Industry

Splendid Hospitality Group buys the New Ellington Leeds

UK: The Splendid Hospitality Group has added the New Ellington Leeds to its growing portfolio. UK: The Splendid Hospitality Group has added the New Ellington Leeds to its growing portfolio. The property was put on the market in September. It is regularly used to accommodate musicians following performances at nearby

Movers and Shakers

Belmond hires global head of development

Worldwide: Karl Bieberach has been named as senior vice president of global development for Belmond, effective 22 March 2021. Bieberach will be responsible for the expansion of Belmond’s portfolio which spans hotels, trains, river barges and safaris. He brings more than 25 years of experience to the role and has

Features

How hotels should embrace change in 2021 and beyond

Regitse Cecillie Rosenvinge, hospitality consultant and founder of Room22.agency, shares three ideas for hoteliers to embrace change. Humans aren’t fond of change – it’s deeply integrated in our DNA that we prefer the safe and known. But this year has promoted the exact opposite. The coronavirus has forced us to meet ‘the

Industry

Vienna House buys 17 city hotels from arcona

Austria: Vienna House has bought 17 city hotels and two projects from Rostock-based arcona Group for an undisclosed sum. In addition to eight arcona Living and four arcona Hotels, the purchase also concerns the five Steigenberger operations of franchisor Deutsche Hospitality as well as two projects in Greifswald and Mannheim.