EU: Elisa Barral has joined the management team at L+R Hotels. L+R Hotels is a private investment company that has a hotel portfolio of over 100 hotels, consisting of more than 20,000 bedrooms worldwide. The hotel group announced that Barral will become the director of asset management for its Mediterranean
UK: Grant Campbell will join the Nobu property as general manager, whereas Matthew Beard, who held the role as pre-opening general manager, is promoted to managing director. Campbell’s past experience involves helping to launch and rebrand properties under the Mint Hotel Group and Hilton. As a committee member of St.
BHN sits down with Alexandra Livesey, managing director of Brama Hotels and COO of Clockwise, to talk about the conversion of Bromley Old Town Hall into a boutique hotel and her outlook on the hotelisation of real estate. Filmed at Brama Hotel, Bromley.
US: Hospitality owner-operator Classic Hotels & Resorts has rebranded as Marc & Rose Hospitality, and will relaunch two hotels over the next 12 months.
UK: Iconic Luxury Hotels, a European collection part of L+R Hotels, has opened The Chelsea Townhouse in the former Draycott Hotel in London.
UK: Property management company ALTIDO, part of DoveVivo Group, has more than doubled its pop-up hotel inventory in Edinburgh this year.
UK: Pride of Britain Hotels, a luxury collection of independent properties across the British Isles, has partnered with property management system Mews.
UK: Irish hotel owner and operator iNua Hospitality PLC has refinanced eight hotels within its portfolio of four and five-star hotels.
US: Increases in demand and revenues for boutique hotels in the United States reveals that deviation from the “generic sameness” of traditional accommodation is appealing to travellers, says The Highland Group.
UK: Luxury lifestyle brand Virgin Hotels has opened its second hotel Scotland, located in Glasgow.