Mark Lewis
Checking in with Mark Lewis, HotelREZ
BHN editor Eloise Hanson speaks to Mark Lewis, CEO of HotelREZ, about distribution strategies, capturing business travel, and importance of smart phones, AI and personalisation in
Urban Living Festival
Urban Living Festival 2024 to spotlight hotels and extended stay
UK: International Hospitality Media (IHM), a leading publisher and event organiser in the hospitality and real estate sectors, has announced major expansion and improvement to
net zero hotels
Embarking on the pathway to net zero: A guide for hotels
Benedetta Cassinelli, CEO of Considerate Group, outlines the steps towards net zero emissions for hotels, including the challenges and opportunities.
Village Hotels ESG
Village Hotels launches portfolio-wide ESG strategy
UK: The 33-strong collection Village Hotels has launched its Village Green ESG & Sustainability strategy, prioritising two key areas of decarbonisation and social impact.
IHIF EMEA: Global rise of the middle class, the future of brands and more
Germany: The International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF) EMEA, organised by Questex, welcomed more than 2,500 delegates at the InterContinental and Pullman hotels in Berlin.
The Address Sligo
The Address Collective adds fifth property in Sligo
Ireland: Family-owned Irish hotel group The Address Collective has opened a luxury boutique hotel in Sligo. 
Ellen Kensington
Luxury boutique hotel Ellen Kensington to open this summer
UK: KOP Properties, a subsidiary of KOP Limited, is set to open the Ellen Kensington luxury boutique hotel in Earl’s Court, London.
100 Princes Street Edinburgh
Red Carnation opens 100 Princes Street in Edinburgh
UK: Family-owned Red Carnation Hotels has opened its first property in Scotland, 100 Princes Street located in Edinburgh city centre.
Principal Real Estate Rome
Principal Real Estate acquires stake in luxury Rome hotel project
Italy: Principal Real Estate, the investment team of Principal Asset Management, has partnered with GWM’s Italian Real Estate Special Situations (IRESS) II fund, to acquire
The Rockley
The Rockley opens in Barbados
Caribbean: Family-owned company Ocean Hotels Group has opened the former South Beach Hotel on Rockley Beach as The Rockley.