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NEWS | Fred Smits appointed general manager of Westin Dublin

Westin Hotels & Resorts announces the appointment of Fred Smits as General Manager of The Westin Dublin. Fred joins The Westin Dublin from the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel & Conference Center where he was Executive Assistant Manager. Born in the Netherlands, Fred began his career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts at The Westin Rotterdam in 2001 as Executive Chef, working his way up to become Director of Food & Beverage in 2005, a role he held until February 2007.

NEWS | Tour operators, hotels allowed to import cars, SUVs under SFIS

In a move likely that is likely to be cheered by the hospitality sector, government today allowed hotels and tour operators to import cars and SUVs under the Served from India Scheme (SFIS). "I am allowing use of SFIS scrips for import or domestic procurement of motor cars, SUVs, all purpose vehicles for hotel, travel agents, tour operators, companies owning/ operating golf resorts for tourist purposes," Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma.

NEWS | Regional Dunkin’ Donuts Restaurants Make It Simple for Guests to Contribute to The One Fund Boston

Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, today announced that starting early next week approximately 2,000 participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maine will collect donations from guests, starting at $1, to be distributed to The One Fund Boston. (Logo: In addition to the week-long collection from guests, Dunkin’ Brands will make a $100,000 donation to The One Fund Boston, a central fund announced by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino, to support families of those impacted by Monday’s tragic events at the Boston Marathon.

NEWS | Int'l Summit on Health and Wellness to start next week

The International Summit on Health & Wellness is set to get underway in Delhi, India on 26-28 April. The summit, which will follow the motto "Incredible India: The Scope of Wellness Tourism", is being organised by Connecting Healthcare Group. It aims to provide an international platform to bring experts from the healthcare and wellness sector to discuss the globalisation of and trends in the wellness and medical tourism industry.

NEWS | Guests Expect a ‘Spring Clean’ Standard of Cleanliness All Year

P&G Professional European study reveals guests expect a ‘spring clean standard’ of cleanliness all year round, not just in spring Spring cleaning is not dead. It is here to stay. Indefinitely! According to a recent study by P&G Professional, the Away-From-Home division of Procter & Gamble (P&G), and world class innovators in professional cleaning solutions, 61 per cent of European customers expect operators to maintain spring cleaning standards all year round

NEWS | USF Annual Hospitality Industry Symposium

Brian Chesky, co-founder and CEO of Airbnb, will be a keynote speaker at the University of San Francisco Hospitality Industry Symposium taking place on Wednesday, April 24 at The Fairmont San Francisco (950 Mason Street). This year’s symposium explores the changing world of hospitality– from what people eat, to collaborative consumption (sharing economy),

NEWS | Food & Hotel Vietnam 2013

Food&HotelVietnam (FHV), an established trading platform for Vietnam’s food and hospitality industry since 2004, will return with even more to offer in its 7th edition in 2013. Boasting an impressive group of international exhibitors each offering their quality products and innovative solutions, FHV is widely regarded as an important growth catalyst for food and hospitality businesses for the rising markets of Vietnam and the greater Indochina.

JOBS | Duty Manager

Jobs:Duty Manager

Company:Four Points by Sheraton

Location: Navi Mumbai - Vashi

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JOBS | Part time Trainer on consulting

looking for a part time trainer on consulting/retainer basis for our 3 star properties in Orissa. 
The trainer should be proficient enough to provide/impart training in F&B, Room Service, House keeping, Etiquette, guest relations, etc. 
IMP: Preference is given to the Trainer who can communicate in ORIYA language 
Interested professionals can get in touch with me with a personal profile at: 
Please provide your financials/ commercial terms & conditions.

JOBS | Executive Housekeeper

Jobs:  Executive Housekeeper

Company: Le Royal Meridien

Location: Chennai

Essential requirements:Housekeeper with Five Star Hotel experience and leadership skills of 5 plus years.. 

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Urgent requirement for the following positions:

Front Office Guest Service Associate Steward & Guest Service Associate  in leading Five Star Hotels in Bangalore.

Salary- best in industry.

Minimum 6- 12 months of experience

Kindly send your resume at

Contact Number: 033 6459 5522 

JOBS | Guest Service Associate

Urgent requirement for the following positions:
Guest Service AssociateSteward & Guest Service AssociateFront Office  in leading Five Star Hotels in Bangalore.

Salary- best in industry.

Minimum 6- 12 months of experience...

Kindly send your resume at 

Contact Number: 033 6459 5522