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  • Socially distant but still fun and indulgent: a post-lockdown family getaway
    At The Ickworth, a country house hotel, there are restrictions but still plenty of space for kids’ activities and picnicsWe are sitting for breakfast in the pretty conservatory of our hotel, when the unthinkable happens … my daughter’s bouncy ball escapes her and goes hopping across the floor towards the... Read more »
  • Which countries can UK holidaymakers visit without restrictions on arrival?
    A guide to countries that UK tourists can now visit, in light of the government’s updated travel corridor listLast week, the government announced the countries that UK nationals could take holidays to without facing quarantine on return, also known as travel corridors. However, confusion remains over which countries Britons can... Read more »
  • No breakfast buffet and sanitising fog machines: a night in a post-lockdown London hotel
    Check in at The Dixon near Tower Bridge … where staff are doing all they can to provide a bit of pampering while social distancing and keeping guests safe‘I’m afraid I can’t take your bags,” says the manager of The Dixon, a boutique hotel just south of Tower Bridge. He... Read more »
  • What happens when a bloke hops into the lift with you?: post-lockdown in a Manchester hotel
    As an aparthotel, the Native is well set up for social distancing, but is Manchester’s wider Northern Quarter as welcoming?Well this feels strange, doesn’t it? Leaving the house. With plans. Being able to sleep in a hotel room and sink a pint on Saturday night. But only, in my case,... Read more »
  • 10 of the best novels set in Russia – that will take you there
    This list of novels and novellas will help you explore Russia’s vast landscapes and complex history Add your favourites to the commentsI spent several years wandering round Russia with books in my rucksack. And several more years reviewing Russian fiction and finding myself transported back, whether to a village with... Read more »

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  • Live data shows industries footfall down by 78% across North America due to Coronavirus outbreak
    Purple has access to billions of presence footfall data points, 155 million users in over 185 countries and their expert data scientist team has constructed visual models of the impact that Coronavirus has had in North America. Due to the ongoing pandemic, Purple have developed a live dashboard, enabling people,... Read more »
  • rent24 coworking starts at LGH Hotels
    Berlin, Germany, October 15, 2019. Coming soon, a coworking offer from rent24 will be available at 14 of the LGH Holiday Inn Hotels. The global operating coworking and coliving provider is expanding its location network in the UK to enable business travelers to work comfortably while traveling. "We are thrilled... Read more »
  • Penta Hotels teams up with Boardmasters Festival
    Five epic days of music, surf and soul on the Cornish coastlineFrankfurt am Main, 23 July 2019 - Penta Hotels is proud to be an Official Partner of Boardmasters 2019, one of the UK’s most anticipated summer events, which takes place from 7-11 August at Watergate Bay and Fistral Beach... Read more »
  • Celtic Manor Resort Selects Cornerstone to Revolutionise HR
    Five-star resort will use Cornerstone HCM to cement its goal of being an employer of choice in hospitalityLONDON – 15 May 2019 - Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSOD), a global leader in cloud-based learning and human capital management software, today announced that Celtic Manor Resort has selected the Cornerstone Human... Read more »
  • Sidehide and Onfido unveil the future of frictionless hotel accommodation
    First ever one-click experience allows guests to sidestep the check-in desk9th April 2019, SAN FRANCISCO and LUGANO: Mobile hotel booking app Sidehide and Onfido, the award-winning identity verification provider, today announced that they have partnered to deliver a frictionless, one-click hotel experience. The seamless travel experience means that with just... Read more »

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  • ADLV Urges Fleets to Maintain Online Driver Checking as Lockdown Eases
    The ADLV (the Association for Driver Licence Verification) www.ADLV.co.uk is urging fleets to maintain frequent online checking of driving licences as the UK lockdown eases. With rapidly expanded delivery fleets on one hand and a sudden increase in returning car drivers and volunteers on the other, the number of licence... Read more »
  • Made in Germany: Deutsche Hospitality presents complete relaunch of its luxury brand Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts
    Investments of 120 million euros / Global brand strategy / Global expansion by 15 percent per yearFrankfurt am Main, 06. March 2019 - New presence of Germany’s best-known hotel brand: Deutsche Hospitality is giving its luxury brand Steigenberger Hotels & Resorts a complete relaunch. Trend-setting in design, contemporary in digitalization... Read more »
  • Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort delivers Five-Star service with IGEL
    Extends PC life by four years for just €90 and cuts new desktop costs from over €1000 to €550Reading, UK. July 19, 2018 – A luxury hotel in Ireland has helped staff improve productivity and the service offered to guests whilst simplifying IT management and reducing total cost of ownership,... Read more »
  • New 'super six' for Ready Camp
    10th January – London UK. Ready Camp, the fast-growing glamping brand from The Camping and Caravanning Club, has added six new locations for 2018.The ‘super six’ new sites bring the total of Ready Camp locations to 44 in the UK with a total of more than 200 well-equipped, pre-pitched safari-style... Read more »
  • Above & Beyond launches Gourmet Food Chalets to revolutionise the traditional idea of a chalet chef
    Verbier October 24th 2017: Alpine experiences business Above & Beyond Verbier has launched a new and unique gourmet food division, Gourmet Food Chalets, which puts celebrity chefs into five star chalets. The aim of the business is to revolutionise the idea of traditional chalet dining and to introduce excitement and... Read more »

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  • ChargePoint and EVBox Pave the Way for Fully Electric Future with Forward-Thinking Partnership
    EV charging leaders enter first-of-its-kind global agreement enabling drivers to roam between networks in Europe and North AmericaAmsterdam, Netherlands – October 9, 2018 – ChargePoint and EVBox, two of the world’s leading electric vehicle (EV) charging networks, today announced a roaming agreement that will enable EV drivers to roam between... Read more »
  • GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent
    GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked.The new... Read more »
  • New 'super six' for Ready Camp
    10th January – London UK. Ready Camp, the fast-growing glamping brand from The Camping and Caravanning Club, has added six new locations for 2018.The ‘super six’ new sites bring the total of Ready Camp locations to 44 in the UK with a total of more than 200 well-equipped, pre-pitched safari-style... Read more »