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Aloft Hotels Unveils Voice-Activated Hotel Rooms

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:HOT) today unveiled the results of its top secret “Project: Jetson” experiment, and are excited to today debut the first-ever voice activated hotel room, giving guests entirely new ways to interact using “Hey Siri.”

JOBS | Hotel Services Manage | Malaysia

Looking for Hotel Services Manager with strong Room Division background in resort. Position is based in Malaysia. Accommodation is provided. Open to any nationality. Interested candidate, please send your CV to

JOBS | 1589 Hotels

Urgently hiring for Lucknow location for following staff. 1. Maintenance Supervisor 2. Maintenance Assistant 3. Stewards 4. Bar Tenders. Interested candidates can share their profile at or

Online system to record info on hotel guests

The city police on Tuesday introduced an integrated online system to record the information of visitors who check-in to lodges, hotels and other facilities.

Global hotel chains like Kempinski and Premier Inn struggling with their projections of managed properties

Global hotel chains may be close to dominating the Indian hospitality industry, but several brands including Kempinski and Premier Inn are struggling to keep pace with their projections of managed properties in the country.

Mumbai, Kolkata Have Fewer Unmarried Couple-Friendly Hotels Than Jaipur, Chandigarh, OYO Reveals

Across India, it isn't uncommon for conservative hotel owners to deny a room to couples who cannot or don't want to furnish proof of marriage.

World's first all-suite business class introduced in Delta One

Lay back, relax and enjoy the flight in the comfort, privacy and exclusivity of your own suite; Delta Air Lines is redefining international business class travel with the introduction of the Delta One suite, the first business class cabin to feature a sliding door at each suite.

Oakwood Asia Pacific establishes presence in Vietnam

Oakwood Asia Pacific announced its entry into Vietnam with the opening of Oakwood Apartments Ho Chi Minh City slated for the last quarter of the year.

IHG announces global partnership with Alipay

The partnership makes IHG the first global hotel company to give Chinese guests the ability to pay via Alipay through all of IHG’s online and mobile channels, as well as across its full estate of hotels globally.

Shangri-La International Festival of Gastronomy returns bigger and brighter

The acclaimed Shangri-La International Festival of Gastronomy will return for a second year with an illustrious line-up of celebrated chefs at 11 Shangri-La hotels from 25 October to 1 November 2016, the 12 chefs – three of whom have restaurants listed inThe World’s 50 Best Restaurants – hold a total of 20 Michelin Stars between them and will headline Shangri-La’s culinary event, which will be simultaneously launched in 11 of the group’s hotels in ten cities: Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London, Manila, Paris, Taipei, Tokyo, Shanghai and Singapore. 

The gastronomy festival, co-sponsored by evian and BADOIT, will spotlight the chefs’ remarkable talents and techniques as they elevate guests’ dining experiences through culinary artistry and excellence. Details about the chefs and prices can be viewed at from 1 September.