BDL Management Adds 9 Ramada Hotels to Portfolio

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    Glasgow based BDL Management has recently (May 20 2011) announced the signing of a management contract for 9 Ramada hotels – bringing its hotel portfolio of owned and managed hotels to 46 (up to nearly 5000 rooms) and a combined workforce of over 2500 across the UK.The hotels – all Ramada branded – will be managed by BDL Management who specialise in developing and operating hotels across the UK – in both the branded and independent sectors.

    The 9 hotels are Ramada Farnham, Ramada Solihull, Ramada Hemel Hempstead, Ramada Guildford, Ramada London Hyde Park, Ramada London Ealing, Ramada London Gatwick, Ramada Hatfield and Ramada Sutton Coldfield.

    BDL has been awarded the management contracts following the expiry of the landlords lease agreement with Ramada Jarvis.

    The hotels will continue to trade under the Ramada brand name and all staff will be retained.

    BDL works with some of the world’s largest hotel companies, including InterContinental Hotels Group, Wyndham Hotels Group and Best Western. Currently BDL operate hotels across all service tiers – from the Upscale Crowne Plaza, to midmarket Ramada Encore, Holiday Inn and the limited service Holiday Inn Express as well as independent hotels including The Point Edinburgh, Five Lakes Hotel, Golf Country Club & Spa and Princes Street Suites (serviced apartments) in Edinburgh.

    Louis Woodcock, CEO of BDL Management said: “We are very pleased to announce the signing of the management contracts for these 9 hotels, bringing our portfolio to 46 and increasing our workforce to over 2500 personnel. The hotels are a strong addition to our portfolio and current brand mix and we look forward to bringing our extensive expertise and skills to the ongoing operation of these hotels”.

    Daniel Fountain / 09.07.2011

    Editor, Hotel Designs


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