art'otel London
art’otel London Battersea Power Station: Jennifer McCabe and Daniel Pedreschi

BHN speaks to Jennifer McCabe, general manager at art’otel London Battersea Power Station, to learn more about the brand’s UK debut and Jennifer’s short and long term focus for growing recognition of the hotel. Daniel Pedreschi, regional VP of operations UK at PPHE Hotel Group, joins the conversation to talk about a hotel’s role in regenerating city neighbourhoods.

Daniel Pedreschi
Daniel Pedreschi, PPHE Hotel Group, on diversifying into new asset classes

BHN sits down with Daniel Pedreschi, regional VP of operations UK at PPHE Hotel Group, to talk about the company’s potential diversification into new asset classes and what the hotel pipeline looks like for 2023. Filmed at the art’otel London Battersea Power Station.

Conrad Nashville
Conrad Nashville names general manager

US: Northwood Hospitality had appointed Eumi  Koh as general manager of the Conrad Nashville. 

Lore Group
Lore Group announces two senior appointments

UK: London-based hospitality company Lore Group has appointed Matthew Thomas as chief operating officer and Fiona Morgan as global director of sales, marketing and PR.

Clermont Hotel Group
Clermont Hotel Group unveils The Academy

UK: London-based owner-operator Clermont Hotel Group has opened The Academy, a learning and development centre to train new and existing employees.

Mondrian Abu Dhabi
Mondrian Abu Dhabi to open in 2024

UAE: Lifestyle hospitality company Ennismore has announced the opening of Mondrian Abu Dhabi next year, the brand’s first location in the UAE.

The Huntington Hotel
Highgate and Flynn Properties acquire The Huntington Hotel

US: The Huntington Hotel in San Francisco has been purchased by hotel management, investment and development company Highgate and hospitality and commercial real estate owner Flynn Properties.

Operto raises US$25m in Series B financing round

Canada: Smart device automation and SaaS software, Operto Guest Technologies, has secured US$25 million in a Series B funding round.

OTA Insight
OTA Insight names Bhogaraju as COO

US: Cloud-based hospitality business intelligence platform OTA Insight has announced the appointment of Vivek Bhogaraju as its new chief operating officer.

Ellenborough Park Hotel
Ellenborough Park Hotel refurbishes 61 rooms

UK: Five-star country house Ellenborough Park Hotel has completed the refurbishment of all 61 bedrooms as well as the Horse Box brasserie.