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Premier Inn boosts Whitbread

Premier Inn boosts Whitbread

8 September 2010 Hotel News

Strong performance at Premier Inn has continued to boost sales at Whitbread. The hotel chain saw like-for-like sales increase by 10.7 per cent in the 24 weeks to August, with cost-conscience business travellers increasingly turning to the chain over more expensive options.

Premier Inn set for Qatar launch

3 August 2010 Hotel News

Premier Inn is set for launch in Qatar following the inking of a joint venture agreement with regional hospitality specialist Dohaland. The first property to open under the terms of the deal will be situated in Doha Education City and is expected to open next year.

Premier Inn Acquires Property Adjacent to the Olympic Stadium

15 March 2010 Press Release Hotel News

Premier Inn, owned by Whitbread PLC, the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group, has announced its latest site acquisition for a new 267-bedroom budget hotel at Stratford, located adjacent to the Olympic Stadium, investing some GBP25m and creating approximately 90 jobs.

Harrison’s low-cost credentials land Whitbread top job

Harrison’s low-cost credentials land Whitbread top job

4 March 2010 Hotel News

Andy Harrison is to head up Whitbread when he steps down from his role as easyJet chief executive role this summer, with the aim of continuing Premier Inn’s aggressive international expansion. The news comes as the group reported sales growth across all its three brands, including 8.5% growth for Premier Inn and 9.5% for Costa.