Issue 2542 - 1 October, 2020

    Mandarin links with Oberoi

    Mandarin Oriental has signed an alliance with The Oberoi Group. The pair will link loyalty programmes, and work together on sustainability and people development. The combination means loyalty members will have access to more than 50 luxury hotels across the two portfolios. A series of culinary and wellness events is planned, to enhance the loyalty [...]

    Zleep adds in Copenhagen

    Deutsche Hospitality has signed to convert the former Quality Hotel Høje Taastrup in western Copenhagen to its Zleep format. The property will be the first Zleep to operate with conference facilities and a restaurant. The hotel will be the brand’s fourteenth to open, joining three other hotels in the Copenhagen area. A pipeline of seven [...]

    More Fico disposals

    Three Mercure branded hotels, in Bewdley, Bradford and Burton have been put up for sale, as Thai investor Fico culls its Jupiter Hotels portfolio. Agent Colliers is already marketing the White Swan hotel in Halifax for the company. Mercure Bradford Bankfield is the largest of the three, with 103 rooms and a GBP5.1m asking price. [...]

    AJ adds Troon

    AJ Capital Partners has bought the 89 room Marine Hotel in Troon, from Stellar Asset Management. The US investor plans to reopen in spring 2021, as part of a new Marine & Lawn Collection. The new brand will bring AJ Capital’s three Scottish golf properties, including Rusacks St Andrews and Marine North Berwick. AJ is [...]