The team behind Cornwall’s Watergate Bay hotel has acquired the four-red-AA-star, 19-bedroom Rampsbeck hotel in Cumbria as the launchpad for a new collection of destination properties.
Dale DeSimone has been named executive pastry chef at London’s Grosvenor House hotel. He joins the JW Marriott property with more than 20 years’ experience.
A new Holiday Inn Express in Middlesbrough is expected to open in August following a £12.4m project to redevelop Cook and Endeavour House on Albert Road.
Chris Penn, managing director of the 258-bedroom Ace hotel London Shoreditch, is currently immersing himself in cold water for hours at a time as he prepares to swim across the English Channel in aid of Hospitality Action.
Chef Allan Pickett is to join forces with the five-star, 150-bedroom Sanderson hotel in London’s Fitzrovia for its first ever summer restaurant residency.
Colin Short, the former head concierge at the Lanesborough hotel, London, who was renowned for getting hold of tickets to sold-out shows, has died suddenly at the age of 58.
The new owner of a Northumberland hotel, which closed after going into administration in 2012, intends to reopen the property as a “spectacular” wedding venue and village pub.
A new hotel management company has been launched to operate the expanding hotel portfolio of the UK arm of American investment firm, Marathon Asset Management.
The 351-bedroom Arora Hotel Heathrow is set to be rebranded following its acquisition by Singapore-based real estate investment company M&L Hospitality.
French hotel group Accor has announced that it is selling and franchising-back seven hotels for €38m (£27m) as part of its strategy to structure the assets of its ownership division HotelInvest.
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