The bumper October issue of Boutique Hotelier is now online and ready to read, with 68 pages of bumper content designed to get you fired up for the next few months in business.
The edition, which will be on display at the Independent Hotel Show and our very own Personal Service Star Awards in October, features Charlie and Justin Salisbury, owners of the fun, quirky and eclectic Artist Residence brand, as cover stars.
They talk hotel development, detail some of their steepest learning curves and reveal some of the secrets to their success as one of the most talked about boutique brands of the past few years.
Also under the spotlight this issue is Oliver Williams, the new general manager at Ellenborough Park who is ready to really put the luxury hotel back on the map and ramp up the reputation of the 60-bed boutique.
A short hop along the road in Cheltenham and you’ll stumble across Tewkesbury Park, a totally transformed hotel, which has been renovated to the tune of £4m since the McIntosh family took over in 2014.
We sat down with director Claire to find out the aims and inspirations behind the refurbishment and the family’s ambitious plans for future growth.
The Calcot Collection’s newest launch, The Painswick, is a real showstopper. With mod touches such as bright neon lights perfectly paired with country chic interiors, the hotel is one to watch. Luke Millikin talks about the hotel’s first few months in business and how they are working with the local market.
Aside from all the interviews, we bring you six pages of jam-packed exhibition preview content for the Independent Hotel Show which takes place on October 18-19 at Olympia West, London. The show looks to be its best yet, with a riveting seminar programme, top-name exhibitors and a programme of business sessions that really match the trials and tribulations the hospitality market face today.
If this wasn’t enough to entice you to click here and have a read, then we round up some of the best soft furnishing products to suit your establishment, give you advice on choosing the right PR company, and hear from Steve Lowy at Umi Digital about the latest tech trends and how you need to catch up.