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ABTA calls for government grants to help TMCs

News Story / 02 March 2021

UK: ABTA chief executive Mark Tanzer has called on the government to include travel management companies in its the £5 billion restart grant scheme announced over the weekend.

Reopening plans unveiled for UK hospitality

News Story / 22 February 2021

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.

Sunak unveils £4.6b in business grants

News Story / 06 January 2021

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.

BridgeStreet's operations arm goes in to UK administration

News Story / 05 December 2020

UK: Sarah Rayment and Mark Shaw of BDO have been appointed joint administrators of BridgeStreet Accommodations London Limited, which has ceased trading, leaving guests urgently seeking alternative accommodation.

STAA launches new Trusted Stays scheme for UK key workers

News Story / 30 October 2020

UK: The UK Short Term Accommodation Association [STAA] has followed up its successful nationwide “NHS Homes” initiative with the launch of a new scheme, “Trusted Stays”, to offer NHS staff and key government workers discounted safe and clean accommodation near their places of work, to help protect them and their families as the UK’s Covid-19 infection rates rise.

Sunak announces new jobs scheme, extended VAT cut

News Story / 24 September 2020

UK: Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced the government’s replacement for the UK furlough scheme, which will support the wages of workers who cannot return to work full time.

Homesave to transition from aparthotel model

News Story / 24 August 2020

UK: Arbuthnot Latham Commercial has provided a commercial loan of £2.2 million for Homesave UK Limited, helping the company to transition its business model from aparthotels to residential lettings.

UK government re-imposes quarantine order for returnees from Spain

News Story / 27 July 2020

UK / Spain: The UK Department for Transport [DfT] announced on Saturday that all travellers returning from Spain to the UK would be required to self-isolate in quarantine at home for the following two weeks, a notion which took immediate effect as of midnight on Sunday morning.

UK hospitality sector set to reopen on July 4

News Story / 21 June 2020

UK: Prime minister Boris Johnson is reportedly set to announce hotels and bed and breakfasts can reopen on July 4 along with pubs, restaurants and hairdressers.

Fülhaus announces expansion into the UK market

News Story / 20 April 2020

UK: Canadian interior design startup Fülhaus Inc. has announced further expansion after launching its UK office and appointing Diana Sanni as its head of UK operations.

BridgeStreet strengthens UK sales team

News Story / 13 September 2015

UK: BridgeStreet Global Hospitality has appointed Alexander Sikorsky as director of sales, UK, and David Northcott as major accounts development manager.

Staycity launches UK TV ad campaign

News Story / 20 February 2014

UK: Serviced apartment operator Staycity has launched a €50,000 (£41,000) TV advertising campaign, which it claims is the first for the sector in the UK.

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