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Dorset Square Hotel, Firmdale's seventh hotel in the capital, will re-open on 18 June

Firmdale to re-open Dorset Square Hotel June 2012

By Emma Eversham

Firmdale Hotels owners Tim and Kit Kemp will re-open Dorset Square Hotel in London next month, 10 years after they sold the property which helped kick-start their careers as hoteliers. 

Battlesteads Green Officer Katherine Meyrick with owners Richard and Dee Slade

Battlesteads named Considerate Hotel of the Year

By Lorraine Heller

Battlesteads hotel and restaurant in Northumberland has been named the Considerate Hotel of the Year 2010/11 for its sustainability initiatives, which include a wood-chip boiler and a vegetable garden with a ‘field to plate’ time of four hours.

Marcus Wareing hopes to complete the restaurant before 5 May

Marcus Wareing delays opening of The Gilbert Scott

By Becky Paskin

Marcus Wareing has pushed back the launch of his second fine dining restaurant The Gilbert Scott at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London following a delay in construction works.

Thomas Kochs, the new general manager at Claridge's

Claridges and Crown Group appointments

By Becky Paskin

Claridges promotes a new general manager, while Crown Restaurants & Hotels appoints a new GM to replace current Restaurant Manager of the Year David Hennigan

Paul Skinner with The Langham's  Tea Guild award

After hours with... Paul Skinner

By Emma Eversham

Paul Skinner, director of food and beverage at The Langham hotel in London, talks about his achievements, helping to win the hotel its recent Tea Guild award and why he loves working in the hotel sector

Jennifer Franklin joins Park Plaza Westminster Bridge to oversee its launch

Park Plaza Westminster appointment

By Becky Paskin

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, which is due to launch early next year, has appointed a new PR and communications manager