Chevy Chase, MD â€“ February 26, 2013 â€“ Guests of Ritz-Carlton properties around the world now have the pleasure of using Asprey Purple Water amenities in the guestrooms, through a new alliance between the two legendary luxury brands. Holding a royal warrant and dating back to 1781, Asprey is one of the worldâ€™s oldest and […]
Star-Studded Evening Features Performance by Leona Lewis Dubai, UAE, February 28, 2013 â€“ Last night, the JW Marriott luxury brand celebrated the newly opened landmark hotel in the Middle East and second Marquis worldwide â€“ the JW Marriott Marquis Dubai. Featuring an exclusive performance by British singer / songwriter and recording star, Leona Lewis, the […]
Fast food visionary Steve Ells has been named the recipient of the 2013 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award, an honor given annually by the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration (SHA). Ells, founder, chairman, and co-CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, will receive the award […]
Louvre Hotel Group has upgraded its centralized distribution strategy to enable its properties worldwide to access onward third party distribution with a fully automated solution with seamless rate updates including reservation delivery. The company, with more than 1100 properties, has selected RateTiger’s enterprise connectivity solution to implement two-way connectivity with Louvre’s MICROS Opera ORS reservation […]
Kimpton Group Holding LLC, the parent company of Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group, LLC, the largest player in the boutique/lifestyle hotel segment, has announced it has closed its fourth institutional real estate fund and its third fund within the Kimpton Hospitality Partners series. KHP Fund III, L.P. (“KHP Fund III”), has $203 million in committed […]
Currently there are over 850 jobs for cooks available in London. Check back and see whats available in your area.
Managed pub and restaurant operator The Orchid Group has revealed it has completed the first refurbs of its Great British Carvery pubs as it looks to refresh the estate over the next two years.
Gordon Ramsay Holdings (GRH) is to close Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s restaurant this summer afterÂ a 12 year residency at the London hotel.Â
Fascinating Aida, Cheap Flights, This is a must see video. You be in stitches. Of course it is Irish, hence the subtitles
The general manager of the Hard Days Night hotel in Liverpool has been forced to close all 110 of its bedrooms until further notice after a fire broke out on the four-star hotel’s fifth floor on Valentine’s Day.Â
Itâ€™s an incident guaranteed to make any hotelier shudder. After a power outage at a Texas hotel last summer, a paralyzed American war veteran called the front desk to request help from his room. For reasons not entirely clear, the clerk allegedly laughed at the request and mocked him.
The TaxPayersâ€™ Alliance (TPA) has launched a major new campaign urging George Osborne to freeze Beer Duty at next monthâ€™s Budget.
Chefs looking for the most up to date catering thermometers for sous-vide, sugar work, ice cream â€“ and many other modern temperature applications â€“ are guaranteed best value from UK thermometer manufacturer, TM Electronics.
What can the hotel industry expect to see in the rapidly evolving OTA arena in 2013 ? We asked Prof. Peter O’Connor, the Academic Director of the MBA in Hospitality Management at France’s prestigious ESSEC Business School and a sharp observer of this market, for his thoughts on the coming year’s possible developments.
ZDirect is expanding its global operations with the opening of a new office in Singapore. The world leader in hospitality eCRM and eMarketing has hired industry veteran Martin Chua as director of sales to lead its business development effort in the Asia Pacific region. Today more than 2,000 hotels spanning six continents are successfully communicating […]
Hotel Technology Next Generation (HTNG), the membership association that unites the world’s hospitality companies and technology innovators to solve industry challenges, today announced the availability of the HTNG Secure Payments Framework for Hospitality. The Framework is a collaborative effort of over a dozen HTNG members representing the world’s major hotel groups that will improve payment […]
Hospitality major Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today said that it will hire around 9,000 people in India as part of expansion, under which it plans to open 100 hotels by the end of 2015. â€œWe plan to add around 9,000 employees by 2015 to our present strength of 21,000 and have 100 operating hotels by […]
Chinaâ€™s hospitality industry is reaping the rewards of the current tourism boom. Analysts are reporting positive market performance and record hotel construction pipelines. Is this level of growth sustainable ? We asked Giovanni Angelini, retired CEO of Shangri-La, founder of Angelini Hospitality and Vice Chairman-advisor to Dusit Overseas Company, for his seasoned perspective.
The budget, which has sparked controversy for proposing to axe 12 London fire stations and cuts to police spending, was later approved unamended. Mr Johnson said in a statement: â€œIt is vital that we boost economic growth and create the jobs that we need to help lift this city and country out of our current […]
Eversheds advises banks on financing of $450m O2 Arena Hotel development. United Kingdom. 01-02-2013. Global law firm Eversheds has advised the bank funders, Santander and United Overseas Bank Limited, London Branch, in relation to the financing …
Global hotel operator Accor has revealed it has set itself a target of earning 50 per cent of its profits from venues in emerging markets by 2016.
All members of the hospitality industry, from pastry chefs to hotel managers are being invited to get baking for the Great Custard Bake Off in a bid to raise funds for this year’s Comic Relief.Â
Reading and responding to posts left by guests on online review websites takes up to three hours out of a hotel general manager’s working week, a survey has shown.Â
Tennis star Andy Murray has said he is planning to turn Cromlix House Hotel in Scotland into a ‘leading luxury hotel’ after confirming news reports made earlier this year that he had bought the 14-bedroom property.Â
Sway Manor hotel near Lymington in the New Forest is being marketed for sale at a Â£1.75m freehold as the current owner plans to retire, having run the business for over 10 years.
Downtown Oklahoma City civic leaders watch pace of housing, hotel development. Downtown Oklahoma City’s housing, hotel development scene has changed. By Steve Lackmeyer | Published: February 26, 2013 Oklahoman Comment on this article Leave a …
The San Bruno City Council will consider whether to direct the city manager to enter into negotiations with OTO Development, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, to negotiate the details of a development agreement that would bring a new 131-room hotel to …
THESE images detail plans for a major hotel development that is set to revitalise Wigan town centre. On the site of what was to have been Tower Grand â€“ the abandoned phase two of the Grand Arcade shopping complex at the bottom of Millgate â€“ the council …
About 80 per cent of the buyers in Cheung Kong’s controversial hotel development in Kwai Chung have confirmed their deals, even though the contract terms have been deemed “one-sided” by some lawyers. This emerged as the government was studying …
â€œThe arrival of the Barclays Center coupled with the pipeline of new cultural-district projects in Downtown Brooklyn is driving demand for further hotel development,â€ Tucker Reed, president of the Downtown Brooklyn …
Over MVR 24 million (US$1.5 million) is being lost annually by the Maldives Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) on a stagnant hotel development in Uligamu in Haa Alif Atoll, it has been revealed. MTDC Managing …
Major hotel development in Belfast city center may be abandoned due to continuing loyalist flags protests – @BBCNews.