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The Royal Crescent Hotel appoints new general manager

The Royal Crescent Hotel and Spa has announced the appointment of hotelier Lorraine Jarvie as its new general manager.  Jarvie has over 30 years experience in the industry, working as general manager and operations for a number of hospitality brands including Macdonald Hotels and Resorts and the Malmaison and Hotel

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UK hotels hit by bed linen and staff shortages

Hotels across the UK are being forced to cut back services after a surge in domestic travel clashed with bed linen and staff shortages, according to The Financial Times.  Enforced limits on bed linen changes and delays to guest check-ins have curtailed the staycation boom. Staff shortages have been a

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Economy
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August consumer spending rose 15.4%, Barclaycard reveals

Consumer card spending rose 15.4% in August, compared with the same period in 2019, with growth recorded across all sectors apart from international travel, according to new data from Barclaycard. For the hospitality and leisure sector, restaurant spending broke into positive growth for the first time since the pandemic hit

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Development
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Ramside Hall Hotel to create five new treehouses

Ramside Hall Hotel, near Durham, has announced that five additional treehouses are set to be built on its premises.   One treehouse will be primarily used for weddings, whilst four glass fronted, triangular shaped treehouses will be “aimed at the family market”. The wedding treehouse will be the same design as

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Economy
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UK hotel occupancy climbs to 65%, study finds

UK hotel occupancy rates have climbed for the third consecutive month to 65% in July, showing an improving picture as restrictions lifted and the sector started to reopen following the third lockdown, according to RSM’s Hotel Tracker. The data, compiled and produced by STR and analysed by RSM, shows the

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Development
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Travelodge to occupy Rotherham’s Forge Island

Travlodge has exchanged a deal with Muse Developments to become the latest anchor occupier at Rotherham’s Forge Island, which will see a new 69-room hotel delivered in the heart of the town centre. The development will be set within a public square, complete with a new pedestrian bridge connecting the

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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

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Hotel and restaurant loan write-offs soar 65%

Write-offs of loans to restaurants and hotels rose by 65% during the course of the pandemic, with £99m written off by banks and other lenders in 2020/21, up from £60m the prior year, according to audit, tax, and advisory firm Mazars. The firm found that write-offs in lending to the

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Economy
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Labour shortages could continue for two-years, CBI warns

Labour supply problems could last for up to two years and will not be solved by the end of the Job Retention Scheme, the CBI’s director-general, Toby Danker has warned. The warning comes as the CBI’s director-general has set out priorities for both business and government to guard against labour

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