Avani Venice
Avani continues expansion in Italy with Venice debut

Italy: Avani Hotels & Resorts, the upscale lifestyle brand of Minor Hotels, has debuted in Venice with the opening of Avani Rio Novo in Dorsoduro.

NUMA Group raises $59m in Series C funding round

Germany: Digital hospitality platform NUMA Group has raised $59 million [€55.5 million] in growth equity capital in a Series C funding round.

Rove Hotels
Rove Hotels targets 10,000 rooms in the next five years

UAE: Lifestyle hospitality brand Rove Hotels has set a regional expansion goal across the GCC, targeting 10,000 rooms in operation or under development over the next five years. 

BGAM Hospitality
BGAM targets independent hotels with management arm launch

UK: Owner-operator BGAM Hospitality has launched a new division, BGAM Hotel Management, as the company plans to expand its portfolio of independent and boutique hotels. 

Greenbank Hotel
The Greenbank Hotel names hotel manager

UK: Four-star hotel The Greenbank located in Falmouth, Cornwall, has promoted Matt Garland to hotel manager.

Aspire Hotel DACH
Aspire Hotel outlines expansion across DACH

Germany: Hotel developer and operator Aspire Hotel GmbH plans to open 20 properties in the DACH region by 2027.

Alexandra Livesey
Alexandra Livesey, MD Brama Hotels, on regeneration projects

BHN sits down with Alexandra Livesey, managing director of Brama Hotels and COO of Clockwise, to talk about the conversion of Bromley Old Town Hall into a boutique hotel and her outlook on the hotelisation of real estate. Filmed at Brama Hotel, Bromley.

independent operators
The rising demand for independent white label operators

Julian Houchin, director of Eden Arc, explores the growing demand of independent white label operators and an industry shift in key metrics.

Marc Rose Hospitality
Classic Hotels & Resorts rebrands to Marc & Rose Hospitality

US: Hospitality owner-operator Classic Hotels & Resorts has rebranded as Marc & Rose Hospitality, and will relaunch two hotels over the next 12 months.

Chelsea Townhouse
Iconic Luxury Hotels opens Chelsea Townhouse in London

UK: Iconic Luxury Hotels, a European collection part of L+R Hotels, has opened The Chelsea Townhouse in the former Draycott Hotel in London.