Sheraton on the Park, Sydney has recently announced the appointment of Brad Mercer as Hotel Manager. He will report directly to Sean Hunt, Regional Vice President, Starwood Pacific Hotels and Managing Director, Sheraton on the Park.
According to a PTI report, global hospitality chain Carlson has opened a new luxury Radisson Hotel in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. For the same, Carlson had tied up with real estate developer Bestech Group for building the hotel, while the US-based hospitality chain will operate it.
Revenue management is part art and part science. All too often the practice of managing revenues, setting prices, and using rate and inventory controls is done based primarily on intuition, gut instinct, and "knowing" the hotel and market.
The Cornell Hospitality Research Summit (CHRS) will focus several working sessions on strategies and tactics for hospitality companies to make optimum use of social media. The CHRS is scheduled for 6-8 October, 2010, on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY. The summit is currently open for registrations
The Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort & Spa has been re-launched with the addition of 20 new Ocean Villas located on the eastern side of the island.
Best Western International expands its presence in Africa with the opening of three new hotels, including the Best Western Premier Accra Airport Hotel in Accra, Ghana, the Best Western Island Beach Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria, and the Best Western Port Harcourt Hotel in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
- Transaction to initially involve seven strategic hotel assets already committed and in various phases of construction at key locations in India
- The hotels will be managed under Accor hotel brands
- Initial assets valued at approximately US$325 million