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Showing posts from July 30, 2008

NEWS| Marriott Meetings Offer Eco-Friendly Alternatives

The average three-day meeting at a Marriott hotel attended by 1,000 people produces more than 12 tons of trash, uses 200,000 kilowatts of power and consumes 100,000 gallons of water. Beginning this summer, Marriott, JW Marriott and Renaissance Hotels & Resorts will introduce a series of meeting products that are eco-friendly and will help guests and meeting planners reduce their environmental impact.

Marriott is building on an aggressive environmental strategy by adding new elements to green its meetings.

Products and Services include:

„X 100% post-consumer fiber writing pads
„X Bic Ecolutions® pens made from recycled content and biodegradable (Marriott purchases 47 million pens per year)
„X Access to recycling containers in or near meeting rooms in many of the hotels
„X Meeting rooms set with water service in pitchers or coolers rather than plastic bottles
„X Boxed lunch containers made of recycled content, including biodegradable cutlery kits and napkins
„X Organic, sustainable and…

JOBS| Guest Relations Coordinator, Dubai

The Position:
To manage the activities of the 'reception' for Al Maha Resort, and co-ordinate the activities of the Guest Relations staff in their duties of being the primary link between all visitors and guests and the functional operations of the Resort. To maintain procedures amongst the staff which produce consistent, high levels of guest comfort and satisfaction through provision of services which maximise the facilities, activities, and services offered by the Resort.

Job Outline

To institute the procedures for guest check-in, reception and check-out procedures.
To allocate the off duties for Guest Relations Officers, and to be responsible for the staff rosters and shifts amongst this department.
To co-ordinate the activities of the guests and the Guest Relations Officers with all other departments in the Resort in order to ensure that the guest gains maximum comfort, attention and service during their visit to the Resort.
To be responsible for ensuring the timely production o…