difficult to match. They therefore have a great potential to draw tourist from far and near. 
According to the proposed schemes of ‘Neeti Ayog’, the state government has initiated empowerment and development schemes for villages. The main objective of these widely held meetings would be to plan and develop long term plans for development in various fields. The state government intends that the villagers discuss about important topics like agriculture, land development, tourism and irrigation. Other issues to be discussed could be animal husbandry, Health and Nutrition, education & skill development during the two-day deliberations.
Spots are being identified for promoting adventure sports in the state
With the program much is expected to change. Apart from this the state government is also planning to take steps some spots in the state to be used for adventure sports. The global market has seen an upsurge in interest of tourists for wild life sanctuaries and bird watching. However not many states have been able to cater to the rising demand. This has prompted the Jharkhand state government to take up new initiatives in this regard.

As of now the places of tourist interest in the state are many. These include the Maithan dam, Bhatinda falls, the Kalyaneshwari temple, Topchanchi Lake just to name a few. With so many initiatives being taken, Jharkhand is soon likely to be a top tourist destination in the region. So in case you are planning to take a quick holiday you could definitely consider Jharkhand. In case you visit Dhanbad, then you must stay at Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad. It is one of the best luxury hotels which is the best facilities and services at the most reasonable rates. For more details to book or any other query please visit our website.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

The top 5 travelling trends in 2016

The festival season has started here in India. The Ganesh Chaturthi and Durga Puja have just over paving the way for the much awaited Diwali and Chhath puja. If you are planning a holiday trip this time of the year, it might just be the right time to know about the top travelling trends of the year. Exploring new unexplored destinations may be one of the top wishes which you might be having as an adventurous traveler. India of course is so rich in art and culture and being a nation which has an ancient history, it always has plenty to offer to travelers worldwide. And all know that the good effects of travel on health and mind.
Many now favour experimental journeys
Studies suggest that many travelers now prefer to undertake experimental trips. This involves a slow paced trip which would provide plenty of local experience to the trip. So in case you want to indulge in the local experiences you could plan for one too. Thus instead of staying at the high end luxury hotels, you could consider home stay which could provide you with a better flavour of the local life of the place you plan to travel to.
You could avail the services of a personal photographer
The trend of almost everyone taking selfies and uploading them into social media might make you feel burdened. This is why you could now opt for a personal photographer. Many tour operators are now providing the travelers with a personal snapper who would also have internet hotspots. They would document your trip and deliver a daily dose of Insta-appropriate images. This is an innovative idea which seems to be working well for most tour operators.

Wellness is a top priority for the hospitality industry
Wellness for most globetrotters is a top priority. This is why most resorts, hotels, holiday homes and even airlines are putting a major portion of their itinerary on the same. The services offered include everything from de-stressing, detoxing and other health-related activities. So in case you are a fitness freak, taking care of your health would not be a problem even when you are on tour. 
Travel Apps continue to dominate the travel sector
Whether be it flight booking or booking a package, travels apps have dominated the travelling industry. This offers great convenience to you as a traveler. The other benefit it offers is that with so much competition now in the sector you could easily land up with a really lucrative deal, which might not have been possible otherwise.
Travelling with strangers
It might sound scary, but travelling is about meeting new people. Many now prefer to take solo trips to travel to unexplored places with a group of strangers. So many travelers are now seen to travel to lesser known places which are smaller towns and villages. In fact travelling to these locations had emerged as a big trend. Perhaps one primary reason for this is that you can travel at a low budget.
Being in the hospitality industry for long , we at Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad, hope that now that you are aware of the latest trends of travelling, you can now plan better for your trips. In case you plan to travel to Dhanbad, you must book your rooms at Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad, one of the best luxury hotels of Dhanbad. For details visit our website.

Thursday, 29 September 2016

The many festivals of Jharkhand

With Durga Puja just over a week away, the festival season in India is just about to begin. Much like other states Jharkhand too has rich traditions and culture. Festivals form an important part of any culture. A recent study of the Union Ministry revealed that Jharkhand registered more than 385% increase in foreign tourist visits between 2012 and 2014. This rapid growth is particularly impressive in comparison to its neighboring states. Perhaps a part of this impressive growth also has to do with the many festivals which are celebrated in this state. In this blog we will look at the various festivals which are celebrated in the state
The major festivals
Chhath Puja is perhaps the most important festival celebrated in this state. This puja has to do with the worship of the Sun. This puja is held twice in a year. It is held once in March and again in the month of November. The puja is performed to thank the Sun god for sustaining life on earth. The rituals followed during the Chhath Puja are rigorous. They are performed over four days. The rituals performed include holy bathing and fasting.
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Holi is the festival of colours is celebrated in the state with much enthusiasm just like the other states of India. Generally Holi is celebrated around the month of February or in March. People celebrate this festival by greeting every one with colours. It brings great joy to all who participate in this festival.   
Dussehra is a festival which celebrates the victory of Goddess Durga over Mahisasur. This is a festival which also commemorates Lord Rama's victory over King Ravana. Both put together it ultimately signifies the triumph of good over evil.
Diwali is the festival of lights, which is also celebrated in Jharkhand with much fervour along with other states of India. 
Ramnavami is another important festival of the state to celebrate to the birth of Lord Rama. People of the state celebrate it by fasting and offering prayers to the lord. Apart from this Janmashtami is another festival which is celebrated in Jharkhand to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. 
Basant Panchami is also a major festival of Jharkhand. This is done to celebrate the arrival of the pleasant season of spring after the passing of the cold winter season. Kite flying forms a part of the celebration during Basant Panchami.
Along with all the Hindu festivals the Muslim festivals too are celebrated in Jharkhand with equal enthusiasm. 
Amongst the muslim festivals the ones which are celebrated are Bakhri Id and Muharram. Bakhri Id is observed on the tenth day of twelfth month in the Muslim Calendar. Muharram commemorates the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet.
Many tribal festivals are also celebrated in Jharkhand as well. 
So with so many festivals being celebrated in Jharkhand, you must take time to visit the state during festival time to celebrate them. In case you visit Jharkhand you could visit Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad at Dhanbad which is one of the best hotels in the state. For details visit our website.

Monday, 26 September 2016

Top Tourist destinations from Dhanbad you must not miss

It is true that Dhanbad may not be considered as a top holiday destination.  So we often think that there is hardly anything worth seeing in or around Dhanbad. But this is a misconception. You may be visiting Dhanbad on a business or normal trip. The following are the tourist destinations which you must make time for and visit when in Dhanbad. 
Top Tourist destinations:
Maithan Dam: This is a famous dam which was constructed by the Damodar Valley Corporation. The dam is located about 48 kms from Dhanbad on the Barakar River. This dam is about 15800 feet long. It was constructed mainly to control floods and the generation of electricity power. It covers a total area of about 65 square kilometers.  In case you want to visit the underground electric power station prior permission is needed. But it is truly worth the effort, because it’s one of its kind in the whole of South East Asia. 
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The Kalyaneshwari Temple: This 19th century Hindu temple is truly sacred. It is located just adjacent to the Maithan dam. Every time during certain times of the year this temple draws a large number of devotees from far and near. So in case you are of the more spiritual type you must visit this ancient temple to have a great spiritual experience.
Bhatinda Falls: This waterfalls is located about 14 kms from Dhanbad in a place called Munidh. The place surrounding the falls is very beautiful indeed. This has a lot of greenery. It is very peaceful as well. So you must visit the Bhatinda Falls when in Dhanbad.
Topchanchi Lake: This is an artificial lake located at a distance of about 37 kms from Dhanbad. It was created mainly to supply water to the district of Jharia. Apart from this lake you could also visit Gomoh, a place renowned for its history associated with the famous freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Bekar Bandh: This is a pond which is located in Dhanbad itself. It offers boating facilities and can serve as the perfect getaway spot. The serenity of the spot can truly be very refreshing. 
Other places which you can visit when in Dhanbad are the Indian School of Mines. This is one of the oldest and premier Engineering Colleges of India. It was established and developed by the British, the Institute was developed on the lines of Royal School of Mines, Others include the Panchet dam. This is another dam under the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) located near a place called Kumardubi and about 54 kms from Dhanbad.
So next time you happen to be in Dhanbad you must make sure to visit the above mentioned tourist destinations. If you are looking for a good hotel in Dhanbad, then Hotel Cocoon Dhanbad is one of the best luxury hotels there. For details regarding accommodation you must visit our website. you could also get in touch with our Travel Desk for your local sightseeing