April 13, 2021


News in brief: ITM, Focus, and more

ITM has announced that footballing legend and hospitality entrepreneur Gary Neville will be one of the keynote speakers at its annual conference on April 27-28

News in brief: Norwegian Air, HBAA and more

By Bev Fearis, published 11/11/20 Here’s a round-up of other business travel news this week: Norwegian Air has furloughed a further 1,600 staff and has reduced...

Changing rooms

Hotels and serviced apartments are transforming their spaces to align with the new ways of working - and fill empty rooms, says Catherine Chetwynd

News in brief: Accor, Hyatt and more

By Bev Fearis, published 04/11/20 Here’s a round-up of other business travel news this week: Hyatt Hotels will open its first hotel in Sweden after...

Mondrian to return to UK capital

By Bev Fearis, published 28/10/20 The Mondrian brand is set to make a comeback in London next year thanks to a deal between Accor and SBE. The...

Clean sheet

Previously the under-appreciated cog in the wheel of hospitality, housekeeping teams have a newfound status in the pandemic crisis, writes Catherine Chetwynd

Covid disrupts hotel sourcing

By Bev Fearis, published 15/07/20 The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the contract tendering process for business travel, events and meeting services, according to research by...

ALLSAFE at Accor’s UK and Ireland hotels

By Steve Hartridge, published 8/07/20 Every property in Accor's 270-strong UK and Ireland brand portfolio is now operating with rigorous new health and safety measures...

Accor and AXA unite for health reasons

By Steve Hartridge, published 20/05/20 Hotel group Accor and insurance company AXA have joined forces to provide medical support to guests staying at 5,000 Accor...

The long game

For longer business stays, aparthotels and serviced apartments can present both traveller wellbeing benefits and cost savings, writes Gillian Upton