The operation of the four-AA-star, 216-bedroom Aberdeen Altens hotel is to be taken over by independent hotel management company Redefine BDL Hotels (RBH) going forward.
Two central London hotels have been signed up by the Luxury Collection, the former Starwood Hotels & Resorts brand now owned by Marriott International.
The Coaching Inn Group has acquired the four-AA-star, 27-bedroom Castle hotel in Conway, two days after announcing that it had secured a new £10m investment from the Business Growth Fund (BGF).
American private equity company Blackstone has sold the 583-bedroom Doubletree by Hilton, next to the Tower of London, for more than £300m.
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.