Hotel or Entity
Mercure Sao Paulo Pamplona Hotel
Grande São Paulo
State : SÃO PAULO
Mercure Sao Paulo Pamplona Hotel Mercure unites hotels that are all different but with common characteristics: professionals of passionate hospitality, the atmosphere of charmed places, a standard of quality guaranteed by a brand with international renown.
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ibis Phuket Patong ibis Phuket Patong is a tranquil oasis in the heart of Phuket. This modern, fun and friendly hotel offers 258 comfortable rooms. Enjoy the shopping and vibrant nightlife nearby then relax in our restaurant serving Thai style tapas indoors or out in the open air.
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To provide clean, hygienic, comfortable and hazard free areas in the hotel, in order to achieve highest standards of guest satisfaction and organizational profitability in an atmosphere of teamwork and high individual morale.
Greets all guests at all times in a friendly and helpful manner and attempts to learn and use guest's name at every opportunity
Registers and rooms all arrivals according to established procedures
Maintains intimate knowledge of departmental standards and procedures
Performs check in, check out and room change procedures and ensures all data are entered completely into the hotel systems in accordance with reservation
Maintains cashier float and ensures accurate daily report of all money received
The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group has appointed Subodh Goyal as the new Executive Chef of The Lalit Ashok Bangalore. With a career span of 14 years in the hospitality industry, Goyal brings in a rich culinary experience in Indian cuisine, with a blend of traditional and modern techniques.
Prior to his new assignment, Goyal was the Executive Sous Chef with The Lalit Ashok for over five years.
Ayana Hospitality, the recently signed JV between Mumbai-based ICS Group and South Africa-based Mantis Developments, plans to add 30 hotels in the luxury boutique hotels space in India over the next 10 years. Out of these, three are slated for opening in the current year.
Speaking exclusively to India Hospitality Review, Akhil Behl, CEO, Ayana Hospitality Pvt Ltd., said, “Our vision is to become the number 1 player in Indian luxury boutique segment.
HolidayIQ.com, a holiday information portal, witnessed 10 fold increase in its holiday booking enquiries and online booking searches in December 2012 year on year. The portal generated holiday booking enquiries and online booking searches worth close to Rs 250 crores in December 2012 against Rs 20 crore in the same period last year.
While 70 per cent of these transactions were for hotel bookings, 30 per cent were for booking all-inclusive holiday packages.
“May you live in interesting times!” They say this amiable-sounding invocation is in fact a Chinese curse, the implication being that the quiet life is preferable.
Alas, we certainly do live in interesting times, with at least half the region in serious disarray.
As we find ourselves in a new year full of possibilities, now is a good time to reflect on events that impacted our industry in 2012 and how you should plan your digital marketing efforts throughout 2013. The continuing transformation of travel consumers into multi-device and multi-channel users, the explosive growth of the mobile and tablet channels, the proliferation of new social media platforms, and ongoing Google algorithm updates are just some of the topics that made headlines last year.
This is also the perfect time to review your business goals and objectives.
As hotel operators and marketers face another fresh, promising new year ahead, many are watching the social media space closely to gauge the level of time, expertise and financial investment that will be required to make it all worthwhile. Having observed the space keenly so far, here are 6 quick (personal) social media predictions for the hotel industry in 2013:
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. expects to have signed in excess of 125 new hotel management and franchise agreements, surpassing last year’s deal signings by approximately 13 per cent, before year-end. The company stated that despite ongoing macroeconomic and geo-political uncertainty, 2012 was a year of the most deal signings since before the global economic crisis.
DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of its fifth hotel in Turkey, in the Avcilar district of Istanbul. The 231-room DoubleTree by Hilton Istanbul - Avcilar is ideally located in the new trade and business centre on the western side of Istanbul. Rob Palleschi, Global Head, DoubleTree by Hilton, said, "We are thrilled to be adding yet another hotel to our already superb portfolio in Turkey.
Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, this week announced the further expansion of the Park Inn by Radisson brand in North America with the opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Covina, CA. The property offers 246 standard rooms, 10 one-bedroom suites and two presidential suites with views of a lush, tropical courtyard and pool.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Gurgaon - New Delhi NCR has appointed Rachid Choukki as Chef de Cuisine of Casablanca, the Moroccan speciality restaurant.
Choukki will be responsible for food production at Casablanca and will report to the Executive Chef.
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts debuts a new addition to its growing portfolio in the Middle East – Fairmont The Palm. The property is owned by international residential and resort developer IFA Hotels & Resorts (IFA HR).
The luxurious resort is located in the heart of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, the world’s largest man-made island shaped in the form of a palm tree. It is ideally located next to key leisure areas and business districts, major city landmarks and two ‘world firsts’ – Burj Khalifa, the tallest free standing building and The Dubai Mall, the largest retail development.