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A list of the latest hotel news articles and the latest news updates from the global hotel industry.

Hotel News

London Hotel Prices at the highest during September

15th October 2019 – A bustling month for occasions brought about record-breaking inn rates during September, as indicated by starter figures from information organisation STR.

Hotel Suppliers at Hotel 360

10th October 2019 – Take a quick overview of our time at the Hotel 360 show in September…

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Unmarried foreign couples are now able to rent hotel rooms in Saudi Arabia

8th October 2019 – Unmarried foreign couples are set to now be granted access to rent hotel rooms together in Saudi Arabia; as part of a new visa regime launched by the conservative country.

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The Shipyards’ newest boutique property has been unveiled

3rd October 2019 – The new 71-key hotel offers guest beautiful views of Vancouver harbour. The hotel was designed by ZGF in collaboration with DIALOG.

Plans for Glasgow’s Wellington House Hotel have been approved

25th September 2019 – Previously a court building, the Wellington House is set to become The Wellington – a boutique hotel with serviced apartments.

Barnsdale Hall hotel in Rutland has been put up for sale for £10m

24th September 2019 – The 66-room hotel also has 31 lodges, 18 apartments, 11 function suites, four bars and restaurants, as well as leisure and spa facilities and a swimming pool.

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New Alpine Resort Launched By Six Senses

23rd September 2019 – Involving 77 rooms and suites, Six Sense Kitzbuehel is arranged in the biggest secured living space in Europe – the Hohe Tauern National Park.

Record-breaking August revenue increase in London

16th September 2019 – Record-breaking revenue per available room rates in August by London hotel have been recorded according to preliminary figures released by data company STR.

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June 2020 confirmed as opening date of the Pig in Cornwall

10th September 2019 – Home Grown Hotels has confirmed plans to open their seventh hotel in Cornwall in June 2020

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Savoy hotel ‘shocked and appalled’ after seeing video showing security guard assaulting man

9th September 2019 – The Savoy hotel has stated that it is “shocked and appalled” after security footage emerged showing a guard outside the hotel beating and kicking a man, as well as jumping on his head.

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Hotel Rez acquire new company

6th September 2019 – Hotel Rez has acquired fellow company Best Loved Hotels from the Great British Hotel Company for an undisclosed fee.

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The return of Park Centraal Amsterdam

5th September 2019 – Park Centraal Amsterdam, previously known as Park Hotel Amsterdam, has been reborn with a new lease of life.

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Dalata desire 8,000 rooms across the UK

4th September 2019 – Dalata, the Irish hotel group, plan to increase their portfolio beyond just London, targeting a further 8,000 rooms with Edinburgh the main target.

L’oscar Hotel London wins top award at World Travel Awards

2nd September 2019 – L’oscar Hotel London has been awarded Europe’s ‘Leading New Boutique Hotel’ at the World Travel Awards (WTA).

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Libertines’ Margate hotel opening delayed until next year

30th August 2019 – The opening of the Libertines’ Margate inn, the Albion Rooms, has been pushed back to mid 2020, in spite of the fact that its two bars are as yet set to open to the general public at the end of the week.

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Sheffield Metropolitan hotel becomes Oyo’s largest in the UK

29th August 2019 – Quick growing brand Oyo Homes and Hotels has marked its biggest UK hotel to date with the addition of the 112-room Sheffield Metropolitan hotel.

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Apex Hotel Dundee Set For Huge £1.4 Million Redo

28th August 2019 – Work has started on a £1.4m repair program at the Apex City Quay Hotel and Spa in Dundee.

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Dubai Duty Free EVC & CEO Colm McLoughlin to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

27th August 2019 – Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of Dubai Duty Free will be recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution, spanning over three decades, in shaping Dubai’s tourism, hospitality and retail sectors.

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Latin American hotel group Selina comes to Manchester

23rd August 2019 – Latin-American innovative and energetic hotel brand Selina has propelled into the UK with the opening of a 37-room property in Manchester.

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Sinead Mallozzi appointed patron at Hospitality Acton

22th August 2019 – Industry charity Hospitality Action has selected Sketch CEO Sinead Mallozzi as its most current patron.

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Sean Wheeler retiring from his post at IHG

21th August 2019 – Director of People Development at the IHG, Sean Wheeler, has announced his plans to retire come the end of the month.

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“Alexa, what time is the pool open until?”

20th August 2019 – Amazon’s Alexa arrived within the hospitality industry last year at Marriott. It’s progressed admirably and is now prepared for arrival in your property.

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Council approve Welsh Rugby Union proposal for Hotel in Cardiff

19th August 2019 – Cardiff Council have approved the plans, proposed by the Welsh Rugby Union, to convert what was a post office into a new high-end, luxury hotel.

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Punta Cana announces closure because of low occupancy

16th August 2019 – The Majestic Elegance Punta Cana is shutting from Aug. 15 to Nov. 7 in view of anticipated low occupancy during that period, Majestic Resorts said in a letter to travel agents.

Hotel News / Hotel Suppliers

Hotel News – Radisson Blue Hotel set to launch at the new resort in Kent

15th August 2019 – Radisson Hotel Group has affirmed their intentions to open a 430-room Radisson Blu hotel at the London Resort, a 535-acre of land resort set to open in Kent in 2024.

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Hotel News – Resort owner secures £17m for growth

14th August 2019 – The owner of two hotels in Shropshire and Hampshire has secured a package of £17m from Allied Irish Bank (GB) to help yearning development plans.

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New Evok Hotel in Paris

13th August 2019 – The 43-room boutique hotel was planned by French architecht, Tristan Auer, and boasts a spa, a resturaunt, and bar.

hotel news / hotel suppliersMitsis Hotels reveals all on redesign story behind Greek gem

9th August 2019 – WATG completed the redesign of Mitsis Summer Palace on the Greek island of Kos…

hotel news / hotel suppliersOyo Brand reaches 100 UK hotels

7th August 2019 – Quickly developing hotel brand Oyo Homes and Hotels has 100 hotels working under its flag only 10 months in the after propelling in the UK.

hotel news / hotel suppliersMarriott International decrease in second quarter net income

6th August 2019 – Marriott International, the world’s biggest hotel organization, revealed a 65% fall in overall gain to £232m during the second quarter of 2019.

hotel news / hotel suppliersWalsall Holiday Inn fire ‘accidental’

5th August 2019 – Specialists have affirmed that a flame that broke out at a Holiday Inn close Walsall throughout the end of the week began inadvertently in a sauna.

hotel news / hotel suppliersFirmdale Hotels enjoys 9.2% revenue increase ahead of its third New York opening

2nd August 2019 – Firmdale Hotels boasted a 9.2% increase in their revenue, raising it to £162m in 2018.

hotel news / hotel suppliersAsheville Wellness Tours will be collaborating with The Foundry Hotel

1st August 2019 – US: The Foundry Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina, have come out and announced a partnership with Asheville Wellness Tours.

hotel news / hotel suppliersHotel 360 – All You Need to Know

31st July 2019 – Hotel360, the UK’s leading hospitality event dedicated to improving your hotel profitability, is hitting London’s ExCeL on the 18th and 19th of September, and here’s what you can expect to find. 

hotel news / hotel suppliersLess than a week to go to apply – The Brit List 2019

30th July 2019 – A MESSAGE FOR ALL DESIGNERS, ARCHITECTS, HOTELIERS AND SUPPLIERS: Applications for The Brit List 2019 close on August 9…  

hotel news / hotel suppliersEXTINCTION REBELLION CALL OFF PLANNED DISRUPTION AT HEATHROW AIRPORT

29th July 2019 – Aparthotels Adagio have announced plans to expand their UK base, with aims to quadruple their UK portfolio over the next four years…

hotel news / hotel suppliersAB Concept unveils ‘futuristic luxury’ hotel

26th July 2019 – Ed Ng and Terence Ngan, Founders of international design studio AB Concept, have collaborated on Laguna Baycourt Club Hotel & Spa Resort in Gamagori, with Japanese designers Tanseisha Co., Ltd. and Yasui Architects & Engineers, Inc., to create the interiors of the ultra-luxury members hotel by Resorttrust, Inc. in the Kaiyo-cho area.

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New hotel in Santa Monica debuts ‘looser kind of luxury’

25th July 2019 – A new hotel has emerged in Santa Monica that is said to disrupt the luxury hotel scene in California. Juxtaposing Hollywood glamour, Santa Monica Proper, designed by internationally acclaimed designer Kelly Wearstler, describes itself as embracing ‘looser luxury’ with an emphasis on wellbeing and holistic wellness.

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UAE’s Top 12 Chefs to Battle It Out at Chef’s Table Challenge

24th July 2019 – UAE enjoys a reputation for being a food paradise and industry stats back that up. According to the KPMG UAE 2018 Food & Beverage report, ‘the restaurant footprint in Dubai is high, second only to that of Paris’

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Hyatt Centric arrives in Silicon Valley, California

24th July 2019 – The new lifestyle hotel, Hyatt Centric Mountain View,  targets savvy explorers seeking shareable moments with a new 167-key hotel designed by Studio HBA and CallisonRTKL…

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Marriott removing plastic straws from its 6,500 hotels

23rd July 2019 – The largest hotel chain in the world joins the move against straws.

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Sekers launches new fabric backed vinyl contract wallcoverings

22nd July 2019 – The Chenega Collection by Sekers is a new fabric backed vinyl contract wallcovering…

GROHE’s new Essence ceramics blends soft curves inspired by organic forms

19th July 2019 – The sleek, minimalist design of GROHE Essence reflects the growing trend towards timeless elegance…

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Hotel News – InterContinental Hayman Island Resort opens in Great Barrier Reef

18th July 2019 – Designed in collaboration with DBI Designs, DAARC and KY Design, with the Great Barrier Reef as a main source of inspiration, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort has opened…

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PRODUCT WATCH: A captivating classic from Wilton Carpets

16th July 2019 – Wilton Carpets launches new collection ideal for guestrooms, corridors and meeting rooms…

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Six Senses to open new property in Loire Valley in 2022

15th July 2019 – Six Senses continues to expand into Europe with Six Senses Loire Valley, France  slated to open in 2022…

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Ruby Hotels opens second hotel in Dusseldorf

12th July 2019 – Last night, Hotel Designs was invited to Dusseldorf the official opening party of Ruby Leni, the disruptive brand’s seventh property. Ahead of the theatrical opening scene, editor Hamish Kilburn lifts the curtain to get a closer look backstage…

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Agreement signed between Hotel Investment Partners and Room Mate Hotels

11th July 2019 – Hotel Investment Partners (HIP) to invest EUR23 million in fully refurbishing the first hotel resort to be run by Room Mate Hotels…

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Designing Beijing’s newest destination bar

10th July 2019 – The social hotspot bar Union, which is sheltered in The Opposite House  has been inspired by simple elegance and seamless hospitality in mind…

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BIID announces new President

9th July 2019 – The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) has announced that Harriet Forde from Forde design has stepped up to become the 2019 BIID President…

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Hyatt Place arrives in Japan

8th July 2019 -The 363-key select service hotel offers a resort-like atmosphere and marks the first Hyatt Place hotel to open in Japan…

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Stock Exchange Hotel in Manchester unveils sneak peek of design

5th July 2019 – Stock Exchange Hotel, one of the most eagerly anticipated hotels in Manchester, will open on November 15, 2019 as a member of Relais & Châteaux…

 

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Four Seasons Hotel Singapore unveils botanical twist

4th July 2019 – Four Seasons Hotel Singapore goes botanical, unveiling reinvented interiors, including luxury suites, F&B and wellness areas…

 

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Waldorf Astoria arrives in the Maldives

3rd July 2019 – The 122 all-villa Waldorf Astoria Maldives Ithaafushi spans across three interconnected islands…

 

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LBTQ+ artists and allies come out in force for charity art exhibition

2nd July 2019 – Pop-up art exhibition ‘Queer Frontiers’, displaying LBTQ+ artists, takes place this weekend during London Pride 2019…

 

hotel news / hotel suppliers / hotel umbrella systems

TUUCI – Summer in Full Swing

1st July 2019 – Warmer days call for outdoor entertaining. Is your poolside ready? Create a comfortable place for your guests to enjoy the summer with TUUCI’s made-to-order parasols, cabanas and lounges.

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UK predicts 130,000 new hotel rooms by 2025

28th June 2019 – Prime Minister announces a new tourism sector deal that will prepare the UK for an extra 9 million visits per year, with commitment to build 130,000 new hotel rooms by 2025…

 

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Morgan launches lounge chair and table collection designed by Tim Rundle

26th June 2019 –  Contract furniture designer and manufacturer Morgan has launched Rakino, a collection of lounge chairs and tables, designed by Tim Rundle…

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Wimberly Interiors completes ‘Diamond Residences’ in all-suite hotel in Crete, Greece

25th June 2019 – As part of a recent €500,000 refurbishment project by Elounda SA Hotels & Resorts, design firm Wimberly Interiors has completed a two new two-bedroom seafront Diamond Residences.

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Hotel Indigo opens two new hotels in Germany

24th June 2019 – Boutique hotel brand, Hotel Indigo, has unveiled two new hotels in Germany, both of which are inspired by local architecture and culture, and are situated in two of the country’s culture capitals…

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Wilton Carpets launches a new speedy delivery service

21st June 2019 – Ready to Go is the name for the new initiative from British carpet designer and manufacturer, Wilton Carpets…

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DESIGN CONCEPT: Hotel of 2119 imagined by Hilton

20th June 2019 – To celebrate the hotel group’s 100th anniversary, Hilton has just unveiled what it believes will be the hotel in 100 years from now…

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Improving guest wellbeing with fire

19th June 2019 – Jonathan Smith, product marketing manager – Flame Technology, Glen Dimplex Heating and Ventilation, explains the wellness benefits of incorporating fire in interior design…

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Skopos announce new faux leather fabrics range

18th June 2019 – Hotel Designs Recommended Supplier, Skopos are delighted to present 3 new flame retardant, Crib 5 faux leathers this June.

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Four Seasons Hotels arrive at the Comcast Centre, Philadelphia

17th June 2019 – Positioned 1,121 feet high, the hotel will offer unobstructed views from its 48th floor right up to its 60th floor, the location of the buildings summit.

Four Seasons Resort Nevis enters final phase of sustainable renovations

14th June 2019 – TAL Design Studios’ two-year reimagining of Caribbean luxury sheltered within Four Seasons Resort Nevis is slated to complete by Q4 of this year…

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Independent Hotel Show Awards now open for nominations

13th June 2019 – The Independent Hotel Show Independent Hotelier and Hotel Innovation Awards are back, and this year will celebrate the pioneers in the boutique hotel sector…

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IHG debuts Hotel Indigo brand in Qatar

12th June 2019 – The signing of the 200-key Hotel Indigo Doha Lugsail marks the brand’s debut in Qatar…

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Curio Collection by Hilton heats up the Costa del Sol

11th June 2019 – Higueron Hotel Malaga, Curio Collection by Hilton opens on the Costa del Sol following a €22 million extensive renovation…

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Inside Hokkaido National Park’s latest luxury hotel

10th June 2019 – Design firm Wilson Associates unveils luxury condominium-hotel in renowned Japanese ski resort…

 

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Tapestry Collection by Hilton to debut in the Caribbean

7th June 2019 – Hilton’s latest signing of a 168-key hotel in Jamaica marks Tapestry Collection by Hilton’s debut in the Caribbean…

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Injecting sense of place in Koh Samui beach hotel

6th June 2019 – SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort, the luxury boutique beach resort on Koh Samui, briefed design firm Onion to divide the resort into two distinct parts in order to add architectural drama while creating an unforgettable sense of place.

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Hyatt plans to double footprint in Canada by 2022

5th June 2019 – The company’s plans call for 20 new Hyatt hotels in the country within three years.

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Luxurious new boutique hotel Torel 1884 opens in Porto

4th June 2019 – A new 23-key boutique property has opened in a former palace in the historic city of Porto

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Choice Hotels bets on upgrades and technology to entice more high-end travellers

3rd June 2019 – Setting aside midscale designations, Choice looks to upgrade Comfort Inn enough to lift the brand’s room rates and boost revenue.

Infinity luxury Monthly Newsletter

15th October 2019 – Using only quality materials like natural stone, ceramics and HPL, our outdoor showers are made to last. the construction is resistant to all external conditions and it can be installed anywhere.

 

 

Altair Living Case Study on The George Vaults Rochester

15th October 2019 – An Altair Living Case Study about their project at The George Vaults Rochester, a restaurant bar in the heart of Rochester.

 

 

Hotel Diffuser Suppliers

Serene House Q and A

10th October 2019 – The company was started by a gentleman that saw a huge hole in the market and came up with the idea to use non wax diffusers. The Aim was also to create a product that can be major in producing fresh air in the polluted lifestyle that we are currently leaving with, that would directly have benefits to both physical and mental health.

 

 

Infinity Luxury Q and A

2nd October 2019 – The inspiration was based on inventing new technologies which will make difference in the world. So we focused on creating a system that not only will reduce water consumption but it will also produce its own energy.  Our team is made of young people who always strive to be different and better every day.

 

 

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Mineheart Q and A

18th September 2019 – We feel very honoured to be involved in large projects around the world, and just love to see how interior designers style our designs out – not only this but seeing their customisation requests come to life is always a great enjoyment.

 

Tailor Made Hotel Products

SAW Q and A

17th September 2019Offer to the market a customised service for a variety of different products they could be looking for but not available on the standardize catalogues available out there.

Hotel Champagne Suppliers

Cambridge Champagne Company Q and A

16th September 2019 – The inspiration behind the company is to bring smaller producers of Champagne to the UK market, offering greater choice and often value to the market. It is also to provide a bespoke branding service to our customers, only available via smaller independent Champagne producers.

hotel led lighting / hotel led uplighters / hotel supplies

Core Lighting Q and A

13th September 2019 – Well I was actually doing an MBA at the time, and it started with a conversation with a friend of mine about a hole in the market and an application for our product. I had a background in Manufacturing, design and more importantly wireless communication – which is needed for the products we create.

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Dover Design Q & A

12th September 2019 – Dover Design was launched in 1995. Before that, I had been a partner or a director in design and architectural businesses, which helped me gain a lot of experience into how to run a design company, how to suit a project to the clients needs, and how to complete it within budget.

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HRC AND IFE TO UNITE IN 2021 TO CREATE THE UK’S LARGEST FOOD, DRINK, CATERING & HOSPITALITY EVENT

11th September 2019 – Hotel, Restaurant & Catering (HRC) and the International Food & Drink Exhibition (IFE) will unite 22-24 March 2021 at London ExCeL to create the UK’s largest food, drink, catering and hospitality celebration of the year.

Hotel Fire Pits / Hotel Water Features

Solus Decor UK – Questions You Should Ask When Specifying a Hotel Fire Pit

3rd September 2019 – The trend for outdoor living is continuing to grow in the UK and Europe. Products such as hotel fire pits are popular as they extend time outside and are a feature (that also provides warmth) for guests to sit around on a hotel terrace. So, what are the considerations for designers?

Industrial Hotel Lighting

Industville interview

30th August 2019 – Our ethos centres around providing only the very highest quality, hand-crafted products. An inclusive approach in which contribution from the whole team at Industville is valued, has helped to accelerate growth.

Roootz is proud to introduce the first bentwood luggage rack in the world!

29th August 2019 – The curvy luggage rack owes its name to its round shapes. With 3 strong nylon straps, this luggage rack can easily carry heavy trolleys and suitcases.

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Industville – Light Up, Light Up!

19th August 2019 – Industville offer a huge range of stylish lighting solutions and their friendly team have a vast amount of experience working on commercial projects from small coffee shops to large hotels…

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A Q&A with Iconic Interiors

16th August 2019 – Find out all about their company and their aims for the future.

hotel news / hotel suppliersWallace Sewell Bedspreads debut at The Standard, Kings Cross

8th August 2019 – In the newly launched The Standard, guests will be sleeping under a Wallace Sewell bedspread…

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modaStyle – Meet the Company

12th July 2019 – modaStyle, a company currently employing eleven professionally trained people has been established in 1998. Striving to create stylish appearances for a whole host of employees from any number of working environments, modaStyle offer the full range of company clothing from the health sector right through to waiters and waitresses working in restaurants.

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Roootz Luggage Rack straps with logo embroidery!

27th June 2019 – Luggage rack supplier, Roootz is delighted to present the possibility to brand their luggage racks with an embroidery on the nylon straps…