Marriott reports continued recovery in third quarter

Marriott International has reported an operating income of $545 million in the 2021 third quarter, compared to 2020 third quarter reported operating income of $252 million. Reported net income totalled $220 million in the 2021 third quarter, compared to 2020 third quarter reported net income of $100 million. Reported diluted earnings per share (EPS) totalled […]

Accor sees demand pick up as recovery continues

Accor has reported revenue of €589 million for the third quarter of financial 2021. The figure is up 79 per cent on last year, illustrating the recovery from the depths of the Covid-19 slump, but remains 40 per cent down on levels seen in 2019. “This third quarter of 2021 saw a genuine pick-up in […]

Hyatt Centric Cambridge takes brand into UK

Hyatt Hotels has welcomed the debut of Hyatt Centric Cambridge. The opening marks the debut of the Hyatt Centric brand in the country and the tenth Hyatt hotel in the UK. Situated just outside the centre of Cambridge, renowned for its leafy parks, magnificent architecture, picturesque River Cam and stunning historic centre, the 150-guestroom hotel […]

Travelodge improves offering for business travellers

Travelodge has unveiled Travelodge Business, a bespoke one-stop service created to help restart travel programmes post-pandemic. The project supports business accommodation needs and gives companies substantial cash savings. During the last 12 months, Travelodge has worked extensively with its regular business customers to help create a new and improved Travelodge Business product. The group conducted […]

Small Luxury Hotels of the World launches Considerate Collection

Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has launched Considerate Collection. A release described the new venture as a “community of actively sustainable luxury hotels going the extra eco-mile, proving that luxury is compatible with longevity”. From the biodiversity-promoting Keemala in Thailand to the culture-preserving Gangtey Lodge in carbon-negative Bhutan, Considerate Collection debuts with 26 […]

Accor complete Ennismore joint venture deal

Accor has taken a stake in hotel developer Ennismore, home of the Hoxton brand. Under terms of an all-share merger, the French hotel giant becomes the majority owner of the new entity, with a two thirds holding. Founder Sharan Pasricha takes the outstanding third. A statement said the joint venture matches Ennismore know-how in building […]

Palethorpe takes up leadership of Haven

Haven has appointed Simon Palethorpe as its new managing director, following his departure from cruise operator Carnival earlier this week. He has over two decades of experience in leisure and consumer industries and will report to Paul Flaum, group chief executive of Bourne Leisure. Palethorpe said: “Haven is one of Britain’s most popular family holiday […]

IHG Hotels & Resorts appoints new UK & Ireland leadership

IHG Hotels & Resorts has announced the appointment of Joanna Kurowska as the new managing director in its home market of UK & Ireland. She will be responsible for driving sustainable hotel performance in the existing estate and working with owners and investors to unlock growth potential. Kurowska’s promotion follows a ten-year career at IHG […]

The Londoner takes its place on Leicester Square

The Londoner has finally opened its doors in the corner of Leicester Square after a series of delays caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. From one of the largest family-owned hotel groups in the UK, Edwardian Hotels London, the property is the latest launch set to astound both Londoners and international guests. It has 350 guest […]

Radisson Red London Greenwich the O2 welcomes first guests

The first Radisson Red hotel in London, the Radisson Red London Greenwich the O2, has opened its doors. Located in the borough of Greenwich, complete with dreamy riverside views, excellent attractions, and just minutes from central London, this fun and bold lifestyle, select-service hotel is ready to rock the English capital. Radisson Red London Greenwich […]