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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.

F&B: Which Is More Profitable – Outsourcing or In-House?

Hotel Food and Beverage (F&B) operations increased in revenue value by 4.9% during 2017, according to a report from STR.

The Growing Use of Technology and Robotics in Food Service

The food service industry continues to have growing concerns over rising labor costs and food safety. Robotics technology in the food service industry has never been more relevant to address both issues.

The Future of Casual Dining: What to Expect

The casual dining industry is losing market share as the popularity of Fast Casual, Quick Service and Fine Dining restaurant continue to grow revenue and consumer interest.

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.

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.

India Hotel Unit Compensation Study©

The fourth edition of the India Hotel Compensation Study© includes salary data from 196 hotels across 54 cities in India, reporting on 70 positions across the entire hotel hierarchy.

Robert-Gaymer Jones Speaks on Whether the Glass Ceiling Really Exists for Women in the Hospitality Industry

Is the concept of a “glass ceiling” really applicable in today’s world, and in particular, the hospitality industry? HVS Executive Search explores this subject with Robert-Gaymer Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Sofitel Luxury Hotels.

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.

Quarterly Newsletter India - April 2001

Executive Search: An Indian Perspective