Recharge Stuart Godwin

Recharge 2024: Stuart Godwin, room2 hometels

Stuart Godwin, managing director of Lamington Group and room2 hometels, speaks to IHM about why the brand was keen to support Recharge 2024 in Belfast, what a net zero carbon hometel entails, and his highlights from the event. Filmed at room2 Belfast.

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AOHIS Aareal Bank

AOHIS 2024: Paola Orneli Bock, Aareal Bank

BHN talks to Paola Orneli Bock, VP hotel properties, Aareal Bank AG, about the impact of refinancing on expected levels of distress, as well as advice for borrowers this year. Filmed at the Atlantic Ocean Hotel Investors’ Summit (AOHIS), hosted at the NH Collection Eurobuilding Hotel, Madrid.

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Room Mate Hotels

AOHIS 2024: Kike Sarasola, Room Mate Hotels

BHN speaks to Kike Sarasola, founder and president of Room Mate Hotels, about the company’s future growth strategy following its acquisition by Angelo Gordon and Westmont, as well as challenges facing the European market.

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AOHIS AHV Associates

AOHIS 2024: Andrew Harrington, AHV Associates

BHN sits down with Andrew Harrington, managing partner of AHV Associates, to discuss his capital market outlook for 2024 and active buyer profiles. Filmed at the Atlantic Ocean Hotel Investors’ Summit (AOHIS) 2024, hosted at the NH Collection Eurobuilding Hotel, Madrid.

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Adrian Ellis

HLC 2024: Adrian Ellis, The Lowry

BHN speaks to Adrian Ellis, chairman of the Hotel Leadership Conference and general manager of The Lowry, to discover some key learnings from this year’s event as well as advice for hoteliers who are sceptical of artificial intelligence. Filmed at the Hotel Leadership Conference 2024 at Park Plaza London Riverbank.

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Catt McLeod

IHS London: Catt McLeod, Elegant Hotel Collection

BHN caught up with Catt McLeod, vice president brand development of Elegant Hotel Collection, to learn more about why the soft brand was launched and how independent boutique hotels can adapt to changing consumer preferences. Filmed at the Independent Hotel Show London 2023.

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Andrew McGregor Guestline

IHS London: Andrew McGregor, Guestline

BHN sits down with Andrew McGregor, CEO of Guestline, to learn more about the company’s acquisition by Access Hospitality, the launch of its latest product GuestStay Kiosk, and future technology trends. Filmed at the Independent Hotel Show London 2023.

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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.
Charlie MacGregor
Checking in with Charlie MacGregor, The Social Hub
BHN editor Eloise Hanson chats to Charlie MacGregor, founder and CEO of The Social Hub, about the impact of changing traveller habits on the group’s
Lighthouse Stardekk
Lighthouse buys Stardekk to grow distribution opportunities
Belgium: Hospitality tech data firm Lighthouse [formerly OTA Insight] has announced that it has acquired Stardekk, a provider of channel management and distribution software for
Sircle IPO
Sircle Hospitality Group to file IPO
EU: Amsterdam-based lifestyle hotel and hospitality company, Sircle Hospitality Group, will soon launch its initial public offering (IPO) backed by SMG Holding, an IPO sponsor
Cedar Manor Hotel
Cedar Manor Hotel brought to market for £2 million
UK: Hotel property adviser Christie & Co is marketing the freehold of Cedar Manor Hotel in Windermere, Cumbria, for £2 million.