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NEWS | Ginger Hotels to tap wedding segment in South India

Ginger Hotels, run by Roots Corporation Ltd (a unit of Indian Hotels Co. Ltd), is looking to tap the wedding market in the South. The budget segment hotel chain is keen to get into management contract with family-run businesses to scale up room inventory in regions such as Guruvayur in Kerala. Explaining the game plan, P.K. Mohankumar, Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Ginger hotel chain, said, “The huge wedding market is a segment that is of great interest for us.

NEWS | Tux Hospitality inks agreement for Hive Panipat

Noida-based Tux Hospitality, the hotel management and operations company of Shipra Group, has signed another hotel under 'Hive' banner in Panipat. Hive Panipat is a venture of HRS Hotel, which will be a managed and marketed by Tux Hospitality. Located is focussed on business and leisure travellers at Panipat. The hotel features 45 well appointed rooms and offers three categories - Deluxe,

NEWS | Chinese incursion hits tourism and hospitality industry in Ladakh

The recent standoff between India-China in Daulat Baig Oldi over the issue of incursion has taken its toll in the form of cancellation of 60-70 air-bookings to Ladakh by the tourists, both domestic as well as foreign. S Angchok, a local businessman associated with hotel industry in Leh, while talking to news gathering agency JKNI, stated that the standoff badly impacted tourist influx to the cold desert, which of late has emerged as the most preferred destination among foreign tourists.

JOBS | HOTEL / FRONT OFFICE TEAM LEADER

Hotel or Entity  ibis Portsmouth Centre  City: Hampshire  State: South East (England)  Country: United Kingdom ibis Portsmouth Centre All over the world and at very competitive rates, ibis hotels offer their guests a well-designed and fully-equipped bedroom, as well as all the services of a modern economy hotel. Discover the hotel 

JOBS | Meeting and Events Executive

Hotel or Entity  Pullman London St Pancras  City: Central London / West End State London (England)  Country: United Kingdom  Pullman London St Pancras We are the 1st Pullman hotel to open in the UK Pullman is the brand of ‘executive lifestyle’. A global upscale brand which brings smart business & leisure experiences to a new generation of traveller Discover the hotel

JOBS | Banquet Sales Medewerker

Hotel or Entity  Mercure Hotel Amsterdam Airport  City: Amsterdam State Noord - Holland  Country: Netherlands Mercure Hotel Amsterdam Airport 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. Discover the hotel

JOBS | Commis-i

Job Description a. To assist chef de partie in preparing food according to the requirements or recipes or standards, and the specifications for his department  b. To prepare the mis-en-place as required by the daily menu  c. To maintain his work station and area in clean and orderly condition at all times  d. To advise his supervisor on items in short supply and book the same as needed from stores after getting the approved requisition  e. To carry out any duties assigned by the chef  f. To follow the house rules and policies laid down by the management g. To adhere to strict grooming and hygiene standards  h. To consciously and continuously strive to better his/ her skills and increase his/ her knowledge  Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter  Functional Area: Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category: Food & Beverage  Role: Commis Keyskills: Commi - II South Indian

JOBS | Assistant Accountant

Job Description  To scrutinize all invoices and verify their accuracy To double check invoices with purchase orders and receiving receipts To maintain records of all disbursements as required for company controls In case of payments of large amounts, to enter the amounts in cheque registers and prepare cheques for final signature and disbursement To maintain all records as required by the Hotel To prepare accounts of sundry creditors and advance schedules and tally the same with the control ledger To adhere to strict grooming and hygiene standards  Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter  Functional Area: Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category: Front Office/Customer Care  Role: Cashier Keyskills: Assistant Accountant / Accounts Assistant/ Accountant

JOBS | Sales Head

Job Description  Candidate above 35 years of age well versed with the travel industry who can lead the sales team, assist in business development, motivate the sales staff has good client database will only be considered.  Salary: INR 1,00,000 - 2,50,000 P.A  Functional Area: Travel, Tours, Ticketing, Airlines  Role Category: Ticketing/Travel/Documentation  Role: Business Development Manager  Keyskills: Sales & Business Development

NEWS | Jill McDonald has been appointed independent Non-Executive Director of IHG

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (“IHG”) today announces that Ms Jill McDonald is to be appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director of IHG. She will join the IHG Board with effect from 1 June 2013. Jill has been Chief Executive Officer and President for the Northern Europe Division for McDonald’s since September 2010 and was Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer UK & Northern Division from 2006 to 2010.

NEWS | Jean-Denis Le Bras has been appointed Chef De Cuisine

Pierre Gagnaire’s Michelin-starred signature restaurant, Pierre, on the 25th floor of Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, welcomes Jean-Denis Le Bras as the new Chef de Cuisine. With an impeccable background in Michelin-starred and Rosette-winning restaurants, he will liaise closely with Pierre Gagnaire to delight diners with signature dishes from the internationally renowned chef, together with new dishes to excite the taste buds and take the restaurant to a further level of gastronomic excellence.

NEWS | David Altobello has joined Interstate Hotels & Resorts as senior vice president

Altobello is responsible for identifying management contract opportunities and managing the Company’s relationships with real estate brokers, financial and institutional fund managers, hotel franchise companies and hotel owners in the full-service division, reporting to Edward J. Blum, Interstate’s executive vice president of development and acquisitions.

NEWS | Marc L. Messina has been appointed General Manager at Sheraton

Previously, Messina spent the majority of his career at the 1,600-room Anatole hotel in Dallas. From 1994 to 2011, he held various positions at The Anatole starting as director of Food & Beverage, as well as serving as director of Operations, before being promoted to general manager in 1994 of the 47-acre property. During his 17 years at The Anatole, Messina was the recipient of many awards, including General Manager of the Year in 2003 awarded by the Hotel Association of Greater Dallas.

NEWS | Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Debuts 380 Redesigned Samba Suites

Las Vegas' Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino announced today 380 redesigned Samba suites are now officially on sale. Located in the resort's notable Masquerade Tower, the fresh accommodations are available just in time for Vegas-goers to book their summer vacations. The renovated designs, inspired by the lively, rhythmical Brazilian dance, will put guests in a festive mood.

NEWS | JW Marriott Luxury Brand Heads to the White Sand Beaches of Turks and Caicos

World-class luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, announced today during the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) its plans to open a new 380-room JW Marriott Hotel and Casino which will include 16 residential condos located on the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. The property will be operated by Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) under a long-term agreement with DesarrollosHotelco Turks and Caicos Ltd., a group made up of prominent regional investors.

NEWS | 80 Million Americans to Have Restaurant Meals This Mother’s Day,

80 Million Americans to Have Restaurant Meals This Mother’s Day, According to the National Restaurant Association WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 - New research from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) shows that more than one-quarter of American adults will celebrate Mother’s Day by dining out, and nearly one in 10 will rely on restaurant takeout or delivery for their special Mother’s Day meal. Overall, the NRA projects that 80 million American adults will enjoy restaurant meals on May 12, 2013.

NEWS | JW Marriott Luxury Brand Heads To The White Sand Beaches Of Turks

World-class luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts, announced today during the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) its plans to open a new 380-room JW Marriott Hotel and Casino which will include 16 residential condos located on the island of Providenciales, Turks and Caicos. The property will be operated by Marriott International (NYSE: MAR) under a long-term agreement with DesarrollosHotelco Turks and Caicos Ltd., a group made up of prominent regional investors.

NEWS | McDonalds India to hike prices amid rising inflation

Fast food chain McDonalds Corp plans to increase prices in India for the second time this year, responding to rising inflation which, along with an economic slowdown, it expects to temper demand growth for at least the next 7 months. The company said on Tuesday it would raise prices by 5-6 percent.