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Hampton by Hilton Stansted Airport sells for £43.8 million

Urban&Civic has announced that it has sold the recently completed Hampton by Hilton hotel at Stansted Airport to LGIM Real Assets (Legal & General) for a minimum consideration of £48.3m. An additional sum of up to £1.1m will be paid to Urban&Civic, depending upon operational performance over the next two years. The new hotel opened for trading in late July 2017 and is one of only two that are on-terminal at Stansted. Proceeds of the sale will be directed into the master development of further strategic projects. Shareholders can expect the early announcement of investment in new large-scale projects, which


3 Hotel Marketing Tips for 2018

Hospitality marketing is changing in response to demographic and societal trends. How can you make the most of your marketing budget in this era of fragmented media and short attention spans? We’ve identified the three things that should be top-of-mind as you plan your 2018 marketing campaigns. 1. Take advantage of technology. Email marketing produces the greatest ROI of any channel, and close to two thirds of consumers prefer to hear from companies via email. Modern email platforms like Revinate’s provide tools that let you set up automated campaigns for every part of the customer lifecycle, from acquisition to winback.


How Paris takes luxury hotels to a new level

Image credit: Shutterstock When the rich and famous head to Paris, there are a select few addresses that their chauffeur-driven cars whisk them to. These are the Palace hotels, the crème de la crème of its luxury hotels scene, which used to be seven and but are soon to be fourteen. “The Paris palaces have history, heritage, beautiful buildings and they cannot be replicated,” says Gwenola Donet, JLL’s head of Hotels and Hospitality in France. “They’re a key reason why Paris will remain one of the three gateway cities in the world for the top hotels, along with London and


12 Components You Need on Your Website to Drive More Bookings

The internet has leveled the playing field in the hospitality industry. It’s no longer big guys vs. big guys and little guys vs. little guys – instead, everyone is competing against each other for the attention and loyalty of travelers. To differentiate from competitors, capture more leads, and drive more bookings at your property this year, you need a website that compels visitors to act. Powered by WPeMatico


HT-NEXT Dates Announced for 2018

Unique hotel technology conference for hoteliers and solution providers to take place March 12-14 in San Diego, offering education, networking and unforgettable experiences. Powered by WPeMatico


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