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    Opinion: UK hotels forecast 2018 – as good as it gets?

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    Hotels good fortune continues but as uncertainty weighs in, is this as good as it gets? UK hotels have enjoyed record trading, underpinned by the boom in overseas leisure travel. PwC forecast a slower pace of growth in 2018 as the stimulus of the weak pound starts to weaken, and new supply kicks in. Add […]

    Brexit Focus: European hoteliers remain confident in holiday market

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    Despite the fact analysts have predicted a decline in travel across Europe from the UK following the Brexit referendum, hoteliers in major European destinations have signalled that the hospitality industry is remaining confident as several cities have seen an increase in hotel room rates in the last year. Data collected during the summer period and […]

    Laurence Llewellyn Bowen turns on hotel Illuminations

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    TV personality Laurence Llewellyn Bowen appeared at Blackpool’s Best Western Carlton to pull the lever to switch on the hotel’s curated Illuminations display. The star, who has taken part in the iconic Blackpool switch on for several years, collaborated with the Illuminations team to produce a set of dazzling light sculptures as part of the […]

    Brit List 2017 Hoteliers Profiles

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    In the coming weeks, Hotel Designs will be profiling the 50 finalists in the HD Brit List 2017 – this week, we continue with five more of the top 25 hoteliers… ROBIN SHEPPARD – BESPOKE HOTELS Together with his business partner Haydn Fentum, Robin launched the now supremely successful Bespoke Hotels back in 2001 as […]

    VIDEO: Hyatt Regency brand celebrates 50th anniversary with a new film

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    The Hyatt Regency brand is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the launch of a new film titled, ‘Come Together’. The film celebrates bringing groups together to build community and share unique ideas, which is exactly what the Hyatt Regency brand has done over the past 50 years. The ‘Come Together’ film is an extension of […]

    50% Brits struggle to sleep in hotels: how operators can ensure perfect night’s sleep

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    Research from Beacon, the UK’s leading purchasing company, has revealed that over 50% of UK hotel guests struggle to get a good night’s sleep when staying in a hotel. With summer holiday in full swing, Beacon, working alongside its leading bedding supplier Fogarty, has pulled together its top tips on how operators can make sure […]

    In Conversation: Denise Ellis discusses ever-changing hotel design

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    Head of interior design and conservation at Nottingham-based Franklin Ellis Architects, Denise Ellis, who has worked with the firm for over 24 years, is a heavyweight in the hotel interior design industry. Having worked with international brands though to independents including Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Best Western, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and Staybridge Suites, […]

    Decorex announces seminar programme

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    Among the most highly acclaimed features at Decorex International, the UK’s leading destination for interior design, is that of the Seminar Programme. The much anticipated programme of talks will return to Syon House to offer visitors an extensive series of insightful debates that will explore industry relevant topics through detailed discussions hosted by experts from […]

    Opinion: NYC’s mistake in attacking Airbnb

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    According to reports in the United States, New York’s hotel industry is about to start playing dirty – very dirty – in their battle against the highly successful lodging company Airbnb. In an advertisement scheduled to run starting on Monday (7th August), funded by the Hotel Association of New York City and a hotel workers […]

    British Hospitality Association responds to UK’s EU migrants policy

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    The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has released a response to Theresa May and the government’s plans to ‘assess the economic contribution of EU migrants’ in the UK. The Home Office launched an independent review into the impact of EU migrants on the UK economy after suggestions that new rules could be made for different industries. […]