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March/April 2019


10 Jul 2017
GLH has opened its first Thistle Express hotel – a new budget brand in the market.The first property, aimed at “value-conscious” travellers, has opened in Luton.
Mike DeNoma GLH Hotels
7 Apr 2015
The outspoken hotel boss talks to Tom Otley about the group’s new brands
19 Nov 2014
New facility unveiled at its Euston property
23 Oct 2013
Four Thistle and Guoman properties will be rebranded under Amba banner
1 Oct 2013
GLH will convert Royal Horseguards into first Clermont property
28 Feb 2012
ABTN talks to global sales director Barrigan about refurbishments and the Olympics
14 Sep 2010
Guoman Hotels and its sister group Thistle Hotels are hoping to encourage meetings and events managers to book with them by offering the chance to win prizes, such as a holiday at the newly opened Guoman Hotel in Shanghai.
1 Aug 2010
Catherine Chetwynd talks to Heiko Figge about Thistle and Guoman's strategy under the coalition government and the new economic climate.
6 Sep 2009
After working for Thistle Hotels in the 1980s, Heiko Figge has "come home" as the chain's new chief operating officer. He talks to ABTN about his plans for the chain which operates 33 hotels, including 10 in Central London and two in Malaysia and is part of Guoman Hotel Management (UK) Limited. He was previously with Marriott and Paramount before re-joining Thistle 
26 Jan 2009
This week's ABTN news in brief
15 Aug 2008
The Royal Horseguards Hotel, well known because of its connection with the adjoining conference facility One Whitehall Place, is set to become the fourth Guoman Hotel in the first quarter of 2009.
28 May 2008
A few years back Thistle Hotels were the first choice for many UK and overseas business travellers travelling in Britain.
14 Feb 2007
Cimoli off Alitalia board
19 Dec 2006
LONDON'S Cumberland Hotel has been a landmark at Marble Arch since its opening in the 1930s. 
2 Aug 2006
HRG promotes Smith The Hogg Robinson Group has promoted Spencer Smith, its director of consulting to a new role of director corporate services solutions.
16 Feb 2005
UK-based De Vere Hotels is looking for suitable properties in continental Europe to manage, its sales and marketing director John Rogers said.