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Gloucester Rugby scores Venues of Excellence accreditation

Gloucester Rugby, one of the South West’s leading conference and event venues has been awarded Venues of Excellence accreditation for its events and conferencing facilities. Independent venue consortium, Venues of Excellence (VofE), has welcomed Gloucester Rugby Conferencing & Events as its newest accredited member thanks to its excellent customer service and versatile venue space.…


Phyllis Court Members Club achieves Venues of Excellence accreditation

One of Oxfordshire’s historic riverside mansions – Phyllis Court Members Club – is the latest location to achieve the Venue of Excellence accreditation, adding to the consortium’s premium portfolio. The private members club, which has hotel rooms and is located on the River Thames in Henley, was established in 1906, and offers a unique slice of history and elegance, making it a prime venue for the prestigious VofE accreditation.…


Day Meetings at Sundial Group: 1 in 10 goes free

Book your day meeting with us and 1 in 10 delegates will be complimentary. We won't charge extra for another tea break or a few extra flipcharts. You'll find this flexible attitude also extends to the timings and the general arrangements of your day.


Lauren brings wealth of experience to the table

The Golden Jubilee Conference Hotel has appointed a new Food and Beverage Manager who brings a wealth of experience to the table. Lauren Miller began her career in the hotel industry back in 2001 at the Crowne Plaza in Glasgow where she had a summer job whilst still at school.…


Working in a woodland wonderland – Warwick Conferences launches new outdoor space

Event organisers can now make the most of Warwick Conferences’ tranquil green spaces after the venue announced the launch of its new outdoor meeting offering, The Woodland Retreat. Conveniently located near Scarman, The Woodland Retreat offers a serene woodland environment, designed to help engage delegates and boost productivity.…


The Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2019 shortlist is out, and College Court are in!

Returning for its 9th year the awards are aimed at finding the very best tourism businesses in Leicestershire. Local businesses will come together on Thursday 28th November for a night of entertainment and celebrations, hosted by Leicestershire Promotions.…


Sundial Venues Sign MIA Pledge to Reduce Single Use Plastic

Sundial Group signs up to the MIA #20Percentless pledge! Sundial Group commits to reducing single use plastic by a minimum of 20% per annum for the next 5 years by signing up to the Meetings Industry Association #20percentless pledge. In an effort to help save the planet, Sundial Group has joined this campaign that has gathered widespread support from conference venues, hotels and suppliers across the business, meetings and events industry.…


Louisa Watson to feature in the Women to Watch in Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Index 2019

Louisa Watson, Director of Marketing at Wyboston Lakes Resort is to feature in the first Women to Watch in Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Index 2019. Developed by campaign group WiH2020 and launching on 8 October, the index will feature inspiring female professionals, including leaders who occupy senior and board positions.…


Whittlebury Park’s gym and Spa reach the finals for two prestigious health and wellbeing awards

Whittlebury Park’s Leisure Club and Spa have reached the final of two prestigious national awards. The Leisure Club has been shortlisted for the category of ‘Best Hotel & Spa Facility’ at the National Fitness Awards and the Spa is a finalist at the Good Spa Guide Awards for ‘Best Destination Spa.’ Whittlebury’s Leisure Club has over 1,000 active members and the Spa has a Four Bubble Rating.…


The Victory Services Club selected for the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award

The Victory Services Club (VSC) has been honoured with a Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver Award. The Club will be presented with their award at the Cavalry and Guards Club, Piccadilly, London on Monday 25th November 2019. The MOD’s Employer Recognition Scheme acknowledges those organisations who actively demonstrate support to the Armed Forces Community.…


Work starts on new Courtyard by Marriott at Keele University

Construction has started on the Courtyard by Marriott hotel at Keele University’s Science and Innovation Park in Staffordshire, set to create 60 jobs. The 150-bedroom hotel, due to open in Autumn 2020, will provide much-needed accommodation to support the growing conference and events business of the university, as well as provide accommodation for users of the Keele University Science and Innovation Park.…


Wyboston Lakes Limited wins Focus 50 business award

Venues of Excellence member, Wyboston Lakes Limited has won a coveted Focus 50 business award. The distinction is particularly prestigious because it is awarded by Grant Thornton, one of the world’s largest accounting and advisory companies. As part of its annual series of detailed business analysis, Grant Thornton produces the Bedfordshire Limited report which recognises the county’s top 50 largest companies based on turnover.…