Travelodge and Premier Inn Merger Talks
Two giants of the budget hotel industry in talks over a proposed £3 billion merger which would create an 800-hotel-strong supergroup
Apex Develops New London Hotel
Apex Hotels is to develop a £60 million four-star establishment in London. The company snapped up 1-3 Serjeants Inn, just off Fleet Street, from an ancient law society.
Drive Towards Free Tap Water
The Government joins forces with the UKs biggest water provider to urge the hospitality sector to offer free tap water to customers as a matter of course.
A collection of Blackpool hoteliers have made a £100 million bid to redevelop a stretch of seafront hotels and replace them with modern holiday and residential accomodation in an effort to boost visitor numbers.
Shark Taken Off the Menu
Fresh fish specialist M&J Seafood is to ban sales of shark to the catering trade as part of its continued efforts to support sustainable sourcing and championing of under-utilised species.
AHG Staff Braced for Redundancies
A major management reshuffle at the Alternative Hotel Group is going to lead to a number of redundancies, according to a leaked internal memo.
Yo! Sushi Sold for £50 million
Casual dining chain sold to private equity firm Quilvest in a deal thought to be worth roughly £50 million. Quilvest says the move will allow Yo! Sushi to press ahead with its global expansion plans.
Storms Batter Hotels and Restaurants
Restaurants, hotels and pubs across Britain have been left without power after vicious storms battered the UK through the night. Forecasters predict more bad weather will sweep the country through the afternoon.
Luxury hotel brand to focus its efforts on London, Paris, Barcelona and Prague.
Classic Country's Hotel Plans
Gastropub operator wins permission to build an 18-bedroom hotel next to its Baraset Barns venue at Alveston, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Hotel Group with Attitude
Hotel group dedicated to providing accommodation for gays and lesbians launched by Pedro Castro. Londons Myhotel Bloomsbury and Legends hotel in Brighton are among the groups 25 founder members.
As British Pie Week draws to a close, Jo Bruce reports on an Oxfordshire pub that has built a profitable business focusing on the great British staple food.
Guoman Outlines Expansion Plans
The company behind a collection of top London hotels tells a conference in Doha of its plans to expand both internationally and within the UK.
aAIM Plans £350million Hotel Sales
Property investment firm unveils plans to offload six UK hotels - including the Hotel Russell in London and The George in Edinburgh - in a package worth approximately £350million.
Travelodge to Open Five New Hotels
Budget hotel chain reveals plans to open five new hotels in a £14m investment which will add 416 rooms to its portfolio and create 70 new jobs.