Articles tagged “premier inn”

Hotels

Premier Inn’s Owner Whitbread Is Finding Shelter From Inflation Pressures

Premier Inn is one of the first brands to talk openly about how inflation is impacting its bottom line. Expect to hear soon from other hotel brands acknowledging cost pressures, too.

Premier Inn’s Owner Whitbread Is Finding Shelter From Inflation Pressures

Hotels

Premier Inn Sales Rose Along With Omicron

Hotels and other travel brands did see good numbers as they headed into the holiday season, but we're likely to see signs of consumers tapping the breaks in the early part of 2022. Let's hope that will be short-lived.

Premier Inn Sales Rose Along With Omicron

Hotels

Premier Inn Says Labor Issues and Brexit Threaten Full Recovery in 2022

Coronavirus has masked the true impact of Brexit on the UK hospitality industry. Expect more hotels to bemoan the situation as they attempt to recover from the pandemic.

Premier Inn Says Labor Issues and Brexit Threaten Full Recovery in 2022

Airlines

British Airways Owner IAG Taps Hotel Exec as New Chief Financial Officer

It doesn't appear as though Whitbread's Nicholas Cadbury has much, if any, airline experience. No worries, he'll be a fast learner.

British Airways Owner IAG Taps Hotel Exec as New Chief Financial Officer

Coronavirus

UK Delay in Lifting Restrictions Hasn’t Fazed Premier Inn Owner Whitbread

Here's one company well-placed to make the most of a bad situation, especially with Germany on the rebound.

UK Delay in Lifting Restrictions Hasn’t Fazed Premier Inn Owner Whitbread

Coronavirus

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Seeks $1.2 Billion to Convert Independents to Brand

Whitbread is the UK's leading hotel operator. It wants to boost its room inventory in the UK and Germany by 170,000, mostly by taking share from the "significant but declining independent hotel sector."

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Seeks $1.2 Billion to Convert Independents to Brand

Hotels

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Wants a Closer Relationship With Corporate Travel Agents

In a tougher operating environment, it makes sense to look at new ways to attract more business. Whitbread has been one of the few hotel chains to totally ignore online travel agents in the past. Now it's signaling a change in strategy at least for corporate customers.

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Wants a Closer Relationship With Corporate Travel Agents

Online Travel

Amadeus Loses Premier Inn Tech Deal But Sees Growth Elsewhere

A few months ago, activist investor Elliott Management took Amadeus rival Travelport private. Elliott also happens to be the largest shareholder of Whitbread, the parent company of Premier Inn. That hotel chain has now dropped its contract with Amadeus for software services. Coincidence?

Amadeus Loses Premier Inn Tech Deal But Sees Growth Elsewhere

Hotels

Brexit Uncertainty Weighs on Premier Inn Owner Whitbread

While most economic forecasts think that leaving the European Union will be bad for the United Kingdom, uncertainty over how, when, or even if, Brexit occurs is doing plenty of damage at the moment.

Brexit Uncertainty Weighs on Premier Inn Owner Whitbread

Hotels

Why Brexit Makes Premier Inn Owner Whitbread an Attractive Takeover Target

Unlike a lot of hotel companies, Whitbread has held onto its property portfolio. With Brexit making UK companies cheaper to buy, there'll be a few companies looking at it as a potential acquisition.

Why Brexit Makes Premier Inn Owner Whitbread an Attractive Takeover Target