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Your ‘Home away from Home’ Office

Your ‘Home away from Home’ Office

Working from home not working for you? We have your temporary home office waiting for you in various locations across the UK. A space of your own... A private room with work desk, available from 8:30am to 18:00pm with your own private bathroom, high speed Wi-Fi, fresh...

Industry expert applauds focus on staycations

Industry expert applauds focus on staycations

A renowned hospitality consultant has welcomed one hotel group’s efforts to promote staycations and encourage people to book UK breaks – after getting the seal of approval from his son, Leo. James Bland, board director at BVA BDRC, has been impressed with the...

Staycations providing vital business boost

Staycations providing vital business boost

A surge of staycation bookings has given a UK hotel group a vital business boost as its sites re-opened their doors to the general public following the easing of COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. The Focus Hotels group has invested in creating dedicated Staycation...

Caroline is right at home at work

Caroline is right at home at work

After 25 years’ service at the same hotel, Revenue Manager Caroline Farmer can now truly say that she feels ‘right at home’ at work – quite literally. That’s because she has been living at Sketchley Grange Hotel and Spa, at Hinckley, near Leicester, since the COVID-19...

Clean bill of health for Focus Hotels

Clean bill of health for Focus Hotels

An industry-leading health and safety consultancy has given the independent businesses within the Focus Hotels Group a clean bill of health. The branded hotels within the group have also been subjected to acclaimed schemes as they seek to assure people that they can...

Hatfield chef has his fingers in many pies

Hatfield chef has his fingers in many pies

A hotel chef has had his fingers in many pies during the COVID-19 pandemic – trying his hand at night porter, security and even housekeeping duties to help keep the business running.Adrian Dumatrache, Head Chef at the Mercure Hatfield Oak Hotel in Hertfordshire, has...

Focus Hotels Management Donates to NHS Charities

Focus Hotels Management Donates to NHS Charities

Focus Hotels Management Ltd raised money for NHS charities while providing much-needed  accommodation for key workers at the Mercure Hatfield Oak in Hatfield, Hertfordshire. A £5 donation was pledged to NHS Charities Together, Covid-19 urgent appeal for every booking...

Focus Hotels are open for key workers

Focus Hotels are open for key workers

Many of our hotels across the UK reopened for key workers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Working alongside Clifton Environmental Services, Chartered Members of the Institute of Environmental Health along with our Global Hotel Brand partners, enhanced training measures...

Hilton’s Stars Shine at Hospitality Awards

Hilton’s Stars Shine at Hospitality Awards

Two of Bristol’s Hilton hotels are celebrating after staff members were named winners in the city’s annual hospitality awards. Chelsie Talbot, from the Hampton by Hilton Bristol City Centre, was named Rising Star of the Year while Uriah Smith, from DoubleTree by...

A ‘Stirling’ Effort Puts City in the Top Ten

A ‘Stirling’ Effort Puts City in the Top Ten

People who stay in Stirling can be sure of a warm welcome and great accommodation according to the most critical of reviewers – visitors themselves. The Scottish city has been named among the top ten Most Welcoming Places in the United Kingdom in the Traveller Review...

Hotel Business Boost as City Centre Works Finish

Hotel Business Boost as City Centre Works Finish

The DoubleTree by Hilton Bristol City Centre is starting to welcome back some familiar faces as a major revamp of one of Bristol’s busiest traffic intersections reaches the end of the road. General Manager Imran Ali said he was pleased to see that the worst of the...

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