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JOBS | Looking for General Manager | Abu Dubai

looking for a experienced General Manager for Large 5* property in Abu Dhabi. The Hotel is part of an International Chain and has 7 F&B Outlets - I am looking for a GM with and F&B Background, experience in opening or renovation and at least 2 previous post as General Manager - Experience within a quality international hotel group at GM level is essential. To apply, email me atRichard.kinguekouta@psdgroup.com

JOBS | Looking for deputy Housekeeper | LEELA

Ritz-Carlton to expand global portfolio with 15 hotels.

With new openings ranging from an iconic city property in Cairo to a beachfront resort in Bali, the pipeline of upcoming openings offers travelers unique experiences in both established and emerging destinations.

Hotel meta-search site DirectRooms adds ten more languages in its search

Asia based hybrid hotel meta-search site DirectRooms  launched ten additional languages where hotel bookings are on the rise. The latest languages included are Hungarian, Czech, Romanian, Finnish, Croatian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Slovakian, Ukrainian, and Russian. 
Travellers in these countries can now search and compare deals from 270 hotel booking sites in their native language. DirectRooms is the first site to offer a hotel meta-search in the Croatian language.

Woman found dead under mysterious circumstances in hotel

JAIPUR: A 24-year-old woman working as a nurse at a private hospital in Gurgaon was found dead under mysterious circumstances at a hotel in Sindhi Camp on Saturday. Her male companion with whom she had stayed at the hotel, informed the police about the death and is being interrogated.

According to the police, victim Vijin Peter came to Jaipur along with Dinesh Kumar (28) on Friday night. "While checking in at the Krishna Kripa hotel they introduced themselves to the hotel staffas husband and wife and also mentioned the same relationship in the entry register. In the morning, Dinesh was stunned to see the woman in unconscious state and informed the hotel staff," said a senior 
police officer .

Starwood Hotels & Resorts to Debut New Luxury Hotel in Milan, as Excelsior Hotel Gallia Joins the Luxury Collection Brand

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (HOT) today announced that the internationally-renowned Excelsior Hotel Gallia in Milan will join The Luxury Collection® portfolio. Owned by Katara Hospitality,Excelsior Hotel Gallia, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Milan will open this November following an extensive renovation. The opening will mark The Luxury Collection’s seventh hotel in Italy, as the brand remains on track to surpass 100 hotels globally in the next five years.

Sheraton Bangalore Hotel celebrates its third anniversary

When the SheratonBangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway decided to celebrate its Starchoice Party recently,

Google’s hotel deals make travel industry jittery

Recent partnerships by Google with hotel chains have raised concern among others in the travel industry that the search giant is trying to grab more advertising dollars.

Nobu Hospitality Continues Global Expansion With Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, London Set To Open In 2016

LONDON -- In the past months, Nobu Hospitality has announced an aggressive expansion plan with new hotel properties in development in the most exciting global markets; ranging from Eden Roc Miami to City of Dreams Manila to Chicago and Riyadh amongst others. Today, Nobu Hospitality is excited to announce its first European hotel, the Nobu Hotel Shoreditch in London. The Nobu Hotel Shoreditch London, which is currently under construction and projected to open in Q1 2016, is under a long-term management agreement between Nobu Hospitality and the Willow Corp Sarl, the owner of the hotel. It is being developed by Meir Abutbul, the London based boutique hotel developer.

Hyatt Announces Plans For Hyatt Regency Almaty

CHICAGO -- Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into amanagement agreement with Tavros Investment Holding for a Hyatt Regency hotel in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Expected to open in 2017, Hyatt Regency Almaty will mark Hyatt’s return to Kazakhstan.

UniTravel integrates car rental services in its hotel booking platform.

UniTravel announces the addition of carrental services to its hotel booking platform for travel agents, becoming one of the major operators to provide for a comprehensive offer of travel services.