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Showing posts from March 28, 2008

JOBS| Intl| Sheraton’s Chief Beer Officer wants help!

Forget filing and faxing, this internship is about tasting and toasting - After one year in office Sheraton’s Chief Beer Officer is searching for the first ever best brews summer intern.

Corporate America was changed forever a year ago when Four Points by Sheraton appointed the world’s first-ever Chief Beer Officer (CBO), Scott Kerkmans. After a year in office the resident CBO has realized that a dream job can come with a nightmare work load. Scott is seeking a little sudsy help by kicking off a world wide search for a Best Brews Summer intern. The lucky lad or lass will assist the CBO with his Best Brews duties including beer tasting, trend research and brewery relations.

As part of his undertaking the resident CBO is seeking a yeasty soul over the age of 21 with a love for lager and a thirst for industry knowledge. “I am excited to share my knowledge and experiences with someone who is as passionate about the brewing community as I am” said Kerkmans.

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NEWS| Intl| $50 Million Marriott hotel to be built

Located in the heart of San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, the new hotel is next to the historic Brunswig Building (built in 1900) which originally housed the Brunswig Drug Company.

Walt Fegley, President of Reno Contracting, one of Southern California’s premier general contractors, is proud to announce his firm’s construction of a new Marriott Residence Inn.

The San Diego architectural firm of Awbrey Cook McGill has designed the new hotel. The firm’s design incorporates brick and metal exterior finishes that replicate the materials used in existing structures within the historic warehouse district.

"The overall design of the Residence Inn reflects a trend we are seeing not only in urban centers but also in emerging suburban ‘lifestyle’ centers – a combination of retail, restaurant and residential uses which represents a more environmentally responsible sense of urban planning,” said Scot McGill, Principal of the firm.

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NEWS| Intl| Rome Cavalieri joins the Waldorf=Astoria collection

Hilton Hotels Corporation today announced that the Rome Cavalieri Hilton, the preferred hotel for global travellers to the Eternal City and the hub for Rome’s society set, will become the first European property to join The Waldorf=Astoria Collection.

The Waldorf=Astoria Collection is a collection of what the Hilton Hotels Corporation considers to be its premiere, most luxurious and most identifiable boutique hotels and resorts.

In January 2006, Hilton Hotels, Inc, announced it would launch a luxury brand called the Waldorf=Astoria Collection, branded after the famous Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City, called the most powerful hotel name in the world.

Hilton Hotels declared that the new brand will create luxurious business hotels and resorts worldwide, exceeding the chain's current luxury brand, Conrad Hotels.

After four decades as Italy’s leading hotel, this is the first hotel in Europe and the sixth globally to join the luxury brand.

The Rome Cavalieri is expected to re-open its…