Corinthia Hotels has just announced three new key appointments. First, a new group Commercial Director role has been created. Secondly, the appointment of a London General Manager for their flagship property is at hand. And finally, a new food an beverage managerial head was named. replacement hotel directorship has been filled.
Back in March Ikea is set to create a line of cheap boutique hotels across Europe is music to some travelers’ ears probably. One niche that has not been satisfied where hospitality is concerned, is economy mixed in with design magic.
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has named Matthias Roeke Managing Director of Rosewood London, which is scheduled to open in October 2013. The newly renovated and upgraded 1914 Edwardian architectural piece is to feature 262 guestrooms and 44 suites.
Even though most hotel guest might figure hospitality players got the negative message over ancillary charges, hidden fees, and particularly pay-for WiFi, even the biggest hotel chains did not. According to a report via The Telegraph, travel portal Gogobot performed a survey recently revealing guest displeasure with hotels still charging for Internet.
An app just released by independent hotel group, umi Hotels, brings the group’s hotels into focus via Google Play. As anyone in the booking space knows, hotelier apps are quickly becoming some of the best channels for guests to see and book accommodations.
Tune Hotels extends their winning £9 room sale for a fourth Tune London accomidation, Tune Kings Cross. This brings Tune Hotels’ properties in London to total 4. With the Olympics at the door, Tune Hotels may have ensured 100 percent occupancy with this move. If customers repeat, Tune Hotels just unleashed a dynamite marketing strategy.
There are a lot of hotels engaged in social media, and presenting their wares online. Hilton to the smallest Mom & Pop cabins on the remotest river, everyone wants in on the digital superhighway. Today, a lone tweet sent me reeling back toward an old friend from childhood, Sheraton and Starwood Hotel’s fine Kightsbridge luxury hotel, the Sheraton Park Towers.
Few cities can match the expense of the UK’s capital when it comes to hotel room rates, but as with any destination, London has quite a few hidden gems for those who want to avoid bankruptcy during their visit. What follows are a few of our favorite London establishments, where affordability comes with compromising on comfort.
An article by Mark Wembridge at the Financial Times this morning speaks of a slowdown in UK hotel demand. According to a report from Whitbread, targeted hotel chain Premier Inn showed a drop in sales, as did others in and outside London.
Reading the Google News ticker this morning we ran into some extraordinary images via hotel pages on G +, so we thought we would share. For the travel enthusiast, there is perhaps no imagery more effective than the views of and from a hotel. For the hotelier, imagery is certainly the Holy Grail of media. Let’s look at some extraordinary examples from random hotels.
Hoteliers in London enjoyed a profitable year, even though markets slowed down significantly in December, according to a new HotStats survey.
The upcoming Olympic Games in London, it should come as no surprise, will see a travel boom the likes of which has never before been seen. London, already the world’s top destination on many accounts, is looking like the toughest ticket in the world soon.
Our guest author, Jonathan, takes a look at some of the most opulent and aspirational hotel suites located in the best cities around the world.