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Stratford Hotel Offers Doggie Bags with a Difference

Stratford Hotel Offers Doggie Bags with a Difference

Some guests at a Stratford-upon-Avon hotel will find themselves receiving a doggie bag with a difference – if they have a four-legged friend with them. Traditionally used by diners to take ‘leftovers’ home to feed to their pets, doggie bags provided by the Swan’s Nest...

Party Planned for Long-serving Staff Members at Albrighton Hall

Party Planned for Long-serving Staff Members at Albrighton Hall

A Shropshire hotel is planning a party in honour of four long serving members of staff who have provided 125 years of service between them. The fantastic four say that it’s the ‘family feel’ at the four-star Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa, which is...

Hotel in Shakespeare Country Aims to Put Guests Centre-stage

Hotel in Shakespeare Country Aims to Put Guests Centre-stage

The new manager of a stunning 17th century hotel in the heart of Shakespeare’s country says she is determined to put her guests ‘centre stage’. Kate Jeffries is the new General Manager at the Swan’s Nest Hotel, which stands an eight-minute walk away from the Royal...

Garden of Delight – Shropshire Hotel Receives Prestigious Award

Garden of Delight – Shropshire Hotel Receives Prestigious Award

A Shropshire hotel has been presented with a pair of prestigious awards in recognition of its efforts in support of an ambitious sustainable development programme. The four-star Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa, which is managed by Focus Hotel...

Focus Hotels Appoint New Commercial Director

Focus Hotels Appoint New Commercial Director

One of the UK’s leading independent hospitality management companies has appointed a highly-experienced new Commercial Director. Sarah Monk has joined Focus Hotel Management, bringing with her a wealth of expertise gained during more than 25 years within the...

Heathrow Hotel Boss Has High Hopes For More Fundraising Success

Heathrow Hotel Boss Has High Hopes For More Fundraising Success

Heathrow hotel manager Jason Nixon has high hopes for another marathon fundraising effort next year to help a children’s charity. Jason Nixon, General Manager at DoubleTree by Hilton London Heathrow Airport, which is managed by Focus Hotels Management, is currently in...

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Chef Shows His Skills On TV

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Chef Shows His Skills On TV

A young Shrewsbury-based chef said he had an “amazing experience” in reaching the quarter finals of hit TV show MasterChef: The Professionals. Neil Robertson is a Junior Sous Chef at the four-star Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa, which is managed by...

Focus adds Shakespearean landmark hotel to portfolio

Focus adds Shakespearean landmark hotel to portfolio

Focus Hotels Management Ltd has added the historic Swan’s Nest Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon to its portfolio of managed hotels across the UK. The 72-bedroom hotel enjoys a serene setting overlooking the River Avon with spectacular views and fantastic amenities. It is...

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Completes £2.5m Refurbishment

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Completes £2.5m Refurbishment

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa has completed a £2.5 million refurbishment of its public areas, bedrooms, spa and wedding facilities. The 4-star country house hotel and spa is managed by Focus Hotel Management and has a range of leisure facilities,...

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Wins Planet 21 Award

Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Wins Planet 21 Award

Mercure Albrighton Hall Hotel in Shrewsbury has been awarded a Planet 21’s Best Rural Garden accolade for Northern Europe. Planet 21 is Accor Hotels’ sustainable development programme relating to local sourcing, diversity and water, energy and waste management. The...

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