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Thistle appoints John Murphy as GM of Thistle Hyde Park

Thistle Hotels announces the appointment of John Murphy as general manager of the Thistle Hyde Park hotel.

In this role, John will oversee the day-to-day management of the hotel and its staff, along with the overall direction of the hotel.

Having recently completed a MBA, John brings a wealth of leadership experience to the role built up over his 11 years in hospitality and leisure, having worked previously as general manager for Jurys Inn.


Also in Europe today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to London.

City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.

However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi.

London.Mobi is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.

Most entries are also linked to websites where users can quickly access more detailed information if needed.

Other key features include information on accommodation, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, nightlife, shopping, and transport.

City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.