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JOBS | Duty Managers and AFOM

Looking for Duty Managers and AFOM for a pre opening 5* hotel in hyderabad.

JOBS | Looking for managers and asst managers for chain of CDR and QSR

Looking for managers and asst managers for chain of CDR and QSR opening at Pune, India - this a pre-opening role.

TRENDS | Buyers check into hotel homes in Bangalore

Praveen Gupta has a swanky address: 23rd floor, Four Seasons Private Residences, Bangalore. The 40-year old tech entrepreneur has booked a home that emulates the Four Seasons promise unmatched living experience.

NEW HOTELS | Hilton eyes 6 Middle East hotel launches in 2011

The Hilton Worldwide hotel chain is adding another six properties to its Middle Eastern portfolio by the end of this year, on top of three openings in the region already in 2011.

AWARDS | Hyatt Gold Passport Loyalty Program Wins for Second Year in a Row at Frequent Traveler Awards

Hyatt Hotels & Resorts announced today that Hyatt Gold Passport® received two honors at the second annual Frequent Traveler Awards, including Best Hotel Elite Program for The Americas and Best Hotel Elite Program for the Middle East/Asia/Oceania.

Floor Steam Cleaner Machines Add PSI and Temperature for Killing MRSA Germs

Daimer Industries, Inc.®, known for its MRSA eliminating equipment, has bumped up the cleaning features on 2 KleenJet® Supreme 5000-series floor steam cleaner machines. The systems affected, the 5000CVP and 5000CVGP gum removal unit, will be manufactured to disinfect a broad range of hard surfaces.

Accor wins two awards for its CSR initiatives in Thailand

Accor recently received two awards - the PATA Grand Award 2011 and the AustCham Thailand Business Award 2010 - recognising its dedication and efforts in improving the lives of underprivileged children in Thailand and its initiatives in building awareness against HIV/Aids.


Ista Hyderabad is organizing ‘Street Food Festival’ which celebrates the diversity of mouth watering street picks from the regions of India, showing ‘Unity in Diversity’, at its Indian specialty restaurant, ‘Deori’. Food festival will go on till 1st May, between 7 ­pm to 10.30 pm. The savories have been especially handpicked, prepared and presented by the expert chefs of the Hotel under the guidance of Ista Hotel’s Executive Chef Gautam Chaudhry.

Endangered Hammour off the menu at Fujairah hotel

Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort has removed endangered fish species such as Hammour and Kingfish from its menus in support of the Choose Wisely campaign for sustainable fishing.

Marriott offers free Internet in hotels across Australia and Asia

Marriott is joining the push for free Internet, removing charges for hotel guests if they are members of the chain's Marriott Rewards loyalty program.

NEW HOTELS | First Best Western Hotel opens in Iceland

Best Western International continues to expand its global footprint with the brand’s first hotel in Iceland, the Best Western Hotel Reykjavik. The Best WesternHotel Reykjavik will be directly affiliated with Best Western’s regional office in Denmark.y.

Cafe Coffee Day to open 100 new outlets in 2011-12

Coffee chain Café Coffee Day is expanding its presence and plans to open another 100 outlets across India by March 2012.

Hilton Hotels & Resorts Lands With Its Second Hotel At Heathrow Terminal 5

Hilton Hotels & Resorts is set to open a luxury business hotel and spa at Heathrow’s Terminal 5. Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 will be the ultimate hotel for the business traveller and meetings & event organiser looking to stay or host an event at a luxury hotel and spa.

Asia Pacific RevPAR up 10% despite falling occupancy

Occupancy across Asia Pacific slipped during March year over year, but RevPAR is nevertheless higher thanks to a spike in ADR.