The Brantwood hotel brought to market for nearly £1m

Brantwood Country House Hotel, a Cumbrian hotel and restaurant, has been brought to the market for a freehold of £950,000. The 18th Century Stainton property was acquired by its current owners in 2007, and has since undergone refurbishments. The site now features seven bedrooms, a 45-cover bar, a 30-cover meeting room, and a 70-cover restaurant. […]

UK drops off top five list of Travel & Tourism markets in 2020

The UK has dropped off the top five list of the World Travel and Tourism Council’s (WTTC) Travel and Tourism markets. The fall from fifth to eighth place on the ranking, between 2019 and 2020, saw it sustain one of the biggest collapses of the ten largest travel and tourism markets. Gloria Guevara, WTTC’s president […]

Accor appoints GM for new new Cambridge Novotel hotel

Novotel, one of Accor’s midscale brands, has appointed Cyril Bulvestre as general manager for the new Novotel Cambridge North hotel. Cyril Bulvestre will be welcoming guests to the 217-bedroom hotel from its official opening date on 17 May. Bulvestre joined Accor in 2008 and was appointed his first GM position at Adagio La Defense in […]

Choice Hotels International Reports 2021 First Quarter Results

ROCKVILLE, Md. – Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest lodging franchisors, today reported its results for the three months ended March 31, 2021. “The strategic decisions we have made in recent years and our targeted actions amid the pandemic to support our franchisees drove impressive first quarter results that position […]

Meliá Hotels International Reports First Quarter 2021 Results

The results contain no surprises as they reflect the almost global paralysis of demand due to virus outbreaks and travel restrictions The continued presence of the pandemic in the first quarter of 2021 had an impact on the business which was almost identical to the previous quarter The company has begun to reopen its large […]

Radisson Hotel Group appoints new GM for Manchester sites

Radisson Hotel Group has appointed Suzanne Graham Speak as its city general manager at the Radisson BLU Hotel Manchester Airport and Park Inn by Radisson Manchester.             Graham has worked in the hospitality industry for over 20 years, and her teenage years were spent gaining “crucial experience” working in hotels and restaurants. After hosting an event […]

Mondrian Shoreditch London to open this summer

Mondrian has announced its expansion into Europe with Mondrian Shoreditch London. The lifestyle hotel, owned by the Reuben Brothers, will open its doors July following a major overhaul and complete redesign by award-winning London interior design studio Goddard Littlefair. This latest news comes on the heels of Accor’s acquisition of sbe’s hotel brands late last […]

Preliminary London hotel data for April

STR‘s preliminary April 2021 data for London hotels shows slightly better performance compared with recent months, albeit at overall low levels.  Occupancy: 28.6% Average daily rate (ADR): GBP67.13 Revenue per available room (RevPAR): GBP19.23 The absolute occupancy level was the highest for any month in London since October 2020, while the ADR and RevPAR levels […]