Lone Star to create £1bn UK hotel group

Signage for the Jurys Inn Islington, owned and operated by Jurys Doyle Hotel Group, is seen on Pentonville Road in central London, Wednesday, March 22, 2006. Photographer: Adrian Brown/Bloomberg News

US firm brings together Jurys Inn, Puma Hotels under Amaris brand

Package holidays retain long-term appeal

Tourism deals with operator bearing risks regain popularity

Surf’s up for cruise ship orders

Boom suggests industry has turned corner after Costa Concordia

MSC Cruises to base ship in Havana

Optimal time to establish presence in Cuba, says cruise ship operator

Guangzhou Evergrande eyes stock listing

Chinese team makes NEEQ pitch to net investors

Macau casinos rally on China visa move

Relaxed restrictions for mainland visitors buoy gambling stocks

A convincing case for Heathrow expansion

Cameron must end years of dithering and back the Davies plan

Greene King sales growth slows

Pre-tax profits meet expectations with 6.9% rise

Bookmakers said to glamorise betting

CISI says industry is targeting young people

Former Thomas Cook boss paid £5.6m bonus

Green has made commitment to pay one-third to charity

Fairbairn must suppress her wonk at CBI

New director-general should project the energy of British enterprise

Hyatt and Wyndham back Airbnb rivals

Hotel groups back start-ups in hope of tackling threat posed by San Francisco company

Stephen Ross, property billionaire

Owner of the Miami Dolphins aims to sell F1 motorsport to the US

Multiplex hit by changing face of cinema

Immersive experience on offer takes fans to ‘another space and time’ that multiplexes cannot match

Hahn move puts Ecclestone role in doubt

German media magnate who sued F1 boss is part of US-Qatari bid

The hotel that lets you kill the internet

Rooms with a switch to cut out all wireless signals

Criterion restaurant enters administration

Famed Piccadilly Circus venue hit by 60% rent rise

US-Qatari move to take over Formula One

Miami Dolphins owner and Gulf investors in pursuit of CVC stake

Ladbrokes aims to shift odds with tie-up

Mooted Coral merger would elevate group’s small online presence

Start-up lessons from a theatrical empire

Rosemary Squire on balancing creativity and pragmatism


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