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NEWS | Hilton Worldwide to open 3rd property in Kurdistan, Iraq

 





Hilton Worldwide recently announced its expansion in Iraq's semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan into the city of Sulaymaniyah following the signing of a management agreement with Kurdonia Company for Tourism and Hospitality Ltd, owned fully by Hiwa Rauf Company. The 223-room DoubleTree by Hilton Sulaymaniyah is expected to open in early 2015, according to a report by AME Info.com. The hotel will be the third Hilton Worldwide pipeline property in Kurdistan,

NEWS | Vivanta by Taj-Connemara, Chennai appoints Samrat Datta as General Manager

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Vivanta by Taj-Connemara, Chennai has appointed Samrat Datta as General Manager. Prior to joining Vivanta by Taj-Connemara, he has had an opportunity to lead the teams at the historic Jai Mahal Palace in Jaipur and at Taj Pamodzi Hotel, a business hotel in Lusaka, Zambia.

NEWS | Viceroy Hotel Group opens UK sales office


Viceroy Hotel Group opens UK sales office 




















Viceroy Hotel Group, an iconic presence in the luxury hospitality sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane O’Shea as Regional Director of Sales & Marketing of the very first Regional Sales Office for the Viceroy Hotel Group in the UK. Jane, who will be located in central London, will be setting up a dedicated UK Regional Sales office for the group and oversee the management of sales and marketing, predominantly in the UK,

NEWS | Lam takes sales role with Fairmont Hotels

Lam takes sales role with Fairmont Hotels 

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, which counts notable hotels like Shanghai’s legendary Fairmont Peace Hotel and the recently opened Fairmont Makati as part of its storied hotel portfolio, has named Carmen Lam as vice president, hotel sales and marketing, Asia Pacific. Lam, who will be based in Shanghai, joins Fairmont in this newly created role to provide sales and marketing direction to Fairmont’s hotels in Asia Pacific and support to the luxury operator’s burgeoning pipeline of regional development. “We’re quickly growing our footprint in Asia and are very fortunate to be adding a leader of Carmen’s calibre to our regional management team,” said, Jeff Doane,

NEWS | Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel Port Harcourt Olympia in Nigeria

Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel Port Harcourt Olympia in Nigeria 

The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel Port Harcourt Olympia in Nigeria. The property is being developed by Cenpropsaroten Hotel Management Limited; it will feature 206 keys and is scheduled to open in Q1 2016. It brings Rezidor’s Nigerian portfolio to 1,100 rooms in operation and under development. On the African continent Rezidor now operates and develops 49 hotels with 11,000 rooms. “Rezidor has the largest pipeline of rooms under development in sub-Saharan Africa. This signing further strengthens our leading position and underlines the importance Nigeria has for our group”, said Wolfgang M. Neumann,

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Sofitel 

Hotel or Entity 
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost City München State Bayern Country Germany Sofitel Munich Bayerpost Sofitel bietet zeitgemäße Hotels und Resorts, die an die Bedürfnisse der anspruchsvollen Gäste angepasst sind. Gäste, die Schönheit, Qualität und Exzellenz erwarten und schätzen. 
In Städten oder in wunderschönen Landschaften bietet jedes Sofitel eine einzigartiges Erlebnis der französischen “ art de vivre”. Discover the hotel 

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Sofitel 

Hotel or Entity 
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost 
City : München 
State: Bayern 
Country : Germany 
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost Sofitel bietet zeitgemäße Hotels und Resorts, die an die Bedürfnisse der anspruchsvollen Gäste angepasst sind. Gäste, die Schönheit, Qualität und Exzellenz erwarten und schätzen. In Städten oder in wunderschönen Landschaften bietet jedes Sofitel eine einzigartiges Erlebnis der französischen “ art de vivre”. Discover the hotel

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Mercure 

Hotel or Entity 
Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel
City: Surrey
State: South East (England)
Country : United Kingdom
Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge Hotel This 4-star Burford Bridge hotel is close to Box Hill and the Mole River. Mercure Box Hill Burford Bridge hotel has scenic gardens and views of the surrounding countryside.

JOBS | Food & Beverage Associate

 
Job Description 
A Hotel Management Graduate/Diploma, having at least ONE year experience in serving, taking orders, handling telephones, anticipate guest need and handle queries, good knowledge of food & beverage. Freshers need not apply. 
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter 
 Functional Area: Hotels, Restaurants

JOBS | Corporate Marketing Executive

Job Description 
Corporate Marketing Executive with minimum of one year experience.Candidate should be skilled and ready to work independently.Driving B2C sales through other travel agents.Candidates should be able to work with minimum response time in his/her field 
Salary: Best in the Industry Functional Area: Sales, Retail, Business Development 
Role Category: Corporate Sales 
Role: Sales/Business Development Manager 

NEWS | Hotel Guests’ Small Change Makes A Big Difference At Hilton Prague Old Town


PRAGUE - Guests staying at Hilton hotels in Prague have helped to make a big difference to disadvantaged children and young people by raising CZK 38,468 (Eur 1,383) in Hilton in the Community Foundation's annual fundraising campaign. "Small Change, Big Difference", a campaign, ran in Hilton Prague and Hilton Prague Old Town, along with 143 other Hilton hotels in 21 countries across Europe, from October to December 2012. The campaign as a whole has raised a massive total of over €177,500, which will make a huge difference to the lives of young people.

NEWS | London Hilton on Park Lane Celebrates its 50th Birthday with Gold-Inspired Packages

 
 
 
In celebration of its golden anniversary, London Hilton on Park Lane has created three gold-inspired packages, starting from £500, marking 50 years of first class hospitality. Guests are invited to join the festivities, with the chance to experience a 9 Carat, 18 Carat or the ultimate Midas Touch Package - a homage to Greek mythology's King Midas, who turned everything he touched to solid gold. 9 Carat Package For guests seeking a touch of indulgence, the 9 Carat Package includes an overnight stay in a deluxe room with full English breakfast, an exclusive 50th Anniversary afternoon tea for two at Podium, a copy of the specially commissioned London Hilton on Park Lane 50th Anniversary book and complimentary access to Hilton Fitness by Precor. The 9 Carat Package is priced at £500, based on two people sharing.

NEWS | 'Ministry of Crab' to crawl to India?

 






















The two Sri Lankan cricketers -Mahela Jayawardane and Kumar Sangakkara-are toying with the idea of bringing their popular seafood restaurant, Ministry of Crab, to India, Jayawardene has said. "Kumar and I have been looking forward to it and, maybe, we will bring it here (New Delhi) one day as opportunities are there," he told ET over the phone. Jayawardene is in New Delhi, captaining the city team Delhi Daredevils in the two-month long Indian Premier League.

NEWS | Delhi govt asks hotels to cut down excessive water consumption

 
















Identifying the five-star hotels as major guzzlers of water, Delhi government has asked 35 five-star hotels to take immediate steps to cut down their consumption and directed them to set up waste water treatment plants. The government has directed them to take a number of "concrete steps" by June to conserve water and install waste water treatment plants by September.

NEWS | Danish Hotel Guests Most Honest; Americans Come in 23rd Place

 

Danish Hotel Guests Most Honest; Americans Come in 23rd Place 35 percent of hotel guests admit to pocketing room amenities according to Hotels.com global survey DAS, April 15, 2013 - Many travelers revel in opening their hotel room door and taking in all the wonderful amenities - a plush robe, gourmet coffee, luxury bedding - that make the room feel like home, or even better. However, 35 percent of global travelers take it one step further and take these amenities to their home according to a recent survey by leading online accommodation booking service Hotels.com®. (Photo:

NEWS | Courtyard by Marriott Brand to Open First Hotel in Colombia


 


 
 














Marriott International (NYSE:MAR) announced plans to open the first Courtyard by Marriott brand hotel in Bogota, Colombia’s largest financial, political, and cultural center, also known as one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in South America. The deal was signed with close affiliates of Inrama S.A., a prominent construction company in Colombia with over 37 years of experience and a portfolio that includes the largest shopping center in Bogota and some of the most sought after office space and residential units.

NEWS | HVS EMEA Hospitality Newsletter - Week Ending 12 April 2013

 
CATCH SOME ZZZS IN GLASGOW Z Hotels has acquired a building in Glasgow, Scotland, from the trustees for the firm of the Hampton Court Hotel for a rumoured £1 million – the property was on the market for offers of more than £700,000. The London-based budget hotel group, founded by former Thistle Hotels’ chief operating officer, Bev King, plans to develop a 100- to 120-room hotel in the five-storey building, which, until four years ago, was home to the Old Printworks public house. The new hotel, the first Z Hotel in Scotland, is expected to open in 2014.

NEWS | Jing An Shangri-La, West Shanghai Sets June Opening Date









Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts" newest flagship hotel will open in the heart of Shanghai this June. The 508-room Jing An Shangri-La in West Shanghai will envelop guests in a world of luxury and modern glamour befitting one of the most exciting and influential international cities. The hotel is the cornerstone of the new Jing An Kerry Centre, a 450,000-square-metre integrated complex with prime retail, office and residential space located in the fashionable Jing An District in Puxi, Shanghai. Jing An Shangri-La will present an approachable contemporary design that evokes a strong sense of place complemented by Shangri-La"s inimitable heartfelt hospitality.

NEWS | Lords Hospitality Group eyes 35 properties by 2015

Lords Inn Hotels & Developers, the Indian subsidiary of US-based Lords Inn Hotels, is eyeing up to 35 properties across the country by 2015. 

Mid-market hospitality group Lords Inn Hotels & Developers, the Indian subsidiary of US-based Lords Inn Hotels & Developers LLC, is eyeing up to 35 properties across the country by 2015, a top official said. "We are looking at 25 operational properties and another 10 signed deals by 2015. As we already have a strong presence in Gujarat, we are targeting to open one hotel in all cities of the state besides towns in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh among others," Lords Inn Hotels & Developers Director Romesh Koul told PTI here. The company, which falls mainly in the 2-4 star segment, is planning to cater to the growing tier II, III and IV cities, he said.

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NEWS | Lords Hospitality Group eyes 35 properties by 2015

Lords Inn Hotels & Developers, the Indian subsidiary of US-based Lords Inn Hotels, is eyeing up to 35 properties across the country by 2015. 

Mid-market hospitality group Lords Inn Hotels & Developers, the Indian subsidiary of US-based Lords Inn Hotels & Developers LLC, is eyeing up to 35 properties across the country by 2015, a top official said. "We are looking at 25 operational properties and another 10 signed deals by 2015. As we already have a strong presence in Gujarat, we are targeting to open one hotel in all cities of the state besides towns in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh,

NEWS | Top-end bars, hotels hunt for mixologists to serve new cocktails

If bartenders are the guys who serve you drinks, mixologists are the elite who concoct exotic ones and create a unique tippling experience.

In pic: Manmohan Singh of PCO, Delhi. 

Arijit Bose started his career as a bartender in 2003 at Agni bar at Delhi's The Park hotel after graduating from the Indian Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai. After stints at beverage consultancy Tulleeho, liquor major Bacardi Martini India and as a national consultant at United SpiritsBSE 2.92 %, Bose, who chose to specialise in mixology, decided to set up his own company Getafix, which is into bar training, handling events and parties, and consultancy.

JOBS | Réceptionniste (h/f)

ibis Styles 
Hotel as part of a franchise network ibis Styles Pertuis (ex all seasons) 
City: VAUCLUSE ( 84 ) 
State : PACA 
Country: France ibis Styles Pertuis (ex all seasons) A network of hotels where simplicity, generosity, quality, conviviality and availability come together. 
The ibis Styles brand is reinventing the economy hotel sector with an all-inclusive package at economy prices. Discover the hotel 

JOBS | Assistant F&B Manager

Novotel 

Hotel or Entity 

Novotel Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
Country: United Arab Emirates
Novotel Adagio Abu Dhabi Al Bustan Novotel & Adagio Serviced Apartments Al Bustan is a complex of 640 keys. It is the first step of Adagio Serviced Apartments in the Middle East region. Our meeting facilities include multi functional meeting rooms covering 2100 Sqm. 
The F&B range presents an All day-dining, Steak house, Belgian Pub, Lounge & Chill Out bars. Leisure facilities offer a Swimming pool, Wellness & Fitness Centre. Discover the hotel

JOBS | Chefs - Various Winter Positions

Grand Mercure 

Hotel or Entity 
Grand Mercure Chalet Mt Buller 
City : VIC – Other State VIC - Victoria C
ountry: Australia  
Grand Mercure Chalet Mt Buller Situated on top of the world at Mt Buller the Grand Mercure Mt Buller Chalet Hotel & Suites operates a seasonal hotel with 2 very exhilarating activities that operate during opposite seasons. Discover the hotel