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5 of our favourite fictional hotels

5 of our favourite fictional hotels

Inns in medieval Europe lodged weary travellers for 200 years, but the first hotel, as we think of them, opened in Exeter in 1767. Since then, hotels have become a vital part of the fabric of modern culture. This has led to fictional hotels popping up across the cultural zeitgeist...

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Why do some hotel chains own more than one brand?

Why do some hotel chains own more than one brand?

Have you ever wondered why some large international hotel chains own more than one brand Not every Marriott or Hilton hotel is the same as the next; these travel giants know that catering to more than one type of guest is crucial for success, which is why they have more...

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Understanding different hotel types

If you were to take a quiz about the different types of hotel, how well do you think you would score Would you know the differences between Business and Boutique, or Leisure and Resort, for instance Now do not worry, we are not going to quiz you. But we are...

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Why you simply can’t beat hands-on classroom training

Why you simply can’t beat hands-on classroom training

If you are looking to start a career in the hotel and hospitality industry, you may have come across various online courses promising to give you the best possible start. While furthering your knowledge and education is always a good thing, we wanted to pass on a word of warning:...

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How does Hotel Star Rating work (and is it really that important?)

How does hotel star rating work (and is it really that important?)

When it comes to the hotel industry, there seems to be a clear pecking order with five-star establishments at the top of the chain. But how do star ratings actually work Who awards them, and are they an accurate representation of the quality of a hotel s staff and facilities...

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