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Penelope Alice visits the brilliantly British Luton Hoo

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Last week, PA Life Club members got to enjoy a five-star evening of brilliant service, luxurious rooms and breath-taking views from the Luton Hoo manor house hotel, spa and golf club. We’ve sent the PA Life PA, Penelope Alice along to visit the historic manor house and let you know what she thought of it…  […]

The Grand Brighton and Richmond Hill Hotel promote the power of sleep in September well-being week

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The Grand Brighton and sister property Richmond Hill Hotel have held a second dedicated period of well-being activity, focusing on the power of a good night’s sleep for improving well-being and reducing stress. Following a successful month of well-being activities in June this year, the hotel has devoted a week to encouraging their clients and […]

Penelope Alice checks out the hospitality at Doubletree by Hilton Dartford Bridge Hotel

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Some PA Life Club members and I won the opportunity to spend the night at the Doubletree by Hilton Dartford Bridge Hotel last weekend, and what a fantastic evening we had. Upon arrival on Friday afternoon, we were greeted by the hotel’s sales manager, Khushnuma Amalsadiwalla, a round of cocktails and some signature Doubletree cookies […]

Checking in: Whittlebury Hall

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With Silverstone just minutes away from the hotel’s doorstep and a luxurious spa on-site, Whittlebury has it all in terms of relaxation and team-building. Jade Burke travels to Northamptonshire to experience all it has to offer. If you’re more of a thrill-seeking or prefer to kick back and relax, Whittlebury Hall really can offer you […]

5 MINUTES WITH…MANDY JENNINGS OF VENUES OF EXCELLENCE

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A lengthy career in the hotel industry sparked Mandy Jennings’ passion for driving high standards in hospitality. Today, Jennings is executive director of sales and marketing consortium Venues of Excellence, which awards membership to high-quality conference, meeting and training venues across the UK How did you come across your current role? After working my way […]

Checking in: Gleneagles Hotel

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Editor of sister site Hotel Designs, Hamish Kilburn checks in to find out whether Scotland’s Gleneagles Hotel really can cater to the demands of modern PAs. Gleneagles has long been known as a destination for world-renowned golfing, awe-inspiring spa retreat getaways and unmatched weddings. Its roaring twenties heritage runs through the very fabrics of the […]

Take a break with Travelodge

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Travelodge has been around for 33 years, making it a well-known brand but not one that many people really know. It’s grown and changed almost unrecognisably since it became Britain’s first budget hotel chain in 1985 – we bet it’s not the Travelodge you think you know: 546 hotels in the UK (and a further […]

Checking in: Bermondsey Square Hotel

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Jade Burke heads to the contemporary Bermondsey Square Hotel for an overnight stay in one of its exclusive terrace rooms. Overlooking the weekly Bermondsey antiques market, the Bermondsey Square Hotel lives up to its trendy location. A 15-minute walk away from London Bridge tube station, the hotel is close enough to the heart of the […]

Serviced apartments prove popular with travel buyers

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Around one fifth of corporate travel buyers increased their use of serviced apartment suppliers during 2017. According to a recent poll carried out by PA Life’s media partner the Business Travel Show and the Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP), a similar number of buyers directed more spend to budget hotels, while over a third […]

Checking in: InterContinental London – The O2

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Sharon O’Sullivan, chartered MCIPD, group HR executive and PA to CEO at Centura Group, gives us a tour around the Greenwich-based hotel. With tickets to see Mickey Flannigan, who was playing at the 02 and ironically staying at the InterContinental Hotel that had only opened some 18 months ago, I thought it would be a […]