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NEWS | DoubleTree by Hilton Opens Fourth Hotel in Greater Boston Metropolitan Area

DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of a newly renovated, upscale, full-service hotel situated on Boston's prestigious North Shore. With its easy proximity to Boston's historic and cultural center, the 364-room DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore is an ideal location for both business and leisure visits to the Boston area. The hotel, formerly the CoCo Key Water Resort Boston, is owned by The Lightstone Group and operated by Sage Hospitality.

NEWS | The 201-room Park Hyatt Chennai Opens in Southern India

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Park Hyatt Chennai, marking the 30th hotel in the Park Hyatt collection and the first Park Hyatt hotel to be introduced in the city of Chennai, known as the gateway to Southern India. Designed as a serene and tranquil retreat for the astute business traveler, Park Hyatt Chennai is located next to the prestigious Governor's residence and is also adjacent to the thriving green area of the Guindy National Park.

NEWS | Gary Price Named President of Corner Bakery Cafe

Franchise and restaurant veteran Gary Price, with more than two decades experience in senior management positions for leading hospitality and franchise organizations, has been named president of Corner Bakery Cafe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/DA86333) Price, who will be responsible for overall strategy and growth, joins Corner Bakery Cafe as the rapidly expanding fast casual brand plans to double its footprint in the U.S. over the next four years through a combination of franchised and company-owned cafes. “I’m incredibly excited to be a part of Corner Bakery,” said Price. “This is a tremendous opportunity to lead such a highly regarded brand.

NEWS|DoubleTree by Hilton opens 4th property in Boston

Hilton Worldwide this week announced the opening of the 364-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore. The hotel, formerly the CoCo Key Water Resort Boston, is owned by The Lightstone Group and operated by Sage Hospitality. "As the tenth largest metropolitan area in the USA, Greater Boston remains a top tier destination for both domestic and international travellers," said Rob Palleschi, Global Head, DoubleTree by Hilton. "Since travellers to this destination have responded so well to the DoubleTree by Hilton brand,

NEWS | Starwood Hotels Debuts Its Four Points by Sheraton Brand in the Dominican Republic

Powering ahead in key international markets, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT) today announced it has returned to the Dominican Republic with the landmark debut of its Four Points by Sheraton brand in Punta Cana. Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village opens today in a prime location, just steps from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). It is the first of two hotels Starwood will open this year in the Dominican Republic with its partner Grupo PUNTACANA, and will be followed by The Westin Puntacana Resort in late 2013. "We are thrilled to introduce our fast-growing Four Points by Sheraton brand to the Dominican Republic, right at the heart of the bustling PUNTACANA Village development," said Brian McGuinness, Senior Vice President of Specialty Select Brands for Starwood. "Four Points Puntacana Village offers travelers a relaxed atmosphere in a stylish setting along with all the amenities they love in one of the world's most popular isla…

NEWS | Hyatt Announces Plans for a Hyatt Hotel in Montevideo

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with Dilony S.A. for a new Hyatt hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay. Hyatt Montevideo will mark the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Uruguay, bringing the total number of announced Hyatt-branded hotels under development in Latin America to 14. "We are excited to work with Dilony S.A. on the first Hyatt-branded hotel in Uruguay," said Pat McCudden, Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Development, Hyatt Hotels & Resorts.

JOBS | PR MANAGER

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa State Bangkok  Country; Thaïland Has 244 rooms and a variety of meeting & conference rooms.  Other facilities include 4 food & beverage outlets, a swimming pool, Kids Clu& Wellness Certre. Is accessible 2 hours by road from Bangkok. See hotel description 

JOBS | SALES MANAGER

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa State Central Country Thaïland Has 244 rooms and a variety of meeting & conference rooms.  Other facilities include 4 food & beverage outlets, a swimming pool, Kids Clu& Wellness Certre. Is accessible 2 hours by road from Bangkok. See hotel description 

JOBS | DUTY MANAGER

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Novotel Hua Hin Cha Am Beach Resort & Spa State Central Country Thaïland Has 244 rooms and a variety of meeting & conference rooms.  Other facilities include 4 food & beverage outlets, a swimming pool, Kids Clu& Wellness Certre. Is accessible 2 hours by road from Bangkok. See hotel description 

JOBS | DIRECTEUR F&B

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort Country Polynesia Sofitel Moorea Ia Ora Beach Resort is the most luxurious and recent hotel in Moorea, the decoration is inspired by the different Polynesian cultures, subtlety blending ultramodern decoration with traditional architecture.  The hotel is situated in an exceptional location, on the most beautiful, white sand beach in Moorea, facing the tropical splendour of Tahiti. See hotel description 
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JOBS | Assistant Restaurant Manager

Job Description
To Assist in overall supervision of the department, Communicate with guests and receive feedback. Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants
Role Category:Food & Beverage
Role:Restaurant Manager
Keyskills:Restaurant Management

JOBS | Human Resource Officer

Job Description
Interview candidates for prospective Line Staff positions Co-ordinate work experience programs Manage the recruitment Site inspections for schools, colleges, and universities Correct and timely placement of internal and external advertisements Conduct exit interviews and provide feedback on reasons for turnover Adherence to pre, during and post employment checklists Ensure Staff and Manager awareness of HR

JOBS | Marketing Expert

Job Description Well Qualified (M.A,MBA) At least 2 Year Experience Well Speaking Power Good Marketing knowledge  Salary:As per industry standards Industry:Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Railways Functional Area:Marketing, Advertising, MR, PR, Media Planning  Role Category:Marketing Role:Marketing Manager  Keyskills:Marketing Management, marketing expert, mktg, brand 

JOBS | Front Desk Agent

Designation :Front Desk Agent / Guest Service Associate 
Job Description  Provide quality service to the customer by responding to their requests promptly, efficiently and courteously during check-in, check-out and throughout their stay. Maintain control of guest and hotel accounts ensuring that all charges are accurate and posted on a timely basis. Maintain strict security procedures with credit and cash, accounting procedures, issue of room keys and guest confidentiality. Operate switchboard effectively, handling all calls promptly and professionally, greeting all callers and transfer all calls to relevant departments or guest room responding to requests quickly and efficiently. Document accurately all internal and guest messages. Distribute according to specified Hotel procedure.

NEWS | B Hotels & Resorts® Announces Three New Properties Set to Open in 2013

In 2010, B Hotels & Resorts® took the hospitality industry by surprise at the annual Lodging Conference inPhoenix, Arizona, with a grand debut announcing the new lifestyle hotel brand. Now, theSouth Florida-based hotel group is toasting a second year marked with awards, recognitions, an expanding portfolio and a strong outlook for 2013. Within the first two years of launching B Hotels & Resorts®,

NEWS | Morgans Hotel Group Announces Opens Delano In Marrakech, Morocco

Morgans Hotel Group announces the opening of its newest international property, Delano Marrakech. From the shores of South Beach to the African continent, the much-anticipated Delano Marrakech exudes the mystery and exoticism of its surroundings, while offering the style, sophistication and unmatched standards of service that world travelers have come to expect from the Delano brand. In partnership with Moroccan entrepreneurAhmed Bennani's Hivernage Collection and Marbella Club (MC) Hotel Group, the 71-room boutique hotel is the ultimate haven of discovery and pleasure. Boasting four culinary destinations, a world-class spa, three pools, luxury boutiques and a dynamic nightlife venue,

NEWS |Casino giant Caesars Entertainment plans to open hotel in India

Caesars Entertainment, the world's biggest casino company, is entering India through non-gaming businesses such as luxury hotels and entertainment businesses such as managing Bollywood-centric events, concerts, musicals, drama and stand-up comedy. India does not allow foreigners in the gaming business. The Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment, which owns 50 hotels and casinos and several golf resorts around the world, plans to open up to 15 hotels in India in a decade and has already initiated talks with around half-a-dozen real estate developers, a top official of the $9-billion firm said. "We have spent the last one year in exploring the Indian market and there is a lot to offers,"

NEWS | Heads Up: Denver Beer Fest Returns

Proclaiming Denver as one of the world’s great beer cities, VISIT DENVER will present the fourth Denver Beer Fest, October 5-13, 2012. The citywide celebration coincides with America’s most prestigious craft beer competition, the Brewers Association’s Great American Beer Festival (GABF)®, October 11-13. The nine-day Denver Beer Fest will include rare beer tastings, beer-paired dinners, “brewer vs. brewer” nights, beer tappings, brewery tours, firkin tappings and a variety of entertaining beer events. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/DC86290) (Logo:

NEWS | Cambria Suites Announces Expansion To New Markets

Cambria Suites, the upscale all-suites brand by Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), today announced three development agreements during The Lodging Conference. The fast-growing brand has plans to build hotels in West Orange, N.J.; West Palm Beach, Fla.; and Williamsport, Pa. The West Orange property will be the first Cambria Suites hotel in New Jersey. (Photo:

NEWS| Pizza Hut® BOOK IT!® Reading P

Pizza Hut® BOOK IT!® Reading Program Kicks Off 28th Year With New Partnership And Challenge To “Read Your Heart Out”(TM) Pizza Hut® reading incentive program syncs up with “Diary of a Wimpy Kid,” reaching 14 million young readers in 680,000 schools for 2012-2013 school year DAS, Oct. 3, 2012 - BOOK IT!, the national reading incentive program created by Pizza Hut, is beginning its 28th year with enrollment in 680,000 classrooms across the country. More than 14 million students in 38,000 schools are involved in the BOOK IT! reading program. (Logo:

NEWS|Marriott International Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results

THIRD QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS
— Diluted earnings per share (EPS) totaled $0.44, a 52 percent increase over prior year adjusted results; — During the third quarter, the company completed the sale of its equity interest in the Courtyard joint venture resulting in cash proceeds of $96 million and a $41 million pre-tax gain;
— North America comparable company-operated REVPAR rose 7.0 percent in the third quarter. On a constant dollar basis, worldwide comparable systemwide REVPAR rose 6.0 percent and average daily rate rose 4.7 percent using constant dollars;

NEWS | From the floors of The Lodging Conference, Sleep Inn by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) today reported strong demand for its Designed to Dream® brand program which includes a new prototype and mandated refresh of all 401 Sleep Inn hotels in its portfolio. Sleep Inn has added 41 hotels to the Designed to Dream program year-to-date, bringing the total number of Designed to Dream hotels to 88. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/PH86459 ) This summer alone, Sleep Inn franchisees implemented the design in 15 properties in markets as geographically diverse as Austin, TX; Miles City, MT; Jamaica, NY; and Harrisburg, PA. Continuing the momentum, the brand signed 16 new Sleep Inn & Suites franchise agreements during the first half of 2012. Those agreements call for new Designed to Dream hotels in nine states across the country: Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia. “Our Designed to Dream program is enjoying a groundswell of demand,” says Mike Varner, Senior Director and Head of Domestic Brand Management for Sleep Inn. “Guests love the hotels’ contemporary, residential look and feel. Developers are attracted to the new prototype, which was designed to offer lower construction and ongoing operating costs than other midscale brands.” Further, revPAR for Designed to Dream properties are enjoying a nearly $10 premium on average over non-renovated Sleep Inn hotels. First launched in May 2010, today guests can find Designed to Dream hotels across the United States. The revitalized design is available in all newly constructed Sleep Inn hotels and is a cost-effective renovation program for the brand’s existing properties. Designed to Dream hotels feature an inviting, residential setting with stylish, serene artwork, and flexible, open public spaces. The overall experience, coupled with “Dream Tips” throughout the hotel, is designed to leave travelers feeling happy and well rested. In testing, the new look appealed exceedingly well to a generational spread of guests - including the so-called “Millenials” and “Baby Boomers.” Signature Sleep Inn amenities add to the guests’ value. Among these comforts and conveniences: the free Morning Medley Breakfast Buffet with hot and cold options, free Wi-Fi, and fitness center and/or swimming pool. Many hotels now offer optional suite rooms as well. Comfortable and Cost-Effective

From the floors of The Lodging Conference, Sleep Inn by Choice Hotels International (NYSE: CHH) today reported strong demand for its Designed to Dream® brand program which includes a new prototype and mandated refresh of all 401 Sleep Inn hotels in its portfolio. Sleep Inn has added 41 hotels to the Designed to Dream program year-to-date, bringing the total number of Designed to Dream hotels to 88.

NEWS |Ascend Hotel Collection Grows In Gateways

The Ascend Collection membership program from Choice Hotels International continues its expansion with new member properties in gateway cities in the United States and Canada. These lodgings are Clifton Hotel, Miami’s South Beach, Florida’s first LEED Gold hotel; The National Hotel and Suites, the network’s first property in the capital city of Ottawa; and Hotel Elan, marking the collection’s debut in Calgary.

NEWS |illy and Chef Marcus Samuelsson, brand ambassador

illy and Chef Marcus Samuelsson, brand ambassador for illy® MONOARABICA(TM) single origin coffee, launch GIVE HAPPilly Coffee Amnesty program at the Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2012 - In celebration of illy(®) MONOARABICA(TM) illy’s first ever single origin coffee, illy and Chef Marcus Samuelsson, brand ambassador for MonoArabica, will launch the GIVE HAPPilly Coffee Amnesty program at the fifth annual Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE on Saturday,