GoldeNews 1st Quarter 2013 Update
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KC Hotels & Resorts
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KC HOTELS & RESORTS INTERNATIONAL SELECTS SCM
ospitality is all about the individual. KC Hotels & Resorts is all about you. The KC Hotels & Resorts is a place where the genuine care and comfort of guests is the highest mission. KC Hotels & Resorts pledge to provide the finest personal service and facilities for guests who will always enjoy a warm, relaxed, yet refined ambience in such superb locations like Koh Samui, Thailand and San José, Costa Rica. The KC Hotels & Resorts experience enlivens the senses, instils well-being, and fulfils even the unexpressed wishes and needs of its guests KC Hotels & Resorts selected SCM to be implemented and manage effectively its Purchasing, Inventory (Stock Management), Cost Control after having tried a few other related systems. GB2B and its Business Partner AWARE will implement all processes to ensure that KC Hotels & Resorts International will not only improve operations but it will also maximize its profits with the fastest possible Return On Investment (R-O-I).
GB2B’s South East Asia Restructure in shape GoldenB2B Hospitality FZ LLC (GB2B) and Aware Corporation Limited (Aware) are proud to announce their Business Partner Agreement. Under the principal terms of this agreement GB2B and Aware will provide first line support to the Hospitality Establishments of Thailand and South East Asia, for all GB2B’s hospitality solutions and services.
Aware’s Managing Director Steven Prussky said: The GB2B solutions for the hospitality industry are well suited to the fast growing industry here in Thailand and around the region. We are excited to work with GB2B in supporting their clients and introducing their solutions to the hospitality industry in of South East Asia.
GB2B’s C.E.O. Dimitris Kontinopoulos stated: Our Business Partnership Agreement with AWARE signifies not only our long term commitment to the Hospitality Industry of the South East Asia where we have invested heavily over the last four years but also or efforts to be associated with the best organizations like Aware. By combining our core competencies we will be able to service our customers even better.
Aware Corporation Ltd. (Aware) is a leading technology solutions company based in Thailand competing globally in the fast growing information technology services and software development industries. Aware services both the small-to-medium enterprise sector (“SME”) as well as large multi-national corporations. www.aware.co.th
A GLIMPSE OF SCM (Supply Chain Management System)
The Rotana Group Materials Managers take a glimpse of SCM
Right photo: Mr. Fawaz Dadis (center) together with Abdelmageed El Shenhaby, Dimitris Kontinopoulos, Nick Skarmeas and Narendra Setpal.
During their annual conference in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt the Materials Managers of the Rotana Group had a more thorough and in-depth review of GB2B’s new Web Application SCM (Supply Chain Management) (photo). They had the opportunity to address
several important issues related to their operation and also to learn “first hand” the advantages of this solution as applicable not only to the Hotel level but also the tremendous impact on the Multi-Unit and Enterprise levels of any Hospitality Organization.
1st Quarter 2013 Update
They said about us... Baltschug Kempinski Moscow
Mr. Gerhard MITROVITS
Area Director for Russia & CIS Kempinski Hotels
Kempinski Hotels being among the most upscale Hospitality Organizations Worldwide has been extremely demanding in its applied solutions. This is the reason we selected GoldenB2Bâ€™s Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution to be implemented at one of our flagship Hotels the Baltschug Kempinski Moscow. Since its implementation SCM enabled us to enhance our related operations in the most Cost Effective way and achieve the fastest possible Return-On-Investment.
Baltschug Kempinski, Moscow
Mr. Patrice TONINI
Finance Director, Head Office, CampbellGray Hotels
Our Business relation with GoldenB2B Hospitality FZ LLC (GB2B) initiated a few years ago in Lebanon where we installed their Food Beverage Materials (FBM) solution at Le Gray, in central Beirut. The success of that relation was the decisive factor to extend our collaboration further hence GB2B implemented its more advanced technology, rich Internet and fully Web enabled solution Supply Chain Management (SCM) at Carlisle Bay, in Antigua (Caribbean). Despite initial challenges mainly due to the distance and time difference GB2Bâ€™s support has been effective and continuously improving. Meanwhile GB2B demonstrated a sustainable commitment in its products and services SCM has been proven a valuable tool for our organisation. These solutions have greatly improved the processes in many areas of our hotels by simplifying daily tasks without losing vital controls and audit checks. Therefore we are planning to implement SCM in our new hotels and projects.
Carlisle Bay, Antigua
Rotana Hotels Group
Mr. Samir Abi FREM
Corporate Vice President Information Technology Rotana Hotels Management
Our long lasting business relation with GB2B established its foundation based on value, sustainability and maximization of investment. Our intention in continuing our partnership with GB2B is not only to maintain the same principals but to enhance them even further and explore new opportunities for mutual benefit.
Rotana Towers, Dubai
1st Quarter 2013 Update
They said about us... Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Millennium is growing at a very rapid space in this region with 7 properties coming on board this year and around 13 to 15 properties in the coming years. With this we expect to add around 50 Hotels by end 2015 to our portfolio. Mr. James MASCARENHAS
Director of Information Technology - Middle East & Africa Millennium & Copthorne Hotels
With the New Regional Director of procurement on board, we are looking at an Online, Centralized procurement solution that will not only control our purchases but speed up the approval process, thus reducing our overall expenses. GB2B has shown their commitment to improve their products & services to be in line with latest advanced technology , SCM is a WEB based solution which will definitely enable us to achieve our objectives of standardization of products & vendors.
Millennium & Copthorne Hotel, Bejing
Mr. Philippe SCHWARTZ
Group Director of Finance & Administration at Whissle Group
Operating a multitude of Upscale Food and Beverage establishments like Okku, Sophie’s and Riva our needs are increasingly demanding and requiring not only effective processes but advanced solutions enabling us to have maximum control while still allow us to entail shared and distributed services. In addition to that we had to consider the easiest process possible that could accommodate ourgrowth and expansion throughout the region any beyond. Our extensive research and previous experience with GoldenB2B’s products (FBM) and services was the decisive factor to implement in our Group their new SCM that is a more advanced solution that is truly Web enabled and rich Internet Software application. So far our experience with SCM has been extremely positive and we view it as a valuable tool across our Organization. GoldenB2B’s service has been not only effective but also proactive in such a way that we have benefited a great deal.
Whissle Group, Okku
Emirates Palace (Kempinski) Abu Dhabi
Mr. Mehmet AKDENIZ
Director of IT and AV at Emirates Palace (Kempinski) Abu Dhabi
Our long and lasting relation with GoldenB2B Hospitality FZ LLC (GB2B) has been very successful and we are mutually committed in strengthening our collaboration even further. Emirates Palace (Kempinski) being the most Luxurious Hospitality Organization it is essential to realize that excellency is not required but it is naturally expected. In line with that GB2B has been able to fulfill our demands and provided Effective and Value for money Solutions and Services that enabled us to achieve the fastest possible Return-On-Investments as well as valuable and sustainable positive contribution in to our Procurements and the overall “bottom line”.
Emirates Palace (Kempinski), Abu Dhabi
1st Quarter 2013 Update
Commitment Reiterated IHG CityStars Manager Mr. Ibrahim Nashaat (photo) met recently in Cairo with GoldenB2B Hospitality FZ LLC (GB2B) CEO Mr. Dimitris Kontinopoulos. During the meeting IHG CityStars reiterated their commitment in continuing the successful relation between the two organizations and agreed to continue and strengthen even further their cooperation like the past years. GB2B is IHGâ€™s preferred solution provider since 2001 and its advanced products and services have been applied to this major Hospitality Group with great success year after year. > Right: Mr. Ibrahim Nashaat, IHG CityStars Manager, Left: Mr. Dimitris Kontinopoulos, GoldenB2B Hospitality FZ LLC (GB2B) CEO
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Semiramis InterContinental Cairo
Al Ghurair Rayhaan By Rotana Dubai
Millennium Hotel Amman
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