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News: Hurley takes up sales leadership role with Rotana

Rotana has announced the appointment of industry veteran Declan Hurley as its new corporate vice president of sales. With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Hurley has demonstrated both his leadership skills and passion for driving high-performing teams by achieving excellent business results. Hurley joins Rotana from The Ritz-Carlton, where he was vice president, international sales office ...

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Starline Takes Global Rights to Hip Hop Doc ‘Born in New York, Raised in Paris’

Starline has nabbed the rights to ‘Born in New York, Raised in Paris,’ which looks at the rise and rise of hip hop music and culture in France. It is Bafta nominated director and producer Victoria Thomas’ first feature documentary and Starline has taken global rights. A roll-call of French hip-hop names appear in the film, alongside legendary Public Enemy ...

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Travis Scott Takes To The Skies During His EMA Performance

It isn’t every day a Houston rapper takes to the skies on the back of an animatronic bird to rap about Phantoms. However, Travis Scott isn’t most rappers. He delivered his usual epic performance at the 2017 MTV EMA Sunday night (November 12) in London. Looking like an Icarus with no sun in sight, Travis sang “Butterfly Effect” and traveled over the ...

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News: Cheng takes up brand marketing role with Rosewood Hotels

Robert Cheng has been appointed vice president of brand marketing and communications for Rosewood Hotel Group. Cheng will spearhead the group’s overall strategic branding and communications to further strengthen awareness and market positioning, drive revenue and enhance development of the individual brands. “In the next few years, as Rosewood Hotel Group expands its global footprint, Robert’s international background and vast ...

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Retailers Slash Holiday Season Hiring as E-Commerce Takes Toll

NEW YORK, United States — As brick-and-mortar retailers struggle to remain relevant in the new world of e-commerce, they’re hiring fewer seasonal workers. That’s according to a report by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., which shows October employment gains fell 8 percent from last year — a result of fewer hiring announcements from companies like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. The report shows that ...

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France Takes Away Its Oscar from Harvey Weinstein

Hollywood, the celestial universe with stars that are cloudy rather than bright and are far from being angels until recently suffered from an Ostrich effect, oblivious or inattentive to reprehensible  behavior, something akin to playing the piano in a bordello. The stars in the Hollywood firmament remained strangely unaware of what has long been apparent to even casual observers, the disgraceful behavior ...

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