A traditional capsule burying event symbolically marked the start of the construction of millennial-focused Moxy hotel in Kaunas on May 15. This new-concept hotel of the Marriott chain will be the first in the Baltic states and will be opened next year in June.After the construction Moxy will become one of the largest hotels in Kaunas focused on millennials. A reconstructed 5800 sq. m building on Maironio street located in the territory of the former Sostinė shopping centre will have 175 guest rooms. The hotel will occupy six storeys and have an underground parking lot, it is written in a press release provided by the organisers. For modern travelers, or millennial “Nowadays we increasingly tend to arrange our business and personal trips, the private and professional lives. Irrespective of our age and occupation, we spend more and more time travelling and at the same time maintaining the contact with our relatives through various smart devices. Moxy hotels take into … [Read more...] about Millennial-focused hotel in Kaunas – countdown begins!
Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision involving a motorcycle on the A838 north of Lairg last night.The incident happened around 6.15pm approximately five miles south of the Overscaig House Hotel by Loch Shin.The collision involved a single vehicle, a BMW motorcycle ridden by a 77-year-old man.He was taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness for treatment to serious injuries.The road was closed for around five and a half hours to allow road policing officers to carry out an investigation at the scene.Sergeant Gus Murray said: "Our enquiries into this collision are ongoing and I would urge anyone who believe s they have information which could assist to make contact."You can contact police by calling 101, quoting reference NE2302/19."The road closure required a lengthy diversion and I would thank drivers for their patience while we carried out our work." … [Read more...] about Witnesses wanted following accident near Overscaig Hotel
Firefighters were called to a blaze in the street outside the Crowne Plaza hotel in Plymouth on Wednesday evening. Crews attended the incident just after 10pm which has been described by the fire service as a 'bin fire'. Flames were seen rising up to five-foot into the air but fire officers were able to extinguish the blaze using a hose reel jet, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service confirmed. Video footage shows the blaze raging for a while on Armada Way before being completely extinguished by the fire crews. An eyewitness said: "It looked like part of the Crowne Plaza was on fire. "There were wooden pallets with lots of smoke." Do you have a story to share or for us to investigate? Get in touch using [email protected], call 01752 293120 or tweet me @romprestonellis … [Read more...] about Fire crews called to blaze outside Plymouth hotel
Spalding property developers aim to bring back “the buzz” to Holbeach High Street by giving a new lease of life to two run down hotels.Jamie Sandford and business partner Robert Bridgewater, who run API Investments, started work on The Bell Hotel on Monday.Jamie says they aim to convert the building into five flats while the pub area will become either a restaurant or a shop subject to planning consent.They hope to complete the job by mid-November.Their builders moved in at The Chequers in early February.Jamie said: “Already there have been some visible changes. We have re-roofed sections of the building, shot-blasted the external to expose the brickwork and begun to restore the windows as well as completing the four residential units at the back.”A planning application that will see a further 11 residential units and the ground floor kept as a pub is due to go to the district council planning meeting on May 28.Subject to consent, API hope to complete the … [Read more...] about Facelift for two hotels in Holbeach
Hallmark Hotels are celebrating International Nurses Day by offering NHS nursing staff free stays on Sundays at its hotels. All NHS nurses are eligible for the special offer, which can be redeemed at any one of the hotel's locations across the UK until 1 December 2019. To claim the offer NHS nurses will need to use the IND19 code online at www.hallmarkhotels.co.uk when booking (or quote the code over the phone) and spend a minimum of £50 on food and drink in a Hallmark Grill or lounge bar. Nurses after a well-deserved break can select from any of Hallmark's 21 locations, which includes Glasgow, Cambridge, Liverpool, Manchester, Gloucester and more. The promotion is only valid on bookings made before 31 May, so anyone who is eligible will need to book sooner rather than later to take advantage of the savings. What's included in the Sunday-night breaks? Choice of any Sundays from 12th May to 1st December 2019. Choice of stay at any of the 21 Hallmark Hotels located across … [Read more...] about NHS Nurses can get a FREE stay at Hallmark Hotels on Sundays