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NEWS | Swiss-Belhotel signs Saudi property

Swiss-Belhotel signs Saudi propertySwiss-Belhotel International, one of Asia’s leading mid-scale hotel operators, has added a new Saudi hotel project to its growing Middle East portfolio with the official signing of a 126-room hotel in Riyadh’s new financial district. Sheikh Abdallah Al Jumaiah and Khaled Al Jumaiah, president and vice president respectively of owning company,

NEWS | New luxury brand from Emaar Hospitality

New luxury brand from Emaar HospitalityThe new generation of business executives, entrepreneurs and leisure travellers now have a hotel brand tailored just for them with Vida Hotels & Resorts by Emaar Hospitality Group, the hospitality and leisure subsidiary of Emaar Properties. Vida, meaning ‘life’ in Spanish, embraces warmth, simplicity and youthful vitality, creating a stimulating environment.

NEWS | Growth continues for Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Growth continues for Small Luxury Hotels of the WorldThere is nothing small about the first quarter results for Small Luxury Hotels of the World, which is maintaining its outstanding success in 2013 with steady business growth. Following the best year in SLH’s 21 year history in 2012, the brand has reported a year on year six per cent increase in room nights booked and has added properties around the globe to its outstanding portfolio.

NEWS | Hampton Hotels Celebrates Brand’s Strong Growth with Grand Opening of 1,900th Property in New York

Phil Cordell, global head, focused service and Hampton brand management at Hilton Worldwide and Jim Holthouser, executive vice president, global brands at Hilton Worldwide welcomed nearly 150 hospitality industry leaders and New York City VIPs for the grand opening of Hampton Hotels’ 1,900th property, the Hampton Inn Manhattan/United Nations, yesterday evening, May 8. In addition to marking the 1,900 milestone, the evening celebrated the overall growth of Hampton Hotels, the international brand of mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites and Hampton by Hilton properties. Throughout the event, dubbed ‘Hamptonality United’

NEWS | Tata Group's Indian Hotels Company seeks RBI nod to hive off international operations

IHCL, the largest Indian hotel company, operates over 100 hotels under brands such as Taj and Vivanta across the world. This is the company's second attempt at getting RBI approval for the proposal.Tata Group's hotel arm, Indian Hotels CompanyBSE -0.26 % (IHCL), has sought the Reserve Bank of India's approval to hive off its international operations into a new company, persons with direct knowledge of the matter said. IHCL plans to bring all its overseas hotel assets under this step-down holding company, and subsequently raise money by selling up to a 49% stake to foreign investors, the sources, who asked not to be named, said. IHCL, the largest Indian hotel company, operates over 100 hotels under brands such as Taj and Vivanta across the world.

NEWS | Dubai's Jumeriah Group in talks for hotel in Goa

Dubai's leading luxury hotel chain Jumeriah Group is planning a new venture in Goa ahead of the opening of its debut hotel in Mumbai in 2017. "We're in serious discussions with the owner in Mumbai to do another hotel in Goa. It's culturally close, physically close (and) easy to administer from our head office in Dubai," said Gerald Lawless, Jumeirah Group CEO and President.

NEWS | BHG announces its results for the first quarter

BHG announces its results for the first quarter Hotel EBITDA posted a significant 38.3% increase over 1Q12, the EBITDA margin stood at 35.5% and consolidated EBITDA reached R$15.9 million, 39.7% up on 1Q12 SAO PAULO, May 9, 2013 - BHG S.A. - Brazil Hospitality Group (BM&FBovespa: BHGR3; OTC: BZHGY) announces its 1Q13 figures, which demonstrate the Company’s high operating efficiency and consolidated growth in the quarter. Hotel EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) reached R$20.8 million in 1Q13, 38.3% up on 1Q12 (R$15.0 million).

NEWS | Top 10 Holiday Hotspots: Best and Worst Fuel Costs 2013

Thinking of hiring a car this summer? Leading car hire comparator ranks the top 10 holiday hotspots based on fuel prices Leading car hire website has revealed a list of their top 10 holiday hotspots in order of fuel prices, letting holidaymakers who intend to hire a vehicle on their trip know where their money will go the furthest. The top 10 European holiday destinations were revealed by the company to currently be Spain (mainland), France, Italy, Portugal,

NEWS | DiamondRock Hospitality Company Reports First Quarter 2013 Results

DiamondRock Hospitality Company (the “Company”) (NYSE: DRH), a lodging-focused real estate investment trust that owns a portfolio of 27 premium hotels in the United States, today announced results of operations for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. First Quarter Highlights 
 — RevPAR: The Company’s RevPAR was $119.40, an increase of 2.0% from 2012. Excluding the Company’s New York City hotels under renovation, the Company’s RevPAR increased 5.6% from 2012.

NEWS| Marriott International Increases Dividend 30 Percent

Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR) today announced that its Board of Directors raised the company’s quarterly dividend by four cents ($0.04) to seventeen cents ( $0.17) per share, which represents a 30 percent increase over the previous quarterly dividend amount of $0.13 per share. The dividend is payable on June 28, 2013 to shareholders of record on May 24, 2013.

JOBS | Reservation Agent

MGalleryHotel or Entity 
Hotel Am Konzerthaus - MGallery Collection 
City: Wien State Wien 
Country: Austria 
Hotel Am Konzerthaus - MGallery Collection Individuelles 4Sterne Hotel im Zentrum von Wien. Den Unterschied zu allen anderen gut gelegenen 4Sterne Häusern in Wien macht das phantastischeTeam. Discover the hotel  

JOBS | Cost Controller or Entity 
Sofitel Oguzkent Ashgabat 
Country: Turkmenistan Sofitel Oguzkent Ashgabat Sofitel offers contemporary hotels and resorts adapted to today’s more demanding and more versatile consumers who expect and appreciate beauty, quality and excellence. Each Sofitel property offers a genuine experience of the French “art de vivre”. Discover the hotel 

JOBS | Outlet / Restaurant Manager

NovotelHotel or Entity 
Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada State Java Country Indonesia Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada is a 4 star hotel with 235 luxury guest rooms. Located at trading, business district, dining, and entertainment area. Discover the hotel

JOBS | Account Manager

NovotelHotel or Entity 
Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada State Java
Country: Indonesia Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada Novotel Jakarta Gajah Mada is a 4 star hotel with 235 luxury guest rooms. Located at trading, business district, dining, and entertainment area.

JOBS | Sales Coordinator

Job Description 
Sales Coordinator 
1) Sales coordinators need to have continuous communication with the members of the sales team for achieving monthly product sale targets. 
2) To be in touch with the company's clients and understand their needs clearly. 
3) Handling the inquiries from existing and new clients and provides details about the products offered by them over the phone or via e-mails. 
4) Preparing monthly sales reports and submitting the same to the senior level management is also a task performed by the sales coordinators. 
6) Maintaining database of sales met, planning strategies for sale enhancement with the help of top marketing professionals. 

JOBS | Sr. Executives

Job Description 
Handling of Domestic tour packages, hotel bookings, and making domestic tour itineraries and costing. Salary: As per credential of the applicant Functional Area: Travel, Tours, Ticketing, Airlines 
Role Category: Ticketing/Travel/Documentation 
Role: Tour Mngmt Executive 
Keyskills: Hotel Booking, Travel, tours, reservation executive, tour executive, Domestic Tour Executive, tourism, tourism professional, domestic tourism, itinerary planning & costing 

JOBS | Kitchen Commis

Job Description 
Looking for Innovative & smart chefs,Hands on knowledge of Indian,Conti,Chinese,Tandoor Salary: INR 60,000 - 1,00,000 P.A
Functional Area: Hotels, Restaurants 
Role Category: Food & Beverage 
Role: Commis 
Keyskills: Commis, Kitchen, F&B production

JOBS | Executive Secretary

Job Description 
You will be responsible to provide an excellent and consistent level of administrative support to your customers. The Secretary is responsible to provide strong and efficient administrative support 
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter  
Functional Area: Executive Assistant, Front Office, Data Entry 
Role: Secretary/PA 
Keyskills: Hotels, Secretary, Personal Assistant