Elegant Hotel Collection
Elegant Hotel Collection expands senior team
UK: Luxury soft brand Elegant Hotel Collection has appointed Anna Payne as director of marketing, partnerships and loyalty. 
Tälta Lodge
Tälta Lodge launches freestanding accommodation
US: Tälta Lodge, a Bluebird by Lark hotel in Vermont, has launched nine freestanding suites called Stugas, the Swedish word for cottage.
Thursday 14 March 14:00 GMT – What is the value of private members clubs?
Hosted by BHN editor – hospitality, Eloise Hanson What is the value of private members clubs? With GlassHouse Research valuing Soho House at nil, it
Atlanta Chambray
$30 million Atlanta boutique hotel Chambray set for development
US: Commercial general contractor Swinerton has been appointed to construct the Chambray Hotel, a JdV by Hyatt property, in Downtown Roswell, Atlanta. 
event planning
Hospitality trends, event planner sourcing, and streamlining RFPs
[SPONSORED CONTENT] Join Cvent in three upcoming webinars designed to elevate your event planning skills in an ever-evolving industry.
STR lawsuit
STR and 10 hotel chains face lawsuit over “price fixing” for luxury
US: Benchmarking company STR, owned by CoStar Group, along with 10 hotel companies face a lawsuit claiming that the “exchange of competitively sensitive information” allows
The Standard Europe
The Standard plans European expansion with three openings
EU: Independent lifestyle hospitality brand The Standard is extending its presence in Europe with three openings in Brussels, Lisbon and Dublin kickstarting in 2025.
Sonder team
Sonder lays off 17 per cent of team in latest round of cuts
US: Hospitality company Sonder is set to make 106 corporate team members redundant, accounting for 17 per cent of the company’s overall workforce by the
BT Tower
BT Tower set for hotel transformation after £275 million sale
UK: BT Group, which owns the BT Tower in London, has agreed to sell the 177 metre-tall building to owner-operator MCR Hotels for £275 million.
gift vouchers
How to ensure your gift vouchers are working to maximum effect
Jonathan Lee, product manager at Guestline, provides advice for hoteliers to ensure their gift voucher schemes are working as effectively and efficiently as possible.