Institute of Hospitality makes UDOL programmes first to gain online accreditation

Global | 27 Nov, 2014

The accreditation provides the University of Derby Online Learning with the international recognition of a quality benchmark standard set out by the Institute of Hospitality.

Steigenberger signs agreement for seventh hotel in China

China | 27 Nov, 2014

Steigenberger Hotel Changchun to open in the spring of 2016. It will also feature a spa and gym area complete with swimming pool and extending over a total area of 1650 m².

Hilton Garden Inn opens in downtown Louisville

United States | 27 Nov, 2014

It is the brand's fourth property in Louisville and offers 162 guest rooms.

Anthony McHale appointed General Manager of Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

United Arab Emirates | 27 Nov, 2014

McHale joins Jumeirah Group after more than five years as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in London.

Mark Heywood appointed GM at New World Manila Bay Hotel

Philippines | 27 Nov, 2014

Most recently, Heywood was Area Manager and GM at Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel for five years, following 19 years as GM of various Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts properties in the Philippines, Hong Kong, China, Malaysia and Thailand.

Marco Li new Chinese Executive Chef at Sheraton Zhuhai

China | 27 Nov, 2014

Chef Li will direct the hotel’s culinary team and specifically focus on Yue, the property’s signature Chinese restaurant that will offer classic and contemporary Chinese selections.

Ovolo announces new appointments to spearhead Australian portfolio growth

Australia | 27 Nov, 2014

The first four major appointments for the Group’s Australian division will manage newly acquired properties in Sydney and Melbourne and guide future expansion across Australasia.

The Leading Hotels of the World announces two new appointments

North America,Global | 27 Nov, 2014

Lauren Alba has been named Director, Public Relations and Media Partnerships and Chris Walker ha been appointed SVP, Sales, Americas.

Hyatt pledges $1M to Women for Women International

Global | 26 Nov, 2014

Four-year partnership is designed to help support the education and empowerment of more than 60,000 women in war-torn countries around the world.

Five top tips for studying online

Global | 26 Nov, 2014

By Dr. Andrea Luoma: f you are new to online learning, technology isn’t the hard part. The challenge is adapting to a new way of learning.