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Focus on improvement

FOCUS HOTELS, under the stewardship of chief executive Peter Cashman, has been acquiring and investing in properties in the UK. All 14 hotels have free wifi in meetings rooms, and provide a single point of contact for each event. Recent activity includes a £1 million investment in the Madeley Court Hotel, near Telford, which has 47 bedrooms and eight function suites, the largest of which holds 175 theatre-style; and a £250,000 renovation of the Windsor Suite at The Royal Hotel, in Hull, giving it a dedicated bar. The hotel has 155 rooms and nine meeting rooms.