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Institute-Industry Partnership is Crucial for Training Staff: Bakshish Dean

BW Hotelier spoke with Bakshish Dean, hospitality industry veteran and currently the Executive Director of Prime Gourmet, which owns and operates Johnny Rockets in India about the issues surrounding training and staff retention in hospitality as a whole.

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Marriott Named Aon Best Employer in Asia Pacific

Marriott’s ‘Put People First’ workplace culture is again recognised by the global survey and all eleven eligible Marriott countries in Asia Pacifi, including greater China, India, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam - won country awards.

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Ajeet Pandey Becomes Executive Housekeeper at Jaipur Marriott

Pandey has previously worked in Novotel Hyderabad Airport, Trident Jaipur, The Gateway Hotel Varanasi, Taj Nadesar Palace, The Oberoi Amar Vilas and Ibis Navi Mumbai.

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Ajeet Pandey Becomes Executive Housekeeper at Jaipur Marriott

Pandey has previously worked in Novotel Hyderabad Airport, Trident Jaipur, The Gateway Hotel Varanasi, Taj Nadesar Palace, The Oberoi Amar Vilas and Ibis Navi Mumbai.

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Vinayak Patnekar New Director of Operations at Courtyard by Marriott Agra

Patnekar has a long and rewarding association with Marriott International and has served as Director of Operations at Fairfield by Marriott, Lucknow and Courtyard by Marriott, Raipur.

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IHG appoints Ranjay Radhakrishnan Chief HR Officer

Radhakrishnan joins IHG from Unilever, where he has spent 23 years in a range of senior leadership roles at global, regional and country levels.

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Galle Face Hotel Appoints Deni Dukic as GM

The​ seasoned hotelier ​​has more than 20 years of experience in the luxury hotel industry, having held a number of senior management roles in 5-star hotels around the world, including director of rooms at Andaz Wall Street in New York City and as part of the opening team for the Park Hyatt Istanbul.

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Salvatore Salis Westin Gurgaon’s New Italian Chef

Chef Salis will lead the culinary team at Prego, Westin Gurgaon's signature Italian restaurant. Prior to joining Westin Gurgaon, he served as the Chef de Cuisine at Gecko Lipe Resort, Koh Lipe Thailand.

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Sanjay Mamgain Appointed Corporate Exec Sous at Lords Hotels

A graduate in English and Economics, Mamgain holds a Diploma in Hotel Management from Institute of Hotel Management Catering, Technology & Applied Nutrition, IHM. Prior to his latest appointment at Lords Hotels & Resorts, he served as Corporate Executive Chef cum Preopening Core Chef at VITS.

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New Chinese Exec Chef at Shangri-La Bengaluru

This is Chef Qiguo Su’s first assignment in India. His longest career stint has been with Shangri-La Hotel, Chengdu and his previous assignments include other international chains.

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