Digital and contact-free solutions revealed as hotelier’s top priorities for technology and operations ahead of re-opening

As hoteliers prepare to open their doors next week, new research by the leading hospitality software company Guestline, reveals the future of operations and guest management is firmly digital and contact-free. Implementing effective digital marketing strategies alongside contactless and online solutions, both for staff and guests, are set to play key roles in re-opening plans […]

The Waterhouse brought to market for offers over £2.75m

The Waterhouse in Monkton Combe, Bath, has been brought to market for offers in excess of £2.75m, on behalf of The Wilsher Pension Trust.  The Waterhouse is an 18th Century country house which sits on a 3.22 acre site and is surrounded by landscaped grounds and meadow views. The Waterhouse features hotel accommodation with 13 […]

Rise in service sector confidence due to vaccine rollout, says BDO

The UK’s service sector is reportedly receiving a surge in renewed confidence due to the vaccine rollout and easing of lockdown restrictions, according to BDO’s Services Optimism Index. Confidence rose by 1.36 points in April from 98.50 to 99.86, primarily due to the lifting of restrictions on indoor entertainment venues including restaurants, children’s play areas […]

Marriott International Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

First quarter 2021 comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR declined 46.3 percent worldwide, 46.3 percent in the U.S. & Canada, and 46.1 percent in international markets, compared to the 2020 first quarter; First quarter 2021 comparable systemwide constant dollar RevPAR declined 59.1 percent worldwide, 57.1 percent in the U.S. & Canada, and 64.1 percent in international […]

U.S. Travel reacts to U.K. placing U.S. on ‘amber’ list for travel

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on release of the U.K.’s “traffic light system” for international travel: “The U.K.’s decision to put the United States on their amber status for reopening just isn’t backed by the science. Putting the U.S. on amber status ignores the scientific data regarding increasing […]