Janet Harmer

Janet Harmer

Observer of the hospitality industry for 33 years. Always on the look out for genuine hotel and restaurant experiences.

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Legionnaires' disease linked to Melville Hall Hotel & Utopia Spa on Isle of Wight confirmed

12 February 2020 by

The spa and swimming pool at the Melville Hall Hotel & Utopia Spa on the Isle of Wight hotel have been closed after a person diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease was linked to the premises.

News

London heads list of five-star hotels rated by Forbes Travel Guide

12 February 2020 by

London has more five-star hotels rated by the US-based Forbes Travel Guide than any other city in the world.

Liverpool Philharmonic pub awarded Grade I listing News

Liverpool Philharmonic pub awarded Grade I listing

07 February 2020 by

An opulent 19th-century pub in Liverpool has become the first purpose-built Victorian inn to be granted[...]

Cairn Group appointed to operate 150-bedroom hotel in Swansea News

Cairn Group appointed to operate 150-bedroom hotel in Swansea

07 February 2020 by

Cairn Group has been named as the preferred operator of a 150-bedroom hotel alongside the new[...]

Hamilton Hotel Partners merges with Pyramid Hotel Group News

Hamilton Hotel Partners merges with Pyramid Hotel Group

06 February 2020 by

London-based hotel management and investment firm Hamilton Hotel Partners has merged with Pyramid Hotel Group, an[...]

Lainston House joins Pride of Britain News

Lainston House joins Pride of Britain

05 February 2020 by

Lainston House - the 50-bedroom hotel in Winchester, Hampshire, owned by the Exclusive Collection - has[...]

In-Depth

Viewpoint: Leaders: get out from behind your desks

05 February 2020

Don’t become invisible, get out there and see the people who run your business, says Hand Picked Hotels operations director Douglas Waddell

Erskine Bridge Hotel & Spa bought by MGM Muthu Hotels News

Erskine Bridge Hotel & Spa bought by MGM Muthu Hotels

05 February 2020

Global group MGM Muthu Hotels has expanded its presence in Scotland with the acquisition of the 177-bedroom Erskine Bridge Hotel & Spa.

Nadler Hotels rebrands as the Resident two years on from the departure of Robert Nadler News

Nadler Hotels rebrands as the Resident two years on from the departure of Robert Nadler

05 February 2020 by

The five-strong Nadler Hotels grouped has rebranded as the Resident with a focus on a new[...]

David Graham appointed general manager of Dunston Hall hotel in Norwich News

David Graham appointed general manager of Dunston Hall hotel in Norwich

04 February 2020 by

David Graham, the newly appointed general manger of the four-AA-star Dunston Hall in Norwich, is to[...]

AA to charge restaurants £180 fee for inclusion in rosette scheme News

AA to charge restaurants £180 fee for inclusion in rosette scheme

03 February 2020 by

Standalone outlets are to be charged a £180 fee to be included in the AA’s rosette[...]

Revelations: Natasha Cooke, chef and co-owner, Lupins, London Bridge Chef

Revelations: Natasha Cooke, chef and co-owner, Lupins, London Bridge

31 January 2020 by

What was your best subject at school? Maths. I think there’s a perception that all chefs[...]

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