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NEWS | Sebastien Menesguen has been appointed General Manager at Eden Hotel Kuta in Bali, Indonesia.

SEBASTIEN MENESGUEN has been appointed General Manager of Tauzia Hotel Management’s upcoming Bali property, the Eden Hotel Kuta. Since 2008,

NEWS | Joe Garciaros has been appointed Director of Human Resources at SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills (The Luxury Collection) in Los Angeles - CA, United States.

Joe joins the SLS from the Viceroy Hotel Group where he has spent the past 9 years in various positions within the Company. Joe began his hospitality career at the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Airport as the Director of Human Resources. Joe was promoted to work for Corporate as VP of Human Resources before realizing that working in the field was his true passion. Most recently, he was the Regional

NEWS | Sherona Shng has been appointed Hotel Manager at The Langham in Hong Kong, Hong Kong (SAR).

A seasoned hotelier with extensive experience in Marketing and Communications, Sherona is an exciting addition to The Langham. She is an accomplished communications specialist with 20 years experience in international communications and media relations. Prior to taking up the role as Hotel Manager,

NEWS | Langham Hospitality Group To Add Largest Hotel In Canada To Its Portfolio On 1 July, 2013

Hong Kong-based Great Eagle Group, owner of Delta Chelsea Hotel in Toronto, Canada, will assume management of the 1,590-room property under its subsidiary Langham Hospitality Group. Starting 1 July 2013, the landmark hotel will be rebranded The Chelsea Toronto. Ideally located near the central business district, shopping centres, theatres, art galleries,

NEWS | Starwood to open first Aloft hotel in Iraq by 2015

introduce its destination sensation brand, Aloft Hotels, to Iraq's emerging commercial hub. The opening of the new Aloft Erbil in 2015 will mark the launch of the Aloft brand into Iraq. Created to shake up the traditional mid-market hotel sector, Aloft is redefining the category by delivering urban-influenced, modern and vibrant design and a social guest experience at an affordable price point. Earlier this year, Starwood marked a milestone with the signing of Sheraton Erbil will which signify the re-entry of Starwood in Iraq after 20 years.

NEWS | In Haiti, Digicel and Marriott Break Ground on More than Just a Hotel

Digicel and Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) today broke ground on the $45 million 175-room Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand hotel in the Turgeau area of Port-au-Prince, with opening expected in early 2015, making it the first four-star branded hotel in Haiti. At a ceremony to mark the occasion, Marriott International's President and Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorensen was joined by Digicel Chairman and Founder Denis O'Brien as well as the Minister of Tourism Stéphanie Balmir Villedrouin. Digicel Group is responsible for designing and building the hotel and chose Marriott International's signature Marriott Hotels & Resorts brand as its operating partner under a long-term management agreement.

NEWS | IHG Announces First Hotel and Residences Development in Jakarta

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON: IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, has announced the signing of InterContinental Jakarta Pondok Indah Hotel & Residences, in partnership with PT Pondok Indah Hotel, a subsidiary of public listed PT Metropolitan Kentjana Tbk. Scheduled to open in 2015,

NEWS | Accor opens Novotel Sofia in Bulgaria

Accor recently opened the first Novotel four-star hotel in Sofia, Bulgaria. Installed in a 15-storey glass building, the  178-room Novotel Sofia boasts an extraordinary view of Vitosha Mountain and its green peak rising to over 2,000 metres. It is designed by Atome Associés and featuring contemporary decoration and natural lighting. Each room also offers the latest in technology: free wireless broadband access, programmable air-conditioning and a flat-screen LCD television set with access to satellite channels,

NEWS | FSSAI holds licensing workshops to educate FBOs

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) will be organising licensing melas and workshops to educate Food Business Operators (FBOs) in various states of India in December 2012 and January 2013. The deadline for getting licensing and registration is February 5, 2013 (which would lapse three months hence). But some states have not started the process of licensing and registration yet.