InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)]), the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms, announces the appointment of Chris Moloney as Chief Operating Officer, South West Asia.
Starwood makes online booking available in Chinese
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. has added comprehensive online booking capabilities in Chinese to all of its branded websites, including SPG.com. Chinese speakers can use double-byte Chinese characters to search for a hotel, make reservations and retrieve booking information.
Banyan Tree Holdings Limited (“Banyan Tree” or “Group”), a leading manager and developer of premium resorts, hotels, spas and galleries, announces a slew of major hotel developments and refurbishments in 2011 – designed to enhance and expand the presence of the Group’s resort options for travellers from all around the world with its Banyan Tree and Angsana branded resorts.
Best Western India, part of the US─based Best Western chain of hotels is seeking to build its manpower inventory by setting up four hospitality management institutes in India over the next three years. According to a report in www.mydigitalfc.com, the hotel management company, which is aiming at having 100 hotels across the country by 2017, from the current count of 30, has already tied up with a hotel management institute in Bhubaneswar to launch Best Western Centre for Hotel Management.
Vouchers and discounts have meant big business for restaurants over the last year, but with consumers increasingly looking for value in more than just their wallets, and with warnings that vouchers could permanently damage brands, restaurants will need to pay attention to other dining trends in order to fulfil their customers’ desires.
As Qatar steps up to become the first Arab nation to host the World Cup, the next decade provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the Middle East to narrow the sport tourism gap with the West. But what does the tiny nation need to do in order to host the world's largest sporting spectacle?
Candidates must be experienced as a Accomodation Manager/Camp Manager.Able to mingle with Labourers from different Nationalities and to manage around 600 staff living in different Industrial Area Camps.
Agri export-oriented company Himalya International has announced commencement of production at its first unit of food processing plant at Vadnagar in Mehsana district of Gujarat. A delegation of the company, led by chairman Manmohan Malik, presented the first pick of 199 per cent vegetarian mushrooms grown at Vadnagar to Narendra Modi, Chief Minister, Gujarat.
Alila Diwa Goa has opened its Diwa Wing, a separate, exclusive wing with bespoke services. Diwa Wing will cater to leisure and cosmopolitan travellers. According to the company release, with a total of 35 rooms,which includes 27 Diwa Rooms and six Diwa Suites, the crescent shaped Diwa Wing boasts its own lap pool with an open─air Jacuzzi and hot tub. Besides, it has an all─day dining restaurant Bistro.