Dalata CEO sees 2021 as year of ‘rebuilding’
Dalata Hotel Group founder and chief executive Pat McCann has said he sees 2021 as the year of “rebuilding”. While he doesn’t expect 2019 levels of trading by 2022, he hopes the business could be “well on our way to getting there” by then."
Best Western GB signs record deal with Hallmark Hotels
Best Western has announced a deal with Hallmark Hotels that will bring 26 properties into the brand, representing the largest group deal in its 43-year history.
Accor CEO urges brands to be ‘honest, authentic and transparent’ with hotel owners
Sébastien Bazin, chief executive and chairman of Accor, has urged hotel brands to be “honest, authentic and transparent” and stand “shoulder to shoulder” with hotel owners.
Travelodge warns landlords of CVA
Hotel chain Travelodge has written to its landlords warning that the group will be forced to pursue a company voluntary agreement (CVA) if an agreement cannot be reached."
The view from China: how have hotels coped with lifting the lockdown?
As the first country to experience the lifting of the lockdown, China acts as a test case for the world. So how have hotels coped with the restrictions, from limiting the number of guests to wearing facemasks and cleaning bedrooms?[...]
Signature Living’s Coal Exchange hotel in administration
Administrators have been appointed to Signature Living’s Coal Exchange hotel in Cardiff, the latest of the group’s hotels to fall into administration.