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Articles tagged “whitbread”

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

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

Premier Inn Owner Looks to Put Pressure on Independent Hotels

In an economic downturn there are winners as well as losers. Whitbread will be hoping Premier Inn comes out on top when Brexit starts to bite.

Premier Inn Owner Looks to Put Pressure on Independent Hotels

Hotels

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Presses Ahead With Germany Expansion

Germany is indeed a big market but shouldn't Whitbread be taking a look at other countries as well?

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Presses Ahead With Germany Expansion

Hotels

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand

With the Costa Coffee sale steaming ahead, it's time for Whitbread to think seriously about its hotel strategy. Zip will sit at the budget end but what about something above the flagship Premier Inn brand?

Premier Inn Owner Whitbread Creates New Budget Brand

Hotels

India’s Oyo Enters UK Hotel Market With First Expansion Outside Asia

Oyo's surprise move represents a big threat to the likes of Whitbread-owned Premier Inn, which has been a dominant force in the UK scene over the past few years. We'll have to wait for more details to see just how serious a player it might become.

India’s Oyo Enters UK Hotel Market With First Expansion Outside Asia

Business Travel

Gender Diversity Is Still Massively Lacking in Travel and Hospitality

Laws have been changed to supposedly eliminate gender bias but the problem at senior levels still persists. Companies first need to admit they have a problem, then they can do something about it. Perhaps there should be greater consideration of quotas.

Gender Diversity Is Still Massively Lacking in Travel and Hospitality