Hotel news

November 6, 2020

OYO hotels to remain open for essential workers

OYO hotels has announced many of its hotel rooms will remain open for “approved purposes” such as accommodating essential workers as England enters into its second […]
November 6, 2020

Airbnb announces global party ban

Airbnb has introduced a global ban on all parties and events at the company’s listings until further notice. The measurements also include a cap on occupancy […]
November 5, 2020

Chancellor extends furlough scheme to March

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that the furlough scheme will be extended until the end of March, amid increased measures for business support as the UK […]
November 4, 2020

Former Aprirose CEO launches Four Corners Hospitality Group

The former CEO of real estate investment firm Aprirose, Tim Shearman, has launched a new hospitality group offering acquisitions, advisory, consultancy and asset management. Shearman has […]
November 3, 2020

Gaming mogul buys Scotland’s Dalriada Hotel

The Dalriada Hotel in Scotland has been purchased for more than £1m by former game developer Leslie Benzies, with plans to convert the building into a […]
November 2, 2020

Crieff Hydro adds Taypark House as first associated hotel

Crieff Hydro Family of Hotels has added Taypark House Hotel, in Dundee, as its first associated hotel, which is set to be operated by renowned executive […]
October 30, 2020

STAA Trusted Stays scheme to provide key worker accommodation

The UK Short Term Accommodation Association (STAA) has announced a Trusted Stays initiative that will provide NHS staff and other key workers with accommodation during a […]
October 30, 2020

34 jobs lost to liquidation at Hilton’s Aberdeen hotel

All 34 employees at the Hilton Garden Inn in Aberdeen city centre now face unemployment as the hotel enters into liquidation as a result of “challenging […]
October 30, 2020

ICO fines Marriott £18.4m for data breach

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Marriott International £18.4m for “failing to keep millions of customers’ personal data secure”. It comes after Marriott estimates that […]