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JOBS | PR Executive

Job Description 
 Develop and maintain the company's corporate image and identity Salary: INR 3,00,000 - 4,50,000 P.A Role Category: Public Relations Role: Public Relations Executive Keyskills: Public Relations Executive Desired Candidate Profile Education: (UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization) AND (PG - Any PG

JOBS | Guest Relation Executive

Job Description
 a. To help and assist the Front Office Manager in organising and running the department b. To be warm, friendly and courteous to guests c. To achieve optimum sale of rooms through proper yield management d. To make and monitor the duty roster of the departmental staff e. To supervise the reception counter f.

JOBS | Human Resources

Job Description
Responsible for smooth operation of the human resources department. To supervise and provide consultation to management on strategic staffing plans, compensation benifits, budget and labour relation. Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter Industry: Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Railways Functional Area: HR, Recruitment, Administration, IR Role
Category: Senior Management Role: Head/ VP/ GM-HR Keyskills: Associate Director - Human Resources, Human Resources Manager

JOBS | Technician-electrical

Job Description Assists in the smooth and efficient running of the Engineering Department in support of all other operating departments. Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter Others Role Category: Other Role: Other Keyskills: Technician - Electrical, hvac, plumbing, electronics 

NEWS | Hilton Columbus Downtown Announces Opening

Hilton Hotels & Resorts announces the official opening of Hilton Columbus Downtown, poised to be a top destination in the heart of the city. The 532-room property is located at 401 North High Street, conveniently positioned in the center of the city's most admired neighborhoods, including the Short North Arts District and the Arena District. "Today is a significant milestone in the longstanding relationship between Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the City of Columbus and our distinguished business partners involved in this monumental project," said Major Michael B.

NEWS | Accor Celebrates Another Record Year In Asia-Pacific

Accor today reaffirms its market leadership in Asia-Pacific, as the region’s largest international hotel operator and celebrates another year of record-breaking expansion. During 2012 Accor will add over 110 hotels across all segments – ranging from luxury to economy – to its network in the region.

NEWS Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Opens Luxury Hotel in Changzhou, China

Today marks the debut of the Shangri-La Hotel in Changzhou, one of China's top business cities. This is the second collaboration between Shangri-La International Hotel Management Ltd. and Qiaoyu Group, Changzhou following the successful opening of Traders Fudu Hotel, Changzhou in 2005. Strategically located within Wujin Hi-tech Industrial Park and adjacent to the newly built Xihu International Community, the hotel is set to cater to business executives and corporate meetings.

NEWS | Marriott to Grow Russia and CIS Portfolio by Over 50 Percent to More than 30 Hotels by 2015

Leading global hotel operator Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) is on track to double its portfolio in Europe from 40,000 rooms to 80,000 rooms by 2015. Marriott is fueling much of its growth in Europe with a strong focus on new development in Russia & CIS and today announced it will grow its existing portfolio in the region by more than 50 percent to more than 30 hotels open by 2015. Amy McPherson, president and managing director for Marriott International in Europe, speaking from the Russia & CIS Hotel Investment Conference in Moscow today said, "Over the past 15 years we have developed a strong presence in Russia and CIS and are excited about the continued growth opportunities throughout the region for our expanding portfolio of brands." McPherson added, "Russia also represents a tremendous opportunity for the travel sector. One of the world's fastest growing outbound travel markets, the country is now Marriott's fourth largest source market …

NEWS | Banyan Tree Launches Elegant Urban Retreat In Shanghai

Leading luxury hospitality operator Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts debuts its urban resort concept in mainland China with the launch of Banyan Tree Shanghai On The Bund.? Offering majestic views of the Bund thoroughfare and Huangpu River beyond, along with the Group's

NEWS | Hyatt Announces Plans for Hyatt Place Hotel in Republic of Armenia

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with Ginekar Limited Liability Company for a Hyatt Place hotel in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia. Hyatt Place Yerevan is the third Hyatt Place hotel under development in Europe, joining Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport and Hyatt Place Zurich Airport. Slated to open in the spring of 2013, Hyatt Place Yerevan will offer 96 guestrooms, in addition to more than 1,300 sq ft (120.7 sq m) of meeting space, an open market with made-to-order meals and snacks around the clock, a restaurant offering breakfast, lunch and dinner; a bar; a four-station e-room, and a well-equipped fitness center. The hotel will be located next to Republic Square, the heart of Yerevan's city center, and is in close proximity to the Government House, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the National Gallery,

NEWS| Ultra-luxury Dorchester Collection looks to grow in N.Y., elsewhere

- The small, ultra-luxury Dorchester Collection's working to expand to 15 hotels and regain its presence in New York, the company's CEO told AFP in a recent interview. "We have now nine hotels, they are all iconic. We own all of them except the Richemond (in Geneva). The aim is to have 15 hotels by 2015; it's ambitious but that's the plan,"

NEWS | Hyatt Announces Plans for a Park Hyatt Hotel in Qingdao, China

Post News 22 October 2012 Hyatt Announces Plans for a Park Hyatt Hotel in Qingdao, China Hyatt Announces Plans for a Park Hyatt Hotel in Qingdao, China Hyatt Announces Plans for a Park Hyatt Hotel in Qingdao, China Hyatt Hotels Corporation(NYSE: H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a management agreement with China Resources Land Limited for a Park Hyatt hotel in Qingdao, China. China Resources Land Limited is the owner of Grand Hyatt Shenzhen, which opened in 2009, and is the owner and developer of five additional Hyatt-branded hotels under development in China,

NEWS | Orient Express to promote their luxury trains, cruises in Indian market

Orient Express, which owns and manages luxury hotels, restaurants, cruises, and luxury trains across the globe, will now promote its luxury rail and cruise products in the Indian market to target high-end discerning customers. With this objective, the company recently appointed ‘The Luxury Trains’, a Delhi-based travel company that markets luxury rail products, as their General Sales Agent (GSA) in India. Orient Express currently operates five luxury rail products, and three luxury cruises in Southeast Asia and Europe.

NEWS | Tata Coffee Limited’s Q2 operating income up by 28%

Tata Coffee Limited, a subsidiary of Tata Global Beverages announced its results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012, yesterday. It reported significant increase in turnover and net profit across all businesses of the company. The operating income Y-o-Y basis was up 28 per cent at Rs.321.79 crore from 251.82 crores of previous year. The Profit After Tax (PAT) for the same period grew by 65 per cent to Rs.52.26 crore as against Rs.31.73 crore during the same period of last year. The improved result is from instant coffee operation,

NEWS | Banyan Tree Shanghai on The Bund opens in China

Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts has debuted its urban resort concept in China with the launch of Banyan Tree Shanghai on The Bund. The 130-room property offers views of the Bund thoroughfare and Huangpu River beyond. “Following the success of our group’s three other urban resorts – in Bangkok, Macau and Seoul - Banyan Tree Shanghai on The Bund capitalises on our core brand value of rejuvenation and offers a sanctuary for the senses within the context of Shanghai’s vast urban cityscape. Business and leisure travellers may take advantage of our many amenities and facilities, such as an award-winning spa, a multitude of dining venues and various meeting spaces,

NEWS | Dusit International opens Dusit Thani Maldives

Dusit International has opened the Dusit Thani Maldives on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll. The resort offers 100 villas and residences. Most villas have private pools. Ocean Villas have decks, private pools, and daybeds. The two-bedroom Ocean Pavilions and Beach Residences have larger private pools and indoor and outdoor dining facilities, according to a report by Hotels Mag.

NEWS | FoodPanda starts operations in Mumbai, Delhi-NCR

FoodPanda, a first-of-its-kind online platform, has recently set-up operations in Mumbai and Delhi-NCR region. The company provides customers the ease of choosing and ordering food from a variety of restaurants and cuisines within a given area, and places their orders almost instantly. Customers can now order from over 500 restaurants in India.

NEWS | Acceptance of vacation ownership continues to enhance fortunes of resorts companies

In the hospitality industry, even as mid-and-large size hotels companies are battling weak business, the huge acceptance of concept of selling vacation ownership continue to enhance fortunes of resorts companies. Among the listed entities, both, Mahindra HolidaysBSE 0.93 % and Resorts and Sterling Holidays Resorts, have delivered encouraging financial performance in the September 2012 quarter. In the September 2012 quarter, Mahindra Holidays and Resorts net profits grew by 12% to Rs27 crore on a year on year basis. Also its net sales grew by 12% to Rs151 crore on a year on year basis.

NEWS | Straight out of Agatha Christie: Why Tata IHC's Orient Express bid has historical and literary value

It is not often that a company gets an opportunity to acquire a piece of history. In 2005, the Tata-controlled Indian Hotels purchased Pierre, a New York hotel, built just before the Great Depression. It was inaugurated with great fanfare in the 1930s, but economic troubles quickly forced it out of business. A painful business reorganisation followed, but with fortunes dwindling, it was left to Paul Getty with wealth from the Stanford oil business to lead a remarkable turnaround. Orient-Express,

NEWS | Italy's design scion Matteo di Montezemolo joins ranks with Tatas in Orient Express Bid

With his understated bespoke suits stitched by venerable Bolognese tailors, razor-edged pocket squares and animated hand gestures, Matteo di Montezemolo, 35, embodies the impeccable Italy Inc. For the last 10 years, as CEO of Montezemolo Partners, a private investment vehicle of his family, he has been building a fashion and furniture empire, one hand-crafted object at a time, but now he has joined ranks with the Tatas for his most audacious buyout efforts ever.
Roots Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Hotels CompanyBSE -1.64 % that operates Ginger Hotel, said today that it plans to set up around 80 hotels across the country under the brand, in four years. "We now have 26 properties under Ginger Hotels with around 2,600 rooms. We plan to take the total number of hotels under the Ginger brand to about 80 all over India, in four years," Roots Corporation Chief Executive Officer and Director Prabhat Pani told reporters here at the launch of a Ginger Hotel here at an investment of Rs 13.5 crore.

NEWS | Roots Corporation to set up 80 Ginger Hotels in four years

Roots Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Indian Hotels CompanyBSE -1.64 % that operates Ginger Hotel, said today that it plans to set up around 80 hotels across the country under the brand, in four years. "We now have 26 properties under Ginger Hotels with around 2,600 rooms. We plan to take the total number of hotels under the Ginger brand to about 80 all over India, in four years," Roots Corporation Chief Executive Officer and Director Prabhat Pani told reporters here at the launch of a Ginger Hotel here at an investment of Rs 13.5 crore. "This property, which is under 30 years lease tenure,

NEWS | Orient Express Hotels board may reject bid by Indian Hotels

Will the Tata Group be second time lucky with the board of Orient Express Hotels (OEH)? Most global analysts and consultants who track the NYSE listed company feel that the board may hold out for a better offer than the $12.63 per share offered by Indian Hotels, a Tata Group company. A poll of eight analysts and consultants revealed that most expect at least $15-$20 per share valuation for the OEH assets, including an element of so-called control premium.