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Setting up a Successful Interview as a Job Seeker

I was recently in Pune for a new property visit.  This is a new hotel struggling with birth pangs and the one person who can and should be there to provide round the clock care, the General Manager was not in place.  There was one who just couldnt handle the load and now we were searching for another.

Here is what that person did to win the Interview



Best Western targets 100 hotels in India by 2017

Best Western International expects to have 100 hotels in India by 2017, mainly in the budget segment.

Marriott’s Autograph Collection expands to Europe

Marriott International’s Autograph Collection is coming to Europe with the addition of four hotels in Spain.

Hilton reaches deals with unions in Chicago, San Francisco, Honolulu

Labor union Unite Here has reached agreements to end 18-month disputes with Hilton Worldwide in Chicago, San Francisco and Honolulu, covering approximately 4,000 workers.

Hotel Leelaventure to sell 15% equity

Hotel Leelaventure Ltd. plans to sell 14.95% equity in the company to raise funds to help reduce debt, the company says in a regulatory filing.

Subway beats McDonald's to become top restaurant chain

Subway has surpassed McDonald's to become the world's largest restaurant chain in terms of units, the sandwich company confirmed.

JOBS| General Manager

Marriott is Fortune magazine’s ‘most admired’ hotel company

For the sixth consecutive year, Marriott International Inc. sits atop Fortune magazine’s ranking of the most admired hotel companies.

PwC: Leisure spending to increase by 2030

Leisure is poised to account for nearly a quarter of total consumer spending by 2030, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Special Ides of March High Tea Platter at Forgetful Elephant

Date - 15th of March

Timings - 3pm to 6pm


TECH | IPADs everywhere - Scenes from Californication feature IPADs at hotel front desk

IPADs are everywhere.

We covered the product in the hospitality context here, here, here, here, here

Below are screen shots from the very popular Californication.

Hotel For Sale - Bangalore

Newly Built and Ready for Operation 3 Star Hotel on Sale in Heart of Bangalore City.

JOBS | Mulitple Positions with new 4 star hotel in Makkah

Calling All Professionals, we are seeking experienced candidates for new 4 star hotels in Makkah to fill up the following vacancies:

JOBS | Revenue Executive and Marketing Services Executive

Opening for Revenue Executive and Marketing Services Executive at FORTUNE HOTELS

Man accused of molesting girl 'highly intoxicated,' entered wrong room

A 42-year-old man from suburban Philadelphia who was here on business forced his way into a hotel room Sunday at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Clayton and molested a 9-year-old girl, police said.

PEOPLE | Shuvendu Banerjee appointed as Director of Sales and Marketing - Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini

PEOPLE | Shuvendu Banerjee appointed as Director of Sales and Marketing - Crowne Plaza New Delhi Rohini

Marriott to open three new properties in Qatar

The Renaissance Hotel, Courtyard by Marriott and the Marriott Executive Apartments Doha City Center will be opened in Qatar in the second quarter of 2011.

Hilton Worldwide Launches Waldorf Astoria in the UAE

The hotel, designed as a palace, will be located in the newest and most upscale area of Al Hamra, west of Ras Al Khaimah and approximately 40 minutes away from Dubai International Airport.

Caesars Palace and Nobu Hospitality Plan to Open in Las Vegas the First-Ever Nobu-Branded Hotel, Restaurant and Lounge Concept

Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Nobu Hospitality announced that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent to develop the world's first Nobu Hotel, an innovative concept that will integrate an exclusive hotel tower with the first Nobu restaurant and lounge on the Las Vegas Strip.

Hilton Worldwide Achieves Largest Active Pipeline in Europe

With more than 90 hotels under development Hilton Worldwide has Europe’s largest number of rooms

Novotel unveils its innovative guest rooms with Novotel Bangkok Fenix Ploenchit + Pictures

Novotel unveils its innovative guest rooms with Novotel Bangkok Fenix Ploenchit

Novotel, one of the world’s leading upper mid-scale hotel brands unveiled an innovative new guest room with the opening of Novotel Bangkok Ploenchit, the newest Novotel in the centre of the Thai capital. Sporting a plethora of features designed to re-humanise travel by creating a sanctuary for guests, the room will be deployed throughout the network of over 400 Novotel’s around the world.

Post News 8 March 2011 Luxury brand Regent Hotels & Resorts selects Sabre Hospitality Solutions for its expertise in marketing and distribution

Regent Hotels & Resorts, have selected Sabre Hospitality Solutions to help revitalize the hotels' brand using Sabre's proven marketing and distribution solutions.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Open 50 Hotels in Europe, Africa and the Middle East

From the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) in Berlin, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced that it will open 50 hotels in Europe, Africa and the Middle East over the next three to five years.

JOBS | DIRECTOR OF ROOMS – MALDIVES

looking for a Director of Rooms for a popular resort in the Maldives. Successful candidate should be an internationally experienced Front Office and Housekeeping department leader with ability to work under pressure in a high pace environment. Extremely guest focused and will go all levels for guest satisfaction and a leader who can manage, motivate and train a large number of multinational associates.

Help!

DEVNAR school of blind, Begumpet has kids who are writing their exams … They want someone to write their exams…… Feb 28 to March 11(Timings 9 AM to 12 AM).

Need help in March first week. See if you are free to help. At least pass it on. To your friends or anyone.

Please help the Blind people. Address: #1 -10-122-125 Mayuri Marg Begumpet Hyderabad -500016 Landmark: Near Mayuri Marg Main Road Phone: 040-27767931

JOBS | Restaurant Manager for a 5* Hotel - Based at Mumbai

Looking for Young & Dynamic Restaurant Manager for a 5* Hotel - Based at Mumbai - Salary - INR 6.5 to 8.5 Lacs per annum.

New people @ TAJ

JOBS | Multiple positions for for Luxury 5* Hotels in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore & Kolkata.

Hiring Restaurant Manager, Banquet Sales Manager, F & B Manager, HR Manager, Training Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Material Manager for Luxury 5* Hotels in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore & Kolkata.

JOBS | FO & HK

openings:

JOBS | National Head - Sales & Marketing

Vacancy for National Head - Sales & Marketing for HSD (Hotel Sales Division).