Sensory hotel design

Sponsored by likeMagic. Incorporating scent, sound, touch, taste and more, sensory design is closely linked to a number of industry

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2023 Trends

Join BHN editor Eloise Hanson as she outlines six key trends forecasted to shape the hotel sector in 2023. These

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Designing healthy hotels

Hosted by Eloise Hanson, editor, IHM [sponsored by Cvent and Duve] Pressure is mounting from various sources (e.g. government, investors,

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Baccarat Hotel & Residences
Baccarat Hotel & Residences to open in Dubai

UAE: Investment firm Shamal Holding will develop the Baccarat Hotel & Residences in downtown Dubai, set to open in 2026. 

Le Richemond
Jumeirah Group acquires Swiss Le Richemond

Switzerland: Global luxury hospitality company Jumeirah Group has acquired its first property in Switzerland, the Le Richemond located on Lake Geneva.

Shiji
Shiji and Amadeus chatbot aims to increase web conversions

Worldwide: Hospitality software company Shiji Group has integrated with travel technology company Amadeus to form an AI-driven chatbot which connects customer research with booking.

Central London Alliance
Central London Alliance launches tourism campaign

UK: Central London Alliance, a collection of London based organisations, has launched a campaign to stimulate visits to the city.

Maybourne Hotel Group
Maybourne Hotel Group names chief operating officer

Worldwide: Owner-operator Maybourne Hotel Group has named Roland Fasel as the group’s chief operating officer, effective April 2023.

CaptainBook.io
CaptainBook.io raises €250k on SeedBlink

Greece: Travel experience marketplace CaptainBook.io has raised €250,000 on SeedBlink and plans to expand in Europe.

Formby Hall
Formby Hall secures over £13m financing from Leumi UK

UK: Leumi UK has completed a £13.8 million refinancing loan for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa.

Baglioni Hotels & Resorts
Baglioni Hotels & Resorts opens hotel in Milan

Italy: Baglioni Hotels & Resorts has opened its latest Milanese hotel, Casa Baglioni, in the district of Brera.

Valor Hospitality
Valor Hospitality appoints COO, global principal and CIO

USA: Acquisition, development and management company Valor Hospitality Partners has appointed chief capital officer Steve Cesinger and chief investment officer and global principal Brandon Hatfield.

Roseatte
Bird Group opens The Roseate Edinburgh

UK: The Roseate Edinburgh is the latest boutique hotel to open under Roseate Hotels & Resorts, joining properties in London, Reading and Bath.