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Intercontinental Hotels to Create 4,000 UK Jobs

Intercontinental Hotels to Create 4,000 UK Jobs

By Claire Miller

Intercontinental - one of the worlds largest hotel groups - is to create 4,000 jobs in the UK in a war for talent. The recruitment drive will focus mainly on workforce, with one quarter constituting managerial positions.

Shire Opens Budget Hotel

Shire Opens Budget Hotel

By Tamara Sender

Shire Hotels, the hotels division operated by Lancaster-based brewer and pub operator Daniel Thwaites, is to open its first budget hotel establishment at the Aztec West Business Park.

Von Essen Buys Seaham

Von Essen Buys Seaham

By Claire Miller

Hotel group Von Essen has announced its first acquisitions of 2008

New Premier Inn for Bournemouth

New Premier Inn for Bournemouth

By Alan Lodge

Whitbread has announced details of the new £14 million Premier Inn hotel on the Bournemouth seafront

Art Hotel Plan for London

Art Hotel Plan for London

By Alan Lodge

Park Plaza subsidiary Apex and Reubens property vehicle Aldersgate Investments to develop a four star boutique hotel in Hoxton, east London, which will be dedicated to the work of a contemporary artist.

Royal Opening for T5 Restaurants

Royal Opening for T5 Restaurants

By Claire Miller

Her Majesty The Queen today cut the ribbon at the new £4.3 billion Terminal Five at Heathrow Airport. The terminal contains a glittering array of new restaurants and bars, including Gordon Ramsays new venture Plane Food and a traditional British brasse

'Local Hero' Hotel Gets New Owners

'Local Hero' Hotel Gets New Owners

By Alan Lodge

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.

Protect Against Overflowing Baths

Protect Against Overflowing Baths

By Nova-FloTM

A recurring problem for hoteliers - overflowing baths - could be a thing of the past thanks to new technology that utilises an innovative magnetic anti-overflow system. Noa-FloTM was officially launched at Hotelympia.

Shift Towards Online Booking Intensifies

Shift Towards Online Booking Intensifies

By Alan Lodge

Latest figures reveal that for the first time the majority of domestic holiday and business travellers in the UK are booking their hotels online, with a huge 70 per cent of business travellers using the internet to make their hotel reservations.