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NEWS | Eliane Barradas has been named Director of Sales at CasaMagna Marriott

Eliane joins CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort and Spa after spending three years as associate director of sales for groups and events at The St. Regis Mexico City. In addition, she has achieved an array of professional success at various Marriott properties throughout Mexico and Portugal by increasing social sales and creating loyalty with top companies.

NEWS | Pierre Boisselier has been promoted Director of Treasury at Accor in Paris, France

Pierre Boisselier was appointed Director of Treasury, Financing and Credit Management. He will report to Sophie Stabile, Global Chief Financial Officer of Accor. He takes over from Dominique Expert, who left Accor last June 30 after 33 years spent within the Accor Finance Department. After graduating from ISG Business School in France,

NEWS | Luxury hotel management group GHM signs management agreement to launch three upscale hotels in Zhudong, Taiwan

Lxury hotel management groupGHM and Taiwanese business development company Elements Innovation Co., Ltd have signed a management agreement to launch three upscale hotels in Zhudong, Taiwan. The Chedi Club, The Chedi and The Serai in Zhudong will stand together as the hospitality anchor to Eutopia, a mountain getaway development one hour by car from Taipei.

NEWS | Wyndham Hotel Group Opens First Hotel in Iraq

Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,380 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced its entrance into Iraq with the opening of the newly-built, 71-room Ramada Sulaymaniyah Salim Street in Kurdistan. The hotel opened on the same day as the Ramada Plaza Beirut Raouche in Beirut, Lebanon.

NEWS | The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts Debuts in Ukraine with Hotel Bristol

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: HOT), today announced that Hotel Bristol in Odessa, Ukraine will join The Luxury Collection® portfolio. Jointly owned by L.A.R.K. LLC (Vertex Hotel Group TM) and Bristol-Krasnaya LLC, Hotel Bristol, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Odessawill mark the brand's entry into Ukraine when it opens early next year. This addition to Starwood's Luxury Collection portfolio reinforces the brand's rapid global expansion as it remains on track to surpass 100 hotels in the next five years.

NEWS | Starwood Hotels opens Sheraton San Jose Costa Rica

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide and EXT Promociones S.A. Recently unveiled Sheraton San Jose, marking the return of the Sheraton brand in Costa Rica. Managed by GHL Hoteles, the 172-room hotel features Kitchen by Rausch, a full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner that will balance European cuisine with locally-sourced ingredients; 8vo Bar Restaurante, a specialty restaurant,

NEWS | Sale of soft drinks takes a hit during peak season due to early, heavy rains

Early and heavy rains flooding almost the entire country have hit soft drink sales in June, the most critical month for the 14,000-crore industry. "June has been a bad month with sales down across the country because of early rains," a leading bottler said. "Typically, if the month of June does robust sales, it sets the momentum for the rest of the year.

NEWS | 49 hotels in Kerala issued improvement notices; asked to shut down

Acting on the orders of Biju Prabhakar, Commissioner, Food Safety, Government of Kerala, district food safety officers conducted checks on various eateries in the state and closed down 49 establishments after issuing them improvement notices. The checks and raids were conducted under the supervision of K Ajith Kumar, Designated Food Safety Officer, Ernakulam. Besides the 49 hotels, and 21 hotels and bakeries were fined on various grounds.

JOBS LIST | 09/07/ 2013