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Wyboston Lakes Resort and its partner Ride Leisure, the water sports and land activity centre based at the Bedfordshire venue, have been extremely busy with enquiries from businesses for outdoor team building and corporate events since they began welcoming groups of six people on 12 April. From 17 May, the size of groups at the Aqua Park for outdoor and socially distanced activities will increase to 30 people, in line with the government’s lockdown roadmap, with drinks and food available indoors for parties of six people.
Wyboston Lakes Resort has joined many leading hotel groups, further education colleges and industry associations in signing the Hoteliers’ Charter. The Bedfordshire resort that includes a four-star hotel and two purpose-built venues for conferences and training events, as well as a spa, restaurants and golf course, is among the first organisations in the region to commit its support to this industry initiative, launched earlier this year.
Twickenham Stadium has added to its portfolio of unique spaces with the addition of the World Rugby Museum, which is now available for conferences, banquets and events at the venue. Housed within the South Stand of the stadium, the space presents a tour of world rugby, from its roots in the UK, to its global growth, offering a different tone for events both as a breakout room, reception or for smaller presentations.
The Queens Hotel Leeds, part of The QHotels Group, has revealed their much-anticipated, £16 million refurbishment includes an exciting partnership with Living Ventures’ Raffles-inspired restaurant and bar, Grand Pacific, due to open in summer 2021.
‘Planner confidence is needed’ Venuedirectory’s Michael Begley calls on planners to confirm bookings after enquiry numbers double Enquiries for meetings space doubled in the week after 12 April, the latest landmark in the government’s roadmap to reopening, according to Michael Begley, CEO of
Wyboston Lakes Resort in Bedfordshire has been awarded a 3-star accreditation for the second time by Best Companies, based on employee feedback. This means the venue is considered a ‘world class’ employer in terms of employee engagement.   The conference, training and leisure venue’s Best Companies Index (BCI) score and potential listing in the ‘Best Companies to Work For’ lists will be announced at Best Companies Live, a virtual event on 21 May.