Keep up to date with all trends impacting the UK hotel market, including the latest data and statistics on hotel occupancy rates, RevPAR and performance forecasts. You’ll also find key insight on hotel trends to attract guests and grow business.
18-May-2016 - Bake Off: Creme de la Creme, the professional pastry chef contest on BBC Two, has crowned Mark Tilling’s team the winners after last night’s final.
10-Feb-2015 - QHotels is investing £1.5m to create a new spa brand at its Manchester hotel, The Midland.
06-Feb-2015 - Hotel rates across major cities in UK and Ireland rose by 9 per cent last year, with London overtaking Zurich as Europe’s most expensive city.
03-Feb-2015 - Luxury and boutique hotels are still failing when it comes to social media, and risk losing out if they do not start embracing technology, an industry expert has warned.
20-Jan-2015 - InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has highlighted building consumer trust as a key challenge for hospitality brands in the year ahead.
05-Jan-2015 - After a year of rising foreign investment, increased hotel transactions and continued threat from OTAs and the sharing economy, what lies ahead for the hotel industry in 2015? We asked...
23-Dec-2014 - Saxon Hotels has bought the three-star, 45-bedroom Cutlers Hotel in Sheffield out of administration.
22-Dec-2014 - Travelodge has announced plans to open three new hotels costing £11.5m in partnerships with local authorities to ‘regenerate communities’ across the UK.
19-Dec-2014 - Serviced apartment provider Marlin Apartments has signed a £28m contract with construction firm McAleer & Rushe to build an aparthotel in London’s Waterloo.
19-Dec-2014 - US-based hotel management company Interstate Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of six new hotels in the UK.
18-Dec-2014 - Hotel prices in Edinburgh have increased by 146 per cent on average on 31st December, according to data released by Trivago.
18-Dec-2014 - Proposals to transform the old Royal High School building on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill into a ‘world-class’ hotel have been announced by project developers Duddingston House Properties (DHP).
17-Dec-2014 - Hotel group Radisson Blu took top honours in four of the six categories at this year’s Hotel Marketing Association Annual Marketing Awards.
16-Dec-2014 - Michelin-starred chef Richard Allen will take over the running of The Orangery restaurant at Rockliffe Hall hotel in Country Durham in January.
16-Dec-2014 - The Retreats Group will open boutique hotel Twr y Felin in the UK’s smallest city, St David’s in Wales, in the summer of 2015.
15-Dec-2014 - Travelodge has completed its £57m nationwide hotel modernisation programme started in March 2013.
15-Dec-2014 - Marriott International has signed a deal to open its second Residence Inn hotel in Scotland at the Marischal Square development in Aberdeen.
12-Dec-2014 - Hotel-overbooking.com acts as a bidding platform between hotels with too many guests and hotels with empty rooms, aiming to save operators time when relocating customers.
12-Dec-2014 - Even Frydenberg is senior vice president of operations for Western Europe and global initiatives at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. He talks to BigHospitality about the Aloft brand and how mid-scale...
11-Dec-2014 - Hotel performance both in London and in the regions is expected to remain strong until the end of the year, according to HotStats’ first Hotel Market Profitability Forecast.
10-Dec-2014 - London is the 14th most expensive city in the world for accommodation, according to GoEuro’s 2014 Accommodation Price Index.
10-Dec-2014 - Online travel agents (OTAs) form two thirds (73 per cent) of search results – both organic and paid for – for hotel-related keywords on Google UK, according to digital agency Crafted.
27-Nov-2014 - UK hoteliers showed the most confidence in the hotel sector for 2015 with 86 per cent of them taking a positive view of it, according to Choice Hotels' European Hotelier Pulse-Check survey.
25-Nov-2014 - Hotels in Manchester and Edinburgh were among the best performing in Europe in October, with RevPAR increases of 15.3 per cent and 10.2 per cent respectively in Euro terms, according...
20-Nov-2014 - Corporate travel helped boost hotel performance in London and the regions this October, according to the latest figures from BDO.