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HotelREZ customer Point A Hotels streamlines travel agency payments with new Onyx CenterSource partnership

April 8th, 2019|

Point
A Hotels, currently distributing via HotelREZ’s widely recognised Gobal
Distribution System (GDS) chain code, has partnered with Onyx CenterSource, a
leading provider of B2B payments and business intelligence to the hospitality
industry. The partnership allows Point A Hotels, a family of modern hotels
located in central London, to streamline its commission through the […]

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HEATHROW’S FUNKY NEW KID ON THE BLOCK – ATRIUM HEATHROW HOTEL – APPOINTS HOTELREZ AS GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

April 8th, 2019|

One of Heathrow’s newest, design-led hotels, Atrium Hotel Heathrow, enters the highly competitive Heathrow hotel market with HotelREZ at its side.

Atrium
Hotel Heathrow has selected HotelREZ as its global sales and distribution
partner targeting growth from leisure and business travellers to Heathrow. HotelREZ
will provide full GDS services for Heathrow’s largest independent […]

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Recruiting top talent | 5 skills all hospitality employees need

April 5th, 2019|

Finding the right staff for your hotel can be challenging. As customer-facing employees, they will be the first point of contact your guests have with your hotel. They are crucial to making a good first impression and building up your reputation. Recruitment for these roles is therefore not something […]

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Five ways to improve your hotel’s operational efficiency

March 27th, 2019|

To succeed in the fast-paced hospitality industry, a hotel needs to be as efficient as possible when it comes to its operational capabilities. Guests have higher standards than ever and expect a faultless experience whenever they stay at a hotel, so improving operational efficiency is a must. However, as […]

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How to increase online hotel bookings

March 18th, 2019|

“How can I increase online hotel bookings?” is one of the most searched for questions online by hoteliers, especially those coming from independent and small groups. And for good reason. Smaller hotels are reliant on these bookings to keep their business alive, and it can be challenging to juggle […]

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Nadler Hotels open flagship site in Covent Garden

January 17th, 2019|

Nadler Hotels will open its fifth property, The Nadler Covent Garden, on the corner of Bedford Street and the Strand on 4th February 2019.

Overlooking the Strand, the 57-bedroom boutique hotel, minutes from Charing Cross and Covent Garden stations, will spread over six levels, including a reception and lounge on […]

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Refurbishment of the Hawkwell House in Oxford

November 26th, 2018|

Compass Hospitality completes the extensive refurbishment of the Hawkwell House in Oxford
In line with its plans for improving the quality and offering of its hotels within the UK market, Compass Hospitality has completed an extensive £400k refurbishment of the 4-star Hawkwell House Hotel in Iffley Village, Oxford.

The 5-month project […]

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Dorint Opens Resort in Usedom

November 15th, 2018|

Pure relaxation on the popular holiday island in the Baltic Sea
Unspoiled dune landscape, the sound of the sea and Europe’s longest beach promenade: The Dorint GmbH introduces a whole special newcomer, The Dorint Resort Baltic Hills. The hotel group with its headquarters in Cologne opened the four star superior […]

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Champneys Group acquires Mottram Hall in Cheshire

October 4th, 2018|

The UK’s leading spa resort group Champneys announce its purchase of Mottram Hall in Cheshire.  The addition of the 18th-century Grade II-listed Hotel and Spa is the latest addition to the Champneys Group’s expanding portfolio of properties.
Champneys, owned by Dorothy and Stephen Purdew, has purchased Mottram Hall from real […]

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Ronnie Wood Unveils Sculpture at Talbot Hotel Stillorgan

September 27th, 2018|

Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood unveiled a sculpture of Sir William Orpen, as part of commemorations to honour the late artist, at the Tabolt Hotel Stillorgan this September.

Orpen, who was born in 1878 in Stillorgan and is famed for his self-portraits and his work as a war artist during World […]

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Refurbishment at Dorint Hotel Dortmund

September 26th, 2018|

The public areas and guestrooms of the Dorint Hotel An den Westfalenhallen have recently completed renovation. Michael Demmerle managed the complete refurbishment operations, since his appointment as Hotel Director in April 2018.

Built in 1995, the hotel building, located directly on the Rheinlanddamm, has been operating since June 2017 as […]

Brand new The East London Hotel joins HotelREZ

September 13th, 2018|

Following a £38 million investment by Definition Capital, the East London Hotel is now represented under the HO chain code on the GDS.

Situated just opposite the Victoria & Albert Childhood Museum in Bethnal Green, and only a stone’s throw from the restaurants and bars of Shoreditch, The East London […]

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Belfast’s Grand Central Hotel joins HotelREZ

August 29th, 2018|

The historical Grand Central Hotel, opened July 2018, is the largest and most expensively constructed hotel project in Northern Ireland. Part of the Hastings Hotels group the iconic Belfast property is now represented under the HO chain code on the GDS.

Situated at the heart of Belfast in the Linen […]

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PREMIER SUITES joins HotelREZ

August 2nd, 2018|

PREMIER SUITES, an international brand of serviced apartments managed by the PREM Group, has joined the HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts UK portfolio. The 10 UK based properties will be represented on the GDS under the HO chain code.

PREMIER SUITES and PREMIER SUITES PLUS offer high quality serviced apartments across […]

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World Rainbow Hotels 2019 Consortia Programme launches

July 31st, 2018|

World Rainbow Hotels, a global brand of certified gay and lesbian welcoming hotels, launches its 2019 Global Consortia Programme this month.
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England Room Occupancy Survey

May 3rd, 2018|

Every month VisitEngland™ publishes the England Occupancy Survey (EOS), which uses a measure of bedroom occupancy across the serviced accommodation sector – from large hotels to small B&Bs and farmhouses – and across the country.

In the latest figures for 2018, room occupancy in England has increased +1% in January (65%) […]

Staying Cool at the Rotunda Marks 10 Years

May 2nd, 2018|

Birmingham’s award-winning boutique serviced apartment operator, Staying Cool, is celebrating a decade at the Rotunda with ten unique artistic and culture events – Creative Heights – over the next year. The HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts partner will host a programme featuring ground-breaking music, art, food, performance and cinema experiences in […]

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Serviced apartment sector continues to grow as new properties join HotelREZ

April 18th, 2018|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has welcomed a number of new serviced apartments to its portfolio recently, including Staying Cool at the Rotunda and Talbot Suites at Stonebridge – part of The Talbot Collection. These join Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity, the first of a new brand that opened in London […]

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The brand-new New Road Hotel opens in Whitechapel

April 17th, 2018|

New Road Hotel, an exciting new property based in Whitechapel, East London, has finally opened its doors this week. The hotel, a former textile factory, has been extensively refurbished, inspired by the increasing popularity of stylish social spaces and affordable luxury.

This stylish, boutique hotel offers 80 spacious bedrooms, combining clever, […]

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Queensberry Hotel Co-owner Named Among UK’s Top 10 Boutique Hotel Business Leaders

April 16th, 2018|

Laurence Beere, co-owner of The Queensberry Hotel, a HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts partner hotel founded in Bath with his wife Helen, has been named in Boutique Hotelier’s Power List: ‘a celebration of individuals, responsible for leading, spearheading and encouraging in their own hotels up and down the country, who are intrinsic […]

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