28-Sep-2016 - Spanish hotel group Room Mate is planning to launch in the UK with central London its first target.
28-Sep-2016 - Four Holiday Inn hotels are undergoing refurbishment work to become Crowne Plaza hotels, including upgraded bedrooms, new communal areas, meeting spaces, and a new restaurant.
28-Sep-2016 - James Durrant, former executive chef at Jason Atherton’s Maze and Maze Grill, is now executive chef at the five-star, 105-bedroom Stafford London hotel in St James.
28-Sep-2016 - British restaurant employees are earning on average 18 per cent more than those from other EU countries and 20 per cent more than people from non-EU countries, according to new research from hospitality recruiter, The Change Group.
27-Sep-2016 - Travelodge has appointed its first chief technology officer as part of a plan to innovate its digital operations.
27-Sep-2016 - Industry charity Springboard is calling for hospitality businesses to support its first Front-of-House festival.
27-Sep-2016 - Simon Rogan has been named Chef of the Year at the 2016 AA Hospitality Awards.
27-Sep-2016 - These are the 10 finalists for the Young National Chef of the Year 2017 competition, which will be held at the Restaurant Show on Tuesday 4 October.
26-Sep-2016 - Choice Hotels International is preparing to ramp up its UK expansion plans as part of an ‘aggressive’ European growth strategy.
26-Sep-2016 - Jupiter Hotels has announced that it has purchased three hotels under its umbrella – the Holiday Inn Darlington, Holiday Inn Dumfries, and Mercure Sheffield Parkway – off a reported guide price of £12m, as part of a wider expansion push.
26-Sep-2016 - The Independent Hotel Show returns to London’s Olympia on 18-19 October with a busy two days of inspiration, advice and networking opportunities for the UK’s luxury and boutique hoteliers.
23-Sep-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
23-Sep-2016 - Young chefs are being encouraged to show off their skills by entering the 2017 Tilda Young Chef of the Year competition.
23-Sep-2016 - Marriott International has completed its $13.6bn acquisition of Starwood Hotels & Resorts, and immediately announced plans to link up the group’s guest loyalty programmes.
23-Sep-2016 - Goodwood Estate is to refurbish and re-name its restaurant The Richmond Arms to better showcase the links it has with the estate's producers.
23-Sep-2016 - Darron Bunn has racked up more than 20 years' as a chef, working with Marco Pierre White and Nico Ladenis before running gastropubs, leading brigades at five-star hotels and more. As group executive chef at Goodwood Estate he oversees all food operations, managing a team and the in-house Chef Academy.
22-Sep-2016 - The managing director of German hotel chain Pentahotels says the UK is an 'important market' for the expansion of the brand with more than 30 new locations currently under scrutiny.
22-Sep-2016 - UK regional hotels are set to see record growth in 2017, but London properties will continue to struggle.
20-Sep-2016 - Private investment firm Starwood Capital Group is to launch a new urban lifestyle hotel brand called Principal.
20-Sep-2016 - The star grading system used to measure quality and facilities at hotels, B&Bs and self-catering accommodation is being extended to glamping venues as they grow in quantity and popularity.
19-Sep-2016 - UK hotels have increased their refurbishment spending by 57 per cent in the past year to drive their competitiveness, according to new research from business financiers Funding Options.
19-Sep-2016 - Ahead of the next revaluation of business rates in April next year Richard Wackett, a partner at Montagu Evans, addresses hospitality operator's potential concerns.
19-Sep-2016 - Hotel management company Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts has announced that managing director for the UK, Robert Crook (left), is to retire and be replaced by hospitality executive Nicholas Northam (right).
19-Sep-2016 - These are the finalists for the National Chef of the Year 2017 competition, which will be held at The Restaurant Show on Tuesday 4 October.
16-Sep-2016 - Hotels hoping to capture both business and leisure travellers should focus on ‘affordable luxury’ to generate bookings and please guests, especially among Millennials, BDRC Continental has said.