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

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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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Hotel Analyst

Hotel Analyst is different from all other news and information products for the hospitality sector. It is designed to focus purely on the information needs of the hotel investment community. Rather than reproducing press releases or re-writing other newspaper and news wire reports, it is first-hand journalism, reporting the issues that matter to senior hotel industry professionals.

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Hotel Management

Hotel Management, a division of Questex Hospitality, is a leading B2B centralized print and online source for the latest news, trends and analysis across the hospitality industry. Stay up-to-date on breaking news in global and local investment, development, technology, operations, food & beverage and design.

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For more than 45 years HOTELS magazine and have been the leading sources of news and analysis for the global hotel industry. Reaching over 90,000 hotel professionals in more than 160 countries through print and online communications, HOTELS provides critical information on all aspects of the worldwide hotel industry including design, food & beverage, finance, development marketing and technology. Owners, investors and operators look to HOTELS to provide the latest insights on trends as well as the challenges and opportunities they face each day.

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Independent Hotel Show

The Independent Hotel Show is the most comprehensive business event for the luxury, boutique and independent hotel sector. Now in its sixth year, the Show takes place on the 17th and 18th October at London Olympia with over 300 truly relevant exhibiting companies showcasing and a seminar programme with over 100 leading industry names discussing the most pressing concerns, latest development and exciting opportunities across the hospitality sector.

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JDE Professional

Good coffee is often regarded as a sign of a good hotel. When only the best is good enough for your guests, you can always rely upon Jacobs Douwe Egberts coffee to satisfy their highest expectations.

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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 Master Innholders is a well respected, prestigious force within the hotel industry - an elite corps which is publicly recognised as a standard bearer for the industry. It aims to influence standards and extend professionalism within the industry; to promote consideration, study, discussion and research in the areas affecting hotel management including management development, training, education and recruitment. For hoteliers by hoteliers, the Master Innholders Conference 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.

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Sleep is Europe's hotel design, development and architecture event. Meet over 4,600 of the global hotel design, development and architecture community at Sleep 2017 and discover how hotel brands can deliver beyond the functional for lasting memories that inspire. The theme for this year’s event is Loyalty: Lessons in Love - Does a loyalty points scheme really make loyalty, or can we make guests truly fall in love with our brands through design.

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Sleeper has received widespread acclaim as the leading magazine for hotel design, development and architecture. Published six times per year, it features unrivalled coverage of the latest projects, products, practices and people shaping the industry. Its core circulation encompasses all those involved in the creation of new hotels, from owners, operators, developers and investors to interior designers, architects and procurement companies. Our portfolio comprises a beautifully presented magazine, an affiliated website and regular email newsletters, as well as industry-leading events including AHEAD, the awards for hospitality experience and design. Sleeper is also the organiser of Sleepover, a networking event for hotel innovators hosted in a different city each year, and has recently launched a sister publication – Supper – focusing on global hotel F&B. Sleeper is the only media brand to reach all the individuals and disciplines throughout the supply chain involved in the delivery of new hotel projects worldwide. As such, it is the perfect partner for brands looking to target the multi-billion pound hotel sector with design-led products and services.

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The Hospitality Real Estate Group

The Hospitality Real Estate Group has been created to provide investors and developers with a source of professional expertise provided by THREG Members, all of whom are active in the hospitality sector. We host quarterly thought-leadership breakfast briefings with provocative guest and member speakers with a chance to network before and afterwards.

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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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The Tourism Business

Based in York, The Tourism Business supports quality independent hotels and small hotel groups across the UK with their marketing strategy, and marketing, sales and PR activities. Clients range from the Channel Islands to the north of Scotland. The company, run by Martin Evans, also the National Hotel Marketing Conference, and other industry marketing conferences for spa’s, restaurants and wedding venues.

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trivago is a leading global hotel metasearch, comparing deals from over 1.8 million hotels on more than 180 booking sites and 230 hotel chains worldwide. Our mission? To be the traveller’s first and independent source of information for finding the ideal hotel at the lowest rate.

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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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The AHC 2017 Highlights