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Showing posts from July 7, 2009

JOBS| Careers @ Carlson Hotels

TRENDS| Dining and entertainment remains spending priority: MasterCard survey

According to the MasterCard Survey on Consumer Purchasing Priorities, the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa region's consumers are expecting 'Dining and Entertainment' to be their top spending priority for the next six months.

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According to the survey, this category was indicated as the main spending priority by 69 per cent of the region's respondents. This was followed by 'Fashion and Accessories' (49 per cent), 'Fitness and Wellness' (36 per cent), 'Consumer Electronics' and Children's Extra─Curricular Activities/Private Tuition2 (34 per cent each).

JOBS| International| Waiter/Waitress/Head Waiter/Captain

Immediate openings for 5 Star property in Kuwait.

I received this from a friend, but as always, I would like to issue a warning. Please check the validity of the offer and please do not pay any monies online towards your recruitment etc.

pls send cv's as word attachment to,

pls mark subject as "Immediate openings for 5 Star property in Kuwait" & the post applied for

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NEWS| Tech| Trends| Launch of hotel bidding concept in India

Bid2travel prices are 30-50% cheaper than reputed online travel sites -

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Noble Travels Group, which had launched an online bidding site in April this year, believes the timing of its latest offering is an appropriate one.

Pritpal S. Saini, founder and director of, says this is the perfect time for the launch considering that the travel industry is “transiting through the recessionary period”.

“Everyone is searching and exploring for the new revenue channels and delivers the classic win-win situation....more satisfied guests and higher occupancy. We considered various factors before finalising this unique concept and the most important was to make a travel bidding site where nothing is mysterious or hidden from the travellers. Secondly, provide an online platform where customers and hotel owners interact directly with each other,” says Saini.