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.


Hotels’ fight against OTAs – now it’s personal

Effective use of customer knowledge is the key to more direct bookings, says Hotelchamp’s Kristian Valk. Traditional travel agents – the kind of establishments that used to populate every high street in the country – very quickly disappeared when the digital revolution happened and access to the world wide web


Boutique Hotel News talks to David Lebée, CEO and founder of, a platform that claims to allow hoteliers to rent their rooms twice on the same day. • Who and what are you (including personnel and backgrounds)? “I am David Lebée, CEO and founder of I studied hotel