Hotel Chains

The Accor team at the British Travel Awards 2014

Accor triumphs at British Travel Awards

By Lauren Houghton

Hotel group Accor scooped nine awards across its brands at this year’s British Travel Awards, which took place at Battersea Evolution in London on 26 November.

Travelodge had opened its first hotel in Christchurch

Travelodge expands Dorset presence

By Melodie Michel

Travelodge has opened its first hotel in Christchurch, and is looking for two more sites in Dorset, in Weymouth and Swanage.

The Legacy Falcon was placed into administration on Monday and sold to St James's the same day

St James’s buys Legacy Falcon Hotel

By Melodie Michel

St James’s Hotel Group has acquired the Legacy Falcon Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon after it was placed into administration on 8 September.

Accor has signed five new UK hotels, which will open in 2014 and 2015.

Accor expands UK porfolio with five new hotels

By Carina Perkins

International hotel operator Accor has strengthened its UK portfolio with the signing of five new hotels in London and Edinburgh due to open by the end of 2015. 

The new Hotel Indigo - London Barbican

UK hotel market continues upward trajectory

By Carina Perkins

There have been further signs of recovery in the UK hotel market, with investment volumes for 2014 on track to exceed £3.5bn, according to a new report from property experts Savills.

Interstate has secured management contracts for two mid-tier ibis hotels, extending its UK portfolio to 49

Interstate continues to pursue UK expansion

By Carina Perkins

US hotel management company Interstate Hotels & Resorts has secured management contracts for two ibis budget hotels, boosting its UK hotel portfolio to 49.