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W Hotels enters Singapore with Sentosa Cove hotel

W Hotels Worldwide has opened its first hotel in Singapore.

Alila Ubud to launch treetop villas

The Alila Ubud resort in Bali will launch four new exclusive Terrace Tree Villas later this year.


MercureMercure Aberdeen Ardoe House Hotel & Spa City Aberdeenshire State Scotland Country United Kingdom With 119 bedrooms, AA Rosette winning restaurant, 7 event rooms, spa and extensive grounds, no hotel in the North East can rival our capacity or ability to provide facilities and service. See hotel description


Novotel Reading City Berkshire 
State: South East (England) 
Country :United Kingdom Novotel Reading Centre hotel is a 4 star hotel located in Reading town centre. The hotel has 178 modern guest rooms, 8 meeting rooms, fitness centre, swimming pool, steam room and sauna. See hotel description 


Sofitel Mumbai BKC Country India The exquisite Sofitel Mumbai BKC features 302 rooms and suites, 9 function rooms including one 300 sqm. Ballroom, 3 restaurants, 3 bars, So-fit center, So-Spa, and the club Millesime. See hotel description


SofitelSofitel Mumbai BKC Country India The exquisite Sofitel Mumbai BKC features 302 rooms and suites, 9 function rooms including one 300 sqm. Ballroom, 3 restaurants, 3 bars, So-fit center, So-Spa, and the club Millesime. See hotel description



Sofitel Sydney Wentworth 
City: Sydney State NSW - New South Wales Country Australia Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney's time honoured five star hotel in the heart of Sydney's CBD, has a solid reputation for being a welcoming and memorable luxury hotel. 

NEWS | Design Hotels launches in Sydney

QT SydneyThe hotel is set within two famous city buildings – the Gowings department store and heritage-listed State Theater. While the facades have been restored, the interiors offer a mix of original features, digital art installations, artefacts and design pieces.

NEWS | Cristal Hotels & Resorts appoints Sid Sattanathan as Cluster General Manager of Abu Dhabi properties

 Cristal Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Sid Sattanathan as the new Cluster General Manager of its two properties in Abu Dhabi. He will be responsible for the overall operations of Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi on Zayed the 1st Street, offering 192 rooms and suites, and the recently opened Cristal Salam Hotel located in the Tourist Club Area, with 112 rooms and suites. Sid has over 25 years of hospitality experience and holds a Master's degree from Cornell-Essec (I.M.H.I.).

NEWS | Henny Schaeffer appointed as General Manager, Fairmont Ajman

Henny Schaeffer, new General Manager, Fairmont Ajman. 
"A seasoned hotelier, Schaeffer joins Fairmont Ajman at an exciting time as Fairmont continues to expand its portfolio of luxury hotels and resorts in the Middle East," said Fries. He said, "With his extensive experience in the hotel industry, creativity and vision, no one is better equipped for elevating our brand presence in the UAE." In this new position, Schaeffer will oversee the scheduled 2013 opening of the Fairmont Ajman.

NEWS | Emirates Palace appoints new hotel manager

 Emirates Palace, the luxury Abu Dhabi hotel that ranks among the world's most opulent, has announced the appointment of a new manager. Alexander Schneider was previously general manager at the Park Plaza in Bangalore and at the Casa Camper in Berlin, a statement said. Schneider said he would "look to build on the Palace's internationally-renowned service and hospitality,

NEWS | Mandarin oriental hotel group announces two new general manager appointments in the USA

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the appointments of Cliff Atkinson as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas and Adriaan Radder as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC. Both appointments will commence in mid-September 2012.

NEWS | Jumeirah Group Appoints Chris Ely as General Manager of Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Read more here:

Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has promoted Chris Ely to the role of General Manager for the five-star Jumeirah Dhevanafushi resort in the Maldives. Chris, a British national, joined Jumeirah in 2005 working in Sports & Leisure for various hotels and resorts in Dubai. In 2007, he was promoted to a Director's role with Jumeirah's Development team,

NEWS | International calls set to become cheaper on new TRAI rule

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during a press conferenc at Writers Building in Kolkata on Wednesday. -- Sushanta PatronobishWest Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee’s decision to pull out of the UPA-II has come with a rider. In an announcement late on Tuesday, she said her party might reconsider its decision to withdraw support; if the Government slashes diesel price by around Rs 3-4 per litre, scrap the decision to allow FDI in retail and raise the cap on supply of subsidised LPG cylinders from six to 24 a year. “We might reconsider our decision to withdraw support if there is a roll back in diesel price hike and FDI in retail.

NEWS | Lee Named Executive Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis Read more:

The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis has named Melissa Lee as its executive chef. She will be responsible for overseeing the hotel’s banquet facilities, The Restaurant, The Grill and in-room dining. She joins the hotel after most recently serving as Executive Sous Chef at The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando Grande Lakes, where she was named Leader of the Year.

NEWS | Shangri-La given the Five Diamond Award

Vancouver's tallest building now holds another title. The Shangri-La is Vancouver's most luxurious hotel according to AAA. Only 0.3 per cent of hotels around the world are considered worthy of the Five Diamond Award. General Manager Vito Romeo says it's humbling because there are only 126 hotels in North America who have been given the distinction. "Three years now that the hotel has been open and we're trying to delight our customer everyday from our hearts. We're very happy to get this recognition,"

NEWS | Yangon to get 1670 hotel rooms next year: ministry

The shortage of mid-range and high-end hotel rooms in Yangon should ease next year when 1670 new hotel rooms are slated to become available, a Ministry of Hotels and Tourism official said earlier this month. A further 1255 and 2455 rooms are scheduled to open in 2014 and 2015 respectively, U Aung Zaw Win, director general of the ministry’s Directorate of Hotels and Tourism, said at a tourism development workshop last month.

NEWS | Jumeirah Beach Hotel Announces Official Launch Date of 360 Lounge and Club

details of the new-look 360 Lounge and Club ahead of its official launch on 11 October 2012. World-renowned superstar DJ Hernan Cattatneo will be headlining the launch, followed by Danny Daze and The Revenge, brought by Audio Tonic on Friday 12 October. Dubai's most famous nightlife venue will now occupy two levels of indoor and outdoor space with added bar areas, tables and seating as well as an elevated DJ console on the first floor. The new stylish and minimalistic design concept incorporates a contemporary colour scheme, chic furnishings and a state-of-the-art lighting concept.

NEWS | At Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, "Greening Meetings" Offers Meeting Planners Sustainable Options at No Additional Cost.

Meeting planners looking to organize the best possible meeting experience coupled with a sustainable approach will find Greening Meetings a complement to their company's Corporate Social Responsibility program (CSR). A raft of environmentally friendly options awaits,

NEWS | Chef Vikram Arora of Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai Unlocks the Flavours of Maharashtrian Cuisine at One-Ninety at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore

Located on the west of Maharashtra state in India, Mumbai's defining food culture bears the combined hallmarks of a few influences, not least Muslim, Goan, South Indian and local Maharashtrian, to name a few. Ranging from mild to very spicy based on the variety of herbs, spices and ingredients, guests with a penchant for Indian cuisine can look forward to an authentic experience created by Guest Chef Vikram Arora from Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai in One-Ninety at Four Seasons Hotel Singapore from October 17 to 27,

NEWS | HRAWI elects Dinesh Advani as President for 2012-13

dinesh_advani.jpgThe 62nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) to elect the office bearers of Hotel & Restaurant Association of Western India (HRAWI) for 2012-13, was held at ITC Grand Central in Mumbai. HRAWI elected Dinesh Advani, MD, The Shalimar Hotel as the President for 2012-2013. The other office bearers are Bharat Malkani, MD, Hotel Transit Mumbai as Senior Vice President;