Work life in a hotel is an over loaded zone – in respect to its impact on us, both physical and
psychological. Once we become hoteliers there is little else that occupies our mindspace; it is that
engulfing, in terms of job interest and inclination.
Make plans now to be a part of Hospitality Match 2013 taking place June 23-25 at beautiful Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO. It's a unique opportunity to make meaningful connections through one-to-one meetings and networking events in a relaxed resort setting.
Hospitality Match 2013 will bring together key decision-makers from top design firms, purchasing companies and hotel groups with relevant FF&E suppliers in 20-minute, one-to-one meetings.
The Singapore Food Festival, organised by Singapore Tourism scheduled from June 28-July 28, 2013 is back for the 20th year with an exciting line up of gourmet activities ranging from specially-crafted menus to creative cooking classes and even food-themed arts and entertainment offerings.
Learn about Singapore’s culinary beginnings with heritage showcases on the humble Hakka Yong Tow Foo dish and the hawker trade, and savour local classics with a modern twist at restaurants including Immigrants Gastrobar and Violet Oon’s Kitchen.
Construction of the Hunter Valley’s first conference centre and an on-site brewery and distillery headline a host of major enhancements for Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, which IHG will continue to manage after signing a new 10-year agreement with owner, Schwartz Family Company.
More than AUD 5.5 million is set to be invested into Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley by the Schwartz Family Company, which purchased the hotel in 2012. All upgrades are due to be completed by the end of 2014.
Construction of the AUD four million Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley conference centre has received significant Government support, with the Federal Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism granting AUD 250,000.
Mars International India, world’s leading chocolate manufacturer, recently announced the launch of its popular SNICKERS chocolate in all new vegetarian ‘avatar’. The new vegetarian SNICKERS bar has been specially manufactured keeping in mind the growing number of vegetarians in India.
SNICKERS vegetarian chocolate will be available in two pack sizes – 25gms and 54gms across retail outlets, departmental stores and ‘kirana’ shops in India.
MV Natarajan, Managing Director, Mars International India, Chocolate Business, said
Steven Patton has been named Group Sales Manager at Four Seasons Resorts Lanai. In his new role, Patton will be responsible for developing and overseeing business opportunities in the Midwest region for Manele Bay and The Lodge at Koele. Patton, originally from St. Louis, Missouri, joins Four Seasons from The St. Regis Princeville Resort on Kauai, where he served as account director for the 252-room resort. While with St. Regis, he achieved the coveted Starwood Hotel Sales Person of the Year, the company’s highest honour.
Prior to Kauai, Patton served as a global account director for Starwood Hotels and Resorts in St.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver has been confirmed as Trump’s first development in the city. The $360-million Arthur Erickson-designed tower will include a world-class hotel and residences.
The 147-room luxury hotel will include a Champagne lounge, signature restaurant, Trump Spa, and banquet and conference center.
It will also be home to Vancouver’s first pool bar nightclub. Above the hotel will be 218 stylish residences, offering residents spectacular views of the North Shore and beyond.
USA Volleyball and Hilton HHonors, the loyalty program for Hilton Worldwide’s 10 distinct hotel brands, have announced their renewed sponsorship through the year of 2016. HHonors has been a sponsor of USA Volleyball since 2011. As part of the continued partnership, Hilton HHonors will continue to support the organization and offer benefits to USA Volleyball members.
“USA Volleyball is proud to renew our partnership with Hilton HHonors through 2016”
As the official hotel partner, Hilton HHonors exhibited its commitment to support the dreams of USA Volleyball athletes through its latest refurbishment project at USA Volleyball’s National Team Center in Anaheim, Calif.
These refurbishments demonstrate the HHonors brand commitment to spreading the light and warmth of hospitality. Mattresses, mattress pads and shower curtains were provided for the athletes’ apartments to ensure a good night’s rest.
“USA Volleyball is proud to renew our partnership with Hilton HHonors through 2016,” USA V…
Marriott International and American Express Middle East have rolled out a summer promotion campaign that offers American Express Card members exclusive benefits at 88 Marriott properties across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia Marriott throughout the duration of the summer.
Under the terms of the campaign, American Express Card members wishing to explore tourist destinations across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe will be eligible for three nights stay for the price of two, at any Marriott hotel participating in the promotion.
Additionally, Card members can avail complimentary and unlimited internet access, 20% off on hotel food and beverages, and complimentary food for children under 12.
The promotion also offers complementary access to pools and gym facilities as well as savings of 20% on spa treatments or massages.
The three-month ‘Be Free with Marriott and American Express’ campaign runs from June 14 to September 13, 2013, and is available on bookings made wi…
Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi and Traders Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi recently welcomed Mariana Sousa as director of communications. Mariana sousa joins Shangri-La Hotel as director of communications.
Ms. Sousa joins the Qaryat Al Beri complex from a luxury property in Lisbon, Portugal where she held a similar position for five years. Previously, she held the role of human resources and marketing manager at an international law firm in London and Lisbon.
A Brazilian and Portuguese national, Ms.
Azara and Samsara, restaurants at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi and Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives, have unveiled a new ‘Low Miles’ menu as part of an on-going commitment to reduce the hotels’ carbon-footprints.
The new ‘Low Miles’ menu makes the most of local, fresh ingredients to preserve the idyllic surroundings as well as offer a delicious taste of traditional Maldivian cuisine.