Category Archives: Newsletter

LE GRAND AMMAN Luxury property set to transition to Sofitel following an extensive refurbishment program

AccorHotels, the world’s leading travel & lifestyle group, have announced the rebranding of a prominent landmark hotel in Jordan to Le Grand Amman – Managed by AccorHotels. The property consisting of 298-rooms and 67 well-appointed serviced apartments was launched in partnership with Iskan Co. for Touristic & Hotel Investments. 

The Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel Unveils The Newly Refurbished Christleton Suite

The 4* Mercure Chester Abbots Well Hotel has unveiled the impressively bigger and brighter Christleton Suite following a major refurbishment and rebuild. The modern function room can now sit up to 240 people for weddings and banquets, or 300 guests for a theatre style conference or standing event.

Brand New Treatments Launch at The Club Hotel & Spa

The Club Hotel & Spa, Jersey’s premium wellness destination, has launched a brand new range of innovative spa treatments for the New Year. Hotel guests, daytime visitors and locals alike will be able to relax, rejuvenate and revitalise whilst enjoying the latest therapies and massages launched just in time for the winter season. 

2018’s food and drink landscape to be revealed at dedicated April shows

The NEC will again host Farm Shop & Deli Show and Food & Drink Expo from 16-18 April 2018. Attracting buyers from the grocery, wholesale, foodservice and speciality retail sectors, the shows will reveal the latest innovations and must-have products across the food and drink sectors.

Naumi Auckland announces 1st February opening date A brand-new design hotel set to surprise and delight in New Zealand

Naumi Hotels, the Singapore-based design hotel group, is excited to launch Naumi Auckland Airport as its first location in New Zealand, as part of wider expansion plans in Australasia and internationally. Set to officially open on 1st February 2018, Naumi Auckland Airport has been designed to exude a contemporary vibe, with bold accents of colour and playful details at every turn.

DoubleTree by Hilton, Chester hotel and spa makes room for demand

Steeped in 18th Century history, The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Spa Chester, is now looking to the future as the work to add 79 new luxury bedrooms completes.

Managed by Valor Hospitality Europe, the hotel has undergone an extensive transformation to keep up with ever-increasing demand.

The St. Regis San Francisco Welcomes Jacqueline Volkart As General Manager

The St. Regis San Francisco, the city’s premier address for relaxed luxury and timeless elegance, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacqueline “Jackie” Volkart to the position of general manager.  Ms. Volkart joins the hotel team with three decades of hospitality experience, having held management positions at luxury properties throughout the United States and Mexico, as well as overseeing the openings of numerous hotels across the globe.


Luxury boutique London hotel Flemings Mayfair has appointed Paul Rafferty as Hotel Manager, a brand new position within the company.

Joining Flemings in 2013 as Rooms Division Manager, Paul brought a wealth of experience from previous positions including Front of House Manager at the Courthouse Hotel where Paul supervised hotel re-branding, and Reception


Benjamin Chapman has been promoted to Commercial Director at the Strand Palace Hotel.

Benjamin’s career at the Strand Palace Hotel began in 2007 as a Groups Reservations Supervisor, with his most recent position being Director of Revenue.