Charles Weaving has come a long since earning seven pence an hour as a dish washer, now in possession of Dubai-based private equity firm Foxhole Holdings.
Oxfordshire-based Blenheim Palace has given its business strategy an overhaul to shake things up at the venue, as it makes a key play for luxury, corporates and tourism.
New hospitality brand CitySuites sought to spread some seasonal cheer, and awareness of its luxury serviced apartments, by using a festive flash mob to reach business travellers.
Expansion through a roll out or hiring new staff is all part of growing a business, but it’s brought growing pains for Giles Fry and his business Snug Bars.
If you like the best of the best when it comes to property and technology, a £20,000 a month luxury apartment in LA’s Beverly Hills will provide you room service from a robot butler.
Consumer spending in the UK reached a six-month high In October, according to Visa, and it was the hospitality and leisure industry that led the way for the period in terms of strongest growth.
Building a successful business in the hospitality sector is no easy feat, and Snug Bars founder Giles Fry will be sharing his journey with Real Business.
UK business Hostmaker, which provides hospitality services to Airbnb hosts, has secured a $1.1m investment to scale across Europe and build on existing areas served including London, Rome, Barcelona and Paris.
With the bank holiday weekend ahead, Barclays has found British SMEs operating in hospitality sectors are experiencing impressive growth as holidaymakers nationwide opt for getaways on UK soil and spend an increasing amount in the process.
With the hospitality industry having witnessed phenomenal growth and economic significance over the years, we discussed the sector with Smart Group finance director Christophe Tramoni – and how he ended up in his current role.
Dubai’s Burj Al Arab Jumeirah – dubbed the “world’s most luxurious hotel” – has opened a private outdoor leisure facility, which marks a global first in hotel construction, that results in a 10,000 metre squared area “pushing boundaries of hospitality”.
The world's largest hotel firm, which boasts more than 5,500 venues and 1.1m rooms worldwide, has been created as Marriott has acquired Starwood Hotels & Resorts for $12.2bn.