Category Archives: Industry News

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Embracing Social Media Marketing

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Half of UK Hospitality Businesses Now Embracing Mobile and Social Media Marketing Half of hospitality businesses across the country are now recognising the trend for consumers booking hotel rooms on the move and are devoting key marketing spend to mobile … Continue reading

British Sausage Week

British Sausage Week 2013

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Lincolnshire Sausage Festival October 26th 2013. 10:00am – 4:00pm Where: Lincoln Castle When: October 26, 2013 Time: 10:00am – 4:00pm Price: FREE Once again it is that time of the year when the people of this great sausage county can … Continue reading

UK Seaside Resorts

UK Seaside Resorts Worst Affected by Room Closures

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UK Seaside Resorts Worst Affected by Room Closures New research from Melvin Gold Consulting has revealed that almost 40,000 UK hotel rooms have closed over the past decade, with coastal areas such as Cornwall, Blackpool and Torbay being some of … Continue reading

Chinese Tourists

Are you ready for tourists from abroad?

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UK Sees a 50% Rise in Spend by Chinese Visitors Very pleased our website is available to view, in most languages… Chinese visitors to the UK spent an average of £737 per trip last year, a 50% year-on-year increase, highlighting … Continue reading

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Make sure you tell everybody…

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Make sure you tell everybody… “This is why we tell everybody… through all media” Hotels failing to adequately market their properties and facilities Over a third (34 per cent) of guests that had stayed in a UK hotel within the … Continue reading

answer your calls

Why we always answer your calls…

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Why we always answer your calls… Research Reveals Lost Calls Spell Danger For Hotels Hotels are at risk of losing business by leaving customers hanging on the telephone for almost 30 seconds at a time, new research has revealed. A … Continue reading

Trip Advisor

Cutting back on nights out to save for a holiday

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More than half of Brits are cutting back on nights out to save for a holiday, find out more below… The world’s largest accommodation and traveller survey September 2013, UK edition by TripBarometer (UK) Source: www.tripadvisor.com

independent hotels

Rewards for lovers of independent hotels

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Rewards for lovers of boutique and independent hotels A reward programme has been set up for guests who like staying at boutique and independent hotels. Pillow Perks allows guests to earn free nights at some of the country’s best boutique … Continue reading

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Brits Tidy Their Hotel Room

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One in Three Brits Tidy Their Hotel Room Before Checking Out One in three Britons make the bed, tidy up or wash coffee cups before checking out of their hotel room, according to new research from Appy Hotel. Just under … Continue reading

Check-in

Cutting-edge express check-in service

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Leading UK hotel group launches cutting-edge express check-in service An intelligent smartphone express check-in service has been launched for business and leisure travellers staying at one of 36 hotel’s across the UK. Guoman and Thistle Hotels, now part of the … Continue reading