Premier Inn News

Travelport links for distribution deal with Premier Inn

Travelport links for distribution deal with Premier Inn

Travelport and Premier Inn, the UK and Ireland’s biggest and fastest growing hotel company have announced a new distribution agreement that will make the hotel chain’s properties available to Travelport-connected travel agencies worldwide. Jackie Usher, head of sales at Premier Inn, said: “We are pleased to announce that our agreement will see Premier Inn content available to Travelport connected agents worldwide.”

Premier Inn outlines employment expansion plans

Premier Inn outlines employment expansion plans

27th Nov 2013 Hotel News

Premier Inn has announced it will create 8,000 new jobs over the next five years due its rapid expansion plans, with the chain planning to open a new hotel every ten days. The announcement was made at the official opening of Premier Inn’s latest hotel, London City (Monument), by Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants managing director, Patrick Dempsey and the minister for employment Esther McVey.

Premier Inn claims UK top spot in new survey

Premier Inn claims UK top spot in new survey

12th Aug 2013 Hotel News

Whitbread’s Premier Inn brand has claimed the accolade of best known hotel brand in Britain, knocking Hilton off the top perch. The most recent quarterly update on the British Hotel Guest Survey, just published by BDRC Continental, shows Premier Inn on 58 per cent unaided awareness among business travellers, and so ahead of Hilton for the first time ever in this market segment, albeit just by a single percentage point. 

Tech savvy travellers invited to hub by Premier Inn

Tech savvy travellers invited to hub by Premier Inn

3rd Jul 2013 Hotel News

Whitbread has announced the launch of its new hotel concept, ‘hub by Premier Inn’. The new concept will target major UK city centres such as London and Edinburgh, with the first ‘hub by Premier Inn’ to open on St. Martin’s Lane in London in summer 2014.

Premier Inn launches new iPhone/iPad app

Premier Inn launches new iPhone/iPad app

25th Apr 2013 Press Release Hotel News Travel Technology News

Premier Inn has relaunched its award-winning application for iPhone and its first application for iPad. Responsible for over 100,000 room bookings in 2012 alone, the award-winning application has been downloaded over 2,000,000 times since its launch in January 2011 and has become one of the hotel brand’s most important channels.

Premier Inn opens new hotel at Stansted Airport

Premier Inn opens new hotel at Stansted Airport

19th Aug 2012 Press Release Hotel News

The brand new Premier Inn at Stansted airport has officially opened its doors to the public, marking an investment of £21.2 million into the local economy whilst creating 77 new jobs for residents of the area.

Whitbread Plc. brings £6.1 million to London Richmond

Whitbread Plc. brings £6.1 million to London Richmond

23rd Jun 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Whitbread PLC is to open its brand new Premier Inn hotel in London Richmond on 18th June 2012. The property will contribute over £6.1 million to the local economy whilst creating 37 new jobs for the residents of Richmond and its surrounding areas.

Premier Inn opens new hotel in Leicester Square

Premier Inn opens new hotel in Leicester Square

19th Jun 2012 Press Release Hotel News

Premier Inn has opened a new hotel in London’s renowned Leicester Square. Leicester Square is famous as the home of film and theatre and now features a new branch of the UK hotel chain at 1 Leicester Place.