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JOBS | Bar and Lounge Manager

Job Description  An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and dynamic individual, who has a passion for delivering both excellent food and beverage experience and innovative service. Crowne Plaza's flagship hotel in London is preparing to launch a new destination cocktail bar to compliment the already established and renowned Refettorio and Chinese Cricket Club restaurants.

JOBS | Sales Account Manager

Job Description 
 Ensures all VIPs from their portfolios are met on arrival and departure. Personally meets, interacts and entertains guests on a regular basis. Visits all accounts from the portfolio depending upon the category A – Twice or Thrice a week B – Once a Week C – Once a fortnight D – Through telecalling / email correspondence Keeps a close watch for any potential security threat to the property (e.g. unclaimed baggage, suspicious guests etc) and promptly informs Superior / Security on such occasions. Assesses the portfolio for Inbound/Outbound potential to ensure fair market share.

JOBS | General Manager

Job Description  We are currently seeking Self-Motivated, passionate and dynamic General Managers with exemplary leadership skills who pride themselves on their ability to deliver extraordinary levels of customer service and provide creative solutions to our guests. The General Manager will enjoy a high level of autonomy and responsibility. Desired Skills & Experience The ideal candidate should be an all-rounder with a strong Food & Beverage / Rooms background and a good financial acumen.

JOBS | Dubai to build new city with world’s biggest mall, 100 hotels

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Dubai, United Arab Emirates (4E) – United Arab Emirates Vice President and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid has announced the implementation of a 2008 plan to build a new city in the emirate that will host the world’s largest mall plus 100 hotels. Rashid said Saturday the building of the city to be named after him is in line with the ambition of Dubai to become a tourism hub for 2 billion people and timely

NEWS | IHG Grand Opens its First Crowne Plaza in Qatar

Trans Orient Establishment and InterContinental Hotels Group have celebrated the grand opening of Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park. The hotel, the first Crowne Plaza in Qatar, is located in the heart of Doha’s banking district. Just two kilometres from Doha International Airport, it is part of the new Business Park area in Doha and features 378-rooms, including 288 hotel rooms and suites and 90 one to two bedroom resident suites.

NEWS | A new breed of hotel for Kerala - The Park Hotels open in Kochi Spring 2013

Situated in the upcoming business district of the city, The Park Kochi (Cochin), with its international appeal and innovative design, is the most exciting hotel to hit Kochi and testament to its development into one of India’s major cities in recent years. Designed by Lotus Group, also responsible for Raas in Jodhpur, the 28 floor, 168 room building,

NEWS | India's first luxury hotel set for a comeback in 2013

India’s first luxury hotel, the 171-year-old Great Eastern Hotel, is set for a comeback in a modern avatar next year. Bharat Hotels, under The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, which owns the hotel has announced today that Great Eastern will be reopened by 2013, two years behind schedule. Also Read Related Stories News Now - Orient Express posts Q3 profit, to reply to Tatas in due course

NEWS| Marriott, Accor in top 25 multinational workplaces

Marriott made the rankings at number six, while Accor came in at 19. Other hospitality-related firms included Pepsico and McDonald’s. Marriott employs 325,000 employees (including those at managed and franchised properties), has seen 2.7% growth, and generates US $12.3 billion global revenue. Average age of employees is 41.5 years.

NEWS | MGallery opens three exceptional hotels in Australia

PARIS- MGallery,  a brand of individual art-oriented hotels of the Accor Group is opening this week the Lindrum Hotel in Melbourne, the last of a recent acquisition of three new properties in Australia. MGallery is now present with six properties in the country. Recently, the group opened the Harbour Rocks Hotel, located right in the heart of Sydney’s old district of the Rocks, facing the also famed Sydney Opera House. Since its construction in 1887,

JOBS | Manager, Spa

Manager, Spa The Spa Manager is responsible for the establishment and execution of clear short term and long term goals as set by the Spa Director. The Spa Manager is responsible for the daily leadership of the spa operations ensuring all productivity and expense controls are followed as well as ensuring that all revenue opportunities, in keeping with the positioning of Willow Stream, will be capitalized upon. Hotel Overview: Fairmont arrives in India A leader in the global hotel industry, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts offers guests an extraordinary collection of iconic luxury properties, including New York’s The Plaza, Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel and London’s The Savoy. We are proud to extend this tradition of hospitality to our first destination in India, the exquisite Fairmont Jaipur opening on 9th August 2012. As the stunning capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan, Jaipur—known as the ‘Pink City’—beckons with a host of wonderful attractions, from breathtaking architectu…

JOBS | F&B, Supervisor

Engaging service, delicious cuisine and distinctive surroundings make every special event at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts a truly memorable affair. Your attention to detail and excellent communication skills as Banquet Supervisor will empower your team to deliver exceptional service to guests of our group functions. Hotel Overview: A leader in the global hotel industry, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts offers guests an extraordinary collection of iconic luxury properties, including New York’s The Plaza,

JOBS | Supervisor, Reservation

Supervisor, Reservation  At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, all guest service has the potential to create a lasting memory when it is delivered with warmth and sincerity. Be an ambassador for our brand as a Reservation Supervisor, where the engaging and anticipative service you provide over the telephone will make our guests feel valued and reflect the exceptional hotel experience to come. 

JOBS | Assistant Manager

Assistant Manager, F&B  Engaging service, delicious cuisine and distinctive surroundings make every special event at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts a truly memorable affair. Showcase your communication and organization strengths as Assistant Manager,F&B where you will lead and liaise among multiple departments to ensure each group function is truly exceptional.

REPORTS | 2012 HOTELS IN INDIA TRENDS & OPPORTUNITIES

FOOD IDEAS | Gol Guppa Shots

Gol Guppa Shots

DESIGN | Perrier Lounge @ Hotel Diva

2012 India Hotel Payroll Cost Study©

The 2012 India Hotel Payroll Cost Study© is a guide for hotel companies to understand how payroll cost and related revenues are interpreted across the hospitality sector in India. The comprehensive report which includes responses from 228 hotels across 66 Indian cities, presents critical data related to payroll cost, with special emphasis on key revenue generating departments, which include Rooms and Food & Beverage (F&B) divisions.For further information and to purchase a copy, please contact Anupama Jaiswal at ajaiswal@hvs.com