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JOBS | Sales

Sales Exec / Asst Mgr Sales / Sales Managers required for Business Center chain in Mumbai. Excellent growth over current CTC. You must be hotel sales background, pref South Mumbai. Call Prabhjot +91 98720 00604 or write to

REV MGT | When did your comp set die?

By Jean Francois Mourier, CEO of REVPAR GURU

 I'm sure that you are all familiar with the term comp set, which is short for competitive set. A comp set is defined as the "other, competing hotels against which a property measures its own performance." In most cases, properties within a comp set are in the same geographical location, have the same star rating, provide similar amenities and customer experience.

JOBS| Housekeeping Supervisor

Job Description In charge of day to day supervision of all service personnel working in assigned areas of the Hotel. Responsible for the proper cleaning and appointments of guest rooms and public areas under his/ her control. Salary:Best as per Industry standard +fooding+lodging Industry:Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Railways Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants Role Category:Housekeeping Role:Housekeeping Executive/ Assistant Keyskills:Housekeeping Supervisor 

JOBS | Room Attendant

Job Description
To ensure thorough cleanliness & maintenance of guest rooms.To keep the hotel clean, comfortable and safe for guests. To make the guest rooms.* In a departure room all bed linen and bathroom linen is exchanged.* Fresh beds are made. Salary:Accomodation+ All Meals {inclunding OFF DAY Meals}

JOBS | Chef d Party Commi-1

Job Description

He will be responsible for 1. Total cooking of Chaat, papdi, golgappe. best to the liking of Customers in the Restaurant.2. Purchase & Budgeting.3.Maintain cleanliness,3. No wastage of food & other related items in the kitchen.


HOTEL OR ENTITY  Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens  City: Melbourne State VIC - Victoria  Country: Australia 164 CBD located Hotel with Lime Restaurant & Bar and conferencing. See hotel description 


HOTEL OR ENTITY  Novotel Melbourne St Kilda City Melbourne State VIC - Victoria Country Australia Novotel Melbourne St Kilda is located in the picturesque bayside suburb of St Kilda, and is a 4.5 star property which is the city's premier beachfront hotel. See hotel description 


HOTEL OR ENTITY  Mercure Bangkok Siam & IBIS Bangkok Siam State Bangkok Country Thaïland From budget to luxury, all over the world… Accor hotels’ brands are constantly reinventing their concept to satisfy the needs and expectations of business and leisure customers alike. See hotel description 


HOTEL OR ENTITY  Pullman Putrajaya Lakeside  Country :Malaysia The latest elegant addition to Putrajaya. It is the epitome of class, efficiency and a heaven of sensory delights with 282 rooms, suites, serviced apartments and spa concept rooms. 5 restaurants, b See hotel description 


HOTEL OR ENTITY  Mercure Bangkok Siam & IBIS Bangkok Siam State Bangkok  Country: Thaïland From budget to luxury, all over the world… Accor hotels’ brands are constantly reinventing their concept to satisfy the needs and expectations of business and leisure customers alike. See hotel description 

NEWS | Premier Hotels to manage Hilton Dhaka

Hilton Worldwide has signed a management agreement with Premier Hotels & Resorts to manage Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh. The agreement will mark Hilton Worldwide's entry into the country. Scheduled to open in 2015, the 250-room Hilton Dhaka, Bangladesh is located in the central business district and commercial zone of Dhaka city.

NEWS | IHCL plays hospitality partner of Oz Fest in India

The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi yesterday played host to Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia, during her maiden visit to India. Gillard also inaugurated the Oz Fest – the biggest Australian cultural fest on October 16, 2012 for which the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) is the hospitality partner, and will be held across 18 cities in India during the coming four months. Speaking on the occasion, Digvijay Singh, General Manager,

NEWS |UP Chief Minister asks hospitality industry to set-up hotels in Chitrakoot

Akhilesh Yadav, Chief Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh (UP), recently urged the hospitality industry to set-up hotels in Chitrakoot for tapping the tourism potential of the area. “I invite you to set-up a hotel in this area. Our government will extend all possible support. This area has lots of opportunities for the tourism industry,” said Yadav.

NEWS| Citrus Hotels & Resorts debuts in North India

Citrus Hotels & Resorts, a part of the Mirah Group, announced its foray into the North Indian market with the launch of Citrus Gurgaon Central. The 46-room property has been taken on a long lease and is now fully operational. Speaking about the launch, Kurian Varghese,

NEWS | Southern Franchise Company forays into India

The UAE-based Southern Franchisee Company (SFC), with speciality hospitality operations, has entered India with plans to start 200 outlets. The company also expects to have 25 outlets in Kerala with a total investment of Rs 100 crore by 2015, he said. As per a PTI report, to start with, the brand, which has a network of 25 restaurants across UAE,

NEWS | Amanda Anderson has been appointed General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Lewiston in Lewiston - ID, United States.

The Hotel Group has recently named Amanda Anderson General Manager of its Holiday Inn Express hotel in Lewiston, Idaho. The 100-room property, located at 2425 Nez Perce Drive, sits above the Lewis and Clark Valley overlooking the Clearwater River, giving guests breathtaking panoramic views.

NEWS | Tim Michaud has been appointed General Manager at The International Palms in Cocoa Beach - FL, United States.

Michaud brings more than 20 years of hospitality experience to the International Palms Resort, with the majority of his career in the local area at both branded and non-branded properties. He spent the last six years as the Resort Manager/COO at Captain Hiram’s Resort in Sebastian, Fla.

NEWS | Barth Leins has been appointed Vice President of Revenue Management & Distribution at Sonesta International Hotels Corporation in Newton - MA, United States.

Sonesta International Hotels Corporation has named Barth Leins as Corporate Vice President of Revenue Management & Distribution. In this role Barth will oversee and provide leadership for Sonesta’s global revenue management practice.

NEWS | Ricardo Verdan has been appointed Director of Food & Beverage at Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center in Framingham - MA, United States.

Before joining Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center team, Verdan worked at various hotels under Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide including the four-diamond awarded Sheraton Boston Hotel and The Westin Waltham Boston.

NEWS | Preferred Hotel to have 35 member hotels in India by Apr 2014

Preferred Hotel Group on Wednesday said it plans to increase its clientale to 35 hotel members in India by the end of April 2014 as part of its expansion plans. "Over the next eighteen months we will have 35 member hotels. I am very confident that we will achieve these numbers," Preferred Hotel Group South Asia Regional Director Saurabh Rai Bhatnagar told PTI.

NEWS| Hilton Worldwide Signs Management Agreement With Orix Real Estate Corporation To Mark Re-Entry Of Hilton Hotels & Resorts Brand In Okinawa

Hilton Worldwide today announced the signing of a management agreement with Chatan Hotel and Resort Corporation, a subsidiary of Orix Real Estate Corporation, to manage Hilton Okinawa Chatan in central Chatan, Okinawa, Japan. Scheduled to open in 2014, the 346-room Hilton Okinawa Chatan is located in Mihama, facing the Mihama American Village which is one of the largest shopping complexes in Okinawa. "This agreement is a significant milestone for us as it represents the Hilton brand's entry into Okinawa and our 11th Hilton Worldwide property in Japan.

NEWS | Apple selects launch partner in HRS for hotel tools on Passbook app Read more at

A few weeks on from when Apple started giving out details about its Passbook system and users could take the new operating system, with a string of retailers and a few airlines such as United include in the first wave of partners, HRS looks to have secured a major deal with the tech giant.

NEWS| Cornell Hospitality Research Summit Focuses on Rapid Changes in Hospitality Industry

With two keynote panels and over 80 presenters, the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit 2012 (CHRS 2012) brought some 240 participants to the School of Hotel Administration for two intense days of presentations and discussion. Participants came from 21 nations in addition to the U.S., with about 60 percent industry practitioners and 40 percent academic researchers. In keeping with the conference's theme of moving the industry forward,

NEWS| GBTA and Egencia® Study Shows Travel Professionals Gaining Control of Travel Policies in Europe

Travel professionals are playing an increasingly large and influential role in shaping and controlling business travel policy, aided by online booking tools and fueled by a growing focus on cost-saving efforts, according to a new report for Europe by the GBTA Foundation, the research arm of the Global Business Travel Association, and Egencia,

NEWS | Westin Hotels & Resorts Announces Grand Opening of Flagship Manhattan Property the Westin New York Grand Central

Today Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) and Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) announce the grand opening of The Westin New York Grand Central. The new hotel opens in the former New York Helmsley Hotel after the completion of a $75 million renovation.

NEWS | The ultimate customer experience: Four key trends in the evolving online space | By Tim Gunstone

Tim Gunstone, EyeforTravel's managing director, has been talking to top travel players and key innovators across the world about the next steps for a highly competitive, low margin industry. The customer experience, he finds, is at the heart of everything and getting it right will be the most lucrative thing you ever do. For years the travel industry has talked about the customer experience.

NEWS | Three Lessons that Hotels Should Learn from the Airlines | By Jean Francois Mourier

Many hoteliers and revenue managers don't know that revenue management in hotels actually developed from the successes of airlines' yield management practices. I know what you're thinking: "my hotel doesn't fly, so I can't use the same processes that an airline does. It just doesn't make good business sense." Actually, it does. Hotels have many of the same issues and challenges that the airlines do: "perishable inventory, customers booking in advance, lower cost competition and wide swings with regard to balancing supply and demand.

NEWS | Seventeen Hot Food & Beverage Trends in Restaurants & Hotels for 2013 | By Michael Whiteman

Consultants Baum+Whiteman say that a flavor a day keeps recession at bay. Restaurant chains, hotels and smart independents are ramping up their flavor profiles... chucking artificial stuff, exploring whole new worlds of real ingredients... especially at bars. Big snackification of America in hotel lobbies and fast feeders. Old fogey chains doing fast-casual disco dancing. Dumbelling at fast feeders. Plus: A big bunch of buzzwords for the year ahead. Baum+Whiteman International


CHICAGO –Preferred Hotel Group™, a global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels, welcomed24 new members during the third quarter of 2012, bringing year-to-date growth to 65 new member hotels. The company also saw a 12 percent increase year-to-date in reservations booked via its diverse distribution channels, in comparison to this time last year.