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PEOPLE | Brett Wilson Joins Anantara Bangkok Sathorn as General Manager

Brett Wilson has been appointed as General Manager of the new Anantara Bangkok Sathorn, the company’s first Bangkok hotel, due to open in February 2011.

JOBS | Senior Sales Manager & Sales Manager (Corporate Sales ) for a Travel MNC

Qualification: MBA or Hotel Management with 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in hotels/airlines/travel Agency.

JOBS | Front Office Manager in GUAM

Strong Front Office experience


Appu Hotels to go for IPO by 2012

Chennai─based Appu Hotels Ltd, which owns two five─star hotels — Hotel Le Royal Meridien in Chennai and Le Meridien in Coimbatore — is planning for an initial public offering (IPO) to support its Rs 500─crore expansion plan. According to a report in The Business Standard, the company is planning to come out with an IPO by the end of next year.

Liam Lambert quits EIHL

According to a report in The Hindu Business Line, Liam Lambert, President, East India Hotels (EIH) Ltd, has quit the company citing personal reasons. This information was given by SS Mukherji, Vice─Chairman, EIHL. Mukherji further said that there is no word on who will take Lambert's place. Lambert was appointed in July 2009.

Lemon Tree Hotels opens second property in Bengaluru

Lemon Tree Hotels has announced the launch of its second upscale, full─service, contemporary business hotel, Lemon Tree Hotel, City Center Bengaluru, the first being Lemon Tree Hotel, Electronics City Bengaluru.

Bengaluru─based Hungry Zone taken over by UK's Just─Eat

Bengaluru─based Hungry Zone, the online food ordering and table reservation website, has been taken over by Britain's Just─Eat. According to a report in, Just─Eat, which claims to be the world's largest online takeaway ordering service, has bought a 60 per cent stake in the business, for between USD five million and USD 10 million.

Viceroy Hotels to set up three properties in Chennai, Bengaluru

According to a report in, Hyderabad─based Viceroy Hotels Ltd is poised to add three properties this year, including two major hotels in Chennai and Bengaluru, which entails a capital expenditure of Rs 1,200 crore.

Appointed | Hilton Chennai/Guindy: Vishal Singh, Director Operations

Hilton Chennai_Guindy: Vishal Singh, Director Operations

KNOW PEOPLE | Eva Ziegler | Global Brand Leader, W Hotels Worldwide and Le Méridien

Starwood Hotels & Resorts | Eva Ziegler

BCIHMCT in New Delhi gets NAAC accreditation

Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BCIHMCT) in New Delhi has achieved another milestone by becoming the first hotel management institute in India to get direct accreditation from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Langham to open its first hotel 'Eaton Smart, New Delhi' in India on February 2011

Hong Kong─based Langham Hotels International, owner and operator of luxury hotels, will open its first hotel in India on February 20, 2011.

Le Sutra hotel in Mumbai gets India’s Most Unique Hotel title from IHEA

The Indian Hospitality Excellence Awards (IHEA) has honoured Mumbai’s new 16-room art hotel Le Sutra, as India’s Most Unique Hotel.

IICCI and WICA collaborates with Rizvi College of Hotel Management, to organise 'Exotica'

Indo─Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (IICCI) in association with Western India Chef Association (WICA) has collaborated with Rizvi College of Hotel Management (RCHM) for their annual event 'Exotica', which will be held from February 11 to 12, 2011 at RCHM.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide in pact with Bina Buana Sarana, to develop The Westin Ubud Resort & Spa

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc has signed an agreement with Bina Buana Sarana to develop The Westin Ubud Resort & Spa, which is located on the Indonesian island of Bali in Ubud District. The 107─room hotel is scheduled to open in Quarter Four of 2012.

JOBS | Director of Sales & Marketing - JW Marriott Maldives Resort & Spa

Pre-opening Director of Sales & Marketing at the JW Marriott Gaakoshibee Resort & Spa, Maldives due to open October 2011.

JOBS | Revenue Manager Accor Hotels Den Haag

JOBS | Front office Supervisor

A leading hotel in Delhi invites applications for Front office Supervisor

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