sbe, the leading lifestyle hospitality company that develops, manages and operates award-winning hospitality venues globally, announced today that Chadi Farhat has been named Chief Operating Officer of the Middle East & Europe – transitioning out of his current role at the company as Chief Commercial Officer. With a hotel in Istanbul, three in London, and one opening in Doha this fall, the Middle East and European markets play a significant role in sbe's portfolio with even more opportunity for growth. In his new position, Chadi will focus on sbe's hotel portfolio expansion, overseeing the operations of current and future hotels as well as strengthening owner relationships. This new executive position plays a critical role within the recently assembled leadership team at sbe.
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show is the biggest event of its kind in the calendar year, and is a must-attend event for anyone in the industry who is serious about innovation, growth and prosperity in the restaurant business. The event attracts speakers from some of the biggest, fastest growing and most successful chains in their Franchise section, and invited a number of franchise leaders to speak on their president's panel about the unique opportunities and challenges of running a franchise. Some of the most insightful points were made by Roland Dickey Jr., who was interviewed by Jonathan Maze for Nation's Restaurant News.
UKairportcarparks who help people find cheaper parking at UK airports has put together tips on their blog on how to find cheap flights and cheap holidays. The travel experts have put the tips together to help families save money on holidays abroad.
STAGES St. Louis takes you on a feline adventure in Disney's The Aristocats this June 3-28 at the Playhouse at Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights. With an unforgettable mix of colorful characters, amusing antics, and swingin' music, this modern version of the familiar Disney classic is just purrrrrr-fect for the entire family.
Rome witnesses a huge inflow of travelers for tourism purposes as well as for business, making it hard to get cheap flight tickets. Luckily, individuals can avail concession in business class tickets to Rome with FirstBusinessFlights.com. Customers can rely on the first class deals provided by the agency as they use advanced systems to uncover airline deals to Rome. So, travelers who desire to explore the city of romance can let FirstBusinessFlights.com navigate the complex world of airline reservations for them.
Frequent travelers who avail different flyer programs often end up accumulating a lot of extra miles that get wasted. So, Wholesale Miles, Inc. now offers the unique opportunity to donate airline miles to charity. Individuals who are happily willing to be a part of a noble cause to raise funds for social organizations can count on the services offered by the company. Travelers who are planning to donate miles can rely on the reputed company as they offer transparent deals and are associated with special programs organized by the airlines such as Giving Miles Away and Frequent Flyer Mileage Donations.
Back in the 1850's SoHo NYC was known for its expensive hotels, fine dining and high end shopping -- but it was equally famous for its side street's activities which would give sin city a run for its money even today. From sailors looking for a night out on the town to the elite rich more than willing to drop a bundle of cash – what happened in SoHo stayed in SoHo! And now over 150 years later, Pete and Stew Kandel (known as Dr. Pete and Dr. Stew) paranormal investigators and licensed NYC tour guides aka the "Ghost Doctors" are hitting the Belgian block streets of this designated historic NYC district in search of some paranormal high rollers and shoppers.
Trying to find one of the best bars in DC to celebrate Memorial Day this year? City Tap House DC, the craft beer-focused restaurant near the Verizon Center, is celebrating Memorial Day with its inaugural Oyster "Shuckfest" Monday, May 25th from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Guests are encouraged to stop by the restaurant to enjoy delicious food, live blue grass music, and a game of cornhole on the expansive outdoor patio.
Spanish Tapas, the city's top Spanish restaurant and live entertainment venue, announced a pair of exciting new special offers. On Mondays, Spanish Tapas guests will enjoy unbeatable half-off prices on the restaurant's entire selection of delicious tapas offerings as they watch an exciting flamenco performance by noted troupe Los Carmonas. On Tuesdays and Wednesday, diners who take advantage of specially priced tapas, bread, and salad combinations will be eligible for $2 wine, beer, or sangria accompaniments. For more than 18 years, Spanish Tapas has been serving diners in Glebe and the greater Sydney area with the best in delicious Spanish food and thrilling entertainment.
Hearthstone Pizza, an innovative new artisan pizza restaurant, opened its doors this past Saturday, May 2, 2015, giving free thin-crust pizza to over 300 hungry attendees. Their opening brought a fresh, new concept of flat-rate build-your-own personal pizzas, giving customers the right to choose.
Chicago-based ReviewTrackers has released a report on the impact of online review websites such as of Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google, Foursquare, etc.
Southall Travel, Britain's biggest consolidator for flights and holiday deals to Asia, sponsored Raas Garba, a cultural dance event held on Sunday, 10th May, 2015, to raise funds for the victims of the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal late last month. The venue for the event was Oasis Banqueting Hall in London.
A leading UK airport parking comparison site has put together some tips to help people be safe while taking a holiday abroad. Ukairportcarparks.co.uk, who help consumers save money on parking their car at UK Airports, says it is important to think about safety while holidaying abroad.
Travellers heading to Greece for their holidays are being advised by UKairportcarparks.co.uk to take important steps due to the economic crisis that could threaten the country with bankruptcy.
Melbourne is the hub of sporting and cultural events which makes it one of the major tourist destinations in the world. In this respect, City Edge is now offering budget Melbourne apartment accommodations for the month of May. Travelers looking to attend some the most happening events, exhibition and festivals, must visit this city. Some of the events that are taking place this month are Love Vintage and Retro Fasolar 2015 exhibition and international Snow Travel Expos. Individuals interested in music can attend a number of music concerts held in the city.
Delightful Melbourne Day Trips become even more enjoyable with the expert assistance of a tour agency. So, in order to provide travelers with professional touring services, Around and About now offers tours to Phillip Island Penguin Parade & Wildlife Park. The agency manages the entire package so well, that in just 12 hours, major tourist areas are covered. The tour begins at 11:30 am as the group of travelers heads directly to the wildlife park to see kangaroos, then goes to Cowes and Nobbies and finally spends time watching the Penguin Parade.
Franchising is a brilliant way for people to run their own business with all the benefits of a pre-established brand and the buoyant support network of an already successful business. This 'best of both worlds' approach enables people to share in the good fortune of business leaders like Roland Dickey Jr., who has created the next big thing in barbecue chains by transforming his family business into a franchise. Speaking at Franchise Times' Finance Growth Conference, he revealed some of the secrets to his success for both business leaders and potential franchisees.
As Memorial Day is rapidly approaching, many families will be enjoying the long weekend away from home. As trips are planned to Hawaii, there is plenty of entertainment and catch to be had in the waters off the island of Kauai. Ohana Fishing Charters is announcing they still have availabilities for deep sea and sport fishing excursions throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
The Periwinkle Inn, famous in Cape May, NJ, as "the pink hotel," is beloved by vacationers for its dedication to providing a convenient and comfortable stay. With a friendly, attentive staff and thoughtful amenities, the Periwinkle Inn delivers a boutique oceanfront experience. To make their guests' visits even more luxurious, the Periwinkle Inn welcomes two recent upgrades.
River cruises are becoming one of the most popular luxury holidays, gaining in popularity against ocean cruises. In fact, this year will see a record number of new ships setting sail on rivers around the world. With so many cruises to choose from, travelers can quickly become overwhelmed. That is why the launch of a new website designed to highlight the best river cruises in the industry is such big news. Best River Cruises is the destination for anyone in the United Kingdom wondering what European cruise will give them the largest reward for their investment.
Alexis Webster lives in a small town on the southern side of Atlanta, Georgia. It has been a long-time dream for Alexis to start her own café. Finally, she is on the verge of making her dream come true by opening this café. In this café, Alexis plans to serve coffee, tea, assorted pastries, lite lunches, smoothies, and a wide variety of baked items. Alexis also wishes to entertain her customers with spoken word and wine tasting events.
Matrix Renovations, a Miami Beach-based Hotel Renovations Company, has launched a new and improved version of its website, still accessible at MatrixRenovations.com.
Travelauto has launched a travel safety car rental in and around Dubai for tourists. Being a tourist attraction, Dubai is one hell of a place to travel. And to go places, cars are very essential part of the tour. Hiring reliable car that will take the tourist to different location is very vital and for that it takes great effort to hire the right kind of car. Travelauto provides car rental at the most convenient time round the clock. All the cars they rent out are certified car with licensed drivers. The rental car drivers are all well versed about the travel spots which are a great bonus for the clients as they will save the burden of asking around the neighborhood.
A leading Airport car parking company that helps people save money by finding them the best deals on car parking facilities around the UK is today celebrating the success of their cheap easyJet flight tips.
Recent reports indicate Ontario's vegan population has currently reached an estimated 4 percent with the number of converts expected to increase exponentially over the next decade. Despite this rapidly growing movement, those searching for dining options in this genre find themselves with few alternatives. In answer to this gap in supply and demand, Lettuce Love Cafe opened its doors in 2010.
Avanti, a leading provider of travel insurance in the UK for the over 50's and those with pre-existing medical conditions, is confident that the travel industry will enjoy a strong holiday season after recent figures show a rise in the number of UK airport passengers compared to past years.