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March 18, 2013
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  • High-end lodging with an eco-friendly touch
    Luxury has met sustainability in the hotel sector, but a few trends are taking it to the next level. Last year, the Cottage Lodge bed and breakfast in the U.K. required guests to pedal in order to generate electricity to watch television, marking a trend in which environmental responsibility is embedded into the guest experience. Other hotels have incorporated living walls into their designs. The Telegraph (London) (tiered subscription model) (3/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Automation is the next step in hospitality evolution
    The concept of hospitality has evolved as technology has changed. Now the industry is experiencing another shift into an automated guest experience. "Maybe a live concierge will still be around, though the times also have changed that position; for now even the concierge has and uses a tablet to better service and provide what guests want," writes hotel industry veteran Alan Campbell. eHotelier.com (3/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Las Brisas to debut 2 new brands
    Las Brisas Hotel Collection will launch two new brands -- the ultra-luxury NIZUC Resort & Spa will debut this spring on the Mexican Caribbean, and the midlevel luxury hotel Sunrock Hotel & Residences has opened in Los Cabos. A second NIZUC site, NIZUC Los Cabos, is expected to open in 2016. TravelPulse (3/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Montenegro sees opening of luxury health spa
    A new luxury resort has launched near the coast of the Adriatic Sea that will be home to the One&Only Health Spa. The One&Only Resort at Montenegro's Tivat Bay will offer spa treatments drawn from Mediterranean tradition and will feature tennis facilities, retail and dining. SpaOpportunities.com (3/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • The world's most expensive omelet is at Le Parker Meridien
    Not all egg dishes are on the cheaper side. Norma's restaurant at the Le Parker Meridien in New York offers a "Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata" for $1,000. The omelet is filled with a lobster and topped with 10 ounces of caviar. The dish is sold about a dozen times a year. HotelChatter (3/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Mandarin-speaking human resources manager needed
    A pre-opening opportunity now exists for an experienced Human Resources Manager for a new resort due to open on Hainan Island in 2014. Extensive experience as Assistant HR Manager with an international brand hotel, fluent verbal & written English and Mandarin skills and the relevant qualification required. Pre-opening island experience is an advantage. Read more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Human resources manager for cruise line
    An international cruise line is looking for a shipboard human resources manager with hospitality HR experience in a management role. The candidate must speak both English and Spanish, with Portuguese an advantage. Contracts are 4 months onboard, 2 months vacation with a single cabin. Learn more. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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