Hotel news

February 11, 2021

Summer 2021 staycation market set for 22% spending surge

Demand for staycations is set to reach a decade high as domestic holidaymakers are expected to spend £7.1bn this summer. According to research conducted by market […]
February 10, 2021

Quarantine travellers to pay £1,750 hotel costs

Travellers from red-list countries forced to quarantine in hotels will be charged £1,750 for their stay, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced. Those labelled as “high-risk” […]
February 9, 2021

Green light for Accor Edinburgh Airport hotel

Accor, the multinational hospitality company, has received planning consent to operate a 251-room Edinburgh Airport hotel, according to the Herald. The property, which is being developed […]
February 8, 2021

Premier Inn announces EV charging contract

Whitbread has signed a contract with the energy and services specialist Engie, to deliver 1,000 high power electric vehicle (EV) charging points across its Premier Inn […]
February 5, 2021

Fragrance expresses shock over Bespoke redundancies

The Fragrance Group, which recently leased out four UK hotels to Bespoke Hotels Group, has expressed shock that staff employed by Bespoke Hotels have been made […]
February 5, 2021

InterContinental hotels to refresh branding

InterContinental hotel has announced it is “refreshing” its brand to further reflect the hotel group’s purpose and the needs of hotel owners, consumers, and communities around […]
February 5, 2021

Hospitality industry’s furlough costs nears £550m a month

Furlough’s continuation is costing the hospitality industry £542m every month, according to the labour management service S4labour. While the scheme has provided a lifeline for businesses […]
February 4, 2021

Whitbread issues bonds to facilitate debt refinancing

Whitbread has announced that it has successfully priced two green bonds, the extension of its revolving credit facility (RCF), and its intention to repay private placement […]
February 3, 2021

Interstate to open six European hotels in 2021

Interstate Hotels and Resorts – Aimbridge Hospitality’s international division – has announced its planned schedule of hotel openings for 2021 which will see six new properties […]