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30 Jul 2021 Estate

Bar + Block all-day steak restaurant to open on Edinburgh’s Princes Street

Hoardings go up at the former New Look store as it is converted into all-day steakhouse restaurant

28 Jul 2021 Estate

The West End is ready to roar again

Whitbread’s hotels are playing a vital part in contributing to the safe and successful reopening of the West End this summer.

22 Jul 2021 Estate

Flagship Premier Inn opens at Oxford Westgate

Premier Inn brings its latest product into the heart of Oxford city centre and marks the opening of its 1000th Premier Plus bedroom.

9 Jul 2021 Estate

Premier Inn opens its northern star at Thurso in the Highlands

The UK’s leading hotel business has added 566 rooms to its network in Scotland so far this year.

19 May 2021 Estate

Whitbread presses on in Dublin with three Premier Inn hotels under construction

The UK’s largest hotel business is targeting 2,500 Premier Inn rooms in Dublin

13 May 2021 Estate

Doors open for Whitbread as it prepares to open 2,142 summer rooms

UK’s largest hotel business will open a new hotel a week between May and August 2021 as it continues to expand its market share and capitalise on the recovery opportunity.

25 Jun 2021 Sustainability

First patients welcomed to brand new, specialist centre for children with sight and hearing loss

Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) welcomes its first patients to the new Sight and Sound Centre supported by Premier Inn, the UK’s first dedicated medical facility for children with sight and hearing loss.

28 Apr 2021 Brand, Sustainability

Whitbread and Lifetime Training Win The 2021 Learning Excellence Awards

Whitbread and Lifetime Training have been named winners of the Learning Excellence Award for 2021. Lifetime and Whitbread entered the awards with their response to continuing to deliver exceptional apprenticeship training amidst the pandemic.

22 Apr 2021 Brand, Sustainability

Whitbread announces Net Zero carbon target on Earth Day 10 years ahead of previous commitment

The UK’s largest hospitality company Whitbread has pledged to reach Net Zero carbon emissions by 2040 – the first UK hotel chain to publicly commit to doing so.

26 Jan 2021 Brand, Sustainability

It’s electrifying! We’re Plugged Inn

Premier Inn to roll out high-powered GeniePoint electric charging at hundreds of locations across the UK.

25 Jan 2021 Brand, Sustainability

Whitbread named ‘Top Employer’

New hotels in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Thurso and Hamilton will open ahead of what Whitbread expects will be a popular year for domestic tourism.

22 Dec 2020 Brand, Sustainability

Premier Inn creates Father Christmas master key

For the first-time ever Premier Inn has created a master key to its hotels across the UK for the exclusive use of Father Christmas delivering presents on December 24.

1 Dec 2020 Brand, Sustainability

Whitbread dishes up half a million meals to nation’s most in-need

Whitbread, today on Giving Tuesday (01 Dec) reveals it has diverted surplus food equivalent to over half a million meals to charity in 2020 as part of its longstanding Force for Good sustainability programme.

10 Nov 2020 Brand, Sustainability

Premier Inn and Whitbread restaurants say huge thank you to Forces’ heroes

A veteran has been chosen to launch a free breakfast offer for retired and service personnel in Scotland.

2 Sep 2020 Brand, Sustainability

£100,000 raised throughout lockdown

Team members working for Premier Inn and Restaurants across the country continue their fundraising efforts for Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) throughout the lockdown to raise thousands

11 May 2020 Brand, Sustainability

Hotel welcomes landmark key worker guest

A popular Birmingham hotel has welcomed its 400th key worker guest – Birmingham healthcare worker Charles Ndemera.

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