News in Brief

Principal Hotel, London will be opening shortly.  It is the completely refurbished Russell Hotel, Russell Square; which has been closed for a couple of years.

Cambridge Belfry is set to become a Doubletree by Hilton.  Q Hotels who used to operate the Belfry were bought last year and are now all managed by RBH Hotels.  RBH already operated a number of hotels under different Hilton and InterContinental brands.  In the rebranding 5 of the old Q Hotels will become Doubletree later this year: Stratford-upon-Avon, Oxford, Glasgow, Cambourne, and Forest Pines (Yorkshire).

University Arms, Cambridge update, the hotel will have a rolling opening, but the Ballroom will not be ready until September.

Barnett Hill, Guildford now part of Alexander Hotels, has just added a further 22 bedrooms.

August 2018: we are getting a number of special offers through for events that take place in August. Call us with your August enquiries.

Hilton Cambridge City Centre is offering 1 in 10 go free for any booking that takes place in September 2018.

AC Marriott Belfast is now open for business. It has 3 small meeting rooms each holding 12 boardroom; 2 of which combine to make a slightly larger room holding 35 theatre style.

Hotel Berlin, Berlin is welcoming every tenth delegate for free throughout 2018. (Up to a maximum of 15 free delegates)

Hotel Felix, Cambridge has just been granted planning permission to add 16 additional bedrooms and glass reception area.

CCT Venues are opening a new venue in London’s Docklands and are offering special introductory rates until August. There is a large exhibition space for 250 guests and private lounge, with a further 8 meeting rooms and 6 smaller breakout rooms. They have a waterfront terrace and restaurant.

Crowne Plaza Albert Embankment, London has opened, close to the new American Embassy and Battersea Power Station.

Quy Mill, Cambridge, marque is now ready to book and will be available until December. This year’s marque has rigid walls and a terrace. It is suitable for meetings as well as parties and has direct access to the Quy Mill’s large field perfect for team building and games. The space can hold 650 for dinner and 950 theatre style.

Sandals Royal Barbados is now open with 222 concierge and butler level suites and 550 sqm of conference space.

Moller Centre, Cambridge, has won Best UK Management Training Centre; Best Academic Venue and Best Conferencing Staff at the M & IT Awards.