Joan Reen, who with her husband created one of the UK's leading country house hotels - the four-red-AA-star Ynyshir Hall in Powys, mid-Wales - has died from cancer. She was 67.
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A fall in global oil prices has led to tough times in Aberdeen, and the once-buoyant hotel market there is bearing the brunt. Katey Pigden investigates
Red Hotels, owner of the Scarlet and Bedruthan hotels in Cornwall, has unveiled plans to give all kitchen staff a better work/life balance.
Rumours that Starwood Hotels & Resorts will be taking its W Hotels brand to Scotland to operate the controversial ‘ribbon’ hotel in Edinburgh have not been confirmed by the company.
The Samling hotel in the Lake District will be expanding its Michelin-star restaurant to 48 covers – more than double its current offering, which caters for 22 people.
The Celtic Manor Resort has renamed the 148-bedroom Hilton Newport as the Coldra Court hotel ahead of taking over the property at the end of March.
Due to open in 2018, the hotels will be near the main entrances to Terminals 1, 2 and 3 at Heathrow Airport, which serves around 75 million passengers annually.
Donald Macdonald of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is stepping back from the day-to-day operations of the company he founded 25 years ago.
Aloft Hotels – the contemporary design-led brand from Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide – is to launch a 150-bedroom property in Brighton next year.
Plans for the Vineyard Group to develop and manage a new boutique hotel in Bath have been put on hold after the owner decided to put the 31-bedroom property on the market.
Eight of the industry’s brightest young front-of-house stars have a week to know their fate after battling it out yesterday in the final of the Gold Service Scholarship 2016.
There is concern that around 7,000 hotel bedrooms are due to open this year in London, following on from a decline in occupancy for four consecutive quarters.
Struggling hoteliers who would welcome the no-nonsense advice of Alex Polizzi are invited to apply to take part in the 12th series of The Hotel Inspector.
The Rothay Manor hotel and restaurant in the Lake District has been acquired for £2.4m by Jamie and Jenna Shail of European chalet business Après Ski.
French-born Swiss “world’s best chef” Benoît Violier, who died last week aged 44, was suffering from financial trouble due to a £1m wine scam, it has been reported today.
Chris and Jeff Galvin, owners of Galvin Restaurants, are to take over the running of food and beverage operation of the five-red-AA-star, 156-bedroom Athenaeum hotel and residences in London.