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JOBS | Chief Engineer

Job Description
 To supervise, check and execute all activities of his department to ensure guest safety and comfort. These activities will include ensuring the smooth and appropriate functioning of air conditioning/heating systems, heat, light & power..etc.

NEWS | Life is a Long Beach (With a Park): JetBlue and KaBOOM! Team Up to

Hundreds of volunteers from JetBlue Airways and the YMCA of Greater Long Beach, organizers from KaBOOM! and residents of the local community came together today to build a new playground in Long Beach, California— LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 - JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU) is pleased to announce that it teamed up with long-time partner KaBOOM! to build its 12th playground in 12 years today at the Fairfield Family Branch YMCA in Long Beach, Calif. The playground build began with a kickoff ceremony at 8:30 a.m. PT and the ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held be at 2:30 p.m.

NEWS | Travelodge Sleep Report Shows Bedtime Social Networking Causes

Millions of Britons are losing valuable sleep each night because they are addicted to social networking according to findings from a new sleep report. Gone are the days when Britons liked nothing better then to be tucked up in bed with a mug of cocoa and a good book. In today’s modern society, 72% of adults spend their time in bed before falling asleep updating or checking their friends status updates on Facebook.

NEWS | Budget hotels: Will the business of economy pick up in India?

Cheap hotels. There is a guilty pleasure about them. You can't help feel wistful about the occasions when you did or did not choose to stay in one. But if you are an hotelier, veteran or newbie, the guilt will likely be that you didn't do it. For the business opportunity in low-cost lodging has been the hospitality industry's worst kept secret for nearly a decade.

NEWS | Indian hotel chains to invest in Thailand

Around 20 large Indian hotel chains are expected to invest in Thailand within the next three to five years to benefit from the growing tourism industry, said Satish Sehgal, President, Thai-India Business Association. The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has reported that about one million Indian tourists are expected to visit Thailand this year, a 20 per cent increase from last year, generating income of almost 33.8 billion baht, according to a report by Bangkok Post Business. In addition, potential growth in the Indian wedding market is a leading factor.

NEWS | Hyatt Hotels Corportion to open Park Hyatt Bangkok in 2014

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced that a Hyatt affiliate has signed a management agreement for Park Hyatt Bangkok for Central Embassy project, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Central Group of Companies. Slated to open in 2014, Park Hyatt Bangkok will be housed within a new, modern mixed-use building. “Park Hyatt Bangkok’s premier location within this attractive and rapidly growing international city represents our commitment to introducing the luxury of Park Hyatt to gateway locations around the world where our guests are traveling,” said Stephen Haggerty,

NEWS | First Hotel Indigo opens in Germany

Azure Properties has recently opened the Hotel Indigo Berlin Centre Hardenbergstrasse in Berlin, Germany. Silke Krüger, Spokesperson, Hotel Indigo said, “Hotel Indigo offers the charm of a boutique hotel with the consistency and reliability of a global brand. Guests staying at the Hotel Indigo Berlin Centre Hardenbergstrasse can expect great service in an environment that reflects the local area and culture of Berlin.