The Savoy was a favourite rendezvous for brokers, bankers, bounders and Hollywood's best. And, for a time, it was a home away from home for the artist Claude Monet, stars Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra, and Sir Winston Churchill.
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Saturday 22 January 2011
The billionaire Barclay brothers, who own the Daily Telegraph and the Ritz hotel, have bought 24.8 per cent of Maybourne Hotel Group, which owns the Berkeley, Connaught and Claridge's hotels in London.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Christian hotel owners who refused a gay couple a double room acted unlawfully, a judge ruled today.
Tuesday 18 January 2011
Travelodge is to invest £300m this year building 35 hotels, which will create 700 UK jobs this year. The openings will take the group's estate to 495 hotels.
Thursday 23 December 2010
Aviation chiefs have warned some airlines about their "unacceptable treatment of passengers" during the current bad weather.
Saturday 04 December 2010
Wednesday 10 November 2010
Intercontinental hotel Group (IHG) plans to open 37 new hotels across the UK, creating 3,000 jobs, as part of a £500m investment. The centrepiece will be an IHG hotel in Westminster, due to open in December 2011, as well as two hotels in the Olympic Village in 2012. There will also be new hotels in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Colchester, Manchester, Birmingham and Glasgow.
Sunday 17 October 2010
We've teamed up with Hotels.com – the world's leading hotel booking website – to offer a two-night break for two in Cumbernauld, Scotland.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
InterContinental hotels is to create 160,000 jobs by 2014, half of them in China, the world's biggest hotel company said yesterday.
Tuesday 10 August 2010
Holiday Inn firm Intercontinental Hotels Group today set out plans to create 3,000 jobs in the UK, as it reported a 22% hike in half-year profits.
Monday 28 June 2010
Wednesday 23 June 2010
Whitbread signalled that more MPs would be staying in its Premier Inn budget hotels, as the leisure group delivered barnstorming underlying sales across all its divisions.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
A body has been found in a Victorian hotel that was devastated by fire today, police said.
Sunday 02 May 2010
Six guests were rescued from a hotel lift after it plunged 100ft, police said yesterday. The incident, at the Hotel Victoria in Newquay, Cornwall, happened when the lift plunged several floors before stopping at beach level.
Sunday 18 April 2010
Splendid Hotel Group has put a portfolio of seven properties in London up for sale as it looks to move upmarket.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
A leading hotel chain is to create 3,500 jobs in the UK over the next three years, ranging from porters to bar staff, it was announced today.
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