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JOBS | US Hotel chain giant to invest Rs 300 crore in education business

The United States-based Best Western International, one of the largest hotel chains in the world, is set to invest around Rs 300 crore for its education business in India. The company’s India arm has started work to build the first hotel management institute in Odisha while another four will be set up in the other regions of the country in the coming years.

NEWS | Keys opens hotel in Pune; plans to open two more by 2014

Keys Hotels, the flagship brand of Berggruen Hotels has announced the opening of its hotel at the industrial hub of Pune city, Pimpri. The launch marks the opening of Keys Hotels' 6th self-owned property. The brand now operates 12 self-owned and managed properties pan India. Keys Hotels is a chain of mid market hotels, upscale resorts and serviced apartments in India.

NEWS | The 9th Moscow International MICE Forum

The Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions business in Russia is expanding fast and the Moscow International MICE Forum provides a professional and cost effective platform for International suppliers to meet the key players in this rapidly expanding section of the Russian tourism industry. MICE business from Russia is already a multi-million segment,

NEWS | Young Hotelier Summit

Coming into its fourth year, the Young Hoteliers Summit will welcome over 50 delegates from nineteen different International Hospitality schools to participate in the event held at Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne between March 18th and 20st.


NEWS | Starwood Hotels & Resorts Redefines Luxury Landscape, Nearly Doubling Its Global Footprint in Five Years Through St. Regis

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Redefines Luxury Landscape, Nearly Doubling Its Global Footprint in Five Years Through St. Regis, The Luxury Collection, and W Hotels Worldwide 100 Luxury Hoteliers Descend on Dubai for Inaugural General Managers Summit To Discuss New Golden Age of Travel From the company's luxury General Managers Summit in Dubai,

NEWS | Accor expands in Southeast Asia, signing 3 new hotels in Myanmar

Accor, the leading international hotel operator in Asia-Pacific, announces the development of three newly built hotels in Myanmar – an MGallery hotel in Naypyidaw, Novotel Yangon Max, and Novotel Mandalay Mingalar – representing the group's 18th market in the region. "We are excited to announce the signing of three new hotels in Myanmar – the first of which will open this year – marking Accor's return to Myanmar," says Michael Issenberg, Chairman and Chief Operating Officer for Accor Asia-Pacific.

NEWS | GHM Scales New Heights with Chedi Andermatt Debut

GHM, the hospitality management group that pioneered some of Asia's top luxury hotelsand beach resorts, this week announced that its first ski resort is on track for a Winter 2013/2014 opening in Uri, Switzerland. Nestled in the Urseren Valley at the foot of some of the country's most exhilarating ski slopes, The Chedi Andermatt will debut as the centrepiece of the Andermatt Swiss Alps project, the largest integrated year-round holiday destination currently under development in the canton of Uri, Switzerland.

NEWS | The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal Now Open

After much anticipation, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal has opened its doors today. The 532-room luxury resort is the first Ritz-Carlton in Abu Dhabi and the ninth property in the Middle East for the luxury hotel operator. Inspired by 15th to early 17th century Renaissance architecture and the urban planning of the city of Venice, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi,

NEWS | Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Open 50 New Hotels across the Middle East and Africa in the Next Five Years

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) is strengthening its position as the leading hotel operator across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region with an existing portfolio of 82 hotels, representing nearly 22,000 guest rooms, the majority of which are operated under Starwood's world-renowned Sheraton and Le Méridien brands.

NEWS | No licence, but hotels near IGI raking in the moolah

Mahipalpur village has a concentration of hotels and guesthouses due to its proximity to the IGI Airport. These 100-odd hotels on NH-8 provide affordable lodging to tourists. But only 15 of them have the licence to operate. Going by the rule book, every hotel must have a health trade licence from a civic agency. In Mahipalpur, new constructions were banned after the Master Plan of Delhi 2021 came into force in February 2007. But due to a steady rise in tourist inflow,

NEWS | Starwood relocates global headquarters to Dubai

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. today announced the beginning of a month-long relocation of its global headquarters from Stamford, CT to Dubai. From now until April 5th, Starwood President & CEO Frits van Paasschen and the company’s top executives will conduct day-to-day business from Dubai, an increasingly important global destination and travel hub.

NEWS | Spa trends reveal the need to go beyond pampering

With an increased caution towards prescribed pharmaceuticals, Naturopaths such as Sue Davis from the Lifehouse Spa & Hotel have witnessed an upsurge in sophisticated spa-goers seeking alternative health promoting treatments. Naturopathy which combines nature with modern science embraces a wide array of non-invasive techniques and therapies,

JOBS | F & B Controls Executive

Job Description -Ensure that all beverage items required are available.  -Ensure that the system of issues to bars is carried out correctly.  -Ensure that the computer input is carried out daily.  -Ensure that food and beverage stocks are held within the company objective.  -Balance food and beverage purchases with the creditors clerk at the end of each month.  -Provide sales analysis of items by restaurants on a monthly basis.  -Provide feasibility studies on restaurants i.e. break even charts.  -Ensure that the goods receiving bay operates efficiently.  -Ensure standard stocks of operating equipment to outlets.  -Ensure that requisitions and systems regarding operating equipment are carried out. -Updating prices of items when necessary. 
-Ensuring that audits are carried out on the point of sale terminals. -Ensure that there is a docket control system.

JOBS | General Manager

Job Description -To plan, organise, develop, coordinate & administer the entire operations of the hotel. -Recommends hotel's budget, marketing plans and business plans. -manages within approved plans and objectives Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter  Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category:Senior Management 
Keyskills:Hotel General Manger, hotel management, resort, hospitality, hotels, hotels


HOTEL OR ENTITY  Hotel St Moritz  Queenstown - MGallery Collection  City: Queenstown  State: South Island  Country: New Zealand 
 Hotel St Moritz is a award winning, highly successful, 5 star international hotel with a diverse market mix and room inventory. Discover the hotel


Novotel Auckland Airport
City: Auckland
State: North Island
Country: New Zealand
Novotel Auckland Airport is located directly outside of the International arrival hall at Auckland International Airport and within easy walking distance of the domestic terminal. Discover the h otel


Grand Mercure Fortune Bangkok State Bangkok
Country :Thaïland
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HOTEL OR ENTITY Mercure London Bridge Hotel  City: Central London / West End  State:London (England)  Country: United Kingdom   Mercure London London Bridge Hotel comprises of 144 bedrooms, 4 Conference Rooms, Loft Restaurant & Bar, fitness room. Discover the hotel   CONTRACT 


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NEWS | Home Inns Group Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Results

Home Inns & Hotels Management Inc. (NASDAQ: HMIN) (“Home Inns Group” or “the Company”), a leading economy hotel chain in China,today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012. Home Inns Group acquired Motel 168 and has consolidated Motel 168’s operating and financial results since October 1, 2011.