The Pennan Inn, which featured in the 1983 movie Local Hero, is finally set to reopen afyter new owners stepped in to rescue the hotel which has been closed since last summer after it was swamped by mudslides.
Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts is preparing to open its second hotel in Manchester this September. The hotel in the Northern Quarter aims to cash in on the concentration of local attractions in the area, such as the MEN Arena and the Printworks.
Hilton Hotels has announced the locations of the first three of its new budget hotel concept, Hampton by Hilton, to open in the UK. Establishments will open in Northamptonshire, Derby and Leeds over the next couple of years.
Award-winning Bread Street hotel The Point sold to Jersey-based private company EBH. The hotel, which won Edinburgh Hotel of the Year 2008 at the Scottish Hotel of the Year awards, will be re-branded as the Mercure Point.