Premier Inn

hub by Premier Inn to double number of hotels

Premier Inn plans hub expansion

By Sophie Witts

Premier Inn is planning to double its number of high-tech hub hotels following strong half-year sales at the chain.

Budget hotels such as Premier Inn are a popular choice with travelers.

Budget hotel development on the increase

By Liam Garrahan

For the first time budget hotels account for more than half of the UK’s hotel development pipeline, with growth in the sector showing no signs of slowing down, according to a report by HVS, AlixPartners and AM:PM.

Patrick Dempsey will leave Whitbread on 28 February 2015

Whitbread MD Patrick Dempsey steps down

By Lauren Houghton

Managing director of Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants (WHR) Patrick Dempsey will leave the company on 28 February 2015, ten years after joining.

Premier Inn scraped the top spot in Postcode Anywhere's poll

Booking hotels online: Premier Inn voted easiest site to use

By Lauren Houghton

Results have been released from a survey commissioned by Postcode Anywhere which ranks Premier Inn as having the easiest website to use, and lists the frustrations customers have when trying to book hotels online. 

Whitbread has reported positive growth, and said it is on-track to hit its 2016 and 2018 milestones

​Whitbread FY lfls up 4.2%

By John Harrington

Whitbread has reported a 4.2% rise in like-for-like sales in the year to 27 February, with growth accelerating in the second half.