Hotel news

March 29, 2021

Crerar Hotels sees bookings spike following FM announcement

Crerar Hotels has reported a “sharp spike” in bookings following the announcement that travel restrictions would be lifted, and tourist accommodation able to re-open, on 26 […]
March 26, 2021

Oakman Group continues expansion with Woburn Hotel lease acquisition

The Oakman Group announced it has acquired The Woburn Hotel after signing a 25-year lease with The Bedford Estates. The Woburn Hotel, which sits at the […]
March 26, 2021

Safestay to offload Edinburgh site

Safestay, the owner and operator of an international brand of contemporary hostels, has announced it will sell its Edinburgh Hostel to a&o Hotels and Hostels for […]
March 26, 2021

UKH appoints new Scottish executive director

UKHospitality (UKH) has announced the appointment of Leon Thompson as its new executive director for Scotland. Thompson succeeds Willie MacLeod in the role, taking on the […]
March 25, 2021

Radisson Red to open new Gatwick hotel

Radisson Hotel Group announces the signing of Radisson RED London Gatwick Airport – located in proximity to the terminal at the second busiest airport in the […]
March 24, 2021

Why independent hoteliers should improve their CRM systems

CRM systems are user-friendly for customers A hotel CRM is a single source of truth for guest information and should benefit from information about a guest […]
March 23, 2021

The dangers ahead for independent hotel owners

“Skate to where the puck is going, not where it has been!” Walter Gretzky, the most famous Canadian ‘Hockey Dad’ and father of the ‘Great One’ […]
March 22, 2021

IHG and JD Wetherspoon join Zero Carbon Forum

The Zero Carbon Forum has announced that IHG Hotels and resorts (IHG) and JD Wetherspoon have joined the network to help build an “ambitious industry roadmap […]
March 19, 2021

How to retarget abandoned hotel bookings

In 2019, the booking abandonment rate for hotels was a staggering 84.63% – a figure that means only around 15% of prospective guests actually go through […]