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Campaign for free hotel internet launched

Monday, July 4, 2011 22:29 Comments Off

Britain’s biggest independent group of hotels has launched a national campaign encouraging free Internet for everyone, after revealing it could save British businesses a massive £1.4billion a year in charges. Best Western offers free Internet to all guests staying at any of over 270 hotels across Great Britain – saving them more than £28million annually […]

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Travelodge becomes London’s largest hotel chain

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 17:28 Comments Off

Travelodge has today knocked the Hilton hotel group off the top spot as London’s biggest hotel chain. With the opening of its 99-room Ealing Travelodge today, the chain now has 40 hotels with 5,714 rooms across the capital, and is the fastest growing hotel chain in the UK. After also announcing today that it has […]

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Best Western launches Finder Keypers competition

Thursday, March 10, 2011 13:35 Comments Off

Best Western has launched an exciting promotion giving away up to £50,000 every single day for the next three months. The competition is a bit of fun and entrants simply play an interactive game to find their perfect hotel – select your choice of locations, type of hotel, activities and extras – or just go […]

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Travelodge to open six new Travelodge hotels

Monday, November 29, 2010 17:26 Comments Off

Travelodge is set to open six new travelodges creating 150 new jobs in the run up to Christmas. The new hotels will open in Maidenhead, Chichester, London Whetstone, Horsham, Paignton and Lancaster and bring the total number of Travelodges to 460 – a total of 31,171 rooms. The budget hotel company recently announced it had […]

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Tallest hotel in Wales set to open spring 2011

Friday, April 9, 2010 11:39 1 Comment

The Wyndham Hotel Group has announced it is to operate the new 200-room hotel currently being built on the waterfront in Cardiff. When complete, the £60 million, 127-metre-high Wyndham Cardiff Hotel will be the tallest building in Wales, offering 200 rooms and 35 serviced apartments over 32 floors. A signature bar and restaurant on the […]

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UK to scrap reciprocal health agreement with Isle of Man

Friday, January 22, 2010 20:33 1 Comment

The Isle of Man has failed in its attempt to persuade the UK Government to overturn its decision to scrap the reciprocal health agreement with the Isle of Man. Although, often thought of as part of the UK, the Isle of Man is actually a Crown Dependency, part of the British Isles but NOT the […]

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Is this Britain’s most environmentally friendly hotel?

Thursday, February 26, 2009 21:41 Comments Off

If you’re concerned about the environmental impact of your holiday, you have a couple of options: offset your flight’s carbon emissions, or perhaps take a holiday at home and stay in Britain. If the environment is foremost in your mind and you are taking a holiday in Britain, how about staying in what is possibly […]

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Real Hotel Group calls in the administrators

Saturday, January 24, 2009 23:12 1 Comment

A week after its shares were suspended, the Real Hotel Group has called in the administrators. The company runs about 40 hotels in the UK including the no-frills Purplehotels chain, Stop Inns and the New Connaught Rooms in London.

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Travelodge to open 22 new hotels

Friday, November 14, 2008 16:00 1 Comment

Not everyone is suffering from the credit crunch. As more and more people are feeling the financial squeeze, budget hotel chain, Travelodge, is set to cash in by opening 22 new hotels before the end of 2008. At a cost of £125m, the new hotels will add nearly 2000 extra rooms to the chain. Locations […]

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