Cloudbeds
Cloudbeds acquires Whistle to solve friction in guest journey

US: Hospitality management platform Cloudbeds has announced the acquisition of guest engagement solution Whistle.

Simon Galic
Simon Galic, Hotel AMANO Covent Garden, on the brand’s UK debut

BHN talks to Simon Galic, GM at Hotel AMANO Covent Garden, about establishing a German brand in the UK.

Sadie Luton marks boutique lifestyle debut for Best Western
Boutique lifestyle debut for Best Western

UK: The first boutique lifestyle hotel by Best Western called Sadie Luton will open in Bedfordshire on Friday 1 July 2022. 

Rosewood appoints SVP operations EMEAC
Rosewood appoints SVP operations EMEAC

EMEAC: Victor Clavell has been named senior vice president of operations for Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean at Rosewood Hotel Group.

HiJiffy launches guest communication OS
HiJiffy launches guest communication OS

Portugal: Aplysia from HiJiffy is an AI communication system enabling hotels to speak with their customers pre, during and post-stay.

The Baron at Bucknell for sale at £1.8m
The Baron at Bucknell for sale at £1.8m

UK: The Baron at Bucknell, located in the Shropshire Hills AONB, is being marketed by Fleurets at a guide price of £1.8 million.

Green light for Dublin boutique hotel
Green light for Dublin boutique hotel

UK: Plans for a €15 million boutique hotel in the centre of Dublin have been approved following an appeal.

Exclusive Collection announces senior promotions
Exclusive Collection announces senior promotions

UK: David Connell has been appointed director of operations for Exclusive Collection, and Dan Wait named hotel manager of South Lodge.

Life House signs Detroit historic property
Life House signs Detroit historic property

US: An affiliate of Cloudland Capital have acquired The Inn on Ferry Street, a collection of Victorian mansions in Detroit, and appointed Life House as operators.

Marriott launches media network
Marriott launches media network powered by Yahoo

US: The Marriott Media Network, developed by Yahoo, will offer curated content to travellers throughout the Marriott guest journey.