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Executive Search - Compensation Analysis and HVS Leadership Assessment

The peer group for the Compensation Study of General Managers comprises of luxury five-star hotels in Dubai and covers the following data points; base salary, bonus or cash equivalent, allowances, and cash compensation.

What Time Is The 3 PM Parade? (Should your hotel have some Mickey Mouse® in it?)

Vicki Richman attended Disney Institute. We have incorporated much of what she learned into our company. Every year we improve our company’s culture and that of our hotels. If the Walt Disney Company is any benchmark, it's clearly worth doing.

Five Key Takeaways | Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2016

The inaugural Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2016 provided insights into the country’s tourism and hospitality landscape and identified opportunities for investment and development by key industry stakeholders.

The Indian HR Storyboard – Then and Now

This article provides an outline of the key HR trends which have been drivers of the hospitality sector in the last few years and will continue to play a dominant role going forward.

Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2011-2012

The survey, representing 1,320 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation etc.

Repositioning a Destination

What is needed to reposition an entire destination? All around the world destinations reach a mature life cycle and are forced to re-invent themselves due to increased global competition. This case study on Montenegro can provide an insight.

Hotel Room Supply, Capital Investment and Manpower Requirement by 2021

This White Paper aims to articulate the industry’s key requirements and highlights the support policies that are needed to facilitate the growth of the Indian hospitality sector by 2021.

Synopsis of the 2011 Indian Hotel Industry Manpower Survey (IHIMS)

The survey, first-of-its-kind in India, presents critical manpower ratios across hotel hierarchies at an All-India level, by hotel market positionings and by major Indian cities. Its synopsis discusses the key survey results briefly.

Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2010-11

The survey, representing 1,318 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation etc.

2011 India Hotel Compensation Survey

The 2011 HCE India Hotel Salary Survey© includes data from 200 hotels reporting on 40 key positions from the executive committee to line managers.
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