Eloise Hanson

Eloise joined the IHM team in October 2019 following an editorial internship with the company. With an MA, BA, and NCTJ qualification, she also has experience working in the hospitality industry. Eloise writes news and feature articles for the Boutique Hotel News and the Serviced Apartment News websites. In her free time, Eloise enjoys practicing yoga and is striving to reduce her carbon footprint.

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Recent Articles by Eloise

Reopening plans unveiled for UK hospitality

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UK: Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled plans for the nation to exit lockdown in a “one-way road to freedom”, with hotels, pubs and restaurants permitted to open indoors from May 17.

Hyatt launches extended-stay offer

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Worldwide: Hyatt Hotels has launched The Great Relocate, a long-stay package for its World of Hyatt members with stays eligible to contribute towards achieving elite status.

Starwood Capital JV plans £200m mixed-use redevelopment

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UK: A controlled affiliate of Starwood Capital, through a joint venture with Property Alliance Group (PAG), has acquired the Renaissance Manchester site from Urban & Civic with plans for a mixed-use scheme including a new hotel, offices and homes.

Sonder appoints three senior team members

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US: San Francisco-based Sonder has announced the appointment of a president, a chief technology officer, and vice president of market operations in North America.

UK hotel investment declines 70 per cent in 2020

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UK: Knight Frank’s Hotel Transaction Trends 2021 research reveals that investment volumes in 2020 reached £1.8 billion in the United Kingdom compared to £6 billion in 2019, with 81 per cent of the transaction volume occurring in quarter one.

Sunak unveils £4.6b in business grants

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UK: Following news that England enters a national lockdown on Wednesday 6th January, chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a one-off grant up to £9000 for businesses in hospitality, leisure and retail.

RMS Cloud unveils enhanced booking engine

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Worldwide: RMS Cloud, a software company for the hospitality industry, has improved its inbuilt internet booking engine (IBE) to enhance functionality and improve the user experience.

Jurny expands in the Middle East

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Israel: Jurny, an SaaS-based management solution, has announced a partnership with I-Swift to operate a new aparthotel in the centre of Tel Aviv.

‘No-app’ mobile check-in solution launches

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UK: FORTYEIGHT.AI, a technology company, has joined forces with Twilio, a communications platform, to launch a ‘no-app’ mobile check in solution for Britain’s hospitality industry.

Urban Living webinar: Investor sentiment

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In the latest IHM Urban Living webinar, more than 450 registrants signed up to hear how investor sentiment has been effected by the coronavirus crisis across all sectors of the hospitality industry.

Synergy rolls out safety and health initiative

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Worldwide: Synergy Global Housing has unveiled its SynergyCares initiative, aimed to reinforce the duty of care policies and procedures for guests, staff, clients and business partners.

Cheval announces expansion in Scotland

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UK: From July 2020, Cheval Collection will brand and operate two properties in the centre of Edinburgh as part of its long-term vision for the UK and international growth.

PM announces closure of pubs and restaurants

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UK: In the latest of a regular daily briefing, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced further measures to tackle coronavirus by ordering the closure of cafes, pubs, and restaurants from Friday 20 March.

Quick Q&A: Hardy Sohal, Native

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Fresh from the launch of Native Manchester, SAN caught up with Hardy Sohal, marketing and digital director at Native, who outlined the company’s development and growth strategy.

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