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JOBS | ROOM ATTENDANT

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
all seasons Pattaya State Bangkok  Country: Thaïland Room Attendant See hotel description CONTRACT Job Level National under local employment status (or Foreigner already entitled to be recruited for this role) More information Status Full Time Anticipated Start Date 11-10-12

NEWS \Regent Announces Regent Phuket - Opening December 2012

Located in the secluded bay of Cape Panwa next to its own private beach and looking out to the Andaman Sea, Regent Phuket Cape Panwa will offer a new luxury experience in a breathtaking location in Southern Thailand. A result of Regent's vision for establishing attractive and personable resorts in the most beautiful parts of the world, the resort will present a superb private retreat, sensitively designed to harmonise with one of the most enchanting locales on Earth. Regent Phuket, the first of Regent's several new concepts for forward-thinking luxury lifestyle destinations, is to open 1 December 2012. Ralf Ohletz, President, Regent Hotels & Resorts, said, "Phuket is one of Asia's leading destinations for tourists due to its superb weather, great food, a focus on service and Thai hospitality,

NEWS | Rezidor signed nine new hotel projects and opened four new hotels in Q3-2012

Rezidor announces the signing of nine new hotels featuring over 2,000 rooms and opening of four new hotels with more than 600 rooms in the third quarter of 2012. Year-to-date, the group added 26 hotels with 5,900 rooms to its pipeline and opened 13 hotels featuring 2,900 rooms. As a crucial part of the Route 2015 target, Rezidor continuous to signal its commitment to asset-light growth strategy focusing on profitable growth through management and franchise contracts in emerging markets.

NEWS| Meliá signs lease for WGF AG hotel development in Hamburg HafenCity

Meliá Hotels International signed a 25-year lease for a hotel development on the eastern edge of Hamburg HafenCity. Landlord and developer is the WGF Westfälische Grundbesitz und Finanzverwaltung AG. Meliá plans to open an 4-star category "Innside by Meliá" on the site at Högerdamm. This will be the firstHamburglocation of this expanding brand; Meliá runs 22 hotels inGermany, using different brands, and plans to double that number in the coming years. The location of the new "Innside" Hotel is about 800 meters south of theHamburgmain station.

NEWS | Dusit International signs management agreement for Dusit Thani Guam

Dusit International, one of Asia's leading hospitality brands, today signed a hotel management agreement with property owners Tanota Partners for an upcoming flagship project on Guam. Scheduled for a soft opening in late 2013, the Dusit Thani Guam, located in the island's prime commercial and tourist precinct, is a 417 room beachside resort hotel with 30 floors and is set to offer world-class facilities, including Guam's largest conference center and a unique array of restuarants and bars. Expressing his confidence in the management expertise of Dusit International, Mr. Michael Ysrael of Tanota Partners,

NEWS| Hilton Worldwide Launches DoubleTree by Hilton Brand in South Africa

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a new DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, with local operator Upper Eastside Hotel (Pty) Ltd. The hotel will be Hilton Worldwide's fifth property in South Africa and its second in the 'Mother City' of Cape Town. The 183-room hotel, currently known as Upper Eastside, will make changes in the coming months to bring the hotel in line with DoubleTree brand standards and is expected to open as DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town Upper Eastside in late 2012. The property is ideally located in the redeveloped,

NEWS| Renaissance Hotels Welcomes Unique Barcelona Gem to its Growing European Portfolio

Renaissance Hotels, Marriott International's signature lifestyle brand, has opened its second hotel in Barcelona this year, the spectacular 357-room Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel, under a franchise agreement with Hoteles Catalonia. Located in Plaza Europa and designed by Ateliers Jean Nouvel and Ribas & Ribas, the hotel is destined to become a city landmark, remarkable for its stunning and unique design and architecture.

NEWS| A Building Boom in New York Hotel Rooms

In 2011, developers added 4,404 new hotel rooms to the city’s existing 74,025 rooms, an annual increase of 5.9 percent and the highest on record, according to Smith Travel Research and the commercial real estate brokerage Cushman & Wakefield. Supply is projected to increase by 3.5 percent in 2012 and 4.1 percent in 2013. From 2005 to 2010, hotel room supply grew by 16.2 percent,

NEWS| The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Adds to Caribbean Presence with Exclusive Resort in Aruba

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is pleased to unveil plans for The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba, an exclusive 320-room oceanfront resort situated on the Caribbean island’s famed Palm Beach. Ushering in a new level of elegance in accommodations and amenities to the island, the grand resort will offer beautifully appointed rooms and suites, four dining outlets, a luxurious 13-treatment room spa, two swimming pools and a 24-hour casino. The hotel will also include The Ritz-Carlton Club Level, a private floor accessible only by elevator key,

NEWS| Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts Expands In China With A New Deluxe Hotel In Changsha

The international hotel group Swissôtel Hotels & Resorts continues to expand its portfolio in China. The future deluxe hotel will be located in Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province and the transportation hub in south-central China. Swissôtel Changsha will be part of a mixed-use development featuring a Grade A office tower, and it is scheduled to open in 2014. Swissôtel Changsha will offer 400 rooms and suites with a minimum room size of 40m2, five restaurants and bars,

NEWS | How the hotel industry will transform with big funds and leaner business practices

Xander Group Inc finds the Indian hospitality sector so hot that the investment firm has picked up stake, over the past few years, in hotels such as Sinclairs in Ooty, Devi Garh in Udaipur, Mariott Hotel and Convention Center in Pune, Devi Ratn in Jaipur and so on. Like Xander, whose retail unit Virtuous Retail plans to build several high-end malls across the country, global firm Duet Group,

NEWS| Concept Hospitality signs contract for Amanora Park Town Club & Resort, Pune

Concept Hospitality Pvt Ltd has signed an agreement for technical and management services for the Amanora Park Town Club & Resort, Pune. Situated in Amanora Township, Hadapsar, the project is scheduled to open in 2013, and will have 30 rooms of five-star calibre. “This is a premium club in the Amanora Park Township, a top-end club befitting the township’s positioning.

NEWS| DoubleTree by Hilton Oradeo opens in Romania

DoubleTree by Hilton recently entered Oradeo, Romania with the opening of the 147-room DoubleTree by Hilton Oradea. For business travelers, the property will offer some of the best corporate facilities in the area, including four meeting rooms and the Varadinium Ballroom, hosting from 10 and 350 delegates; as well as a business centre, state-of-the-art technology and high speed internet access.

NEWS | Sofitel holds 1st presentation workshop in Mumbai

Sofitel Luxury Hotels yesterday held its first 'Sofitel Sales Mission 2012' presentation workshop of its luxury properties in Mumbai at Sofitel Mumbai BKC. The sales representative from Sofitel Sukhmvit, Sofitel Krabi, Sofitel So Bangkok, Sofitel Dubai Jumeirah Beach, Sofitel Mauritius and Sofitel Cambodia showcased their hotels during the two sessions (morning and afternoon). Speaking to Hospitality Biz, Anthony Slewka-Armfelt, Regional Director of Sales, Sofitel South East Asia & India, said, “This is for the first time, we conducted a workshop,

NEWS| IHG opens Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa

InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) recently opened the 420-room Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa, on the banks of the Dead Sea. The resort is the third Crowne Plaza to open in Jordan, joining Crowne Plaza Petra and Crowne Plaza Amman. "Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa is a very special place. The leisure and spa facilities have to be seen to be believed and it won't be long before the resort becomes one of Jordan's most popular places to escape to,"

NEWS| ICF to support Annual Chandiwala Hospitality Ensemble from next year

Indian Culinary Forum (ICF), the regional association of professional chefs affiliated to Indian Federation of Culinary Associations (IFCA), will support the Annual Chandiwala Hospitality Ensemble, a national level culinary competition of students from hotel management institutes across the country organised by Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology (BCIHMCT) in New Delhi. This was announced by Chef Davinder Kumar, President, ICF while inaugurating the 11th edition of the competition in New Delhi today.

NEWS | Marriott opens Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel

Marriott International, under its Renaissance Hotels brand has opened its second hotel in Barcelona this year, the 357-room Renaissance Barcelona Fira Hotel, under a franchise agreement with Hoteles Catalonia. The hotel’s bold and original design comprises two 110-metre towers joined at the top by a spectacular panoramic restaurant and terrace vantage point. “We are delighted to add this unique property to our rapidly growing European portfolio of Renaissance Hotels”, said Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director, Marriott International in Europe.

NEWS | Sony India introduces VPL-BW120S projector

Sony India Pvt Ltd has launched VPL-BW120S Home Theatre Projector, which is specifically designed for hassle-free casual home entertainment, especially for small living spaces since it can be placed close to a wall or screen without the need to mount the projector. From as little as 1.34 metres away, it is capable of projecting a stunningly-large viewing area equivalent to a 100” screen while maintaining image fidelity and brightness. Given its easy set-up and short projection distance, VPL-BW120S is an ideal solution for bringing to life casual big-screen entertainment such as sports,

JOBS | RECEPTIONIST

HOTEL OR ENTITY
Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa City Lancashire
State North West (England)
Country: United Kingdom The 4 star Mercure Blackburn Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa is a 175 room property. The hotel is a converted 700 year old country manor in a tranquil setting. See hotel description