Travelodge has announced plans to tap into an increase in demand for hotels in the vicinity of Britain’s national parks with an investment of around £135 million. The hotel chain claims that it has seen a marked increase in the number of people wanting to stay in budget accommodation near the parks over the last […]
Whitbread has confirmed that it will continue its Premier Inn expansion by opening three new hotels in Yorkshire. Earlier this year, Whitbread said it wanted to increase its rate of growth by as much as 50 per cent and aims to have 65,000 hotel rooms across Britain by 2016. According to Kevin Murray, Whitbread’s restaurant […]
Travel firm Thomas Cook has confirmed that Manny Fontenla-Novoa, its chief executive, will step down from the role immediately after a number of profit warnings. As the firm looks for a new boss, deputy CEO Sam Weihagen will take over. Cautious consumer spending in the UK and a delicate economic situation has dented the tour […]
In an effort to get more Brits travelling abroad this year holiday companies are reducing the price of their packages. The high price of fuel surcharges and taxes at airports along with the current economic climate have forced many families to forgo booking their traditional summer holiday. This has meant that travel firms have been […]
Customers using Kelkoo to find the best shopping deals will now find there is a wider range of travel options available. The shopping service has signed deals with Airflights.co.uk to give consumers a larger choice of airlines and destinations; with Alpharooms.com to increase the number of hotels on offer and with Lastminute.com to boost the […]
HotelClub has announced the winners of its latest competition to find the most outstanding hotels in the world based on a variety of categories which are intended to reflect unique local experiences. These categories include: best hotel for a rendezvous, best for spotting celebrities and best for a London dry gin. There were 20 winners […]
Travelodge will be teaming up with a number of pub companies including Marston’s, Greene King, JD Wetherspoon and Mitchells & Butlers as part of its intended £100 million expansion plan. The idea is to open new hotels next to existing pubs, or to build hotels and pubs together at brand new sites. The joint-venture will […]
Thomas Cook is blaming a lack of economic confidence in the UK for a slow down in the number of summer holidays being booked this year. In February, the operator said there was a six per cent rise, but this has dropped back to just one per cent on a year earlier. The fall in […]
Hilton Worldwide said recently that it is does not intend to go public at the moment but that an initial public offering would be something that the company would be looking at in the future. According to Hilton’s chief executive officer, Chris Nassetta, the hotel group wants to concentrate its energy on developing projects in […]
Car rental giant Avis has announced that it intends to open more than 100 new branches across the UK by the end of 2011. The car hire firm also said that it had increased the number of locations supplying vehicles to leisure customers by 50 per cent. In the last two months the company has […]
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