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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Minute on the clock: Nelio Pita, Glenapp Castle

24 January 2020 by

Nelio Pita is the operations manager at Glenapp Castle in Ballantrae, Ayrshire. He tells Janet Harmer[...]

The Inn Collection Group snaps up the Black Swan in Helmsley News

The Inn Collection Group snaps up the Black Swan in Helmsley

23 January 2020 by

The Inn Collection Group has bought its second property of the year with the acquisition of[...]

Harrods says no to link to luxury hotel News

Harrods says no to link to luxury hotel

23 January 2020 by

Harrods said that there will be no access to guests of the new £300m hotel which[...]

Business

The Hotel Leadership Conference on distruptive thinking, sustainable sourcing and a hospitality charter

23 January 2020 by

Some 470 of the UK’s leading hoteliers gathered at the Hilton London Bankside for the Master[...]

Luxury hotel to open in Knightsbridge with direct link to Harrods News

Luxury hotel to open in Knightsbridge with direct link to Harrods

21 January 2020 by

A £300m luxury hotel with direct access to Harrods via a secret tunnel is to open[...]

Investment strategy reaps benefits at Apex Hotels News

Investment strategy reaps benefits at Apex Hotels

21 January 2020 by

A solid capital investment programme helped drive strong growth at Apex Hotels with a 51% increase[...]

 Mitre hotel at Hampton Court sold to Signet Hotel Group News

Mitre hotel at Hampton Court sold to Signet Hotel Group

20 January 2020 by

The Mitre hotel in Hampton Court has been sold for an undisclosed sum after being in[...]

Seven-strong Corus Hotels joins Best Western News

Seven-strong Corus Hotels joins Best Western

20 January 2020 by

Sales and marketing consortium Best Western GB has added seven properties to its portfolio following the[...]

The Grand hotel in Birmingham to open in summer 2020 News

The Grand hotel in Birmingham to open in summer 2020

16 January 2020

The Grand hotel in Birmingham is set to reopen in the summer as “one of the most prestigious hotels in the UK” following an extensive restoration of the Grade-II*-listed Victorian building.

Danesfield House hotel faces winding up petition News

Danesfield House hotel faces winding up petition

15 January 2020

The management company of the four-silver-AA-star Danesfield House in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, escaped going into receivership today after facing a winding up petition in London’s High Court for not paying a tax bill.

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