Magnuson Hotels Plans UK Relaunch With Tailored Technology Platform

Magnuson Hotels is relaunching its offer to the independent UK hotel market with its new Mag­nuson Cloud platform, which will manage revenue, distribu­tion and marketing for members. The consortium, owned by Thomas and Melissa Magnu­son, was set up in the US in 2003 and launched to the UK market in 2010, initially offering commission-based membership. […]

The Mask – Hospitality’s NEW Superpower! | By Roberta Nedry

Superman has his cape! Black Panther has his Vibranium! Wonder Woman has her Lasso of Truth! Thor has his hammer! These superheroes capture our imaginations and our hearts with their adventures and special gifts but what about the rest of us? What, if anything, do our hospitality teams have that catapults them to Superhero status?? […]

Grounded business travelers feel loss as frequent flying changes

A year into the pandemic, leisure travel appears to be picking back up, but many expect business travel won’t come back in the same way — a disappointing projection for the nearly two-thirds of business travelers who enjoy their jobs less while grounded. That’s one of the findings from a survey by PromoLeaf, which polled […]

Corporate Travel Prepares for Post-Vaccine Realities

Widespread availability of Covid-19 vaccines could be a matter of weeks away in the United States, which will be a key component of corporate travel industry recovery but also is presenting new policy, technology and ethical considerations with which corporate travel programs must grapple. U.S. President Joe Biden this week announced that he was pushing […]

Millionaire hotelier Sir Richard Sutton stabbed to death

Sir Richard Sutton, one of the UK’s richest men and a famed hotelier, has been stabbed to death at his home in Dorset, police have confirmed.  Sutton was pronounced dead at his mansion near Gillingham, Dorset, at 21:15 on Wednesday (7 April). One of the UK’s richest men, he owned a number of top hotels, […]

Gov calls for evidence on Covid commercial rent debts

The government has called for evidence regarding the current state and progress of commercial rent debts in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Hospitality groups, such as UKHospitality (UKH), have praised the government’s move as an attempt to address issues relating to commercial rent debts for businesses within the sector. The government’s call for evidence […]

Bespoke relaunches former Shearings hotels under new collection

Bespoke Hotels has announced plans to relaunch former Shearings hotels after the group went into administration in May 2020.  The hotels will form part of the group’s ‘Coast and Country Hotel Collection’, a portfolio of 39 hotels which were acquired by Bespoke as part of a management agreement following Shearings collapse. The hotels include the […]