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Showing posts from January 10, 2014

Qatar To Create 127,000 Tourism Jobs By 2030

Qatar will need around 127,000 hospitality professionals by 2030 to meet the rising demand from its tourism sector, according to a senior official at Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA). “At present there are only 20,000 hospitality professionals in Qatar,” Hassan Al-Ibrahim, strategy development director at QTA, was quoted as saying in Gulf Times.

Starwood Hotels’ Westin Brand Unveils First Property in the Dominican Republic

STAMFORD, Conn. -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today announced the landmark debut of its world-renowned Westin brand in the Dominican Republic. Owned and developed by Grupo Puntacana, The WestinPuntacana Resort & Club boasts an ideal location within the exclusive Puntacana Resort & Club property.

Wyndham Hotel Group Surpasses 100 Hotels in Germany

BERLIN -- Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,440 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced its portfolio of hotels in Germany has grown to more than 100, following the recent openings of a further eight hotels across the country in association with leading hotel management company Grand City Hotels.