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Showing posts from November 29, 2011

NEWS | Roseann Grippo has been promoted General Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu - HI, United States

Roseann Grippo has been promoted to General Manager of The Kahala Hotel & Resort, after joining The Kahala executive team as Resident Manager in June of this year.

NEWS | Justin Rodgers has been named General Manager at The Residence Inn Chicago Schaumburg in Schaumburg - IL, United States.

A graduate of Texas Christian University, Rodgers also served in the United States Marine Corps between 2005 and 2009. During this period, he completed two combat tours in Iraq as a machine gunner in the 0331 Infantry. Rodgers' career in the hospitality industry began in 2001 when he joined Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company. He first worked as a Front Desk Associate at the Residence Inn by Marriott Alliance Airport in Forth Worth and next at the Hilton Garden Inn Fort Worth North as the Front Desk Supervisor.

NEWS | Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts opens family resort on Arabian coast

The stunning five-star Mövenpick Beach Resort Al Khobar has officially opened, setting a new standard for family holidays on the Arabian coast.

NEWS | Marriott Hotels & Resorts to operate 173-Room hotel in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

In Haiti, where new economic activity is critical in the midst of the tremendous efforts to rebuild in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in 2010, Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) announced today itwould open the $45 million, 173-room Port-au-Prince Marriott Hotel, under management agreement with ownership group Unigestion Holding S.A., a subsidiary of Digicel Group Ltd. In addition to creating 175 new jobs, Marriott will invest in hospitality training to benefit Haiti's tourism sector.

NEWS | Jiri Kobos has been appointed vice president operations at Dusit International in Bangkok , Thailand.

Dusit International has appointed Jiri Kobos as vice president operations. A 30-year industry veteran Kobos has held senior management positions in Africa, Europe and Asia, including ten years with Hyatt Corporation Worldwide, prior to joining

NEWS | Niel Mason has been appointed General Manager at Outrigger Little Hastings Street Resort & Spa, Noosa in Noosa Heads, Australia.

Mr Mason has over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry working in senior roles at a range of full-service hotels and resort-style properties throughout Australia. He moves to Noosa after heading up Outrigger Twin Towns Resort at Coolangatta and Tweed Heads, while also chairing the region’s premier tourism body, Destination Tweed.

NEWS | Debbie Cotton has been named Interim Director at The Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix - AZ, United States.

Ms. Cotton brings over eight years of executive management experience from her previous position as Phoenix Public Transit Director where she oversaw operations of an extensive multimodal bus system providing more than 16 million miles of service annually.

JOBS | Barman / Barmaid

Novotel contributes to the well-being of business and leisure travellers: spacious and adaptable rooms, balanced meals 24/7, meeting rooms, caring staff, dedicated children’s areas and fitness rooms. Contract Job

JOBS | Réceptionniste Tournant

Pullman hotel staff welcome their guests with warmth and elegance, and create an atmosphere woven around real conviviality. This feeling begins with the Welcomer, and flows through into the way that the spaces within

JOBS | Front Office Manager

A tropical garden rising from the Andaman Sea, located at the heart of the Patong seaside, Phuket is a world class holiday destination. See hotel description Contract Job Level National under local employment status

JOBS | F & B Manager

A tropical garden rising from the Andaman Sea, located at the heart of the Patong seaside, Phuket is a world class holiday destination. Contract Job Level Foreigner under local employment status More information

JOBS | Chief Engineer

Mercure unites hotels that are all different but with common characteristics: professionals of passionate hospitality, the atmosphere of charmed places, a standard of quality guaranteed by a brand with international renown. See hotel description Contract Job Level National under local employment status (or Foreigner

JOBS | Executive Chef

A tropical garden rising from the Andaman Sea, located at the heart of the Patong seaside, Phuket is a world class holiday destination. Contract Job Level Foreigner under local employment status More information

JOBS | HR Executive

Experience: 2 - 3 Years Location:Ludhiana Compensation: Rupees 1,25,000 - 2,25,000 Education: UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization PG - MBA/PGDM - Any Specialization Job Description Recruitment •

JOBS | Room Attendants

Experience:0 - 3 Years Location:Gurgaon Education: UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization PG - Any PG Course - Any Specialization Job Description To maintain the guest bedrooms and bathrooms as per the

JOBS | Duty Engineer

Accor is a major global group and the European leader in hotels. Accor operates in nearly 100 countries with 150,000 employees, and has over 40 years of expertise in the hospitality businesses. Accors' plan for

JOBS | Accounts Receivables

Experience:4 - 5 Years Location:Gurgaon Education: UG - B.Com - Commerce PG - MBA/PGDM - Finance Job Description To administer, control and develop the accounting function of the Hotel on the basis of the

NEWS | Marriott International Debuts Three New Brands with Launch of City Center Hotels in Doha, Qatar C

Marriott International, Inc. celebrated its new multiple-brand Doha City Center complex with an exclusive event featuring an RLife LIVE performance by emerging artist Hamdan al Abri. The celebration welcomed the 257-room Renaissance Doha City Center Hotel, 204-room Courtyard by Marriott Doha City Center and 123-unit Marriott Executive Apartments Doha City Center – the first of the three Marriott brands -- to Qatar

NEWS | DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh-Green Tree opens

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the conversion and official opening of the 465-room DoubleTree by Hilton Pittsburgh-Green Tree in Pittsburgh, Pa., now the largest Pittsburgh-area hotel currently available to travelers within the Hilton Worldwide portfolio. The property team, designers, builders, owners and investors celebrated the hotel’s new name and new direction during a brand dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony this week; while showcasing the features of an upcoming $16 million renovation, design and renderings with local civic and business leaders and invited guests. Located minutes from downtown Pittsburgh and area attractions, renovation is expected to be complete by the end of 2012.

NEWS | Marriott Vacations Worldwide Becomes Independent Public Co - Update

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. (VAC: News ) Tuesday announced that it is commencing regular way trading, following its spin-off from hotel chain Marriott International, Inc. (MAR: News ) with a one-for-10 distribution of its shares to Marriott International shareholders on November 21

NEWS | Rezidor Announces the Radisson Blu Park Hotel, Athens

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athens. The existing Athens Park Hotel will be rebranded as Radisson Blu Park Hotel Athens by mid December 2011. The 152 room property is Rezidor's very first hotel in Greece - the company is now present in 65 countries across Europe, Middle East and Africa.

NEWS | Domino's iPad App Lets You Design A Pizza, Then Order It For Delivery (VIDEO)

The three biggest pizza chains in America (Pizza Hut, Domino's and Papa John's) have all developed apps for Apple's iOS. All three companies' apps let potential customers find nearby branches of the chain in question and order pizzas for takeout or delivery. But only one of these apps -- the new Domino's iPad app, Domino's Pizza Hero -- lets you order a pizza that you've designed yourself.

NEWS | Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to Welcome New Property in Chengdu, China

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts (Fairmont) today announced a new property scheduled to open in 2014 in Chengdu, the capital of the Sichuan province and the center of technology, business, finance and communications in Western China. Chengdu’s Airport is rapidly expanding in tandem with the city’s growth, and expansion of facilities and increased global passenger traffic will propel its move into the top five airports in China. The luxury hotel is situated within the Palm Springs International Centre in Tianfu New Town, a master planned new city center which is home to the financial services district and emerging high technology and software business parks, including a number of top Fortune 500 companies.

NEWS | Accor opens Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi- MGallery Collection in Vietnam

Accor has opened Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi as part of the upscale MGallery Collection in Vietnam. The hotel comprises 107 guestrooms and suites, four of which are l’Opera Grand Suites. F & B options include Café Lautrec, Satine, a fine dining restaurant serving Mediterranean dishes and hotel bar La Fee Verte. The hotels leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool with open air terrace, an extensive day spa, gym, and a business centre, according to the company release.

NEWS | Marriott International, Inc launches Automation Programme to cut energy consumption

Marriott International, Inc and Constellation Energy have signed an agreement to develop nearly 23 megawatts of load response capability across more than 250 Marriott-managed hotel properties in the mid-Atlantic, New England, New York, Texas and California. As part of the agreement, Marriott