French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is to open a new, as-yet-unnamed restaurant at The Connaught hotel in London’s Mayfair in spring 2017.
Premier Inn is planning to double its number of high-tech hub hotels following strong half-year sales at the chain.
Chinese tourism and aviation conglomerate HNA has bought a 25 per cent stake in the Hilton hotel group.
Bōkan, a new restaurant and roof terrace from Aurelie Altemaire, former head chef at L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, is to open at the 313-bedroom Novotel Canary Wharf hotel in January.
Ross Shonhan, chef proprietor of Japanese-style London site Shackfuyu, and Robert Ortiz, head of culinary development for the Lima Group, are to collaborate in two Nikkei-style events this November.