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On a sombre note, we record the pointless loss of life at the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton, Jakarta in a cowardly, futile attack carried out for no stated purpose whatsoever.
The glimmers of hope on this occasion are that fortunately the bombers were incompetent and the casualty count could have been much higher, and also that the attack prompted a string of op-ed columns pointing to Indonesia\u2019s strengths as an emerging democracy. There is little sign
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the latest in internet-based communications technology can achieve for you. Known as VoIP, this has a big impact on the bottom line
The technology is also a reminder of what a global enterprise the hospitality industry has become.
One relatively recent focus of international attention is the throbbing Indian metropolis of Chennai, manufacturing and technology hub, tourism base and centre of religious pilgrimage. The city is low on internationally branded hotels but the next three years should see demand met by a rash of openings.
Never change a classic. Just refine it.
Your accompany the continuous evolution in its design, its architecture, its surfaces and its colours.
TARA BLACK EDITION is the contemporary interpretation of the TARA design icon. Fittings and accessories were designed by Sieger Design.
Just what it is that makes a modern classic is the focus of the first Donbracht Conversations (DC1). More information and documentation
can be found at www.dornbracht.com/dc1. Aloys F. Dornbracht GmbH & Co. KG, K\u00f6bbingser M\u00fchle 6, D-58640 Iserlohn.
Hospitality schools are providing the
research and graduates to take the
industry through the crisis
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