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Lancaster London appoints Ben Purton as Executive Chef

Lancaster London appoints Ben Purton as Executive Chef

The iconic mid-century Lancaster London, one of the largest banqueting hotels in Europe, has appointed Ben Purton as its new Executive Chef overseeing the hotel’s two restaurants Island Grill and Nipa Thai, banqueting for up to 3,000 guests, room service, plus the menus and Afternoon Tea in the Lounge Bar. He is also responsible for […]

CEO of Smart Group to speak at The Arena Christmas Event 2014

CEO of Smart Group to speak at The Arena Christmas Event 2014

Greg Lawson, the creative, ambitious and entrepreneurial CEO and founder of Smart Group, will provide the fantastic finale to an incredible year of successful Arena events at The Arena Christmas Event 2014 on Monday 1 December at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London. Smart Group is the dynamic collection of hospitality, catering and event management […]

The Hotel Collection appoints Richard Kiersey

The Hotel Collection appoints Richard Kiersey

The Hotel Collection has appointed Richard Kiersey as technical services director, effective immediately. The appointment comes shortly after the company, which operates 21 unique properties across the UK, appointed a new board, including Grant Hearn as chairman. A highly skilled, commercially focused director with wide experience in hotels, Kiersey is responsible for The Hotel Collection’s […]