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Hat trick of growth for Greater Manchester hotel industry

Annual hotel occupancy data for the 2015 calendar year – supplied by STR Global Ltd and released today by Marketing Manchester – shows that Greater Manchester hotels have once again achieved the highest level of occupancy since records began. Both Manchester city…

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Colliers International – North West Property Predictions 2016

Greater Manchester Office Market Peter Gallagher, director, national offices at Colliers International Manchester “We expect that current levels of total and Grade A office take-up and completion of lease transactions currently under offer in Manchester will result in an unprecedented complete absence…

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Your exclusive invitation to The Spa At The Midland’s Christmas Showcase

The Christmas season is finally upon us and to celebrate we’re inviting you to join us in the beautiful surroundings of The Midland in Manchester. We’re hosting an evening of seasonal delights with mini taster treatments and demonstrations. Enjoy a glass of…

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International hotel group buys Hard Days Night Hotel for £13.8m

International hotel group Millennium & Copthorne is to buy Liverpool's Hard Days Night Hotel for £13.8m, nearly £3m more than the original asking price. The Beatles themed hotel  has more than 113 years remaining on its lease with Liverpool City Council. M&C chairman…

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Fifteen year high for hotel occupancy in the city centre

New hotel occupancy data – supplied by STR Global, Ltd and released today by Marketing Manchester – demonstrates that Manchester city centre hotels have achieved their best half year results on record.  Manchester city centre attained an average occupancy rate of 78%…

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All change for Bruntwood Hall as plans given green light

Plans to transform Bruntwood Hall in Cheadle into a boutique hotel have been given the go-ahead. The proposal by Oddfellows Hotels involve restoring and converting the 19th Century mansion to create 22 bedrooms, a restaurant, cocktail bar and private dining rooms. There are also plans…

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International Hotel Chain Joins Forces With Manchester Brands For City Debut

International hotel chain, INNSIDE, has marked its Manchester debut with a string of new partnerships with some of the city’s best-loved businesses. Part of global hotel company, Meliá Hotels International, the hotel is based at the brand new First Street development in the city…

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Ramada in Salford Quays sold for ‘exceptional price’

The Ramada Hotel in Salford Quays has been sold along with a site in Birmingham for more than £20m. The assets have been sold by Shiva Hotels to MCAP Global Finance, a UK subsidiary of the New York investment adviser Marathon Asset Management.…

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Bredbury Hall ends 15 months of administrative hell in multi million pound deal

Bredbury Hall, the popular hotel and entertainment venue, has been sold after 15 months in administration.  Pictured: Mark Chambers, Golam Sarwar and son Mashkur The 147-bedroom hotel based near Stockport has been snapped-up by Bangladesh investor Golam Sarwar, who is planning a £1m revamp. The…

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Bespoke travel firm plans for £1bn turnover

The boss of a £500m travel company has told an audience the 20-year-old company he runs is an original "disruptive" business. Managing director of Bolton firm Travel Counsellors Steve Byrne was speaking at the North West Institute of Directors' Disruption Conference at Manchester's…