Join Us At The Independent Hotel Show

The Independent Hotel Show returns to Olympia, London on October 16th & 17th. The show presents a curated collection of over 350 innovative product and service providers from across the hotel supply chain. Great National Hotels & Resorts Group will be exhibiting at Stand 505 – Be sure to come by to hear how we…

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New Sales Manager UK joins Great National Hotels & Resorts Group

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We are delighted to welcome Julie Akhondi to the Great National team as Sales Manager UK following 8 years at Booking.com. Commenting on the appointment Paul Abson, Managing Director UK said “Julie brings a wealth of hospitality distribution knowledge not only to our rapidly growing business but most importantly to our hotel clients. I’m delighted…

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Great National completes merger with The Hotel Partnership

Great National Hotels and Classic British partnership

Today (9 September 2018), Great National Hotels and Resorts has announced completion of the merger with The Hotel Partnership for an undisclosed sum. The merger brings the group to a combined total of 135 hotels, making it one of the largest independent hotel services companies in Europe with 8,150 bedrooms. The deal will see the…

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Ballyroe Heights Hotel joins Great National

Ballyroe Heights Hotel

The family owned Ballyroe Heights Hotel in Tralee has joined the Great National Hotels and Resorts Group. Set in six and a half acres of sloping gardens with spectacular views of the Sliabh Mish Mountains and Tralee Bay, the superior 3-star Ballyroe Heights Hotel is a popular destination hotel for weddings being located 10 minutes…

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The National Hotel Marketing Conference | Great National Hotels

National Hotel Marketing Conference

The National Hotel Marketing Conference takes place at The Hilton, St.George’s Park, Newborough Road, Needwood, Burton upon Trent from 10am on Thursday 5th July. Join Rachel Howes, Director at Great National Hotels & Resorts and former Managing Director at Booking.com, at 12.15pm as she hosts an in-depth marketing seminar on how to ‘Get more Eyeballs…

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GDPR: Time to Panic?

GDPR

Aimée Olley, Our Data Protection Officer provides some timely GDPR advice. The deadline for hotels to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulations is fast-approaching. By the time this article is published, it may have already landed at our doors. So, should you be panicking? Aimée Olley, Data Protection Officer for Great National Hotels and Resorts…

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Avvio co-Founder appointed by Great National Hotels

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Avvio co-Founder appointed by Great National Hotels The Great National Hotels and Resorts Group have today (22 January 2018) announced that Brian Reeves, the co-founder of hotel technology company Avvio.com has been appointed to the post of Director of Digital for the Irish owned hotel chain. Brian Reeves, a serial technology entrepreneur is also founder of GOPPAR Digital, one of…

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Artificial Intelligence – The Hotelier’s Perspective

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  David Collins, COO of Great National Hotels and Resorts, Ireland and the UK’s fastest growing hotel chain, recently joined Frank Reeves, Co-Founder and CEO of hosp-tech company Avvio, at the launch of Avvio’s own AI-powered hotel booking engine Allora, at this year’s recent World Travel Market in London, to discuss the implications of artificial…

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2018: Another Challenging Year for Hoteliers

Challenging Year for Hoteliers

David Collins, columnist and Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer at Great National Hotels and Resorts Group discusses 2018 which is set to be yet another challenging year for hoteliers . BREXIT With little or no sign of even the most tentative vision of a post-BREXIT UK/EU relationship, investment decisions remain stalled, currency exchange rates volatile…

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