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JOBS | Front Office Supervisor / Front Office Executive

Job Description Check - in & check- outs at front desk. Handles & Control Billing transactions Anticipate guest needs Provide prompt & high standard of quality service.& adhere to the standard operating procedures Salary:As per industry standard + service charge +food+ accommodation  Role Category:Front Office/Customer Care  Role:Front Office/Guest Relations Executive/Manager  Keyskills:Duty manager, Lobby Manager, shift manager, front office manager GSA, Executive Assistant and Front Office, Front Office, reception, duty manager, Executive Assistant, telephone operator, front desk

JOBS | FOOD AND BEVERAGE

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
Novotel Reading Centre City Berkshire State South East (England) Country United Kingdom Novotel Reading Centre hotel is a 4 star hotel located in Reading town centre. The hotel has 178 modern guest rooms, 8 meeting rooms, fitness centre, swimming pool, steam room and sauna. Discover the hotel CONTRACT Job Level Employee Status Full Time Anticipated Start Date 04-10-13 CONTACT Thibaut Chappelat 118/9522600 SKILLS Level of Education A level Areas of study Hospitality

NEWS | International Brands Are 'Missing a Trick' in China

Everybody is talking about the huge opportunities presented by the Chinese online travel market, but some players are faring better than others. Pamela Whitby takes a look International hotel brands have had a presence in China for over ten years but it seems they really are struggling to adapt their business models and strategy to target the fast-growing and rapidly changing domestic consumer. "International brands are at a crossroads in China," says Joseph Wang senior director, hotel business at Qunar, "and they have to change their strategy which is very difficult."

NEWS | OTK, Morgans dispute enters courtroom

OTK Associates LLC, the largest shareholder of Morgans Hotel Group Co. is taking its dispute with the company to court. Bloomberg reported that OTK Associates LLC filed a petition for an injunction in a Delaware court alleging that Morgans Hotel Group Co., New York City, gave inadequate notice of its March 30 directors’ committee meeting. Meanwhile Jason Kalisman,

NEWS | Choice Hotels International Headquarters Move Marks A New Era

Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is completing its move to its new global headquarters at 1 Choice Hotels Circle in Rockville, Maryland at Rockville Town Square. The company’s more than 400 headquarter employees will begin work here on April 8, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130404/PH88817 ) This move is just 13 miles from the Choice Hotels current headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland. However, it represents a sea of change for the lodging giant which franchises hotel brands that have become household names around the world, including Comfort Inn, Comfort Suites,

NEWS | Loews Regency Hotel announces premier hair stylist partner for salon & spa

Jonathan Tisch, Chairman of Loews Hotels & Resorts, has announced a partnership with renowned hairstylist Julien Farel to incorporate a state-of-the-art flagship salon at the renovated Loews Regency Hotel in New York City. Set to open autumn 2013, the relocated Julien Farel Salon will be a unique open concept designed by Meyer Davis, which will include hallmark elements such as floor to ceiling windows and a dedicated entrance on 61st Street. “Julien is a tastemaker who will play an important role in the continued evolution of the Loews Regency Hotel,” said Tisch.

NEWS | Marriott International launches new recruitment app

Marriott International is taking its recruitment digital in Europe with a newly launched careers app that is the first of its kind in the hospitality industry. Available in English, French, German and Russian, the new innovative app has been developed in tandem with Evviva Brands following extensive market research among young people - a target demographic for the new app. “We are excited for Marriott to be leading the way with the development of this new App.

NEWS | Manali hotels to be chockablock this holiday season

As tourist season nears, hotels in Manali are expecting to see higher occupancy than last year owing to an increased number of tourists. Fifty per cent rooms have already been reserved for the months of May and June while remaining are likely to be booked soon. Tourist inflow to Manali, Himachal Pradesh is expected to cross the 35-lakh mark this year, according to data from the State Tourism Department. Last year, 32 lakh tourists visited the hill station.

NEWS | Apeejay Hotels forays in mid-mkt segment with Zone by The Park

Hospitality chain Apeejay Surrendra Park Hotels, that runs The Park Hotels in the country, has forayed into the mid-market segment by launching 'Zone by The Park' hotels and is eyeing 20-25 properties in next 4-5 years under this brand. "In the recent years the country witnessed a steady growth in mid-segment travellers, who are moving up fast on life's ladder.

NEWS | Tata's file injunction suit in Delhi High Court ahead of Taj Mahal Hotel auction

HI: Indian Hotels CompanyBSE -0.81 % Limited, which operates the Taj hotel chain, has filed an injunction suit in the Delhi High Court just ahead of the auction of the Taj Mahal Hotel in central Delhi by the New Delhi Municipal Council. "Indian Hotels Company Limited on behalf of Taj Mahal Hotel Delhi, has filed an injunction suit in the High Court in order to protect its position,"

NEWS | W Hotels Worldwide Debuts in Mainland China with the Opening of W Guangzhou

W® Hotels Worldwide today announced the opening of W Guangzhou, the first W Hotel in mainland China. With an iconic architectural building set on the ancient Pearl River, W Guangzhou brings a new interpretation of modern luxury to China, seamlessly blending the city’s storied traditions with the W brand’s dynamic and future-forward designs. The 44th W Hotel globally, W Guangzhou marks a rapid Asian expansion for the W brand,

NEWS | Meritus Hotels & Resorts Signs MOU with Funtasy Island Development for the Management of Hotel

Asian hospitality chain Meritus Hotels & Resorts (MHR) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Funtasy Island Development (FID) Pte Ltd for the management of a deluxe resort development comprising a 200-room condotel, a 230-suite hotel, and an aggregate of 413-unit villas on Funtasy Island - envisioned to be the largest eco theme park and the first gated island community in the world. Located on Riau Islands, Indonesia and slated to open in 2014,

NEWS | Centerstone Opens New Hotel in Illinois

Vimana Franchise System's Centerstone Hotels is happy to announce the opening of a new Centerstone Inn & Suites property in Carlyle, IL. The 41-room Centerstone Inn & Suites, owned and managed by Kamla Shivan & Manju Corp is located at 1371 William Road in Carlyle, Illinois. "We are very happy for our hotel to become part of the Centerstone brand. They have the best fee structure in the industry and excellent personal and professional support,"

NEWS | In Response to Rising Demand, Starwood Picks up the Pace of Aloft Conversions with the Opening of Aloft Tucson University

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced that its 'Style-at-a-Steal' Aloft brand celebrates the debut of Aloft Tucson University. The opening also marks the completion of yet another Aloft conversion project, helping to accelerate the brand's phenomenal global growth. Owned by Starwood Hotels, the former Four Points by Sheraton property underwent a significant renovation to reposition it as an Aloft hotel. Catering to next generation travelers,