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Princess Royal visits Butlins to celebrate The Carers Trust

Princess Royal visits Butlins to celebrate The Carers Trust

13th Nov 2012 Hotel News

Celebrating Butlins’ support for its official charity, The Carers Trust - HRH, The Princess Royal has visited Butlins Minehead. The Princess, who is the first member of the Royal household to visit a Butlins property in several years, met carers who have recently taken part in Butlins’ new park-wide work experience initiative as well as other carers and their families who were invited to the resort.

Butlins invests in new Wave Hotel

Butlins invests in new Wave Hotel

3rd Jul 2012 Hotel News

Butlins is bringing the tween dream to life with the £25 million Wave Hotel & Apartments - the company’s most significant investment since Billy Butlin set up camp in 1936. The new concept hotel, opened by celebrity mum of two and actress Angela Griffin, unleashes the child in everyone with a futuristic games port, DVD & Kindle library, walls that transform into 3D features with a special app, Wii consoles, iMacs, PS3s, iPod docks, inter-connecting rooms and cabin-style beds with built-in TVs and lots more future-proofed gizmos. 

Richard Branson tops UK travel rich list

Richard Branson tops UK travel rich list

9th May 2011 Focus

Sir Richard Branson, long one of the most visible faces in the UK tourism sector, has topped the travel entrants on the 2011 Sunday Times Rich List. Revealed over the weekend, Sunday Times research placed his fortune at a staggering £3.085 billion – a 19 per cent increase on last year.

Butlins’ Ocean Hotel now open

Butlins’ Ocean Hotel now open

12th Aug 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Yesterday saw the grand opening of The Ocean Hotel – Butlins’ new £20 million family hotel at Bognor Regis and the brand’s first spa hotel.

Butlins unveils £20m Ocean Hotel

10th Feb 2009 Press Release Hotel News

Butlins has unveiled its new £20 million family hotel. The Ocean Hotel, opening at the Bognor Regis Resort in late August, is the latest addition to Butlins’ property portfolio following an investment of nearly £100 million across six years in accommodation and facilities.