Wyndham’s Women Own the Room Signs Over 30 Hotels in First Year
Industry-leading program sets the bar for driving diversity while expanding women hotel ownership
Travelodge Hobart transformation completed following multi-million-dollar refurbishment program
Travelodge Hobart has just completed a multi-million-dollar refurbishment program that has seen all 131 guest rooms refreshed, public spaces – including a dramatic new-look reception – transformed, the installation of a gym and purpose-built yoga and Pilates studio, and new Dreamcatcher beds throughout.
Travelodge Resort Darwin unveils two-storey high mural by artist Lisa King as part of Darwin Street
Hot on the heels of its Wet Season makeover in 2020, Travelodge Resort Darwin has undergone another dramatic transformation with the addition of a two-storey high mural by artist Lisa King as part of this year’s Darwin Street Art Festival.
Travelodge improves offering for business travellers
Travelodge has unveiled Travelodge Business, a one-stop service created to help restart travel programmes post-pandemic. The project supports business accommodation needs.
Travelodge begins autumnal recruitment drive
Roles on offer include management roles for hotel manager and assistant hotel manager positions, as well as in the housekeeping team and on reception.
Bonnar takes top job at Travelodge
Craig Bonnar has been serving as interim chief since the start of this year and has been a member of the group operating board since his appointment as chief operating officer in 2017.
Travelodge unveils plans for new UK properties
Travelodge has announced it expects to open 17 new hotels across the UK in 2021, creating 360 new jobs and growing its hotel network to 597 locations in the UK, Ireland and Spain.
Robinson appointed chairman of Travelodge
Travelodge has announced the appointment of leisure travel veteran, Martin Robinson, as its new chairman. He brings a wealth of brand building, strategic management and leadership expertise.
Travelodge retains virtually all hotels following landlord dispute
Travelodge has retained a network of 578 hotels following an acrimonious company voluntary arrangement deal with owners, losing just a handful to competitors.
Travelodge to reopen hundreds of hotels in UK
Travelodge has accelerated its hotel reopening programme, with a further 100 properties returning to market this week. The budget company added it would continue to reopen dozens of properties a week this month.
Stakeholders approve Travelodge voluntary insolvency
A short statement explained: “The successful vote will enable Travelodge to navigate the short-term challenges facing the business as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.”
Travelodge proposes rent cut to save jobs
Travelodge has a proposed a company voluntary arrangement as it seeks to restructure in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. Under the plans, landlords will be paid £230 million in rent, approximately 62 per cent of the sum due under current contracts.