Kent–based hotel group Leaf Hotels has added a third property to its portfolio, with the acquisition of the lease on the three-AA-star, 80-bedroom Best Western Clifton hotel, Folkestone, for an undisclosed sum.
The winner of the £20,000 top prize in the inaugural Bespoke Access Awards, which aim to encourage beautiful as well as function-accessible bedrooms, has been won by a joint venture between two companies.
The Caterer has joined forces with construction industry analysts Barbour ABI to launch a new iPhone application designed to help hospitality operators and suppliers target potential new sites and sales leads.
The five-AA-star, 165-bedroom Lowry hotel in Salford has been out up for sale for an undisclosed sum, just over two years after it was sold by Rocco Forte Hotels.
Boringdon Hall, a 16th century country manor hotel in Plympton, has become the only hotel in Plymouth to be awarded five star status by the AA.
A $1.15b (£930m) bid for the Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel and New York Park Plaza by a consortium of Saudi and UK family wealth funds has been provisionally accepted, according to Property Week.
Hot on the heels of its purchase of the Old Shades in London’s Whitehall, pub operator Redcomb has acquired the Old Manor in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, for £1.25m.
The Royal Clarence hotel in Exeter, which was destroyed by a fire last month, could be rebuilt using a 3D laser scan made by CAD solutions company, Excitech.
The Fiorenzo Cazari hotel in the Welsh seaside resort of Rhyl, dubbed the "worst in Britain" by TripAdvisor users, has been shut down by council inspectors.
Gisborough Hall in Guisborough, North Yorkshire, has announced multi-million pound investment plans as it prepares to become a fully independent, family-owned hotel.
Village Urban Resorts has announced plans to develop a £20m, 153-bedroom hotel in Basingstoke, Hampshire, as it looks to double its 28-strong portfolio over the next five years.
Corbin & King has been forced to relinquish the leasehold on the Beaumont, the renowned restaurant owner and operator’s first hotel, following the threat of administration from the property’s freeholder, Grosvenor.
Westminster council has agreed plans to turn the Grade II-listed American embassy in London’s Grosvenor Square into a 137-bedroom hotel with five restaurants.
The latest plans to revamp Poole’s prestigious Sandbanks area with multi-million pound hotel, restaurant and property developments will be debated at a public consultation next week.