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More than three quarters (80 per cent) of hospitality and events professionals want a transparent industry standard that is clear on service levels for Wi-Fi. Nearly all (90%). believe that the industry would benefit from standardised pricing for Wi-Fi that offers a fair market.
Steve Jones has succeeded Mark Jones (no relation) as Managing Director of Wyboston Lakes Limited following Mark’s promotion to Deputy Chairman.
Leaders, the premium global conference and publishing organisation in sport, has today announced it will move its flagship Summit for 2019 to Twickenham Stadium, London, Home of England Rugby. The annual Leaders Sport Business Summit, which has been held at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge since 2007, is relocating to accommodate the growth in numbers of attendees and partners.
Best Western Great Britain has announced the addition of The Best Western Thurrock Hotel to its growing portfolio of over 250 independent hotels. Ideally located next to the M25, with easy access to the nearby towns of Thurrock, Grays and Dartford, the hotel is perfect for leisure and business travelers alike.
The team at DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Westerwood Spa & Golf Resort has celebrated joining one of Hilton’s 14 market-leading brands. Tom Castles, North Lanarkshire’s Depute Provost, cut the ribbon to declare the hotel – formerly The Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort – officially open under its new name. Councillor Castles joined the hotel’s General Manager, Bill Burnett, for a tour of the hotel which has benefitted from a £1.3m refurbishment as part of its rebrand.
Many thousands of highly trained and skilled workers such as those in the hospitality and events sector are continually undervalued by being classified as low or unskilled in reports and discussions in the media. There is gathering concern about this from all corners of the hospitality industry including the one I represent, hospitality and events.