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NEWS| Golkonda Hospitality planning to raise Rs 100 crore

Keeping with its plans of expansion, Hyderabad-based Golkonda Hospitality Services and Resorts Limited, is looking to raise Rs 100 crore during the fourth quarter of this financial year. The company has plans to set up a hotel in Mysore in Karnataka and a three star 100-room hotel in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh.

NEWS | Little scope for action on hotels over mineral water price: Food and Consumer Affairs Minister

The government has maintained that there is little scope for legal action against hotels and restaurants for overcharging of mineral water as the Delhi High Court held that it does not violate any provisions of the law. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister K V Thomas said, "Yes sir, the government is aware of such unfair practices.” However,

NEWS | Accor and Sahara may join the bid if Taj Mansingh is auctioned

New Delhi Municipal Council’s (NDMC) consultant Ernst & Young, which is advising the civic body on the Taj Mahal Hotel property at Mansingh Road has recommended that Tatas should have the right to match the highest bid in an open auction, possibly setting the stage for an intriguing bidding drama and paving the way for auctions of other hotel properties.

NEWS | Indian QSR Bangs Fried Chicken opens an outlet in Haryana

Chennai based QSR chain Bangs Fried Chicken, has recently launched its exclusive food outlet in Panchkula, Haryana. The newly launched restaurant spread over 1,000 sq. ft. is situated at city’s Sector 20.

JOBS | Joel Fagg has been appointed General Manager at The Palace Hotel Buxton in Buxton, Derbyshire , United Kingdom.

Joel FaggJoel has reached this prestigious role after seven years of working for Puma (previously Barceló UK). Starting as a Management Trainee at the Blackpool Imperial Hotel in 2005, Joel progressed to senior positions at the Angel Hotel,

NEWS | Miguel Afonso dos Santos has been named General Manager at Polana Serena Hotel in Maputo, Mozambique.

Miguel Afonso dos Santos
Miguel Afonso dos Santos has been appointed as general manager of the Polana Serena Hotel in Maputo, Mozambique. He has officially taken office on 1 August and hails from Lisbon in Portugal where he has for the past eight years helped build the reputable Real Hotels Group to where it is today.

NEWS | Morgan Stanley to sell 26% stake in IHHR Hospitality

Morgan Stanley is selling its 26% stake in IHHR Hospitality, which owns the world's top-rated spa, Ananda in the Himalayas. A person familiar with the development told ET that the US-based financial services provider is selling its stake to IHHR Hospitality's biggest stakeholder, the London-based Choudhrie family. Morgan Stanley had bought the stake in 2007 for about $40 million. Both Morgan Stanley and the Choudhrie family refused comment.

NEWS | Nilgai Foods launches 5th Pico outlet in Mumbai

Nilgai Foods yesterday opened its fifth Pico outlet – Pico Express in Mumbai at Bandra. The new outlet offers varied breakfast, lunch, tea, and dinner options. All the products and ingredients that go into their making are handpicked. Arjun Gadkari, Co-founder and President, Nilgai Foods, said,

NEWS| Marriott International unveils 19th property in Shanghai

Marriott International yesterday opened the 383-room Renaissance Shanghai Caohejing Hotel in China. The hotel is managed in partnership with Shanghai Caohejing Park Huagang Properties Ltd., and represents the sixth Renaissance-branded hotel to open in the city. The 383-room property is centrally located in the Caohejing New Technology Development Zone in the Xuhui district. 

NEWS | Aloft Asheville Downtown opens in North Carolina, USA

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., last week announced it has opened its 60th hotel globally with the opening of Aloft Asheville Downtown in North Carolina, USA. Owned and operated by McKibbon Hotel Group, Inc., Aloft Asheville Downtown will offer 115 guest rooms and over 1,800 square feet of unique outdoor meeting space on its Air Level pool deck and

NEWS | Capt CP Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure Limited receives Louis XIII miniature honour

Vincent Géré, Director, Remy Martin Estates and Oenology recently honoured Capt CP Krishnan Nair, Chairman, Hotel Leelaventure Limited by presenting him the customised Louis XIII miniature with the initials of Capt Nair as a token of gratitude, for his consistent support and cooperation.

NEWS| Utpal Mondal, Corporate Chef, HHI honoured at Metro Business & Culinary Awards 2012

Utpal Mondal, Corporate Chef, Hotel Hindusthan International (HHI) was awarded for his contribution to the culinary world at the recently concluded Metro Business & Culinary

JOBS | Front Office Manager

Front Office Manager

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Front Office Manager is responsible for overseeing all front office operations to insure profitability, control costs and quality standards ensuring total guest satisfaction. A combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge,

JOBS | Front Office Manager

Position Description 

Description: Front Office Manager is responsible for overseeing all front office operations to insure profitability, control costs and quality standards ensuring total guest satisfaction. A combination of education, training or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities is required. A minimum of two years experience as an assistant front office manager and a college degree, or equivalent, is preferred. Interstate is an EEO/AA/M/F/D/V employer. 

JOBS | Sales Manager

As one of the world's largest hospitality companies, Wyndham Worldwide offers individual consumers and business-to-business customers a broad suite of hospitality products and services across various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through its premier portfolio of world-renowned brands. Wyndham Hotel Group, part of the Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE:WYN) family of companies, is the world's largest hotel company with over 7,200 hotels and approximately 613,100 rooms in 66 countries under the hotel brands: Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Ramada®, Days Inn®, Super 8®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Microtel Inn & Suites®, Hawthorn Suites® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham™, Howard Johnson®, Travelodge® and Knights Inn®. Wyndham Hotel Group's Managed Hotel Division is growing its business and seeking a Sales Manager with a proven track record of success in the Atlanta, GA market. 

NEWS| 412-key Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Opens in Malaysia

412-key Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur Opens in MalaysiaHyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Grand Hyatt Kuala Lumpur, the first Grand Hyatt hotel in Malaysia.This elegant, contemporary and luxurious hotel with 370 guestrooms and 42 suites offers business travelers, tourists and local guests a sophisticated ambience. Situated in the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) and right next to Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, the hotel is within walking distance of the iconic Petronas Twin Towers,

NEWS| Sofitel to Open the 171-key Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche in Morocco

Sofitel to Open the 171-key Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche in MoroccoFor the first time, Sofitel is to open its doors in Casablanca, Morocco's economic capital, with Sofitel Casablanca Tour Blanche. The glass building designed by Belgian architect Patrick Guénard reflects the breath of modernity that the country's largest city is currently experiencing. Situated at the heart of the business district the 24-story hotel stands out in the skyline. Frenchmen Marc Hertrich and Nicolas Adnet were given the job of decorating its interior.