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Barclay brothers on course to add the Beaumont to hotel portfolio

UK: The Barclay brothers, the owners of the Ritz, are reportedly close to taking over the Beaumont hotel in London. The Beaumont, which opened in 2014, was the first hotel project from restaurateurs Christopher Corbin and Jeremy King. The facade of the 73-room property features a sculpture by Sir Antony

The Beaumont reopens following stage one renovation
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The Beaumont reopens following stage one renovation

UK: In London’s Mayfair, The Beaumont has reopened following a soft refurbishment of several public and guest spaces, with guest room and public area extension due for completion in 2023. ReardonSmith, the original architects of the hotel which opened in 2014, is collaborating with New York-based designer, Thierry Despont. In

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The Beaumont appoints chairman and MD

UK: Sir Nicholas Soames has been named as The Beaumont’s chairman and Duncan Palmer as managing director, joining the hotel ahead of its reopening this summer. Soames has been on the board of The Beaumont since April 2020 and will transition to his role of chairman on 21 April. He

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Preferred Hotels appoints SVP of Europe

Europe: Brenda Collin has been promoted to senior vice president of Europe at Preferred Hotels & Resorts, effective immediately. In her new role, Collin will oversee a regional team that’s responsible for more than 125 properties across the UK, Ireland, the Nordics, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Eastern Europe,

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The Beaumont to add 25 bedrooms

UK: The five star hotel in London’s Mayfair will remain closed until late spring 2021 to work on “long-planned improvements” converting an adjoining building. 2 Providence Court, a warehouse-style building located at the back of The Beaumont, will accommodate 25 new bedrooms and some meeting space. Demolition works will take

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Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar join Preferred Hotels & Resorts

US: Preferred Hotels & Resorts have announced that Shutters on the Beach and Hotel Casa del Mar along the United States’ Pacific Coast have joined its Legend Collection. The addition of these two properties in California enhances the global scope of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection. Lindsey Ueberroth,

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De Vere Beaumont unveils £12m makeover

UK: De Vere Beaumont Estate has unveiled the results of an extensive refurbishment De Vere Beaumont Estate in Old Windsor, part of the De Vere portfolio, has unveiled the results of a £12m refurbishment. Seven meeting rooms in the property’s Wessex Old School House have been converted into 15 bedrooms.