Hilton is to open a new high-rise hotel in Woking, Surrey as part of a £500m regeneration of the town.
The owners of Indian hotel group Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts are to open an Indian restaurant on the site of Claude Bosi’s former restaurant Hibiscus.
Kew Green Hotels has confirmed it is planning further expansion in the UK just over a year after its sale to a Chinese hotel group.
Boutique hotel group Malmaison Hotel du Vin is to open a 160-bedroom hotel at Yorkshire House in York after receiving planning permission for its multi-million pound renovation proposal.
Indian hotel group Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is to open an Indian restaurant on the site of Claude Bosi’s former restaurant Hibiscus.
Redefine¦BDL Hotels (RBH) has announced the Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre as the latest in its portfolio.
The two-Michelin-starred restaurant at the 24-bedroom, luxury Gidleigh Park hotel, which saw Michael Wignall join as executive head chef in January 2016, has been awarded the top accolade of five AA Rosettes.
New hotel group H&M Hotels has purchased its first property in the Lake District ahead of plans to create a larger chain.
Luxury Indian firm The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group is to launch a £50m hotel in London later this month.
Proposals to build a 125-bedroom hotel, floating restaurant and a ‘Bristol Eye’ big wheel on Bristol’s harbourside have been submitted to Bristol City Council.
The Swan at Hay hotel, in Hay-on-Wye in Wales, is set to relaunch this February following a full refurbishment of the bedrooms and the restaurant, and the appointment of a former Ynyshir chef at the pass.
The Idle Rocks hotel in St Mawes Cornwall has partnered with the 200-acre Lost Gardens of Heligan estate, in a bid to showcase best Cornish horticultural practice and the garden’s 300-plus varieties of heritage fruit and vegetables.
The Artist Residence hotel group, from Charlotte and Justin Salisbury, is to open its fourth hotel, The Mason Arms, in South Leigh, Oxfordshire, in February/March.
Andy Murray has revealed plans to begin a major development of his five-star Cromlix Hotel in Perthshire.
Over half of British diners are unsure whether to leave a tip in restaurants in case it is not passed on to waiting staff, according a study by AA Hotel and Hospitality Services.
From an increased focus on loyalty to the use of storytelling and the rise of themed afternoon tea offerings, the hotel sector makes its predictions for 2017.
The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London hotel has confirmed a two-phase, multi-million-pound restoration and renovation in 2017, including of the two-Michelin-starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal restaurant.
The South West-based Richardson Hotel Group has added The Royal Beacon Hotel in Exmouth to its portfolio.
‘Super-budget’ hotel brand EasyHotel has revealed plans to open a £5m site in Leeds.
Hoteliers are advised to tap into the ‘micro-stay’ market and open their hotel rooms up for as little time as three hours, to boost occupancy and compete for business from the Airbnb generation, a former hotelier has said.
Hilton is to open its first hotel in Doncaster at the town’s historic racecourse.
Independent hotel group Macdonald Hotels saw turnover rise five per cent to £163m in the year to 31 March, with operating profits of £17.7m
Dakota – the boutique hotel group created by Malmaison founder Ken McCulloch – has revealed plans to open in all the UK’s major regional cities by 2021.
Currently more than two-fifths (43 per cent) of workers in the restaurant, QSR, hotel and pub sectors in the UK are foreign nationals, according to latest figures from Fourth Analytics.
The historic Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa in Bath was awarded five AA red stars in September just four years after it was bought by Topland Group. General manager Jonathan Stapleton spoke to BigHospitality about turning the hotel around and how the industry can secure its future post-Brexit.
Nick Bennett, who was a finalist in last year’s BBC MasterChef: The Professionals, has been promoted to head chef at Restaurant 56 in the 49-bedroom Sudbury House Hotel in Oxfordshire.
Crieff Hydro has secured contracts to operate two more hotels in Scotland – the Green Hotel in Kinross and Kings House Hotel in Glencoe, growing its hotel business to 10.
Tom Beasley, founder and CEO of Wired Media gives advice to hoteliers looking to boost direct bookings through their own websites and includes design tricks to help increase direct enquiries.
Edinburgh’s Royal British Hotel has been converted to InterContinental Hotel Group’s Hotel Indigo brand following a multi-million-pound refurbishment.
Northamptonshire-based golf and camping resort, Whittlebury Park has acquired Whittlebury Hall hotel to allow both businesses to operate as one.
Gleneagles, the five-red-AA-star, 232-bedroom luxury hotel resort in Perthshire, Scotland, has announced a new hotel manager, executive chef, and director of leisure.