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DoubleTree by Hilton York launches new “Community Care” team

The New Year has seen a leading York hotel launch a new in-house team to lead initiatives to benefit guests, colleagues, and the local community alike.   Comprising of staff of all levels and from all departments, the primary role of the DoubleTree by Hilton York CARE Committee is to monitor the

Global holiday company Kenwood Travel hires Sheffield-based media agency

Digital marketing agency, Ignition Search, will be responsible for all Kenwood Travel’s paid media accounts including Google search and display, remarketing and Bing. The success for the Sheffield firm comes on the heels of a stand-out year which saw the expansion of its offices and team following record growth and turnover. Kenwood

Supplements business muscles in on further success

A Leeds-based sports performance supplements online retailer is expanding into new premises and creating 15 new jobs in the city following export success in the USA. Roar Ambition has outgrown its current home in offices above Leeds station and will relocate operations to larger offices on Whitehall Road. The company, originally started

York tour operator launches absolutely fabulous new TV advertising campaign

Great Rail Journeys, the UK’s leading escorted rail holiday operator has launched a new nationwide TV advertising campaign, which will run until February 18.   The York-based tour operator specialising in rail holidays around the world showcase some of the best-selling destinations in the 30 second promotion.   Destinations featured in the advert include

Twisted Bars expand into prime West Yorkshire rail location

Independent operators Twisted Bars has expanded its portfolio with the opening of The Ticket Office, an over 21s premium drinks venue located within Ilkley’s historic railway station complex. The Ticket Office, which opened earlier this month, represents a further boost to the spa town’s re-emerging nightlife scene and is the second

Property specialists expand into hospitality sector

A North Yorkshire property company, which began as a specialist in the development of small unit commercial space, is expanding its offering across the Pennines with a celebrity chef-led restaurant and hotel. BH Group, headquartered in Harrogate, is behind the restaurant, café and 187-bed hotel currently being built in the heart

Darth Vader on the Dome ahead of launch of the Last Jedi

In a galaxy not so far away, shoppers at Trinity Leeds were greeted by Darth Vader and Boba Fett as they put their lightsaber skills to the test and helped clean the shopping centre’s huge glass windows ahead of the launch of Star Wards: The Last Jedi.   Dan Wharton, marketing

Chairmanship changes at Leeds Hotels and Venues Association

It’s a time of change at Leeds Hotels and Venues Association (LHVA), who are saying a fond farewell to their long-serving general manager and welcoming a fresh face into the position. After fourteen years of leading the organisation, Gordon Jackson is retiring as General Manager of Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa

York hotel wishes conference organiser “happy retirement”

A York hotel has said “happy retirement” to a much-valued conference organiser who has brought his two-day meeting to the city for the last two decades. And to thank David Andrews for his 18 years of business, staff from the Doubletree by Hilton York presented him with a celebratory cake made

QHotels scores maximum of ten out of ten in new golf resort rankings

QHotels, managed by Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH), is celebrating a full house after all ten of its four-star golf resorts were listed in the inaugural Golf World ‘Top 100 Resorts in UK & Ireland' ranking. The magazine's top 100 rankings for golf courses in both the UK&I and Europe, and its European

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