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JOBS LIST | 13/07/2013

NEWS | Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong

Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong celebrated its 10th anniversary in some style! The event recorded its highest ever attendance of 14,468 visitors, including restaurateurs, owners, chefs, sommeliers and hoteliers from the region’s most prominent hotels, clubs, bars and cafes. The number of visitors was an increase of 19.5% from 2011 attendance. In 2002 we began a journey, armed with the belief that Hong Kong and Macau needed an event at which to come together on an annual basis to meet, share ideas, source new products and be inspired to produce even better restaurant experience for their dinners.

NEWS | Share on HTNG Asia-Pacific Conference

The HTNG Asia-Pacific Conference is a focal point for networking, education, solutions development, and personal or business development for many of our members from across the globe. The most senior hotel IT executives know that there is no better use of their time than the HTNG conference - where you can learn the experts' view on the latest technological advancements.

NEWS | HotelsWorld Australia New Zealand

New. Fresh. Focused. HotelsWorld Australia New Zealand and Hotel Franchise World have been created to bring together the accommodation industry’s leaders and those who want to listen to, meet, learn from and grow with them. HotelsWorld Australia New Zealand and Hotel Franchise World will comprise three days of unparalleled industry meetings.

NEWS | Hyatt opens new property in Atlanta

Hyatt Hotels and Noble Investment Group have announced the opening of Hyatt Atlanta Midtown in Atlanta. The 194-room hotel is prominently located on the corner of Peachtree Street and 10th Street in the heart of the urban Midtown Mile, Atlanta’s celebrated commercial, retail and cultural walking district. Hyatt Atlanta Midtown is adjacent to Class A office tower 999 Peachtree and directly across the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank.

NEWS | HG signs first Hotel Indigo in Paris

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading global hotel companies, is proud to announce the signing of a management agreement with Société Foncière Lyonnaise (SFL) for the development of Hotel Indigo Paris – Opera, France. Located just a few steps from Opera Garnier and the InterContinental Paris Le Grand, this addition follows the recent signings of the Hotel Indigo boutique brand in Rome and Brighton.

NEWS | Pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon Opens 5 August as The First International Brand Hotel

Pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon will open 5 August 2013 as the first international brand hotel in the fast-emerging Kai Tak area of Kowloon East. Just like pentahotels in Europe, the neighbourhood lifestyle pentahotel will be designed as a gathering spot for the local community and a home base for independent-minded travellers keen to discover the colourful surrounding neighbourhoods. The 32-storey pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon, a few minutes’ walk from the Diamond Hill MTR station, will feature 695 practical, New York loft-style inspired guestrooms.

NEWS | Courtyard by Marriott Continues to Strengthen its Footprint in Mexico With the Opening of Hotel in Leon

Marriott International announced the opening of the 140-room Courtyard by Marriott Leon at the Poliforum, expanding the brand’s roster of Mexico properties to nine and solidifying the country’s position as the most important Latin American market for Marriott’s leading mid-tier hotel brand. The stunning hotel is located conveniently near the Poliforum Leon Convention and Exhibition Center, Leon Airport, Leon Stadium, Explora Science Center, Centro Max Shopping Center and the city’s main industrial parks. Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool. “From the refreshing, open business lobbies to our modern and spacious guest rooms,

NEWS| Carlson Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel Mannheim in Germany

Carlson Rezidor, one of the ten largest hotel groups worldwide, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel Mannheim in Germany. The new built property featuring 225 keys is scheduled to open in 2016. Radisson Blu is Europe’s largest upper upscale brand and offers first class, full service hotels with contemporary architecture and design, innovative concepts, and signature services such as free high speed internet access. “We are delighted to further strengthen our presence in our home market Germany where we now operate and develop 26 Radisson Blu hotels.

NEWS | Hyatt Hotels plans venturing into all-inclusive resorts segment

Hyatt Hotels Corporation plans to enter the all-inclusive resorts segment in partnership with Playa Hotels & Resorts B.V. (Playa). Hyatt expects to invest a total of USD 325 million, consisting of USD 100 million for an approximate 20 per cent ownership stake in Playa and USD 225 million for convertible preferred stock in Playa. The investment is expected to take place in the current quarter. The investment is subject to closing conditions, including approval by relevant authorities and completing certain other transactions.