WTTC Responds To Call To Reimpose Quarantines On Arriving British Travellers Across The EU

Virginia Messina, WTTC Senior Vice President, said: “WTTC is very concerned about reversing quarantine measures and would urge against EU states reimposing them on arriving British holidaymakers. “With more than 60% of British adults now fully vaccinated, they should be able to enjoy quarantine-free travel to the EU. “Quarantines are not the most effective measure […]

Industry leaders predict ‘positive outlook’ for hospitality after lockdown

The UK’s hospitality industry will have a “broadly positive future”, according to leading industry figures who spoke at the latest installment of Colliers’ ‘Real Estate Restructuring Strategies: Beyond Covid-19’ webinar series. Among the panellists were Peter Stevens, the former UK TMA president and senior advisor at SME Capital; Nicholas Northam, executive vice-president international at Interstate […]

Hampton by Hilton Canterbury opens its doors

Hampton by Hilton has revealed it has opened its latest property in Canterbury. The 129-room hotel, located on St Margaret’s Street, is managed by Interstate Hotels and Resorts – Aimbridge Hospitality’s international division and is just a five-minute walk from the iconic Canterbury Cathedral, as well as Canterbury’s High Street. It houses an onsite bar […]

Cornwall, Lake District and Scottish Highlands top Staycation list for Britons this year

Amidst ongoing uncertainty surrounding overseas travel, over half of Britons (55%) will holiday in the UK this year, with Cornwall topping the list of desired destinations, closely followed by the Lake District and the Scottish Highlands. The new research by Hop Software questioned 2,000+ members of the public about what they most look for in […]

Esplanade Hotel recognised by AA following refurb

The Esplanade Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall, has received four AA stars after undergoing an “extensive” multi-million-pound refurbishment. The hotel reopened on 17 May with a “fresh new look” and facilities, including its own boutique cinema, flexible all-day dining offering and an adults-only cocktail bar. The AA assessed the hotel against its Common Quality Standards across […]

PPHE Unlocks £113.7 Million Of Equity Through A Joint Venture With Clal Insurance

PPHE Hotel Group is pleased to announce that it has agreed terms to enter into a joint venture with Clal Insurance (“Clal”), one of Israel’s leading insurance and long-term savings companies, in respect of Park Plaza London Riverbank and the art’otel london hoxton development, two of the Group’s prime London assets. PPHE will receive a […]

Longer trips look set to boom post-COVID-19

Longer trips of more than ten nights are increasingly in demand post-COVID-19, according to a poll by GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company notes that, with accidental savers on the rise and working from home making longer trips a possibility, lengthier holidays look set to boom post-pandemic. Opting for an extended trip has become […]

The Seine on Show

Bathed in light, from intimate hideaways to big-city wonders: 72 accommodations — 26 rooms, 46 suites — and 4 restaurants. Cheval Blanc Paris comes to life thanks to passionate visionaries, artisans, and artists. Remodelled by architect Edouard François, the listed building’s décor was reimagined by architect Peter Marino in the style of a Parisian residence, […]