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JOBS | Manager Finance & Business Support

Job Description
Manage day-to-day operations and assignments of Accounting staff, plan and organize work, communicate goals, and schedule/assign work to ensure all accounting standards are maintained. Advise staff of formal policies and procedures, identifying options and resolving issues. Recommend and/or initiate salary, disciplinary, or other staffing-related actions in accordance with company rules and policies. Alert management of potentially serious issues. Ensure all staff members are properly trained and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions. Manage the accounting department including receivables, payables, and cash handling functions. Prepare financial analysis of hotel operations including variance explanation and make recommendations to ensure the achievement of business goals.

JOBS | Steward

Job Description
Prepare and/or transport all food and beverage items and associated supplies, equipment, and materials to and from the buffet areas. Monitor area to ensure adequate supplies of food, beverage, trays, plates, utensils, napkins, condiments, etc. to serve all guests; replenish buffet items and areas as necessary. Follow preparation methods, times, and quality and presentation standards. Monitor taste, appearance, texture, serving temperature, portion size, and garnish method as required. Welcome guests and respond to requests in a prompt and professional manner. Refer any serious matters to management. Purchase and/or requisition for purchase inventory to ensure adequate minimum and maximum stocks of all food, beverage, material, and equipment. Monitor and control food and beverage costs and ensure procedures are followed to ensure the security and proper storage of food and beverage products, inventory, and equipment and to minimize

JOBS | ASSISTANT RESTAURANT MANAGER

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Sofitel So Bangkok State Bangkok Country Thaïland 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 | DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING

HOTEL OR ENTITY Sofitel Mumbai BKC Country India Sofitel Mumbai BKC is located in the Bandra Kurla Complex in the geographical centre of Mumbai. The exquisite Sofitel Mumbai BKC features 300 rooms and suites. The hotel offers a total of 9 function rooms including one 300 sqm. ballroom withSofitel “Inspired Meetings” concept, four restaurants, two bars,

JOBS | STAGE RESTAURANT

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Pullman Eindhoven Cocagne City Eindhoven State Noord - Brabant Country Netherlands Een 4 sterren deluxe hotel in het centrum van Eindhoven dat beschikt over 320 kamers, bar & restaurant Vestdijk 47, fitness, zwembad, schoonheidssalon en 18 multifunctionele zalen. See hotel description 

JOBS | EXECUTIVE CHEF

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Sofitel So Mauritius Bel Ombre Country Mauritius At the meeting point between lush nature and a peaceful river flowing into the paradisiacal waters of the lagoon, the Sofitel So Mauritius Bel Ombre is located on an idyllic site on the south coast. See hotel description 

JOBS | Duty Manager

Job Description * Ensures guests have a smooth running stay at the hotel   * Organises the customer welcome and care provided by his/her team.   * Supervises the work of the receptionists on his/her team.   * Develops high quality relationships with guests, from the moment they arrive and throughout their stay, in order to foster loyalty * Takes into account and anticipates guests' needs 
 * Handles any guest complaints that cannot be settled directly by team members and provides a rapid solution. Salary:Free Food and Accomodation. Industry:Travel, Hotels, Restaurants, Airlines, Railways Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants

JOBS | Front Office Supervisor

Job Description *Responsible for daily administration, meeting and greeting, dealing with guests'queries and complaints, and booking rooms. visitors  *Maintain high standards of customer services at the Reception desk so that customers'expectations are consistently exceeded.  *Motivate and develop Reception team to ensure smooth functioningof the department and promote teamwork.  *Provide effective support to the team to enable them to provide effective and efficient services. 
*Respond to customer queries by resolving issues in a timely and efficient manner to ensure customer satisfaction.

JOBS | Housekeeping Supervisor

Job Description
* Inspect the rooms assigned and take responsibility to ensure the rooms are maintained up to the standards.
* Ensure guest rooms assigned are maintained as per the standards.
* To ensure that all rooms in the specified floor are serviced and cleaned daily.  * Establish and maintain seamless co-ordination & co-operation with all departments to ensure maximum cooperation, productivity, morale and guest service.  * Interact with guests of the hotel in an efficient and friendly manner.  * Ensure that the team has been trained for all safety provisions.  * Inform the Assistant HK Manager and Executive Housekeeper about any damage or theft.  * Supervise and coordinate pest control, schedules in rooms.

NEWS | 3rd Annual Integrated Resorts

Join the 3rd Annual Integrated Resorts Conference where influential business leaders will gather and facilitate an international sharing platform to address the key developments and the challenges that the various key stakeholders are facing. Don’t miss this opportunity to network and exchange ideas among Government agencies, developers, hospitality and leisure operators in order to succeed in this highly competitive market. Tailor-make your own programme by selecting from any of these streams Day 1 & 2: Stream I: Masterplanning & Innovative Technologies Stream II:

NEWS | Social Media and Mobile in Travel Asia 2012

Research proves that to inspire travellers to buy, you need to communicate by social media and increasingly by mobile. Major Asian airlines, intermediaries and hotels are investing and achieving incredible success in this space. But Asia is different from the rest of the world. Facebook, Twitter don’t dominate. You need to inspire and convert through Ren ren, Mixi, Sina Weibo,

NEWS | Singapore hotels feel the squeeze as corporate budgets tighten

Average hotel occupancy rate drops to 83 pct in Sept * Hong Kong's occupancy rate set to overtake Singapore's * CDL Hospitality's room revenues slip from 4-year high By Charmian Kok SINGAPORE, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The best may be over for Singapore's booming hotel market as tightening corporate budgets and bank job cuts leave more luxury rooms empty,

NEWS | PolyU Designated Headquarters by International Body of Hotel Professionals

The School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has been designated by the Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP), an international professional association based in Texas, U.S., as its headquarters for the Asia-Pacific region. Situated in the SHTM, the new headquarters were unveiled on 16 November by Mr Frank Wolfe, HFTP Chief Executive Officer and Professor Kaye Chon,

NEWS | Fairmont Hotels & Resorts to Debut in the Philippines with Next Month's Opening of the 280-room Fairmont Makati

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce the opening of Fairmont Makati on December 3, marking the brand's entry into the Philippines. Ideally situated in one of the 17 cities comprising Metro Manila - one of the major financial, commercial and economic hubs in Asia - Fairmont Makati joins a growing portfolio of Fairmont hotels in the Asia Pacific region, including the recently opened Fairmont Jaipur in India and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel.

NEWS | Starwood Debuts Aloft Brand in Munich and Stuttgart, Germany

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), and its destination sensation brand, Aloft Hotels, today announces the signings of Aloft Munich and Aloft Stuttgart. Aloft Hotels was created to shake up the traditional mid-market hotel sector. This innovative hotel brand is redefining the category by delivering urban-influenced, modern and vibrant design and a social guest experience all at an affordable price point. Owned and developed by the Schörghuber Corporate Group,

NEWS| Lite Bite Foods opens Punjab Grill in Bangkok, Abu Dhabi

Lite Bite Foods Pvt Ltd recently opened Punjab Grill, the North Indian frontier cuisine chain, in Bangkok, Thailand and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), marking the international expansion of the brand. The two new outlets, spread over 4,000 sq ft each, will provide cuisines of the Punjab region. "Bangkok and Abu Dhabi were the obvious choices when it came to further expanding Punjab Grill’s presence overseas. Both these cities, besides having a sizeable Indian population, are a melting pot of cultures and traditions, much like Punjab Grill,” Amit Burman,

NEWS | The Keepers of the Quaich inducts Aspri Spirits’ Co-Founder Jackie Matai

The Keepers of the Quaich recently welcomed Jackie Matai, Co-Founder, Aspri Spirits Pvt Ltd, as a Keeper of the Quaich by virtue of his personal contribution and commitment to Scotch whisky. The Society also inducted 41 other members as Keepers of the Quaich and four Masters of the Quaich from 17 countries. Masters are those who, since being inducted as a Keeper over ten years ago, have made an exceptional contribution to Scotch whisky and to the Keepers.

NEWS | Korea most important Asian region: Starbucks

Korea is currently the most important region in Asia for Starbucks Corp. "Starbucks senior leadership, starting with CEO Howard Schultz, look at Korea with a very high priority. We have so much growth aspiration here," Darrel Kim, Director - Channel Business Development Asia Pacific, Starbucks Corp, was quoted as saying in a report by The Korea Herald. Since its first opening in 1999, Starbucks has maintained the number one position in Korea in terms of sales.

NEWS | Hilton Worldwide opens DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Phuket – Surin Beach

Hilton Worldwide recently unveiled its first DoubleTree by Hilton property in Phuket, Thailand. The 250-room DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Phuket – Surin Beach is located on the west coast of the island on Surin Beach. “Hilton Worldwide has been in Thailand since 1983 and we currently operate six hotels in key destinations, including Bangkok, Pattaya,

NEWS | Radisson Blu Hotel Ahmedabad appoints Vikram Singh Chauhan as General Manager

Radisson Blu Hotel Ahmedabad has appointed Vikram Singh Chauhan as the General Manager. Chauhan has spent over 14 years in the hospitality industry as a senior leader working with worldwide hospitality companies all over India. Chauhan is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the hotel including every aspect of generating business and is personally involved in all the activities of the hotel and directs all sales efforts, revenue maximisation,