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Hard Rock Hotel Bali promotes Rohaizad Bin Puteh

Sep 16th, 2014
Rohaizad Bin Puteh

Hard Rock Hotel Bali has promoted Rohaizad Bin Puteh as executive assistant manager – sales and marketing. Reporting to the GM, Rohaizad Bin Puteh will assist to develop, coordinate and communicate strategies, objectives, policies and programmes for all sales and marketing activities. Rohaizad Bin Puteh holds extensive regional experience in the industry, most recently serving

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Lanson Place Hospitality Management appoints head of guest experience

Sep 12th, 2014
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Lanson Place Hospitality Management has announced Benson Soo as head of guest experience. His chief role is to formulate and analyse guest service improvement strategies and provide direction and initiatives to all Lanson Place guest service operations, ensuring that these are incorporated and delivered by Lanson Place guest service team. With over 20 years of

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Global hotel prices rise for the fifth year in a row

Sep 11th, 2014
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The average price paid for a hotel room around the world rose by 4% during the first six months of 2014, when compared with the same period in 2013, as the overall economic recovery gathered greater momentum, particularly in Europe, and consumers became more confident in raising their travel spending, according to the latest

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Upscale Wyndham brand expands Footprint in China

Sep 5th, 2014
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Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation, continues to rapidly expand its portfolio of offerings in China under the upscale Wyndham Hotels and Resorts brand flag. The openings of Wyndham Grand Xi’an South and Wyndham Kunming Resort, along with the anticipated opening of Wyndham

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Accor and Action Hotels announce largest ibis development in Australasia

Sep 2nd, 2014

Australia’s largest hotel operator, Accor, will add to its rapidly expanding economy portfolio following the signing of a management agreement with Middle East hotel owner and developer, Action Hotels plc, which has confirmed it will develop what will be the largest ibis hotel in Australasia in central Brisbane. The announcement of the 368-room ibis Brisbane

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An expanding Chic Collection

Aug 29th, 2014

Chic Collection has announced 20 new members in Asia to its portfolio. Developed on the philosophy that today’s traveller is seeking a hotel experience that is more unique and personalised, Chic Collection groups its member properties by theme instead of destination, to match travellers with independent hotels. The themes feature a range of headlines that

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Celebrity chef joins Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort

Aug 25th, 2014

Sheraton Bali Kuta Resort has announced that popular cooking show Host and Judge, Rinrin Marinka will be a special guest chef as the hotel celebrates the first anniversary of its Sunday Market Brunch. Themed ‘Sip, Savor and Shop’, the weekly brunch event is Kuta’s only market brunch featuring a great spread prepared by the resort’s

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Infinity and beyond

Aug 19th, 2014
Pullman Phuket Arcadia pool villa

Infinity edge private swimming pools have become de rigeur in high-end resorts where privacy is the new luxury. Rebecca Lo looks at how these custom design sanctuaries provide safe havens for the ultimate escape Infinity edge swimming pools never fail to impress. Most successful when the sightlines are dramatic, such as a city’s skyline from

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Stream of consciousness

Aug 19th, 2014
Embassy Suites Hotel at Chevy Chase Pavilion – its new cloud-based platform has drastically cut the need for new hardware and infrastructure, to provide a more flexible, cost-efficient and intuitive way to meet its goal of expanded F&B operations

Moving to the cloud offers many opportunities to reduce the total cost     of ownership for hospitality systems including point-of-sale (POS) systems. Donald Gasper looks at how the installation last year of a cloud-based POS solution helped one US hotel expand its F&B while planning for major renovations One of the top performing hotels in Washington

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PolyU School of Hotel and Tourism Management launches Room of the Future Design competition

Aug 11th, 2014

Following the success of the first round of ‘Tomorrow’s Guestrooms’ Competition last year, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has announced design as the theme of the upcoming competition. The ‘Tomorrow’s Guestrooms Design Competition – The Room of the Future’ will be held from September 1

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