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Au Bon Pain opens eighth outlet in Bengaluru

Au Bon Pain has launched its eighth high─end café in Bengaluru at Cunningham Road.

Australia hotel industry recovering well, but challenges await

Hotel occupancy levels in Australia’s major cities are well on the path to full recovery to pre-recession levels, with Sydney the star performer according to a new report from Deloitte.

Australia hotels are on course to average occupancy of 65.6% by the end of this year, up from 62% in 2009 and an estimated 63.9% in 2010. RevPAR is expected to increase by 9.1% on average in 2011 to A$97, up from A$89 a year ago and A$84 in 2009.

Subway plans rapid expansion

QSR chain Subway, which has expertise in sandwiches and salads, plans to expand its business by opening 250 stores by the end of 2011. It intends to add 65 franchised outlets in 2012 with proposed investment of over Rs 40 crore.

ESPA spa for Leela Palace Kempinski New Delhi

ESPA is to launch its newest Indian spa in April, as part of a new Leela Palace Kempinski hotel located in New Delhi's Central Business District.

The 6,500sq ft (604sq m) Spa by ESPA has been designed by Jeffrey Wilkes and features two levels, the first hosting an 'active' spa and the second housing 'passive' facilities.

Hilton Hotels to debut in Sharjah, UAE

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Bin Otaiba Investment Group for a Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Sharjah, marking the company's entry into the emirate.

Scheduled to debut as a Hilton in the fourth quarter, the 259-key conversion property is conveniently situated on Corniche Road, 15 km from Sharjah International Airport and 10 km from Dubai International Airport. The hotel is the landmark Corniche Al Buhaira Hotel Sharjah.

PEOPLE | Lee Chipman, managing director, Hilton Panama and The Panamera, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Lee Chipman has been named managing director of the 351-room Hilton Panama and 220-room The Panamera, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, scheduled to open in late 2011. Chipman most recently served as general manager, Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf Resort, Mexico.

India hotel occupancy, RevPAR improve in 2010

Occupancy gains across India's hotel industry generally outweighed declines in ADR during 2010, resulting in improved RevPAR for the year, according to data from STR Global.

Ritz-Carlton to launch Reserve villas brand in Mexico

A development of 124 private oceanfront villas to be branded by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co.’s Reserve flag will open within San Jose del Cabo, Mexico, in 2014.

Hyatt’s Andaz brand to debut in Asia with Shanghai hotel

Andaz Shanghai, the first hotel in Asia under Hyatt Hotels Corp.’s nascent luxury lifestyle brand, will open in Shanghai this summer.

JOBS | Sous Chef - Indian Kitchen

* To assist the Chef de Cuisine in managing his / her assigned kitchen operation as a successful independent profit center, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction, through planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the Kitchen operation and administration.

JOBS | Instructor – Hotel Hospitality

Candidates should have at least 1 year training experience with a leading Hotel or should have been at a managerial position for at least 2 years.

JOBS | Instructor – Grooming

Candidates should have successfully completed a diploma or degree in Cosmetology from a reputed Institute. Should have at least 2 years Training Experience with a Leading Cosmetic House/ Airline or Hotel.

JOBS | Human Resources / Personnel Manager

You will be responsible for the efficient running of the department in line with Hyatt International's Corporate Strategies and brand standards, whilst meeting employee, guest and owner expectations

JOBS | Training Manager- Hyatt

You will be responsible for the efficient running of the department in line with Hyatt International's Corporate Strategies and brand standards, whilst meeting employee, guest and owner expectations.

JOBS | Assistant Manager - Housekeeping - Hyatt

You will be responsible to assist with the efficient running of the department in line with Hyatt International's Corporate Strategies and brand standards, whilst meeting employee, guest and owner expectations.