Boutique Hotel News


Boutique Hotel News is the hotel news, comment and information resource for boutique, lifestyle and hybrid properties with over 16,500 opt-in subscribers: owners, general managers, hotel managers, operators, investors, developers and suppliers. Boutique and Lifestyle Hotels have outperformed the broader hotels industry, with REVPAR growing at an average annual rate of 5.6% over the past five years to 2016, thanks to consumers increasingly demanding accommodations with unique offerings. Over the next five years to 2022, revenue is projected to increase further.

Boutique Hotel News is the host of the annual Boutique and Lifestyle Hotel Summit and starting with 2017, The Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards, in collaboration with GuestRevu

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British Hospitality Association


The British Hospitality Association is the private sector forum for the UK’s 6th largest contributor to export earnings and 4th largest employer - that's 3 million people or 10% of the workforce and over 180,000 businesses. Together we present a clear choice for Government and the hospitality & tourism industry. Either we are content with the ‘steady as she goes’ approach or we jointly pilot a path for a more ambitious strategy. Putting the right policies in place offers us all a considerable prize – growth which delivers 300,000 new jobs. The BHA aims to be the single most powerful voice actively championing the interests of the whole industry and its business partnership scheme enables the best suppliers and partners to the industry to participate in developing insight and sharing best practice. Find out more follow us on twitter @BHAtweets and www.bha.org.uk

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Considerate Hoteliers


Considerate Hoteliers is here to help you make those crucial first steps towards a more responsible business. The company has evolved to offer sophisticated, sustainable solutions beyond basic membership, such as our Con-Serve™ data management system, CSR advisory services and tailor-made workshops. Boasting extensive experience in providing responsible business analysis and solutions within the hospitality sector, we have so far worked with major forward-thinking clients including The Oetker Collection, The Zetter Group, Edwardian Hotels, The Mustique Company and Royal Garden Hotel.

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Custard Communications


Curious. Clever. Connected. We are experts in creating and delivering brave marketing and PR plans to help the hospitality industry to engage with customers, increase brand awareness, encourage trial and drive footfall. We love challenging existing approaches to securing and building relationships with customers. From understanding behavioural patterns to steering marketing campaigns and delivery we will provide you with a full marketing and PR plan that will work for your business. We don’t measure output, we measure outcome.

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Manchester Hoteliers Association


The Manchester Hoteliers Association (MHA) is a non-profit organisation of the key hotels within the city centre and the Greater Manchester area. It is chaired and managed by the hotel General Managers and the MHA is dedicated to championing the vibrant Manchester hotel scene. Manchester is an exciting and dynamic destination with unprecedented levels of development bringing new housing, retail, cultural attractions and business to the city. This has enhanced the growth of the hospitality sector and Hoteliers are benefiting from record levels of occupancies over recent years. In such a vibrant marketplace the aim of the Manchester Hoteliers Association is to ensure members are brought up to date with the latest developments, discuss events that are happening in the city and work at ways at which the Hotels and the city can further promote the city as a destination for tourists and for major events

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Master Innholders


The hotel industry’s leading forum for debating and forecasting hospitality trends, the Master Innholders General Managers’ Conference. Guest speakers include entrepreneurial mastermind Luke Johnson, award-winning behaviourist Jez Rose, Gorgeous Group’s founder Robbie Bargh, digital marketing and ecommerce expert Dan Christian and global travel market trends analyst Katherine Le Quesne of Deloitte. For hoteliers by hoteliers, the event is attended by renowned industry figures, leading hoteliers, innovative suppliers and is an important place to do business in the hospitality calendar. A prestigious force within the hospitality industry, The Master Innholders develops managers, influences standards and promotes study, discussion and research. Funds raised from the popular annual conference go towards funding the Master Innholder Scholarships and Aspiring Leaders Diploma helping the next generation of hospitality leaders to get ahead. The conference theme Excellence is No Coincidence champions the passion, dedication and precision that is required to make a good hotel great – qualities the Master Innholders strive to uphold.

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The Principal Manchester


The Principal Manchester launched in November 2016 following a £20 million refurbishment. The investment in this Manchester landmark building has restored Alfred Waterhouse’s Grade II listed masterpiece. Created 270 loft-style bedrooms and suites and 17 amazing event spaces. Distinct touches include a lovely florist at the entrance, corner shop in the lobby, on-site gymnasium and iconic red GPO 746 telephones and tuck boxes in all bedrooms.

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The Summit


Our industry has a unique and powerful story to tell. We are the fourth largest industry in the UK, employing 4.5 million people who create experiences in some of the most iconic venues across the country. The BHA works to influence and stimulate business and government to create better economic performance, to improve the quality of life of our customers and to enhance the reputation and impact of our country.

On 6 June 2017, we will address some of the hard truths and immediate opportunities for our sector. In particular, we will tackle the need to radically upgrade the perception of our industry as a career choice and examine what input our businesses should have in the political decision making process - where Brexit will be the dominant issue for years to come.

Join us in embracing the 360 degree perspective of hospitality and tourism and transforming the future of our industry.

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Umi Digital


Since 2010 Umi Digital has been delivering beautiful hotel websites to hundreds of hotels throughout Europe. Hospitality is Umi's only area of business which has allowed them to become conversion experts for hotel websites and deliver tried and tested marketing strategies for hotels. Umi Digital's core offering is Umi 360, a hotel marketing platform that marries together a highly optimised website and an effective traffic generation strategy.

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