HNA in race to grab Chinese tourists

C90G6D Radisson Hotel Blue Astrid a luxury hotel at the Koningin Astridplein square city centre Antwerp Anvers Flanders Belgium Benelux
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Hainan-based group acquires Carlson Hotels

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Tui to sell Hotelbeds Group for €1.2bn

Travel group looks to bolster finances and focus on core business

Red Rock raises $531m in public offering

Casino operator’s deal is sign of cautious reopening in US market

Whitbread’s Eco-Pod coffee shop in Telford, Shropshire
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Whitbread: here and no further

Whitbread is growing fast enough. Just

Whitbread pledges expansion

Owner of Costa Coffee and Premier Inn lifts payout

GVC profits dragged down by Bwin takeover

Gambling company hit by new ‘point of consumption tax’ on betting

London, UK - October 2, 2010 - Bicycle commuters on their way to work after crossing Blackfriars bridge in early morning.
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I want to return to my bike despite risk

The longer I suffer the commute, the more likely I will stop asking if it is mad to cycle

Merlin pleads guilty over Alton Towers crash

Smiler rollercoaster accident left five people seriously injured

Ladbrokes hit by dire Cheltenham results

Bookies’ collective losses at March race meeting topped £60m

Airbnb chief vows to battle mass tourism

Brian Chesky looks to expand beyond core home-sharing business

Mervyn King quits Aston Villa board

Ex-Bank of England boss resigns after football club is relegated

Harlequins sets sights on £15m mini-bond

Rugby club joins league of sports groups tapping fans for funding

Premiership football lures foreign fans

Overseas visitors to the north-west more likely to see a game than in London

Northern ports’ cruise calls pick up pace

The Mersey and Tyne are becoming increasingly popular with liners and passengers

Warm reception for hotel projects

Northern cities dominate property adviser’s list of top 10 places in UK to buy or develop

Premier League teams score profits record

Pre-tax earnings of £120m are down on season before but bring first two consecutive years of profit

Head of Costa Coffee steps down

Chris Rogers to leave after 11 years at Whitbread

Tough Mudder targets Asia with IMG deal

Company behind extreme obstacle courses looks to emerging markets

Caesars dispute puts law firms in spotlight

Questions raised about role of Paul, Weiss

Luxury to Ikea — design with human touch

StudioIlse connects business to people, one airport lounge at a time

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