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NEWS | Mad Over Donuts appoints Lokesh Bharwani as the Director

Mad Over Donuts, a Singapore based gourmet donut brand, has appointed Lokesh Bharwani as the Director for India. Prior to this, Bharwani had been involved in several start-up environments including a telecommunications company in the US and a medical tourism company based out of Singapore. During his time serving in the Singapore Armed Forces,

NEWS | The Courtyard by Marriott Gurgaon receives TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award

Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon has been awarded with the TripAdvisor’s 2013 Certificate of Excellence. Speaking on the occasion, Kanika Hasrat, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon, said, “We are delighted to receive a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence by the world’s largest travel site. Such awards always act as motivational drivers for all of us at Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon to continue offering memorable experiences that further translate into positive traveller reviews on Trip Advisor.

JOBS | RESERVATION AGENT

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Mercure Jakarta Kota State Java  Country: Indonesia With 243 rooms located in the West Of Jakarta Discover the hotel

NEWS | Best Western Premier hotel opens in New York

The debut of the BEST WESTERN PREMIER Herald Square marks the first Best Western Premier branded hotel to open downtown in a major gateway city and illustrates the brand’s development strategy for its BEST WESTERN PREMIER branded hotels. Located on West 36th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, in the heart of Herald Square, the 17-story, 94-room, new build hotel was designed with a high-end boutique look and feel and upscale amenities.

NEWS | iBAHN installs guest room entertainment technology and WiFi in Roosevelt Hotel

iBAHN, the global leader in IP-based entertainment and information services for the hospitality, meeting, conference and retail industries, today announced that it has been selected by the famed Roosevelt Hotel in New York City to install a managed network service including pioneering Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) in the hotel’s 1,015 recently renovated guest rooms and a WiFi platform to be used throughout the hotel, including in its 30,000 square feet of meeting space. iBAHN’s installation will complement the hotel’s glamorous Jazz Age décor with the very latest modern technology that today’s discerning travelers demand. The Roosevelt Hotel delivers a classic New York City experience.

NEWS | Mainport Hotel opens in Rotterdam

Rotterdam’s modern harbor skyline became even richer by the opening of new Design Hotels™ member, Mainport. The hotel, designed by MAS architectuur is characterised by a futuristic façade of black glass and aluminum. The hotel stands proud in the central district of Leuvehaven and reflects Rotterdam’s unique architectural aesthetic. Just as Rotterdam is a symbiosis of international influences and Dutch tradition, Mainport’s overall concept entwines the best cuisine, spa traditions and design from around the world, while placing an importance on Rotterdam as the hotel’s ‘main port’. Wellness is a recurring theme throughout the hotel.

NEWS | Kempinski Hotels begin deployment of Nor1’s data-driven upsell solutions

Europe’s oldest luxury hotel brand, Kempinski Hotels, announced today that it has selected Nor1, Inc., the technology leader in upsell solutions, to provide its data-driven upsell platform for the portfolio of 80 luxury properties.

JOBS | TRAINING COORDINATOR

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
Mercure Jakarta Kota State Java Country Indonesia With 243 rooms located in the West Of Jakarta Discover the hotel

CONTRACT 
Job Level: National under local employment status (or Foreigner already entitled to be recruited for this role) More information Status Full Time Anticipated Start Date 10-06-13

JOBS | DIRECTOR OF FOOD & BEVERAGE

HOTEL OR ENTITY 
Grand Mercure Shanghai Zhongya
City: Shanghai
State: East China
Country: China
 Mainly situated in the Asia Pacific region, Grand Mercure is a network of properties renowned for their individuality and the quality of the guest experience. Discover the hotel

JOBS | SUPERVISOR - BUTLER

HOTEL OR ENTITY  Sofitel Resort & Spa The Palm  Country: United Arab Emirates  Discover a captivating blend of splendor and tranquility on the East Crescent of Dubai's extra-ordinary Palm Jumeirah Island. The perfect mix of elegance and ease to soothe both mind and body. Discover the hotel
CONTRACT  Job Level: Employee  Status: Full Time  Anticipated Start Date: 07-01-13

JOBS | SUPERVISOR - CONCIERGE

HOTEL OR ENTITY
Sofitel Resort & Spa
The Palm
Country :United Arab Emirates Discover a captivating blend of splendor and tranquility on the East Crescent of Dubai's extra-ordinary Palm Jumeirah Island.
The perfect mix of elegance and ease to soothe both mind and body.
Discover the hotel

JOBS | Restaurant Hostess

Job Description this You will be responsible to provide an excellent and consistent level of service to your customers. Assists with receiving guests in the hotel's restaurants, manages the inventory of the outlet, and assists the service staff whenever necessary.  Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category:Food & Beverage  Role:Host/Hostess  Keyskills:hostess, stewardess, guest service associate, host

JOBS | Sous Chef

Job Description You will be responsible to assist with the efficient running of the department in line with Hyatt International's Corporate Strategies and brand standards, whilst meeting employee, guest and owner expectations.   The Sous Chef is responsible to assist the Chef de Cuisine in managing his / her assigned kitchen operation as a successful independent profit center, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction, through planning, organizing, directing, and controlling the Kitchen operation and administration.  Salary:Not Disclosed by Recruiter Functional Area:Hotels, Restaurants  Role Category:Food & Beverage  Role:Sous Chef  Keyskills:Sous Chef 

JOBS | Stewards & Captain

Job Description this Sarovar Group of Hotels is having openings for Stewards and Captain Interested candidates can walk in from 27th May 2013, @ 11am -4p.m Sarovar Hotels, c/o Hindustan Unilever, BD Sawant Marg, Chakala, Andheri E Salary:Best in the industry + Meals on duty Restaurants Role  Category:Other  Role:Fresher  Keyskills:f&b, food and beverage, steward, stewardess 

NEWS | Stefan Buchs has been appointed Area GM for Switzerland at Steigenberger Hotel Group

Stefan-Peter Buchs has been appointed to the position of area general manager Switzerland for Europe's Steigenberger Hotels AG. The company includes Steigenberger's three Swiss hotels, Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac in Zurich, Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère in Davos, and Steigenberger Alpenhotel and Spa in Gstaad-Saanen. Buchs takes up his position from July 2013 with overall responsibility for Steigenberger’s three hotels in Switzerland, and with each hotel director reporting directly to him. He is also in charge of the central sales and revenue management office based at Thalwil. Buchs was previously VP Europe, Middle East and Africa for Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts, based in London since 2011.

NEWS | A New King of Louisiana Seafood is Crowned

Chef Cody Carroll advances to Great American Seafood Cook-Off NEW ORLEANS, May 25, 2013 - Chef Cody Carroll of Hot Tails Restaurant in New Roads was crowned King of Louisiana Seafood today after winning the 6th annual Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off presented by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board (LSPMB). In front of a crowd hundreds, ten chefs from across Louisiana vied for the coveted culinary title of Louisiana Seafood King today during the New Orleans Wine and Food Experience’s Grand Tasting event.

NEWS | Fatburger Patties Launch at Walmart Stores

Fatburger (http://www.fatburger.com), a 60-year old burger franchise known for its Hollywood roots, will be launching its line of signature frozen beef patties in more than 3,100 Walmart stores this June. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130524/LA20880) “In 1952, when Lovie Yancey introduced the first Fatburger in Los Angeles, her goal was to create the biggest, juiciest hamburger anyone had ever seen, and we’ve been creating burgers that way for the last 60 years,” said CEO of Fatburger,

NEWS | Red Lion Hotel Anaheim Earns TripAdvisor 2013 Certificate of Excellence

Red Lion Hotels Corporation (NYSE: RLH) is pleased to announce the Red Lion Hotel Anaheim has earned the prestigious 2013 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel website. This is the third year in a row that TripAdvisor has recognized the Red Lion Hotel Anaheim. The announcement comes as the hotel is offering a special rate for TripAdvisor Appreciation Days.

NEWS | Captain Nair, Biki Oberoi, RK Krishna Kumar & Habib Rehman: Meet the grand old men of Hotel Industry

Like the Indian cricket team's batting geniuses, the Indian hotel industry also has its Fab Four — industry legends who are leaving their mark on the hotel industry much like Tendulkar, Ganguly, Dravid and Laxman have done in cricket. For these four hoteliers the past 12 months have been crucial. CP Krishnan Nair or Captain Nair, 91, who founded the Leela chain in 1987, retired in February 2013.

NEWS | The Future of Hotel Revenue Management

Close your eyes and imagine what the hotel industry will be like in a year… in five years… in 20 years. What will hotels look like? Will hotel operations have changed drastically? Will value still be the primary factor for consumers when booking a stay? Will flagged or boutique properties be more popular? Will the technology that we use today still be used in the distant (or not-so-distant) future? When I dream, here’s what I imagine the hotel industry will be like in the future: It’s in the cloud In recent years, there has been a huge interest in cloud-based technology in all facets of our lives.