12 December 2022, etc.venues Monument, London
Business Travel Show Europe, presented by The BTN
21 November, London Hilton Metropole
EASY GROUP is expanding. Its easyHotel is to gain a second London outlet with the Splendid Hotel Group becoming the first UK franchisee. The group will convert 36-40 Belgrave Road, Victoria, previously the Easton, into a 78-guestroom easyHotel, opening towards the end of 2006.The easyGroup”s first hotel in Lexham Gardens, Kensington, was opened in August 2005. Last September a franchise property opened in Basel (Switzerland) and in April a master franchise for a chain of 38 hotels in India, the Middle East and North Africa was signed. In another move easyCruise, the group”s waterborne holiday outlet, has appointed Gwyn Hughes, the affable ex-P & O marketing director, as managing director. easyJet itself has launched a daily service betweenGlasgow and its Berlin Schoenefeld hub.