Porsche Design And Steigenberger To Establish Joint Hotel Brand

Functional design and a unique brand experience are about to merge at the very highest level. Dr. Jan Becker (CEO Porsche Design Group) and Marcus Bernhardt (CEO Steigenberger Hotels AG/Deutsche Hospitality) met at the Steigenberger Icon Hotel Frankfurter Hof to sign an agreement that heralds the creation of a joint hotel brand. The intention is […]

Private purchaser acquires The Feathers off £2.75m guide price

The Feathers, near Blenheim Palace World Heritage site in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, has been sold for an undisclosed price. The Grade ll listed 21-bedroom hotel has been acquired by a private purchaser off a guide price of £2.75m. Peter Brunt, director in Hotels Agency at Colliers who handled the sale, said: “The Feathers must be one […]

The Redcliffe Hotel sold for £4.5m

The Redcliffe Hotel in Devon has been sold for the first time in 40 years off a guide price of £4.5m The hotel has been purchased by Mallino Developments Limited, the group behind the £50m conversion of the Bodmin Jail in Cornwall into a boutique four-star 70-bedroom hotel, which opened in February this year. Originally […]

Vacant hospitality roles rise by 73%

Job postings in May and June 2021 rocketed 73% month-on-month for roles in the hospitality industry, whilst applications were down by 0.3%, according to new data from independent job board CV Library. In addition to its findings, a recent report by the online training provider, High Speed Training,  found that a third (33%) of the […]

Recovery of European tourism in sight this summer

European travel activity is set to build some momentum moving into the peak summer months due to the gradual easing of restrictions, the ramp-up in vaccinations, and the EU’s recent reopening to more third countries and fully vaccinated travellers from abroad. Travel demand is expected to pick up considerably in the second half of 2021, […]