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    Daniel Fountain

    Santhiya Resort and Spa wins award for luxury

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    The Santhiya Resort & Spa in Koh Pha-ngan has been announced as the overall winner of the luxury Spa Hotel category in the World Luxury Hotel Awards 2009.The resort is located on the north-eastern tip of Koh Pha-ngan, Thailand and has recently had some new hotel rooms built. The rooms were designed by CVS Thairead more

    HotelDesigns in 2009

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    The last year has been a fractious one. I think we all suffered from the effects of the banking crisis. It was exacerbated in the hotel business by the panic reactions of hotel companies to perceived rather than actual threats. The UK market actually held up very well, with occupancy averages touching lows of 63read more

    Scottish Highlander (Huw Kidwell, Tracey Kifford)

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    To look into the increasing popularity of small and personal luxury cruises in 2009 we headed to Scotland to sample a cruise along the Great Glen, from Inverness towards Fort William. The route took us through the eerie blackness of Loch Ness, along the rivers Ness, Spean and Lochy and the 29-lock Caledonian Canal onread more

    London’s newest destination hotel opens

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    The Arch London has opened its doors to immediate acclaim as one of the capital’s most delightful and individual luxury hotels. With interiors conceived by award-winning hotel designers, RDD plc, the hotel combines contemporary London design influences with the architectural heritage of the Georgian Grade ll listed townhouses in which it is accommodated, to createread more

    Andy Thornton releases new Lina chair

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    New furniture collections at Andy Thornton for 2010 include Lina, a stunning side chair in antiqued brown leather with a classic button back. Lina chairs combine the luxury and comfort of a traditional chair with an unmistakably modern shape. Perfect as a restaurant chair, Lina is versatile enough to be used in hotel bedrooms asread more

    New hotel to open in UK’s Lake District

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    Sweeney Properties Ltd is to open high quality accommodation in the heart of the Lake District in the summer of this year.Located just off the A591 & only five minutes away from Keswick on the site of the Old School House and Youth Hostel at Legburthwaite near Keswick, it will be a 40 bed lodgeread more

    Louvre Hotels opens five in a month

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    The Louvre Hotels, in conjunction with Golden Tulip Hospitality Group, has opened ten new hotels over the past month and is planning to open more soon.Throughout 2009, the Louvre Hotels group opened 60 hotels around the world. In December they opened the Golden Tulip El Mechtel in Tunisia, near Tunis’ residential area. The hotel hasread more

    EVOline by Schulte

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    The heart of Schulte is design. Schulte’s influence began in 1964 with the ubiquitous automotive steering column stalk switches that are used worldwide. This was followed by the automatic release lawnmower switches and more recently pressure washers that start only when the water trigger is pressed. This is around 1.5 million systems per year toread more

    Hillswood Furniture launches new Desiree collection

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    Hillswood Furniture has launched a new collection called Desiree.The collection comes from Italy and is one of three new collections launched at this year’s Sleep exhibition. With it’s unique style which is undoubtedly Italian and simple elegance this collection would complement any interior space be it hotel lobby, lounge and bar area, bedroom or diningread more

    TeleAdapt unleashes more power to hotels

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    New universal mobile device charging station is compatible with over 2000 devicesHotels across the globe are encountering frustrated guests who are desperate to re-charge and re-connect. TeleAdapt is pleased to announce an affordable, universal charging solution for hotels – the ChargeHub. ChargeHub is a compact, mobile device charging station designed specifically for the hospitality industry.read more