The 28th Deloitte Hotel Investment Conference, which took place at The Dorchester last week, was subtitled ‘Opportunity out of uncertainty’ – a very apposite line as the conference kicked off amid much shaking of heads as attendees digested the fact that Donald Trump had just won the US presidential election.
UK: Considerate Hoteliers has announced this year’s Considerate Hotel of the Year 2015 shortlist. UK: Considerate Hoteliers has announced this year’s Considerate Hotel of the Year 2015 shortlist. This year sees the introduction of two new categories, Considerate Spa & Wellness and Slow Food Chef of the Year. The full
UK: The European Hotel Design Awards 2013 were celebrated last night at a ceremony in London. Around 900 guests gathered together for the reception and dinner, followed by the awards ceremony presented by broadcaster Lauren Laverne. The 2013 Winners were:• Architecture of the Year – Conversion and/or Extension of an
UK: IHM’s Urban Living Festival [ULF] returns for its third edition on 5-6 July 2023 as CEOs, ‘best of breed’ speakers and attendees, sponsors and solution providers come together to collectively share best practice, network, map the industry’s future and do business from right across the travel, hospitality and real estate landscape.
UK: Chris Hill has been appointed the executive chef at The Cadogan, A Belmond Hotel, in London. In this position, Hill will oversee operations at the hotel’s main restaurant and bar Adam Handling Chelsea, afternoon tea lounge Cadogan’s by Adam Handling, and the hotel’s private and in-room dining. Hill has
Worldwide: Digital ordering platform IRIS has partnered with commerce company FreedomPay to improve the checkout experience for hospitality operators and guests.
BHN editor Eloise Hanson comments on how western hotel chains have reacted to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The editorial team at International Hospitality Media (George Sell, Paul Stevens and Eloise Hanson) have compiled an A-Z list of what to watch out for in the travel and hospitality industries this year.
Worldwide: General Hotel Management (GHM) has promoted Clement Koh to a newly created role as executive vice president of sales and marketing. Koh will oversee GHM’s expansion of properties as well as brand development campaigns and new commercial initiatives. He brings over three decades of luxury hospitality management to the
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