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Sri Lanka to set up terminal for cruise ships

ECONOMYNEXT – A cruise terminal is to be set up at Colombo port given the increasing number of calls by cruise vessels, according to...
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Two thirds of young hospitality workers want to own their own business: William Blue

New research from the William Blue College of Hospitality Management has found that two-thirds of young hospitality workers want to work for themselves and...
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Mark Jensen opens sustainable seafood diner, Salmon and Bear

Just four months after the opening of Pork’d, chef Mark Jensen has launched Salmon and Bear, where the focus is on craft beer and...
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Marco Pierre White to headline Margaret River Gourmet Escape

Widely regarded as the original celebrity chef and ‘godfather of modern cooking’, Marco Pierre White will be heading to Western Australia this November to...
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Catering to dietary requirements

They may not be every chefs’ idea of a culinary challenge, but offering inventive meals that cater to dietary requirements could provide your business...
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Businesses tied to Hooters Australia enter voluntary administration

A number of companies that operate select Hooters restaurants in NSW and Queensland have fallen into voluntary administration. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)...
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Consumers Frustrated with Untargeted Marketing Offers

Consumers are growing increasingly frustrated with the amount of untargeted marketing offers sent by airlines and travel providers, according to a Boxever survey of...
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In the Sharing Economy, Trust is a Must

According to a new survey about the sharing economy commissioned by First Advantage, the global leader in background screening solutions, a wide majority of...
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7 Must-Read Books for Hospitality Marketing & Sales Directors

Whether you’re by the pool or lounging around the house after putting in hours at the hotel, most likely you’ll reach for your favorite...
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Fitch downgrades Abans Plc to ‘BBB+’; Outlook negative

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Sri Lanka-based retailer Abans Plc’s National Long-Term Rating to ‘BBB+(lka)’ from ‘A-(lka)’. Fitch has also downgraded the National Long-Term Rating...
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MillenniumIT implements smart hospitality solution for Cinnamon Red

MillenniumIT completed the deployment of a one-of-a-kind interactive IT solution for the newest Cinnamon hotel in the city of Colombo; the lean luxury property...
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Cold Brew Coffee in Starbucks menu

Starbucks Corp. has added Cold Brew Coffee to the permanent menu at all participating units in the U.S. and Canada, the company said Tuesday. The...
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Domino’s debuts Apple Watch app

Domino’s Pizza has been expanding its technological reach so much in recent months that its latest addition seems inevitable: The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based operator...
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Frozen yogurt goes ‘on demand’

This post is part of the Reporter's Notebook blog. Pinkberry became the latest brand to launch delivery via Postmates, though the program is only available...
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How to Be the Real Estate Investor Motivated Sellers WANT to Contact

I can still remember it very clearly, the first time I took a motivated seller phone call. All that time and energy spent trying...