Hotel Trends

Hotel trends

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.

London overtook Zurich as the most expensive city in Europe for hotels, with an average room rate of £126

Hotel rates soar in UK & Ireland

By Carina Perkins

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.

BluSky Marketing found that hotels are still failing to leverage social media effectively

Hotels must embrace technology, warns expert

By Carina Perkins

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.

Hotel industry predictions for 2015

Hotel industry predictions for 2015

By Carina Perkins

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 some industry experts for their predictions.

The Holiday Inn Express Dundee was among the new signings

Interstate to open six new UK hotels

By Lauren Houghton

US-based hotel management company Interstate Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of six new hotels in the UK.

The Royal High School will be transformed into a 'world-class' hotel

Plans to turn historic Edinburgh school into top hotel

By Lauren Houghton

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).

Allen will assume the role of executive head chef at The Orangery

Chef Richard Allen joins Rockliffe Hall

By Lauren Houghton

Michelin-starred chef Richard Allen will take over the running of The Orangery restaurant at Rockliffe Hall hotel in Country Durham in January.