A meeting space ‘with a difference’ will be opening shortly in the centre of Birmingham. It will be called 'Eighteen' and will be housed on the 18th floor of 103 Colmore Row in the heart of Birmingham.

Eighteen will offer tenants of the building access to a lounge with dining and bar facilities, meeting rooms, events space and break out areas plus 3,000 sq ft outdoor terrace overlooking the city.

Eighteen will also be available to hire for private events by non-tenants.

The terrace promises to be one of the most spectacular spaces in the country, with its panoramic views of Birmingham.

Eighteen is a five-minute walk from Birmingham New Street Station and even closer to Birmingham Snow Hill Station.

We will monitor progress on site and advise when it opens for business.

Dorsett Hospitality International is planning a London launch of a new aparthotel brand - Dao by Dorsett West London - this summer. It is due to open 1st June 2022.

Dao by Dorsett West London will be located adjacent to the existing Dorsett Hotel on Shepherd’s Bush Green in central London.

Dao by Dorsett West London will feature 74 fully serviced apartment units. All apartment units will be either one or two bedroomed with multi-functional kitchenettes, an en-suite bathroom and living space. Some apartments will have private outdoor terraces. There will also be accessible studios available.

Dao by Dorsett West London will feature an “entertainment space” plus a restaurant and café.

Dao by Dorsett West London is a five-minute walk from Shepherd’s Bush tube station and Westfield London shopping centre in White City.

The renovation of a landmark building, North Western Hall, in the centre of Liverpool into a new Radisson RED hotel is on target for a summer 2022 opening.

North Western Hall opened as a hotel back in 1871 at the entrance to Liverpool Lime Street Station. Renovation work is now returning the building to a hotel -bringing it full circle.

The Radisson Red Hotel will have 201 bedrooms and suites, five meeting and events suites plus a ground floor restaurant and a gym.

North Western Hall is a Grade II-listed building and has been sensitively restored. The buildings 19th century-stained glass window, a rediscovered secret doorway and a grand staircase made of sandstone have all been retained and restored.

We will advise the definite opening date of Radisson Red Liverpool as soon as it is published.

The Caterer magazine is reporting a boom in the new hotel construction sector with £2.5b worth of projects in the pipeline.

London is set to see the highest number of new hotel sites with 60 projects in the pipeline approved since 2020, worth £740million. London also tops the charts of the Europe Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report, which ranks the pipeline of all European cities.

The average hotel project in the pipeline in London is worth £12.3million compared with projects in the rest of the country which average £7.2million.

The major projects highlighted include a £20million new Hampton by Hilton hotel near Heathrow, a £100million Met Tower Hotel in Glasgow and a £38.5million project at the W Hotel in Edinburgh.

The former Renaissance Hotel in the centre of Manchester is set for a major refurbishment and a relaunch under the SH Hotel & Resorts' Treehouse brand, part of Starwood Capital Investments

The new Treehouse Hotel will be part of as major redevelopment of the site which will also offer office space, car parking plus a residential tower featuring 300 new homes.

Treehouse Manchester will have 216 new bedrooms, a new top floor restaurant and bar, meeting and events space and a communal gym – and it will feature a ‘secret forest’ treehouse canopy.

Located on Deansgate in the centre of Manchester it will be the second Treehouse branded hotel in the UK. It will join Treehouse London Hotel in Langham Place central London, across the road from the BBC.

Treehouse Hotel Manchester is anticipated to open in 2023.

Starting this autumn, the 35 hotel-strong Jurys Inn portfolio is set to be rebranded as Leonardo Hotels. All the hotels will undergo a refurbishment package to bring them into line with the current Leonardo branding.

Jurys Inns are part of the Fattal Hotel Group which also includes the Nyx lifestyle brand. The rebranding operation will allow the group to open multiple hotels in key cities under the various Leonardo sub-brands.

Currently the group has 16 properties in the UK and Ireland flying the Leonardo flag. A new Leonardo hotel will launch in Manchester this spring. It will join The Midland Hotel with 300plus bedrooms in the centre of Manchester which is also a member of the group.

Other new properties planned include Nyx hotels in Dublin and Liverpool plus a 125-bedroom Nyx Hotel in Edinburgh’s Old Town scheduled to open next year.

The Jurys Group has changed a great deal since its inception - a small guesthouse launched by William Jurys in Dublin back in 1839.

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