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Jorge Carlos Smith was born in Mozambique, with ancestral roots in Macau. He graduated Hotel Management from Huddersfield University. Landed his first job at THF Hotels in London and the Algarve then moved to Mandarin Oriental Macau and Hotel Bela Vista and remained in Macau for 10 years. Now, he is the General Manager at Hard Rock…

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The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., part of Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR), today announced its entry into luxury yachting and cruises – bringing the award-winning luxury hotel brand’s service and timeless style to sea. Created by The Ritz-Carlton and maritime experts Douglas Prothero and Lars Clasen, in collaboration with funds managed by Oaktree Capital Management,…

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I had the privilege to moderate a panel discussion about CSR and Hotels for the British Chamber of Commerce recently. The panelists were Alex Mavro, Co-Founder of the Corporate Responsibility & Ethics Association (CREATE) for Thai Enterprise, CSR Consultant & Educator, Debdyuti Dasgupta who is also the Cluster Director of Finance of JW Marriott Hotel,…

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Adwin Chong is a Cluster General Manager of Windsor Plaza Hotel and Sherwood Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. A Malaysian born, Adwin has been in the industry for more than 2 decades He has been operating hotels in Vietnam since 2009. What’s the most challenging aspect in running your hotel? The biggest challenge…

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St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today announced the highly-anticipated opening of The St. Regis Shanghai Jingan, marking the renowned luxury brand’s ninth hotel in the Greater China region. Owned by B.M. Holding, the hotel offers an exceptional experience that features a timeless blend of innovation and tradition, including the signature St. Regis Butler Service, unique…

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Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) half-day Digital Marketing educational training workshops are all set for Bangkok and Phuket. Hospitality professionals working with hotels and resorts should register online to take advantage of the special prepaid rate of just THB800 per person to secure a place in Bangkok on Thursday, May 25 at the…

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TripAdvisor has launched its first-ever mobile Check- Index revealing travellers’ and locals’ most frequented hotels, restaurants and attractions in major world tourism destinations. The study was based TripAdvisor’s massive trove of mobile location data. “Our mobile Check-Index shows the points of interest where consumers are voting with their feet and actually spending their time,” said…

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We have noticed that the traditional role of media is slowly fading away in the hospitality industry, replaced by a rise in “influencers”. Many hotels have shown a willingness to host influencers and even to pay them to promote the properties, but how does someone who gets free stays and makes shoutouts to their followers…

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