Hotel management

Kempinski appoints 3 regional general managers for Middle East and Africa

Kempenski Hotles has appointed three senior hoteliers as Zone General Managers to oversee a number of the group’s luxury hotels in the Middle East and Africa region. Sébastien Mariette, Karim Tayach and Manish Nambiar are the new appointments and at the same time they will keep the responsibility of their …

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Hotel Casa del Mar announces Max Jonas as general manager

Hotel Casa del Mar, owned by Edward Thomas Collection, announces the appointment of Max Jonas as General Manager of this iconic luxury beach destination. Jonas will oversee all operations of the historic property, leading several department teams to ensure its continued success. A seasoned hotelier, Jonas has held various positions …

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Crestline to manage AC Hotels program in New England

Independent hotel management company Crestline Hotels & Resorts has been given the green light to manage the AC Hotel Portland Downtown / Waterfront in Maine. A contemporary 178-key property in the Northeastern United States is entering a new era. Focus on Portland Crestline Hotels & Resorts has been selected to …

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BWH Hotels CEO David Kong retires after 20 years at the helm

BWH Hotel Group President and CEO David Kong has announced that he will be heading towards a well-deserved retirement after 20 years of transforming the company into a global leader in hospitality and accommodation. The industry veteran will step down from his post at the end of 2021, ending a …

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People on the move at Benchmark and Concord

Executives in the hospitality industry have taken on new roles. Here is an overview: Benchmark Appoints Bryan Drackett Director, Talent AcquisitionBenchmark has appointed Bryan Drackett as Director, Talent Acquisition. He brings two decades of senior management experience to his new role at Benchmark, including 12 years in talent acquisition. He …

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“We are doing all we can” to help the evacuees from the KNP complex

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US Open: how Murphy Jensen continues to make a difference

The US Open has many memories for Murphy Jensen, who has attended the tournament every year since he was 15 and has seen his older brother Luke play in the junior competition. Jensen, who spent two years at USC, built his own career, highlighted by teaming up with Luke to …

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Waikiki Resort mandates vaccination for workers and guests

A Waikiki resort will be the first in Hawai’i to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all employees and guests. From October 15, ‘Alohilani Resort will require its employees, clients and guests to prove that they are fully immunized. The requirement will also apply to the other six Waikiki properties …

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Column of questions and answers on vocational guidance

Not sure about your career options? Lack of self-confidence ? This Q&A column can help you I am a B.Com student who did not get good grades in class 10. I want to do an MBA but I also want to enter a creative field like fashion or interior design. …

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Hotels force evacuees to honor match-day reservations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – Before Hurricane Ida ravaged parts of Louisiana, local hotels like Wyndham Garden were busy reserving rooms for this weekend’s home game at FSU. While some evacuees may not have planned where to go next, they tell ABC27 they must be out by Friday. We spoke with …

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