Management Occupations

Ian Payne, executive chairman of Stonegate

Ian Payne leaves Bay and Town & City

By Becky Paskin

Ian Payne, the industry veteran who recently acquired a £373m pub package from Mitchells & Butlers (M&B) as part of the new start-up Stonegate, has resigned as chairman of both the Bay Restaurant Group and the Town & City Pub Company.

Riddian Davies, area general manager at Guoman Hotels

After hours with... Riddian Davies

By Becky Paskin

The area general manager for Guoman's Charing Cross and Grosvenor hotels talks about leaving South Africa, becoming 'the best' and multi-tasking

Shine Award winners 2010

Hospitality's women triumph at Shine Awards 2010

By Emma Eversham

Eleven women working in hospitality, travel and tourism have been recognised for their 'extraordinary contribution' to the industry, their businesses and staff at the sixth Shine Awards

Whitbread director gets grilling at Arena event

Whitbread director gets grilling at Arena event

By Becky Paskin

Patrick Dempsey, managing director of Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants, will be the latest industry member to be grilled at Arena’s Face to Face event this week

New MD for The Langham Hotel London

New MD for The Langham Hotel London

By Emma Eversham

British-born hospitality professional Katie Benson returns to the UK to take over the running of the newly-refurbished The Langham in London

Pontins Sold to Former CEO's New Company

Pontins Sold to Former CEO's New Company

By Claire Miller

Holiday resort chain Pontins has been bought by investment and management company Ocean Parcs - headed by former Pontins CEO Graham Parr - for an undisclosed sum.