Search
The Caterer

Thistle confirms talks over the Cumberland

24 August 2004
Thistle confirms talks over the Cumberland

Singapore-based BIL International has admitted that its Thistle Hotels division is in talks to take over the lease of London's Cumberland hotel.

BIL chief executive Arun Amarsi said in a statement: "Thistle has been in negotiation to take a long-term lease of the Cumberland hotel."

But he added: "To date, no lease agreement has been signed."

BIL said it would make an announcement when the negotiations were completed.

The 1,020-bedroom Cumberland is owned by Royal Bank of Scotland and was formerly part of Le Méridien.

It is scheduled to complete a £90m renovation at the end of this month.

Buy this week's Caterer magazine for more industry news and analysis

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!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.