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leaf HOSPITALITY Signs Management Contract for Hampton by Hilton as Growth Plans are Announced
leaf HOSPITALITY works with independent hoteliers and global hotel brands in the UK to deliver profitability for hotel owners by overseeing all aspects of Managing the hotel.The agreement with Nightel 2 Ltd, owner of the Hampton by Hilton at Humberside Airport, represents leaf HOSPITALITY’s third managed hotel in their portfolio, in addition to the Holiday Inn Express Grimsby and the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln and takes the business a step further towards achieving ambitious growth plans for 20 hotels under management by 2025.
Richard Farrar, founder of leaf HOSPITALITY commented, “As our third hotel in this region, we are delighted to be given the opportunity to manage this outstanding property. Paul and his team have done a great job in developing the hotel to date, so we’re really excited about getting started. Humberside Airport has fast become the UK’s second largest helicopter hub serving the southern North Sea offshore energy and renewables sectors and is a convenient gateway to Northern Europe for guests traveling in and out of The Humber so we’re confident of its long term popularity and our commitment to deliver exceptional hotel performance.”
Paul Green, owner of Nightel 2 Ltd, also commented, “leaf HOSPITALITY, with their proven track record, was an obvious choice for us. Leaf has a first-class understanding of global brands and distribution platforms combined with a unique ability to penetrate the local market within each destination they work with. Their knowledge of the sector and transparent, personal approach to driving revenue and profit is exactly what we need and we are looking forward to a lengthy and successful partnership.”
Phil Cordell, global head, focused service and Hampton by Hilton brand management, Hilton Worldwide added: “The Humber region is continuing to develop, attracting large-scale investment from the aviation, pharmaceutical and energy sectors in particular and stimulating a growing demand for quality hotel rooms. Hilton’s worldwide distribution, coupled with Leaf Hospitality’s expert local knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the market, is a winning formula that perfectly complements our ambition to open a successful Hampton by Hilton hotel in this ideal airport location.”
The new-build Hampton by Hilton Humberside Airport offers 100 modern bedrooms featuring the brand’s signature Clean and Fresh Hampton Bed®, a stylish function suite, a dedicated meeting room for airline crew, a welcoming restaurant and bar, a 50sqm gym with state-of-the-art fitness equipment and onsite parking.
Leaf Hospitality also manage the 115-room DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln which opened in 2012 and the 80-room Holiday Inn Express Grimsby which opened in 2015.
Hampton by Hilton Humberside Airport is owned and operated by Nightel 2 Ltd and managed by Leaf Hospitality under franchise with Hilton Worldwide.