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The Elliniko luxury housing project takes shape

Lamda Development and its partners will deliver four new hotels, 27 villas, 100 maisonettes and 200 apartments in the Elliniko Marina tower over the next five years. The villas, maisonettes and apartments alone will generate revenues of 950 million euros, of which approximately 250 million euros are expected by 2022. This means that the average sale price per house will ...

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[+] Offshore investors tipped to bet big on Australian tourism

Forget to throw another hot shrimp on the barbie. With Australia’s international tourism gateway rapidly opening after nearly two years, CBRE wayne Bunz busy planning a real estate investment party. The veteran trader hints that the big bucks from abroad will be back on the table and will be betting big on Australia as a destination. “Absolutely, that’s why I’m ...

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Sydney’s newest 5-star hotel just offered next-level bottomless brunch

Big news, Sydney: a brand new bottomless brunch has arrived to rival some of the best boozy breakfasts in our city. If your ideal brunch involves a superstar chef, stunning surroundings, free-flowing bubbles, live music and Bloody Marys paired with a perfect tasting-style menu, you’ll want to add Saturdays at Margot’s to your weekend agenda. You’ll find this all-star brunch ...

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The Transfer of Swedish Mortgages

Bank of Åland Plc Inside information February 14, 2022, 9:00 a.m. EET The transfer of Swedish mortgages and covered bonds from Bank of Åland Plc to Borgo AB has been implemented The previously announced transfer of most of Bank of Åland’s Swedish mortgages and associated covered bonds previously issued to Borgo was completed today. The nominal amount of the mortgage ...

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California Lodging Investment Conference [CLIC] announces final speakers and additional sponsors and exhibitors for 2022 event

California Lodging Investment Conference Officials [CLIC], the only hospitality conference focused on the California hospitality market, today released its final list of speakers and updated its sponsor and exhibitor lists. Scheduled for March 10 at the JW Marriott Anaheim Resort, the one-day event is expected to draw approximately 300 attendees, including representatives from 11 brands, six lenders and other third-party ...

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The new Hard Rock Hotel in Marbella will be ready this summer

The new Hard Rock Hotel in Marbella will be ready this summer. image: google maps – giata Andalusia’s first Hard Rock Hotel will open in Marbella in June Andalucia’s first-ever Hard Rock Hotel is set to open in June. It is located in the city of Marbella, on the Costa del Sol. The hotel, decorated in the classic style of ...

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Skill Up Step Up: Dragon’s Den star says youth unemployment in London is ‘shocking’ as he backs campaign

Dragon’s Den star Steven Bartlett has backed our campaign to upskill unemployed youth and put them to work, calling our appeal “important” for young people who have had a tough few years weathering the pandemic while still finishing their studies. His support comes as London employers responded enthusiastically to our £1million Skill Up Step Up initiative in partnership with Barclays ...

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Colorado boutique hotels foresee bright future after COVID-19 chaos

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the number of boutique hotels in Colorado was growing, with funky and eclectic properties opening up in the Denver area and in tourist-focused communities in the mountains. Then COVID-19 arrived, stalling the growth and plans of the entire hospitality industry. The hospitality industry suffered its “most devastating year on record” in 2020 as travel came to ...

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Virgin Hotels will open two hotels in the UK and a new hotel in New York in 2022

Representing Virgin Hotels New York Virgin Hotels portfolio grows with three new hotels slated to open through 2022, including five hotels that have already made their U.S. debut Virgin Hotels announced its historic UK expansion this spring with Virgin Hotels Edinburgh, followed by Virgin Hotels Glasgow. The portfolio continues to grow in the US, with Virgin Hotels New York scheduled ...

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Key appointments: Quest, Preferred Hotels, Finniss River Lodge

Quest introduces Chief Account Officer Quest Apartment Hotels has appointed Jeff Baars, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, to the newly created position of Chief Customer Officer, as part of its efforts to improve the guest experience. “Making sure we are responsive and responsive to changing customer needs is central to our strategy for success at Quest this year,” said Ascott ...

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9 Leading Hoteliers Share Their Expectations and Predictions for 2022 • Hotel Designs

The start of the year is always awash with predictions and expectations about trends, and as we step out, a little cloudy-eyed from the enforced hibernation of a global pandemic, with the stick of optimism firmly in Hand, we spoke to nine hoteliers from very different corners of the globe, and asked them to share some of their thoughts on ...

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GHM appoints managing directors for Middle East properties

SINGAPORE, January 14, 2022: General Hotel Management announced on Thursday the appointment of new Managing Directors to lead the management teams of two Middle Eastern hotels under the Group’s management. Fabio Marigliano joins the Chedi Al Bait, Sharjah, UAE, and Morton Johnston, will oversee the opening of the Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort in Doha, Qatar, in 2022. The two ...

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Want to escape ? Try this luxury ghost town in Africa

CIUDAD DE LA PAZ, Equatorial Guinea — In a jungle glade, here are 50 luxury villas on manicured grounds. Each 7,100 square foot home has four bedrooms, two living rooms, an office, staff quarters and a dining room. And in each dining room is a formal table set anytime for 10 diners, ready in case all the African Union Heads ...

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Stanwell House hotel in Lymington plans £ 3-4million upgrade with 100 new jobs

A downtown LYMINGTON hotel is set for a multi-million pound upgrade with hopes of creating around 100 new jobs. The Grade II listed Stanwell House hotel is due to close from Sunday as the extensive renovation, estimated to cost £ 3-4million, is underway, with the aim of reopening in the summer. The High Street site has been under a new ...

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Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta distributed aid to orphanages and retirement homes

YOGYAKARTA, Indonesia, Dec. 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – December is a very special month for Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta. This December, Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta entered its fifth (5th) year of operation. After successfully participating in a series of 5th anniversary events the last December 11 2021, the management of Swiss-belboutique Yogyakarta shared their love and care by commemorating Christmas Day. Swiss-Belboutique Yogyakarta ...

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“Good business, a possible reality of a good relationship”

Dinesh Rai, Managing Director, Crowne Plaza Kochi, aims to make the property recognizable for its personalized services and quality standards Known for his leadership skills, Dinesh Rai began his career at IHG Hotel & Resorts and over the years has been part of major hotel brands while climbing the ladder of success. Starting with hotel operations, Rai worked with the ...

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Lexicon Group of Institutes to launch hotel management school in Pune

Summary Lexicon Institute of Hotel Management to Offer Three-Year Tourism and Hospitality Program with International Links to Give Students Global Exposure The institute has launched the admission process for its first batch, which will begin in June 2022 The Lexicon Group of Institutes will soon open the Lexicon Institute of Hotel Management in Pune, Maharashtra, a hotel management college that ...

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Montage Big Sky opens the doors to Montana’s tallest building – Explore Big Sky

By Bella Butler EBS STAFF BIG SKY – A new luxury resort opened in Big Sky this month. Today Montana’s tallest building, the more than half a million square feet of Montage Big Sky reflects the enormity of the mountains that surround the structure. Montage, a self-proclaimed ultra-luxury hotel management company based in Irvine, Calif., Is adding the Big Sky ...

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Atmosphere appoints Cyrus Madan as Senior Vice President – Business Development India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal

Hospitality veteran Cyrus Madan to strengthen Atmosphere Hotels & Resort’s business development team and help develop the company’s portfolio in the region Atmosphere Hotels & Resorts (AH&R) has appointed Cyrus Madan as Senior Vice President – Business Development India, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Nepal. The newly created role ensures dedicated leadership and a focus on the Indian subcontinent as AH&R ...

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Liz Dahlager is appointed Executive Vice President of Mereté Hotel Management

Mereté Hotel Management has announced the appointment of Liz Dahlager as Executive Vice President. Ms. Dahlager will continue to oversee sales, marketing and strategic partnerships. In his new role, his responsibilities will be broadened to include hotel operations and human resources. Marissa Ruf has been appointed General Manager of Sales for Mereté. Liz joined Mereté in 2009 as Market Sales ...

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Over 100 top Middle Eastern hospitality leaders recognized at Hozpitality Group’s 7th Middle Eastern Hospitality Excellence Awards held at Arabian Ranches Golf Club Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, December 9, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The sold-out event brought together over 400 top hospitality leaders in Middle East. The glamorous evening included a reception, a great meal and great entertainment, in addition to the awards ceremony. The show was presented by Laura Buckwell. The lake view golf course at the Arabian Ranches Golf Club ...

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Trip.com Group and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts sign global strategic agreement

Trip.com Group users can discover more than 9,000 hotels worldwide through Wyndham, across 22 brands from luxury to economy. This includes more than 1,600 hotels in the Asia Pacific region, where Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has a leading presence, with hotels located in popular travel destinations such as Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and more. This strategic agreement builds ...

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SiteMinder (ASX: SDR) debuts on ASX with an IPO of A $ 627 million and a market cap of A $ 1.36 billion

Strong points: SYDNEY, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – SiteMinder (ASX: SDR), the world’s leading open hotel trading platform, will today begin trading on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) under the ticker code “SDR” following an oversubscribed initial public offering (IPO) of AU $ 627 million. (PRNewsfoto / SiteMinder) As part of the IPO, 123,913,043 shares were offered at ...

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Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) Announces First Results of the Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence (TACOE) Initiative

ATLANTA – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based private hotel investment and management firm, today announced the first results of its Center of Excellence in Talent Acquisition (TACOE), a new strategic initiative designed to seek out talent at the establishment level and to support and accelerate the recruitment process of its hotels. This centralized effort was ...

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UWTSD holds its annual Young Hoteliers and Hospitality Conference 2021

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David Institute of Management and Health recently hosted its third annual Young Hotel and Hospitality Conference at Swansea Stadium. The event was organized by the University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (SoHaTM) and attracted 230 students from schools and colleges in South Wales. John Howells, Academic Director (SoHaTM) said, “We use this annual ...

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Breaking Travel News Investigates: The Future of Tourism Shines in the Spotlight in Riyadh | To concentrate

Sustainable tourism was in the spotlight at the Future Investment Initiative (FII) in Riyadh, as the event celebrates its fifth edition. Green development used to help the industry recover from the devastating Covid-19 pandemic was at the center of many areas of discussion and debate at the show. Speaking of regenerative tourism, John Pagano, Managing Director of Red Sea Development ...

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Nomination Productivity Commission, departmental promotions, new faces of the ARC

Latest senior management appointments in the public sector across the country Senior management service Sam reinhardt Band 3 Sam reinhardt became an office manager at the Productivity Commission, leave the Treasury Department. Band 2 Australia Services promoted Derek Byrne to a role of general manager. David Bois became first deputy secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Band ...

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Certares, Highlands and Monomoy acquire Embassy Suites Atlanta Midtown

Posted: October 25, 2021, 11:23 a.m. EDT|Update: 21 minutes ago NEW YORK, 25 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Certares Management LLC, a leading investment specialist dedicated to the travel, tourism and hospitality industries (with its subsidiaries, “Certares”), in partnership with Highlands Investments LLC (“Highlands “) and Monomoy Property Ventures LLC (” MPV “), today announced the acquisition of the ...

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Maya Capital and AnaCap acquire office and hotel program in £ 125million deal

Maya Capital LLP and AnaCap Financial Partners have completed the acquisition of 160 Blackfriars Road in Southbank, London. The property consists of a 106,000 square foot office building and a ground floor commercial building currently 50% leased, as well as adjacent land for a licensed hotel project. Maya and AnaCap plan to undertake a major renovation of the existing office ...

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UBM Development: and Accor open “Mercure Katowice Centrum”, receiving the PLGBC Green Building Award for sustainable real estate development

Focus on sustainability under the motto “Green & Clean” as the leitmotif of the Mercure Katowice Centrum hotel PLGBC Sustainable Building Award 2021 “Green & Clean: in tune with the times” Katowice, 14.10.2021. The celebrated grand opening of the Mercure Katowice Centrum marked the end of the work after a period of only two years. The hotel operating under the ...

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Fortress Investment Group presents plans for Frenchman’s Reef Resort

Frenchman’s Reef, St. Thomas, shown in Fortress Investment Group presentation. (Screenshot of the Zoom meeting) Officials from CREF3 USVI Hotel Owner, Inc., a company owned and managed by Fortress Investment Group, on Tuesday presented plans for Frenchman’s Reef Marriott Resort, which the company is scheduled to reopen in November 2022, after being devastated by the storms of 2017. The presentation ...

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Work begins on £ 5million boutique hotel program in Chester

Wildes Hotel Group has announced that work has started on a multi-million pound project to transform a historic site in the North West of England into a luxury hotel, restaurant and spa. The town of Chester, famous for its Roman walls and medieval rows, is preparing for the arrival of a stylish new hotel. Reinventing a historic site Wildes Hotel ...

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Live markets, Monday, October 11, 2021

Considering all the revolving announcements coming from the Sunshine State, maybe they should rename it Greensland? In the wake of Twiggy Forrest’s renewable hydrogen projects, fertilizer and chemical manufacturer Incitec Pivot announced a study into the feasibility of green ammonia production. This is an environmentally friendly product, not the color. Incitec Pivot and Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) announced today that ...

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Intercontinental Hotels: New voco Hotels debuts in New Orleans and Olympia, Washington

IHG Hotels and Resorts today announced the upcoming launch of two exciting new Voco Hotels properties in the United States: the Voco St. James Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana and the Voco Olympia Hotel in Capitol Lake, Washington. The addition of these distinctive properties to the voco brand follows the recent announcement Holiday Inn and two-brand voco in Chicago’s River North ...

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Downtown Milwaukee hotel operators received $ 11.3 million from state accommodation subsidy program

Owners and operators of hotels in or near downtown Milwaukee have received approximately $ 11.3 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds distributed by the state. Recipients say the money is an investment in an industry that … Owners and operators of hotels in or near downtown Milwaukee have received approximately $ 11.3 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds distributed by ...

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Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG) supports the management of 174 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta – Roswell rooms

ATLANTA – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Hospitality Ventures Management Group (HVMG), an Atlanta-based private hotel management and investment firm, today announced it has taken over management of the 174-room DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Atlanta – Roswell . This is HVMG’s fifth hotel in Atlanta announced in the past 60 days, bringing the Atlanta-based company’s portfolio to 12 out of 52 hotels ...

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Cordis Auckland opens the doors of its new Pinnacle Tower

Almost 250 new rooms have been added to Cordis Auckland’s inventory, with the property’s new tower officially opening today after three years of planning and construction. The new 17-story tower and its new facilities make Cordis Auckland the largest hotel in New Zealand in terms of number of rooms, which now number 640. Additional facilities at the new tower include ...

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Capitalize on the demand for delivery

During the initial 2020 closures, many restaurants quickly switched to delivery and take-out in order to continue to generate income. As consumers discovered how easy it was to have their favorite meals delivered, businesses saw an increase in the demand for delivery. Most surprisingly, however, this demand has not diminished; even as restaurants reopened and sales exceeded pre-pandemic levels in ...

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Rotana signs two hotels in Qatar

Rotana, today announced at the Arabian & African Hospitality Investment Conference (AHIC) the signing of a new project with Bin Al Sheikh Holding Group, a well-diversified Qatari business conglomerate. The project includes the management of an Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana with 400 keys and 103 keys under the brand The Residences by Rotana. Rendering of the Arjaan hotel apartments ...

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Hoffmanns Considering Missouri Meerschaum Corncob Pipe Plant for Potential Acquisition | Local News

The corn-on-the-cob pipe capital of the world may soon become the Hoffmann corn-on-the-cob pipe capital of the world. After a press conference to announce plans for a new 12-hole golf course in Augusta, David Hoffmann of the Hoffmann family of companies said he and his wife, Jerri, were considering the pipe business in Missouri Meerschaum Co. corn cob and building ...

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Fight inflation with these traditional knowledge strategies

Indraneel Karlekar is Head of Research for Principal Real Estate, which manages nearly $ 100 billion. He told Insider he believes investors will continue to use real estate as a hedge against inflation. He also touched on 3 other themes guiding real estate investment decisions. American investors are increasingly concerned about inflation. Inflation is calculated from the change in the ...

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Nine IHG CEOs Receive Key New Appointments

IHG Hotels and Resorts introduced eight high-performing team members in their new roles following a series of promotions and new appointments at hotels in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Former Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach General Manager Gareth Long has moved north to take on a similar role at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, as Area General Manager for Regional ...

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The Slate appoints Phuket hospitality legend Claude Sauter as new general manager

A highly skilled Swiss hotelier joins the artistically inspired resort town after an impressive career that has included more than two decades of management experience in the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. Phuket, Thailand – Slate, the whimsical and art-inspired resort town on Phuket’s remote northwest coast, has announced the appointment of Claude Sauter as the new Managing Director, bringing an ...

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Borders hotel makes sensational lockdown comeback

Waverley Castle. (Photo: Nick Smith) The staff and management at Melrose’s Waverley Castle, part of the Coast & Country collection of bespoke hotels, have been delighted since they have welcomed guests back, as statistics show. In the four months since May, 7,343 breakfasts have been served and 8,221 guests have passed through the premises. It’s a reflection of how the ...

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Lancashire hotels that rebounded from Covid to welcome 14,000 guests

Two Lancashire hotels have rebounded since reopening after the lockdown – having served more than 9,000 breakfasts while catering to 14,000 guests. With the pandemic putting hotels at risk of permanent closure last year, a bumper summer season since reopening in May has seen both hotels – Liberty’s in Blackpool and the Strathmore Hotel in Morecambe strengthen. Thinking back to ...

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GTP Headlines Athens Capital: Greece’s First MGallery Hotel Holds Grand Opening Ceremony

From left to right: Evripidis Tzikas, Managing Director of Athens Capital Hotel-MGallery Collection; Patrick Maisonnave, French Ambassador to Greece; Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO of Accor; Chloe A. Laskaridis, Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of LAMPSA Hellenic Hotels SA; Maud Bailly, Managing Director Accor Southern Europe; and Vassilis Kikilias, Greek Minister of Tourism. A groundbreaking ceremony was held ...

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DBL industrial park seems to grow with huge investments

Bangladesh’s economy is growing steadily due to the entrepreneurial spirit of its people and the ever-increasing investment from industrial sectors to expand to new business frontiers, said Dr Ahmad Kaikaus, Principal Secretary of Bangladesh. Prime Minister. While addressing the cornerstone laying ceremony for the DBL Industrial Park – which will be built in the Shreehatta Economic Zone in Moulvibazar – ...

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The Hamilton debuts as Alpharetta’s first upscale boutique

Atlanta, Aug 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Alpharetta, Georgia’s premier boutique hotel, The Hamilton Curiosity Collection by Hilton, officially opens today in the heart of the city. Recognized as the “# 1 place to settle in America” ​​by Forbes and in the “Top 15 friendliest cities” by Live in the southAlpharetta’s popularity is booming and the Hamilton further adds to ...

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The hotel launches the fall hospitality academy

THE Devonshire Hotels and Restaurants Group is launching a vocational training academy this fall, to support new employees, of all ages, in developing their careers in the hotel industry. The Devonshire Hospitality Academy is an in-house training program, which will lead to an industry recognized qualification at Level 2 apprenticeship. Richard Palmer, Managing Director of the Group said: “This is ...

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Londoner Diary: Starry Farewell for Joe at Standard’s Summer Party

W welcome to the Londoner’s journal. Last night three Johnsons including Stanley, Rachel and Jo joined BBC Managing Director Tim Davie, actor Anna Friel and Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi at the Standard’s summer party where we told the meet again with our longtime political editor, Joe Murphy. MPs David Lammy, Tulip Siddiq, Paul Scully and Andrew Mitchell as well as ...

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Laundy expands advertising empire as assets soar off shelves

Pub veteran Arthur Laundy has landed his third ad in as many weeks, saying the industry is strong and will rebound as soon as customers are allowed to return. His latest foray is the popular Woolpack pub in Redfern in western Sydney, worth around $ 10 million, but in an unusual move he has teamed up with two new operators. ...

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The 1,080-room Hilton Singapore Orchard to open in January 2022 after major renovation

Hilton to launch new flagship brand hotel in Singapore as Asia-Pacific’s largest Room at the Hilton Singapore Orchard Hotel Hiltonis is set to launch its largest hotel in Asia-Pacific with the opening of the 1,080-room Hilton Singapore Orchard in January 2022. Now open for reservations, the hotel will debut in the heart of downtown Orchard Road in Singapore and will ...

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Minister of Tourism: Cypriot tourism experiences a complete upgrade thanks to investments

“Investment in Cypriot tourism will be socially immersive – this means that it will benefit the whole island,” Cypriot Deputy Minister of Tourism Savas Perdios said at the International Tourism Investment Summit and the hotel of Invest Cyprus. “In the past, Cypriot tourism was 75% focused on sun and sea tourists. We want to increase to 60%, with 40% targeting ...

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Dover Marina Hotel offers outdoor bars, music and dancing for summer events

Proposals have been made for a range of events on Dover’s waterfront this summer, including outdoor bars, music and dancing. Dover Marina Hotel has applied for a series of license variations, which could see more action on the beautiful waterfront. The hotel is in a prominent location in the middle of Waterloo Crescent overlooking Dover Harbor and the English Channel. ...

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Former employees recall as curtain prepares to fall on iconic landmark

IT WAS a trip back in time as former employees of the Istana Kuala Lumpur Hotel in Jalan Raja Chulan recalled their time on duty at this iconic landmark in the city, after hearing about its targeted closure on September 1. Located in the heart of the city center, the 23-story five-star hotel, which opened in 1992, is the last ...

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Update on online travel: Spanish hotels have made complaints against Booking.com over its pricing practices; The recently passed bill may impact Google’s travel products; and Google delay deployment of controversial third-party cookies | Foster Garvey PC

This week’s update features a variety of stories, including details about the recent change in leadership at Booking.com in the Asia Pacific region. Enjoy. Spanish hoteliers cry foul(“Hotels in Spain are suing Booking.com for ‘abuse practices ‘- ‘40% more than the actual price’ “, 22 June 2021 via Daily Express)The Madrid Hotel Business Association recently announced that it has filed ...

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