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NEWS | Carnation Hotels acquires management rights for the erstwhile Golden Tulip property

Carnation Hotels, the hotel management joint venture partner of Lemon Tree Hotels has taken over management duties at the erstwhile Golden Tulip Hotel in Jaipur. The 108 room landmark property which is owned by the Radhamohan Builders Pvt. Ltd. (Royal Ensign Group) has entered into a 10-year renewable agreement with Carnation Hotels for management of the property. The agreement was signed by Rattan Keswani, Co-Promoter and Managing Director, Carnation Hotels and Surja Ram Meel, Director, Radhamohan Builders Pvt. Ltd.

NEWS | Ascott brings serviced apartments offering to Saudi Arabia

The Ascott has entered Saudi Arabia by securing a management contract for its first premier serviced residence in Riyadh. The 230-unit Ascott Olaya Riyadh is slated to open near the King Abdullah Financial District in 2015. The management contract was awarded by Rafal Real Estate Development, the leading real estate development company in Saudi Arabia.

JOBS | Web Designer

Job Description Proficient: Photoshop, Micro media Flash MX & Micro media Flash Object Models, HTML, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript and Web Design Tools, can use any HTML Designer IDE's (Dream Weaver/VS.Net/Front Page), Professional Website etc. Should be efficient in creating web pages for the company .The candidate should have preferably involved in designing of website on Tourism/Travel, Hotels and Resorts Industry.  Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter  Functional Area: IT Software - Network Administration, Security  Role Category: Programming & Design  Role: Graphic/Web Designer Keyskills: web designer, web designing, website designing 

JOBS | Night Duty Manager

Hotel or Entity 
Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa City Bristol Area State South West (England) Country United Kingdom Mercure Bristol Holland House Hotel and Spa 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.
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JOBS | Area Revenue Manager

Hotel or Entity  Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay  Country : Singapore   Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay Novotel contributes to the well-being of business and leisure travellers: spacious and adaptable rooms, balanced meals 24/7, meeting rooms, caring staff, dedicated children’s areas and fitness rooms.  Discover the hotel
Contract  Job Level : National under local employment status (or Foreigner already entitled to be recruited for this role)   Status :Full Time  Anticipated Start Date: 30-06-13

JOBS | Commis I - Indian / Continental / South Indian / Chinese

Job Description  Thorough knowledge in Indian / Continental / South Indian / Chinese cuisine. Should be able to handle outlet operations. Skills in handling of equipments, preparation & presentation of cuisines, innovation, menu engineering & team handling preferable.Should have prior experience in 4/5 star hotels. Salary: Best in the industry  Functional Area: Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category: Food & Beverage  Role: Commis Keyskills: Commis I 
Desired Candidate Profile  Education: (UG - BHM - Hotel Management, B.Sc, Diploma - Hotel Management) AND (PG - Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization) AND ( Doctorate - Doctorate Not Required) Please refer to the Job description above 

JOBS | Assistant Manager Housekeeping

Job Description  Assisting the Executive Housekeeper in planning, Organizing, and Coordinating for the day to day Housekeeping operations. Preparing duty rosters. Coordinating with the corporate office and implementing the Brand standards across the Hotel. Maintaining hygiene standards with respect to linen and rooms.  Salary: INR 2,25,000 - 3,00,000 P.A  Functional Area: Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category: Housekeeping  Role: Housekeeping Manager  Keyskills: Housekeeping Executive, Assistant Manager Housekeeping 
Desired Candidate Profile  Education: (UG - BHM - Hotel Management) AND (PG - Other) AND ( Doctorate - Doctorate Not Required)  Please refer to the Job description above 

JOBS | Housekeeping Assistant

Job Description  Assting the Housekeeping Executive,Through knowledge in Housekeeping operations, guest needs fulfilled,   Salary: INR 90,000 - 1,25,000 P.A  Functional Area: Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category: Housekeeping  Role: Housekeeping Executive/Assistant.  Keyskills: Housekeeping Assistant, Room Attender 
Desired Candidate Profile  Education: (UG - BHM - Hotel Management) AND (PG - Post Graduation Not Required) AND ( Doctorate - Doctorate Not Required) Please refer to the Job description above 

JOBS | Restaurant Manager

Job Description 
Business activities: Taking responsibility for the business performance of the restaurant.  Analysing and planning restaurant sales levels and profitability.   Organising marketing activities, such as promotional events and discount schemes.   Preparing reports at the end of the shift/week, including staff control, food control and sales.  Creating and executing plans for department sales, profit and staff development.  Setting budgets and/or agreeing them with senior management.  Planning and coordinating menus. Front-of-house:

NEWS | National Restaurant Association Announces Winners of the 2nd Annual Operator Innovations Awards

he National Restaurant Association has announced the winners of the second annual Operator Innovations Awards, with Kennesaw State University taking home the prestigious Innovator of the Year award. Selected by an independent panel of expert judges, the winners were recognized for their achievements in driving advancement in the foodservice industry. The innovative restaurant operators were revealed live last night at Destination: Celebration, the gala event for the 2013 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, in each award category of: Food Safety,

NEWS | Max Brenner International Names Katzie Guy-Hamilton New Executive Chef

Max Brenner International, the worldwide Chocolate Bar chain based in New York City, today announced that Katzie Guy-Hamilton has joined the company as Executive Chef and Director of Food and Beverage. Guy-Hamilton will oversee menu development for all Max Brenner locations as well as the ideation and rollout of sweets, pastries, desserts and beverages for new and existing Chocolate Bars. “Katzie’s innovative approach to pastry and her spirited personality fit perfectly with Max Brenner’s tradition of creating a uniquely adventurous chocolate experience,” said Sam Borgese, CEO, Max Brenner International.

NEWS | Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. Names Gregory J. Larson Its Chief Financial Officer

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE:HST) announced today as part of a broader leadership reorganization, that Gregory J. Larson, its current executive vice president, corporate strategy, has become the chief financial officer of the Company. Struan Robertson, the current chief investment officer, will, in addition to his investment activities, assume leadership of the Company’s disposition efforts. Mr. Larson, who has been with the Company since 1993, has overseen corporate strategy since 2007, assumed leadership of dispositions in 2011 and has led the investor relations department since 2000.

NEWS | SKYY® Vodka Unveils “Be Part of the Art”

SKYY® Vodka Unveils “Be Part of the Art” Campaign Featuring Hip-Hop Visionaries to Launch SKYY Infusions® Moscato Grape Breakthrough Program Includes Hip-Hop Impresario Theophilus London, Visionary Director Anthony Mandler, and Ground-Breaking Visual Artist Kadir Nelson; Crowd-Sourced Artistic Content Takes Center Stage 
SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2013 - 
Following years of creating some of the most memorable and iconic images in advertising history, SKYY® Vodka, the number-one selling domestic super-premium vodka in the U.S., announced today the launch of its advertising and social media campaign, titled “Be Part of the Art,” to support new SKYY Infusions® Moscato Grape, the first-ever Moscato grape infused vodka available in the US. 

NEWS | National Restaurant Association Announces Sysco as Exclusive Distribution Partner for Kids LiveWell Program

The National Restaurant Association announced today that Sysco Corporation will serve as the sole distribution partner of the award-winning Kids LiveWell program, an industry-wide initiative launched by the Association to provide parents with a growing selection of healthful children’s menu choices. “Sysco’s commitment to the Kids LiveWell program and nutrition overall means families will have even greater access to an expanding number of healthful menu options for children,” said Joan McGlockton, Vice President, Industry Affairs and Food Policy, National Restaurant Association.

NEWS | Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa classified as 5-star hotel

Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa, South Goa was recently classified as a five-star hotel by the Hotel & Restaurant Approval & Classification Committee (HRACC), under the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. The resort offers bespoke experiences of Goa, and is situated off the main road in the village of Uttorda, a release stated. The resort offers 73 rooms and suites, designed for quiet indulgence. The Royal Suite offers a personal plunge pool with Jacuzzi.

NEWS | Dotcomhotel Hospitality E-Commerce & Revenue Management Conference

May 30 - 31, 2013 Continental Hotel Budapest  Budapest, Hungary  What makes dotcomhotel different from other conferences?  We’re hospitality e-commerce and revenue management professionals, and we deal with the subject daily. Based on industry trends, supported by our experience and your recommendations, we have gathered the best insights from the most important areas of hospitality e-commerce & revenue management and put them to work for you.

NEWS | Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference

May 29 - 30, 2013  Marmara Taksim Hotel  Istanbul, The Turkey & Neighbours Hotel Investment Conference  (CATHIC) takes place 29-30 May 2013 at the Marmara Taksim Hotel, Istanbul. Turkey has established itself as a hub of thriving hotel development and 2013 shows no signs of slowing down. "The future for Turkey looks positive, the first ten months of 2012 showed a slight increase in international arrivals compared to 2011 with Istanbul showing a robust growth of 15.7 per cent due to strong corporate and leisure demand.” Defne Gezen, Vice President, Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels. In 2012 over 330 key members of the hotel investment community met to discuss opportunities in what has proved to be a dynamic marketplace.

NEWS | Canadian Restaurant Investment Summit

May 29 - 30, 2013  Hilton Toronto  Toronto, Canada  The Canadian restaurant industry is big business! The more than 70,000 full- and limited-service restaurants in operation across Canada generate almost $80 billion in revenue according to the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association. 
More than a third of these restaurants are part of multi-unit national and international brands. GE Capital is a franchise finance leader in the North American restaurant industry. As founding sponsor of the US-based Restaurant Leadership Conference, GE Capital has taken a prime role in bringing together the North American restaurant investment industry. 

NEWS | Canadian Hotel Investment Conference 2013

Hilton Toronto Toronto, Canada From its inception in 1997, the Canadian Hotel Investment Conference has provided the opportunity for senior executives and other lodging industry experts to gain timely insights into the hotel investment market. 
This Conference is a vehicle for delegates to reflect on the various issues that impact the industry and discuss future opportunities and trends through in-depth, interactive sessions that are uniquely Canadian.

NEWS | Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa Launches Renovated Grand Ballroom

CONTACT:  Pimanong Yunyongkasamsuk  Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa  +66 (0) 7639 6433  Pimanong.yunyongkasamsuk@hilton.com