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NEWS | Hampton Hotels Continues Significant Domestic and International Development with Opening of 18 Properties in Third Quarter of 2012

Brand Ranks No. 1 for Second Consecutive Year on Entrepreneur Magazine’s List of Top Global Franchises Hampton Hotels (www.hampton.com), the international brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton hotels,

JOBS | HR Trainee

Job Description Overall exposure in entire gamut of HR. (Payroll, Leave Details, Joining formalities , Various HR Initiatives) Salary:Only Stipend+free fooding Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category:Other  Role:Trainee Keyskills:HR Trainee, hr manager 

JOBS | Marketing Executive

Job Description - To call prospective customers and generate interest in the product.  -Accurately verify the demographic and other details of the lead.  - Create member interest Salary:Best as per Industry Standard + Flexi Pay Industry:Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Railways Functional Area:Marketing, Advertising, MR, PR, Media Planning  Role Category:Marketing  Role:Direct Marketing Executive  Keyskills:Telemarketing, telecaller, telecalling, tele marketing executive, outbound, telecaller female, telesales telemarketing, tele sales, data operator 

JOBS| Cook for Sweets

Job Description He will be responsible for 1. Best knowledge of making sweets. best to the liking of Customers in the Restaurant.2. Purchase & Budgeting.3.Maintain cleanliness,3. No wastage of items. Salary:INR 1,00,000 - 2,00,000 P.A. Negociable Industry:Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Railways Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants Role Category:Senior Management Role:Executive/ Master Chef Keyskills:COMMI I 

JOBS | SOUS-CHEF

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana State Bali, Lombok Country Indonesia Buisness Resorts hotel See hotel description 

JOBS | SALES COORDINATOR

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana  State: Bali, Lombok  Country: Indonesia Buisness Resorts hotel See hotel description

JOBS | DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Pullman Saigon Centre  State: Ho Chi Minh  Country: Vietnam Scheduled to open in October 2013, Pullman Saigon Centre is ideally located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh city. With 306 rooms and suites, 2 restaurants, 2 bars, upscale facilities including over 500m2 meeting area, spa, swimming pool and fitness centre. See hotel description 

JOBS | ASSISTANT MANAGER

HOTEL OR ENTITY  The Sebel Manly Beach  City :NSW – Other State NSW - New South Wales Country Australia The Sebel Manly Beach is a relaxed, casual and stylish boutique beach-front hotel located on Sydney's famous Manly Beach. Each one of its stylish rooms and apartments feature spacious bedrooms, luxurious bathrooms, many with a spa bath and laundry, contemporary furnishings, work desk, high-speed broadband connection and furnished balconies. See hotel description 

JOBS | HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER

HOTEL OR ENTITY  The Menzies Sydney  City: Sydney  State: NSW - New South Wales  Country: Australia The Menzies is a 4 Star international hotel boasting 446 well appointed guest rooms and suites; 14 flexible function rooms, 2 restaurants, 2 cafes and 4 bars. Located in Sydney CBD. See hotel description CONTRACT Job Level Manager Status Full Time Anticipated Start Date 12-11-12 

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 | Indian Hotels makes $1.86 bn offer to buy NYSE-listed Orient Express

Indian Hotels Company, the hospitality chain owned by the Tatas, has placed an acquisition bid for Orient-Express Hotel Ltd, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The company currently holds over 71 lakh 'Class A' shares of Orient-Express aggregating to 6.9% equity stake, acquired in stages during 2007 and 2009. The board of Indian Hotels CompanyBSE -4.77 %

NEWS | ITC to invest over Rs 10,000 crore into hotels business

BSE 0.21 % is investing $2 billion (Rs 10,683 crore) over the next five to six years to add 5,000 rooms to its hotel portfolio, said Nakul Anand, executive director of ITC. The company is expanding its hotel operations to Colombo and Kathmandu. In the Sri Lankan city of Colombo, it has bought land and will build a super-deluxe hotel. It is currently developing 40 new properties across cities like Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Noida, Amritsar, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Coimbatore. These properties will be both in the high-end luxury segment as well as mid-market segment. The company recently opened one of India's largest luxury hotels, the 600-room ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, which is being promoted as a meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions destination, competing with other such destinations in south east Asia. "We have got good enquiries for conferences, weddings and car launches in Chennai. The initial signs are very encouraging here," he said. The hot…

NEWS | Indian Hotels Company makes $1.86 bn offer to buy Orient-Express Hotels

Indian Hotels Company, the hospitality chain owned by the Tatas, along with an Italian fund has offered to buy Orient-Express Hotels Ltd (OEHL), in an attempt to break a five-year impasse during which the Tata Group's efforts to increase its influence over the operator of luxury hotels, restaurants and tourist trains had always been firmly rebuffed.

NEWS | Park Inn by Radisson Astana to open in Kazakhstan in Q1 2013

Carslon Rezidor has announced the Park Inn by Radisson Astana in Kazakhstan. The property featuring 248 rooms is scheduled to open in Q1 2013. “Eastern Europe is one of our key regions for future business development. Our portfolio already comprises 105 hotels in operation and under development with more than 25,000 rooms;

NEWS | Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza undergoes renovation

The 561-room Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is undergoing a USD ten million renovation and is slated for completion by next year. “The market requires it,” said Alex Warm, Co-Owner of Belvedere Corp., which acquired the hotel along with the rest of the Carew Tower complex in 1990.

NEWS | Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore appoints Biswajit Chakraborty as General Manager

Mövenpick Hotel & Spa Bangalore has appointed Biswajit Chakraborty as the General Manager of the hotel. Chakraborty is a veteran hotelier who brings to the property 25 years of association with established hotel brands like The Leela, The Oberoi among others. Prior to this,

NEWS |InterContinental Hotels Group to Introduce Managed Service Centre for All Properties in the Group's Pipeline in Russia and the CIS

IHG's VP Operations, Russia, Commonwealth of Independent States and Georgia, Robert Kennedy, said: "Our decision to establish such a centre underlines our commitment to growing in Russia and the rest of the CIS: one of IHG's priority markets. "The managed service centre will be a bespoke offering for this region. It will provide a dedicated, fully resourced office staffed to deliver essential specialised operational expertise for our future properties.

NEWS | Accor to open new Novotel hotel in UAE

European hotel chain Accor will open a new Novotel hotel in UAE later this month. The property will be clustered with an ibis hotel. The hotel, which will open in Abu Dhabi, will feature 224 rooms. Speaking about the hotel, Christophe Landais, Managing Director Accor Middle East, said,

NEWS | Aditya Birla PE invests in Olive Bar and Kitchen

Aditya Birla Private Equity, a part of the Aditya Birla Financial Services Group, has invested an undisclosed sum for a minority stake in fine dining restaurant operator Olive Bar and Kitchen Pvt. Ltd, which owns the Olive, Monkey Bar, LAP, Ai and Soul Fry brands. According to people close to the deal, the PE firm has could have committed up to $15 million to Olive Bar and Kitchen, to be paid in tranches. Bharat Banka, chief executive, Aditya Birla Capital Advisors,

NEWS | Responsible luxury will be single major USP of ITC Hotels: Nakul Anand

Responsible luxury’ is going to be ITC hotels’ single major USP. The company will make sure that all its products are eco-friendly and this would also apply to all the upcoming properties in the pipeline, said Nakul Anand, executive director of ITC. Further the company will stick with its commitment to invest Rs 10,000-crore for setting up luxury hotels across the country, he added. Speaking at the company’s recently launched luxury hotel – ITC Grand Chola, in Chennai, Nakul Anand,

NEWS | Citrus Hotels and Resorts opens hotel in Gurgaon

Citrus Hotels & Resorts, a part of the Mirah Group, announced its foray in NCR Delhi with the launch of Citrus Gurgaon Central. The hotel features 46 rooms. “The NCR region has a total inventory of 22,900 keys of which 75 per cent is accounted by the organised sector. The organised segment in the region has 17,550 keys in the pipeline over the next five years. According to the Airport Authority of India, the highest number of air arrivals was recorded in NCR (18.2 million) with the domestic arrivals accounting for 12.7 million and foreign arrivals of 5.5 million. We are,

NEWS | Cocoberry appoints Rahul Dean as President

India’s first and biggest frozen yogurt company Cocoberry has appointed Rahul Deans, a FMCG & retail veteran as its President. Deans' responsibilities would include overseeing the brand’s retail operations and heading the company's foray into FMCG.

NEWS | Ginger Hotels to open a property in Mumbai

The most expensive city in the country, when it comes to hotel room tariffs - Mumbai, is going to see the opening of its first Ginger hotel soon. Roots Corporation, the 100 per cent subsidiary of Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), which runs the Taj chain of luxury hotels in Indian and overseas, will open its 26th Ginger property in Mumbai on October 22.