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NEWS| Intl| Banyan Tree's profit tumbles

Banyan Tree Holdings Limited announced today its 4th quarter result which shows a 79% decrease in operating profit due to political turmoil in Thailand and slow down in world economy following the financial crisis.
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However, operating profit for the full year 2008 was more muted at 23% below last year to S$93.8 million, shored largely by a good first half year for the Group.

Mr Ho KwonPing, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree said, “The political turmoil in Thailand which led to a week long closure of Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi International Airport and left more than 300,000 tourists stranded in November has significantly affected our hotel operation and property sales in Thailand in the 4th quarter. We are bracing for a tough year in 2009 given the continuing political crisis in Thailand and the world economic slowdown and deterioration of the global financi…

VIDEO| MARRIOTT LOBBY REINVENTION

Tour the Atlanta Marriott Marquis with Bill Marriott, Jr. "I've never seen a better looking property in my entire career." Subscribe to The Hospitality Knowledge & Career E-Mag |www.hospemag.com by Email

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EDITOR| This is really taking the lobby to the street. I envisage this going further with entire sections of cities/times/eras will be recreated with dramatic effect and cross-marketing & promotions across brands. The lobby is a real estate and with increasing use of technology & in-room check-ins, tv check outs etc, the lobby is set to be the new 'place to be seen at!'





NEWS| Celebrating 20 years of Marriott Hotels in Asia

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End of February we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of the opening of our JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong.

It was our very first hotel in Asia and has been one of our flagship hotels there for the past two decades. It has always been a beautiful hotel, but now that it has completed its latest renovation, it is more stunning than ever before.

When we selected the site, I was always impressed with the harbor views. Hong Kong has an amazing harbor. The activity in the harbor and the skyline on the other side is something that is unforgettable. It's always been a big thrill to visit Hong Kong.

In addition to providing our guests with world-class accommodations, the hotel has raised the bar for our food and beverage operations throughout the world. The hotel's restaurants are very busy and popular with locals, as w…

JOBS| FO| Duty Manager

Ramada Plaza Delhi is a proud member of the Wyndham Hotel group
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RAMADA, PLAZA NEW DELHI

Ramada Plaza Delhi is a proud member of the Wyndham Hotel group, which is the World's largest lodging franchisor, encompassing 65000 hotels, under 10 brands in 6 continents. Designed in luxurious Greco- roman decor, it provides up to date facilities & amenities for the most discerning travelers.

The hotel is located in centre of Connaught Place area, which is a shopping & business hub and surrounded by most famous tourist sites of Delhi.

The hotel offers 445 ultra modern, deluxe guest rooms apart from vast conferencing & banqueting facilities, 3 restaurants, Bar & Pub. It is one the largest hotel in Delhi.

We are passionate about attracting, retaining, recognizing and motivating the best and the brightest talent.

We are looking for smart , energet…

JOBS| Intl| CRUISE LINE OPENINGS

We need the following ranks with five star Hotel experience.
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[ candidates with Cruise Ship experience preferred ]

>> Sous Chef
>> Chef De Partie
>> Demi Chef De Partie
>> Provision Master


>> Asst Housekeeper
>> Asst D / Room Manager
>> Beverage Manager
>> Asst Beverage Manager
>> Cellar Master

Contact:
BIBBY SHIP MANAGEMENT { INDIA } PVT > LTD.
401--404, Midas Chambers, off Link Road , ANDHERI{W] Mumbai 400053 .

Tel : 91 22 4086 8000; Fax : 912240868001 / 40868002
Email: cruise@india.bibbyshipmanagement.com





NEWS| Intl| W Hotels

W Hotels Continues Worldwide Expansion with the Announcement of W Paris-Opera

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France's First W Hotel Will Open in 2011 Offering Escape, Extravaganza and Stylish Design in the Heart of Paris

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced plans to open W Paris-Opéra in 2011, marking the debut of W Hotels Worldwide in France.

Located in the chic and bustling Opéra area of Paris, amid lively cafés, contemporary designer boutiques, and buzzing restaurants and nightlife destinations, W Paris-Opéra will occupy an elegant 1870s Haussmann era building, close to the Galleries Lafayette and Place Vendome in an area where Paris earned its praise as the 'City of Lights.' Owned by Meridia Capital, a Barcelona-based private equity global real estate fund, W Paris-Opéra will feature 90 stylish guest rooms, a world-class contemporary restaurant and …

Job Portal| www.hoteljobstoday.com

a website for international jobs


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http://www.hoteljobstoday.com

I try and bring you more job sites regularly. We all want that perfect opportunity, don't we?

The site seems to be populated with international jobs, for which I personally still think hcareers.com is the best.

I haven't applied to any job posted here but if you get a decent response, pls let me know.






NEWS| NEW Institute of Hotel Management

IHM to come at ROHTAK To offer 3yr degree course with intake of 120 students
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A NEW Institute of Hotel Management [ IHM] is being set up at Tilyar Lake Tourist Complex, Rohtak, with a financial assistant of Rs 12 crore form the Central government . In a statement here to day, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that the IHM at Rohtak would be the second institute in the state after Kurukshetra

The demand for trained manpower is likely to further increase as 10,000 new hotel rooms are to be provided in Haryana near Delhi in view of forthcoming commonwealth Games, "he said. Th Chief Minister said the Institute of Hotel Management had been registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act and affiliated to the National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi. The latter is an apex formation in the country for ed…

JOBS| Your Fortune now at MUSSOORIE

Your Fortune now at MUSSOORIE Join India' s Fastest Growing Hotel Chain Amidst the scenic and composed environs of mussoorie.
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built on hill slope with a breathtaking view of the Doon Valley is Fortune Resort Grace. Ideally located at Gandhi Chowk, Library Bazaar Mussoorie, the hotel offer a perfect getway from the hustle & bustle of the city life.

The hotel forms a part of Fortune Hotels Chain, the fastest growing chain from ITC Welcomgroup, with 24 operational hotels and many more coming up soon across the country.

To faclitate the operations at the new hotel opening shortly in Mussoorie , we are looking for people who are ready to take up challenges and match the pace of our growth. What we promise in returnis exciting career.

* Sale Manager
* Front Office Manager
* Human Resource Manager
* Training Manager
* Food & Beverage Mana…

JOBS| EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES, Gurgaon| All Depts

EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES " VISTA PARK ", Gurgaon { Promoted by Value Homz Group ]

equipped with designer state- of- the art Rooms , and a world cuisine Restarant cum Bar is due to open shortly. Targeted for the business traveller , the Group's first property is coming up in Sec--29, Gurgaon .


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The group requires the following Management & staff for its upcoming hotel.

GENERAL MANAGER

* MANAGER OPERATION
* FOOD & BEVERAGE SERVICE :
Restaurant Manager
Captains
Barman
Stewards
Trainee stewards.

FOOD & BEVERAGE PRODUCTION :
Executive Chef
Commis
Trainee Cooks
Utility Workers.

FRONT OFFICE
Duty Manager
Guerst Relation Officer
Front office Attendants
Doorman.

SALES & MARKETING
Sales Executives .

ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT :
Chief Engineer
Shift Supervisors
Maintenance staff.

ADMINISTRATION
Manager-- A…