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Reopening plans unveiled for UK hospitality

News Story / 22 February 2021

UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled plans for the nation to exit lockdown in a “one-way road to freedom”, with hotels, pubs and restaurants permitted to open indoors from May 17.

UK hotel investment declines 70 per cent in 2020

News Story / 11 January 2021

UK: Knight Frank’s Hotel Transaction Trends 2021 research reveals that investment volumes in 2020 reached £1.8 billion in the United Kingdom compared to £6 billion in 2019, with 81 per cent of the transaction volume occurring in quarter one.

Graduate Hotels debuts in Europe 2021

News Story / 27 October 2020

UK: Graduate Hotels, a collection of hotels anchored in university towns and cities across the US, will debut its first European properties in Cambridge and Oxford in spring 2021.

UK hotels in third stage of booking cycle

News Story / 09 October 2020

UK: A report by SiteMinder reveals that five stages lay ahead of the world’s accommodation providers until booking cycles reset to a different normal, and currently the UK’s hotel industry has entered the third stage flux.

UK tourism outperforms global recovery

News Story / 21 September 2020

UK: According to the Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker, in collaboration with IHS Markit, tourism and recreation in the UK is outpacing international markets.

OYO supports remote workforce through UK-wide initiative

News Story / 15 September 2020

UK: OYO has announced a ‘Work from Anywhere’ initiative for its UK team members, allowing its OYOpreneurs to work from home, from OYO’s hub office, or from a public space such as a cafe.

Tight lockdown restrictions announced in the UK

News Story / 09 September 2020

UK: Coming into force Monday 14 September, social gatherings of more than six people in England are now banned by law following anxiety over the sharp rise in coronavirus cases.

Royal British Legion to sell four coastal hotels

News Story / 04 September 2020

UK: The Royal British Legion has instructed Colliers International’s Hotels Agency team to sell four coastal break centre hotels either individually or for a combined guide price of £4.175 million.

Bespoke Hotels takes over 40 ex-Shearings properties

News Story / 13 August 2020

UK: 40 hotel assets formerly owned and operated by Shearings Hotels, which went into administration in May, has come under management by Bespoke Hotels in a five-year agreement.

OYO UK sees 60 per cent occupancy in August

News Story / 11 August 2020

UK: Following the roll out of OYO’s ‘Sanitised Stays’ the company has seen occupancy improve in the first week of August to more than 60 per cent.

$186b loss for UK travel and tourism sector

News Story / 06 August 2020

UK: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has estimated that the country is likely to lose “a staggering” $186 billion from the sector’s contribution to UK GDP.

UK travellers seek flexibility over low cost

News Story / 24 July 2020

UK: A study by SiteMinder, a guest acquisition platform, has found that more than half of UK locals plan to travel domestically during the remainder of 2020 and will prioritise flexibility over low cost.

Plymouth ranks top in UK for market recovery

News Story / 07 July 2020

UK: Colliers International’s COVID-19 Recovery Hotels Index has revealed the top city performers of the UK regarding market bounce back following the ease of lockdown restrictions.

Expedia reveals boom in UK wellness tourism

News Story / 19 February 2020

UK: The latest data from Expedia Group shows that greater numbers of domestic and international visitors are seeking UK locations famed for relaxation and natural beauty.

Point A Hotels welcomes its 500,000th guest

News Story / 26 September 2018

Budget boutique hotel brand Point A Hotels, which owns seven UK properties, has welcomed its 500,000th guest just 18 months after the brand’s launch.

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