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Darija Aziz, Criterion Hospitality, on designing underground hotels

BHN editor – hospitality Eloise Hanson talks to Darija Aziz, head of interior design at Criterion Hospitality, about designing London’s first underground hotel Zedwell Tottenham Court Road, incorporating technology into brand standards, and expansion plans for Zedwell.


PART II: Voyaging into uncharted territory – travel and hospitality post-COVID19

In the second of a two part feature, BHN reporter Eloise Hanson explores four key trends that are expected to shape the immediate-to-distant future of travel and hospitality post-COVID19 Clean accreditation schemes  Predictions on how the industry will change post-pandemic are multifarious, yet one definitive takeaway is the general consensus on


Leading industry figures: the ones to watch in 2020

BHN reporter, Eloise Hanson, reviews 10 industry figures who will make the headlines in the boutique and lifestyle sector next year. Asif Aziz, founder and chief executive of Criterion Capital Criterion Capital, a property investment, development and management company, is currently repurposing the London Trocadero building into a 701-bed hotel.