Pan Pacific postpones London opening to 2021

UK: Originally set to open at the end of this year, Pan Pacific London has pushed back its launch date to early 2021. The 237-bed hotel is currently still under construction at One Bishopsgate Plaza. Hotel general manager Anne Golden said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world of travel


How can hotels manage rising cleaning costs?

The Lowry Hotel, in the heart of Manchester, is abuzz with energy planning for its reopening. Jason Orton, director of operations at the hotel, unsurprisingly has a lot of this planning on his plate. Among these duties: Placing out signs communicating the one-way path through the halls, reassuring his staff


She Shines: Jan Hazelton, Kerzner International

In She Shines, Dina Soliman of BrandFull talks with some of the great minds and personalities that are shaping the world of hospitality today and in the future. We will zoom in, share their insight and celebrate their success stories. What we promise is that they will all be varied,


Interview: Michelle Woodley, President of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

BHN caught up with Michelle Woodley, President of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, to find out about Preferred’s 50th anniversary celebrations, as well as trends for independent hotels and the hospitality industry… Congratulations on Preferred Hotels’ 50th anniversary. How are you celebrating? We are very excited about our anniversary and are celebrating