Make interiors smell as good as they look

Have you ever entered a space and instantly felt at home, or quite the opposite, uncomfortable or anxious? The reason why is not always an evidence, be it the colours, the lighting, the furniture or God forbid.. the SMELL!  A badly aligned interior may have you longing for more or running for the door.


Bushboard, now part of the Wilsonart Group, and the UK’s leading producer of laminate worksurfaces and bathroom panelling has unveiled 17 new decors for its waterproof bathroom panelling range Bushboard Nuance.  The range, which has enjoyed an exceptional growth year on year has been showcased at exhibitions throughout 2017 and is due to appear once again at KBB (G95) in March.

The importance of preparing against underinsurance

According to the Building Cost Information Service, more than three quarters of commercial properties are currently underinsured.   Underinsurance is a major problem in the business world and the scale of the issue means that many businesses have unintentionally left themselves financially exposed and potentially unable to survive a loss.

TV wine expert to open Lakes Hospitality Trade Show

Wine expert Joe Wadsack – best known as Tom Kerridge’s co-presenter on the BBC’s flagship Food and Drink Show – will be headlining next month’s Lakes Hospitality Trade Show. Meanwhile, a leading hotelier who has previously worked at The Dorchester and The Savoy is also lined up to host two workshops at the event.

The Tower Hotel launches ‘meetings by the hour’ to cater for businesses on-the-gohe Iconic

The Tower Hotel launches ‘meetings by the hour’ to cater for businesses on-the-gohe Iconic

Tower Hotel at Tower Bridge, London, has launched a new service for fast paced businesses looking for meeting spaces by the hour.

Swissôtel Al Ghurair opens its doors in the heart of old Dubai

Al Ghurair Properties, the property development arm of Al Ghurair, has partnered with the world renowned Swissôtel to announce the inauguration of Swissôtel Al Ghurair and Swissôtel Living, embedded within Al Ghurair Centre, Deira. This follows from the formal partnership agreement between Al Ghurair Properties and AccorHotels in July 2017, to open the first Swissôtel in the United Arab Emirates.

Four Richardson Hotels resorts placed on the market after administrators called in

Four seaside hotels within the family-owned Richardson Hotels business have been placed on the market after the company went into administration owing money to the taxman. 

Colliers International has been instructed to sell the 58-bedroom, four-star Metropole hotel in Padstow; the Grade II-listed, 71-bedroom, three-star Falmouth hotel; the four-star, 37-room Fowey hotel; and the four-star, 132-bedroom Grand hotel in Torquay, by joint administrators Mark Boughey and Matthew Wild of RSM Restructuring Advisory.

The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square launches with new, top-to-toe interiors scheme by Goddard Littlefair

Multi-award-winning interior design studio Goddard Littlefair has just completed a £25m, top-to-toe transformation of The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square, formerly The Roxburghe Hotel. The new hotel joins the PRINCIPAL family of stand-out, city-centre hotels, each with its own unique treatment and personality, entirely appropriate to its historic building envelope and location. Other hotels in the collection include Principal Edinburgh George Street and Principal York (recently voted ‘Hotel Interior of the Year’ at the awards, as well as ‘Hotel of the Year’ for the second-year-running at the Visit York Awards). Both hotels were also designed by Goddard Littlefair.


Al fresco dining tends to go hand-in-hand with hot weather, which means it’s not a common feature here in the UK until the great British summer’s arrived.

But we all know just how unpredictable (and disappointing) UK summers can be, making ‘going al fresco’ more of a rare occasion than a frequent experience.

However, trendy al fresco dining doesn’t have to be reserved for when the sun decides to shine, thanks to the Cantabria outdoor canopy from Canopies UK.

BOISSY d’ANGLAS: Francis and Caroline Rousseau renew their trust in MOREL CHR and select AURES Group’s YUNO POS terminals for their new restaurant in Paris.

Paris – Lisses – Runcorn, February 2018.  Right within the beating heart of Paris, between Madeleine and Concorde, the BOISSY D’ANGLAS is the product of exceptional savoir-faire matched with consummate, timeless culinary expertise. Having reopened its doors last September, new owners Chef Francis Rousseau and wife Caroline, who previously ran Le Rousseau restaurant in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, make the establishment a worthy successor to the legendary “Tante Louise” (1929-1998), renamed “Loiseau Rive Droite” in August 1998.

The Checkmate Fire Promise.

Checkmate Fire offer the most comprehensive range of passive fire protection services in the market. We are fully third party accredited for all our services. We are founder members of the BRE/LPCB passive fire protection installer scheme, which started in 2007. Adding ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 accreditations in 2017 provides a further layer of credibility to our overall business operations. This demonstrates our on-going passion and investment in improving standards.

The High Level Difference

High Level Software provides a modern, feature-rich, fully-integrated cloud-based property management and booking system.

Since its inception in 2013, we have enjoyed rapid growth, driven by our innovative up-to-the-minute software, coupled with unrivalled customer service.

Guest Impatience Is Setting the Pace for Hotel Tech Implementation in 2018

Simply keeping up with the digital expectations of today’s tech-savvy consumer is no longer an option. Exceeding those expectations is a travel industry imperative and an opportunity for hotels to focus on the only thing that truly matters to consumers: the end-to-end guest experience.

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