Hotel Online  Special Report


 Six Continents Launches New Internal and
External Online Recruitment System

North Vancouver, B.C. - March 5, 2002 - Six Continents Hotels® and Hcareers® announced today that they have launched a new internal and external recruitment-advertising system for all Six Continents Hotels® across the world. This takes Six Continents Hotels® to the forefront of using the Internet to communicate career opportunities to their internal staff worldwide and to provide an efficient and easy external recruitment channel right across its businesses.

The new Employment Section of® will allow Six Continents® to instantaneously post their career opportunities internally via the Internet to their employees worldwide, allowing them to apply for these positions online. For a hotel company the size of Six Continents®, this is a unique move to strengthen the development of its staff, while providing open and equal opportunities to all.

The external advertising system run in conjunction with Hcareers®, the biggest hospitality job board in the world, will allow all Six Continents Hotels® to post job vacancies in real time. Job postings linked from all Six Continents® brands will appear on the Six Continents Hotels® employment site and appear simultaneously on Hcareers®.

David Curry, Chief Executive of Hcareers® said: "Hcareers® is proud to be working with Six Continents Hotels® in bringing this powerful commercial tool to fruition. The new system will put all of Six Continents Hotels® jobs in front of the 1.8 million
job seeker visits Hcareers has per month."

Commenting on the initiative David House, Vice President Reward and HR Systems said: "The launch of our web based recruitment system puts Six Continents Hotels® at the forefront of hotel companies to work for, it builds on Hcareers® success to date, and brings together the biggest hospitality jobs board and the world's most global hotel company."

About Six Continents
Six ContinentsSM Hotels, the hotel business of Six Continents PLC of the United Kingdom [LON:SXC, NYSE:SXC (ADRs)], owns, manages, leases or franchises more than 3,260 hotels and 514,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories.

About Hcareers
Hcareers is the world's largest and most sophisticated, widely read, and far-reaching hospitality careers advertising and recruiting medium.  In less than 3 years after its inception Hcareers has become the industry leader in the field of Hospitality



David Curry, President & CEO
Suite 300, 38 Fell Avenue
North Vancouver, BC V7P 2J9   
Phone: 604-904-8991 Ext. 222

Also See The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. Renews Nationwide Agreement with HCAREERS / December 2001 

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