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Global Hospitality Newsletter: August 31, 2006
“We must hang together, or surely we shall hang separately”, stated Benjamin Franklin at the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He was of course referring to the need for solidarity amidst a Revolution. There were unknown risks, inspiring dreams and complex personalities and priorities in that colonial mix. The adversary was well known, controlled the marketplace, and had a historical, dominant success rate in manifest destiny and compliance for the realm. By John R. Hendrie
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This publication comes from the HVS library archive of timeless articles. We think you will enjoy reading about this important topic. Published first in August 1992. By Steve Rushmore
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How to Use Spa Industry Statistics as a Business Tool Why Spa Businesses Need Spa Industry Statistics
Like any other small, medium or large business, it is imperative that analysis and planning activities be conducted to minimise the risk of failure. One of the first questions to ask yourself is "how is my business doing?" and this can easily be answered by comparing your spa's performance against industry averages. By Julie Garrow
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China's luxury hotel business is likely to grow strongly over the next five years, driven by booming business travel, property consultants Jones Lang LaSalle said. Government efforts to cool speculation and encourage construction of more affordable housing should not impact investment in the fast-growing sector, said Andreas Flaig, executive vice president of Jones Lang LaSalle Hotels.
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Banyan Tree executive chairman Ho Kwon Ping is expanding his premium resort
and spa chain to India, Ireland, Australia and China.
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Sales at hotels in London were up by almost a third during the month of July 2006, according to the latest data from TRI Hospitality Consulting's HotStats survey. Room revenue per available room soared by 29.9 per cent to reach £100.71, breaking into three figures. Both occupancy and rate showed big increases, with rate up 17.7 per cent to £112.62 and occupancy ahead by 8.4 points to reach 89.4 per cent.
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aloft Charleston Airport Hotel to be One of the Brand's First to Open its Doors, a New Destination Sensation Debuts with Loft-Like Rooms, ''Backyard'' Area and Energetic Bar Scene. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. and its much-anticipated new select-service brand, aloft hotels, announced today it has signed a deal with LTD Management Company, Inc. and Sree Hotels, LLC to develop an aloft hotel in the historic coastal city of Charleston, South Carolina.
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Hotel de Rome in Berlin, Hotel de Russie in Rome..Confused? You needn't be, both are Rocco Forte Hotel
Rocco Forte Hotels’ latest property, Hotel de Rome, opens in Berlin on 1 October 2006 and is not to be muddled with the collection’s Hotel de Russie in Rome. While the names may well cause confusion, Rocco Forte Hotels’ ethos dictated that the names be used because they are both of historic significance.
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Looking back at two great sessions of this summers’ Junior Hotel Academy, Denis Richter, Executive Assistant Manager of the Moevenpick Hotel Bur Dubai is convinced, that this great institution will have its regular place in the annual calendar of events.
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Hotel General Manager, can anybody, everybody, somebody or nobody do this job ?
Last month I was asked to be part of a selection committee to search for the right candidates for General Manager of a resort in Thailand The human resources department had put an advertisement in one of Thailand’s leading newspapers and received, within 2 weeks, 127 applications of persons that believed to have the right qualifications. While “wading” through the mountain of papers we observed interesting trends......
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