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NEWS | Aman Resorts to expand in Sri Lanka

Aman Resorts, the luxury resorts chain is to expand its activities in Sri Lanka. According to expansion plans in place, the company will build a hotel in Colombo and will establish resorts in several parts of the country including one in Anuradhapura.

NEWS | Wyndham will open 35 hotels under Howard Johnson brand in India

Wyndham Hotel Group has announced that it will open 35 hotels in India over five years under the Howard Johnson brand for which it has signed a franchise agreement with domestic real estate firm Unique Global group. The Indian partner will invest up to Rs 2,275 crore for setting up the properties and expects to have a room inventory of around 3,500.

NEWS | Govt will ensure animal corridors are made legal entities: Environment Minister

Jayanthi Natarajan, Minister for Environment & Forests, Government of India, recently said that the government will take necessary steps to ensure that animal corridors in the country are made legal entities so that wildlife protection laws are legally enforceable. She said that wildlife protection is a high-priority area for the government, and that the Centre would make ensure local communities living around the sanctuaries are part of the conservation effort.

JOBS | Hotel Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel to be refinanced through management contract

As part of its asset management and restructuring strategy, Accor this week announced the refinancing of Hotel Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel through a management contract. The group, which took over the hotel in early 2009 under a fixed lease agreement, will continue to operate the hotel via a long term management contract. Located near the Eiffel Tower, the property currently offers 460 rooms and 13,993 square feet of fully equipped meeting rooms. 

NEWS | MTDC releases coffee-table book ‘Wild Maharashtra’

Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) in association with the Maharashtra State Forest Department and Sanctuary Asia magazine has announced the launch of a coffee-table book titled ‘Wild Maharashtra’, in order to increase awareness about the core wildlife areas and to promote its six national parks and around 40 wildlife sanctuaries. The book, which costs Rs 2,950,

NEWS | Accor opens La Bastide de Gordes & Spa in France

Accor has recently opened the La Bastide de Gordes & Spa under its MGallery Collection in the Luberon Mountains of France. The property offers 26 rooms and 12 suites. “We are delighted to announce the arrival of La Bastide de Gordes & Spa within the MGallery Collection.

NEWS | Vinsura Vineyards launches ‘Vinsura 100% Premium Port Wine’

Nashik-based Vinsura Vineyards has launched a naturally fermented ‘Vinsura 100% Premium Port Wine’ in three pack sizes i.e. 750 ml, 375 ml and 180 ml. It is specially created for connoisseurs with a flair for naturally fermented genuine port wines without added alcohol and sugar. Speaking on the occasion of the launch, Nitin Desai, Managing Director,

JOBS | Michelle Stephens has been appointed Senior Sales Manager at Coworth Park in Ascot, United Kingdom.

Reporting directly to Area Director of Sales Victoria Batten, Michelle Stephens is responsible for the meetings and incentives, corporate and leisure business from the surrounding Southern England territory. Stephens is part of Dorchester Collection’s UK area Sales and Marketing team with key focus on Coworth Park, while also supporting sales from this region for The Dorchester and 45 Park Lane.

NEWS | Peter Bonell has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer at Casa de Campo in La Romana, Dominican Republic

Bonell has held prominent executive positions throughout the hospitality industry, most notably including Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Grupo Punta Cana; Vice-President of Sales and Marketing Ginn Resorts; Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Colonial Williamsburg; Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at Hershey Entertainment and Resorts; and Vice-President of Sales/Director of Marketing at The Broadmoor in Colorado. Additionally,

JOBS | SOUS CHEF - A LA CARTE

HOTEL OR ENTITY Sofitel Philippine Plaza Country Philippines Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”. See hotel description

JOBS | FOOD & BEVERAGE MANAGER

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
Mercure Geelong City VIC – Other 

State: VIC - Victoria

JOBS | CHIEF ENGINEER

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
Sofitel Galaxy Nanjing 
City: Nanjing State East China  Country: China Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”. See hotel description 

JOBS| CHEF DE PARTIE

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
Novotel Sydney Darling Harbour
City Sydney
State NSW - New South Wales
Country Australia Accor’s Darling Harbour Hotels includes 2 hotels with almost 800 rooms. These hotels are uniquely situated at the centre of all the variety, colour and life that Darling Harbour has to offer. See hotel description

JOBS | DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
Sofitel Los Angeles State California  Country: United States of America Sofitel LA at Beverly Hills is nestled in one of the most prime areas of Los Angeles, with stunning interiors and views, featuring French style and Hollywood glamour. Enjoy sleek Beverly Hills hotel rooms near world-famous Rodeo Drive, Melrose Avenue, and Sunset Boulevard. New additions t See hotel description 

JOBS | Duty Manager

Job Description
You will be responsible to provide an excellent and consistent level of service to your customers. The Life Guard is responsible to ensure the smooth operation of the activities and maintenance of pool and the relevant equipments.
Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Role Category:Other Role:Other
Keyskills:Life Guard, Pool attendant

JOBS | Assistant Housekeeping Manager

Job Description To assist the Housekeeping Manager in managing the day-to-day operation of the housekeeping department, including the training and supervision of attendants and teamleaders. Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter Industry:Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Railways  Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category:Housekeeping  Role:Housekeeping Manager  Keyskills:Housekeeping 

JOBS | Corporate Sales Executive

Job Description 1. Arranging meetings with potential customers to prospect for new business.  2. Generate MICE business for Organization. 3 .Responsible for New Business Development via prospecting, qualifying, selling and closing services.  Salary:INR 1,00,000 - 1,75,000 P.A. Best Incentives Industry:Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines,