So very Moorish 13 September 2019 Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
In this week's issue... So very Moorish Stuart Procter and Ben Tish on the North African-inspired cuisine of Fitzrovia’s Norma, the Stafford Collection’s first standalone restaurant
Read More
Search

Conference group Principal Hayley to open first European site in Paris

16 April 2008 by
Conference group Principal Hayley to open first European site in Paris

The hotel and conference group Principal Hayley will open its first site in Europe later this year.

The company plans to open a Hayley hotel and conference venue in Paris this autumn and one in Barcelona, which will open for business in September.

Chateau St Just, situated to the north of Paris, will be the company's 20th property and will comprise 150 bedrooms and 30 meeting rooms.

Principal Hayley has appointed Jean Jacques Devert, who worked as general manager of the Chateau Hotel Mont Royal in Chantilly, to head up St Just.

Its Barcelona project La Mola hotel is situated on the edge of the St Llorenc de Munt national park. It will comprise 26 meeting rooms and 186 four-star bedrooms as well as a spa.

Tony Troy, chief executive of the Principal Hayley Group, said it was "delighted" to be making its first steps into Europe.

Principal Hayley Hotels recently bought the St David's Hotel and Spa in Cardiff as well as a further eight conference centres.

It currently operates 19 properties in the UK, including Kenwood Hall in Sheffield, St Johns in Solihull and The Derbyshire Hotel in Derby.

Principal Hayley Group buys three Marriott hotels >>
Principal Hotels rebrands after Hayley Conference Centres buy >>

Hayley opens seventh conference and training venue >>

By Gemma Sharkey

E-mail your comments to Gemma Sharkey here.

The Caterer Blog Catch up with more news and gossip on the Caterer Blog here
Newswire For the latest hospitality news, sign up for our e-mail news alerts.
The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!