Starwood

Qian Jin

Hilton appoints Area President for Greater China and Mongolia

Hilton has named Qian Jin as the company’s first Area President for Greater China and Mongolia. It comes at a time when Hilton prepares to celebrate its 100th hotel opening in Greater China, with more than 230 hotels in the pipeline. Beginning this week, Qian Jin brings with him extensive experience in the hospitality industry, having most recently served as president of Wanda Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s largest owners in Greater China.

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Hotel industry leverages power of data

Before its acquisitionÊby MarriottÊwas completed last September, hospitality company Starwood Resorts and Hotels WorldwideÊchanged its approach to a problem that many chain hotels face Ñ how to maximize the value of its spending on translation services for its property websites worldwide.

Marriott

Marriott introduces cost savings to Starwood properties

The merger between MarriottÊand Starwood might have been completed in late September 2016, but that was just the beginning.ÊSince that time, owners and their asset managersÊhave awaited confirmation that related merger expenses would be “net neutral,”Êas initially promised.

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