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High­lights of our ex­per­i­ence in Ho­tels in the UK
Deer­brook Group on the GBP 150m ac­quis­i­tion of Ace Shored­itch, Lon­don Hotel from Star­wood Cap­it­al.Bat­ter­sea Power Sta­tion on The man­age­ment agree­ment for GBP 70m de­vel­op­ment of art’otel Bat­ter­sea Lon­don hotel.Pat­ron Cap­it­al and West Re­gister (RBS) on
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5 March 2020
Nov­el coronavir­us and the hotel sec­tor
Glob­al tour­ism and hotel rev­en­ues are cur­rently be­ing severely af­fected as a res­ult of the out­break of the nov­el coronavir­us (Cov­id-19) in late 2019.
9 February 2020
Hos­pit­al­ity Mat­ters - Spring 2020
5 November 2019
Scot­tish Tour­ist Tax: Solu­tion or Set­back?
The Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment has opened con­sulta­tion on its pro­posed tran­si­ent vis­it­or levy, or “tour­ist tax”, un­til 2 Decem­ber 2019. Al­though Scot­land has em­braced its status as a centre for tour­ism, this pro­posed tax may ease con­cerns over the in­creas­ing str
29 January 2018
GDPR in hos­pit­al­ity
CMS have com­plied a Hos­pit­al­ity GDPR Ac­tion Pack to provide cli­ents with some use­ful, prac­tic­al, tools ne­ces­sary to bet­ter un­der­stand some of the new re­quire­ments. The pack in­cludes sev­er­al check­lists, and in­dexed GDPR reg­u­la­tion hand­book and a train­ing r
13 December 2017
CMS ad­vises Fat­tal Ho­tels on Jurys Inn ac­quis­i­tion
CMS has ac­ted for Fat­tal Ho­tels, Is­rael's largest hos­pit­al­ity or­gan­isa­tion, on its ac­quis­i­tion of the 36 hotel op­er­at­ing busi­nesses and brand of the Jurys Inn Group. Pan­dox AB are ac­quir­ing the 20 free­hold and long lease­hold prop­er­ties and will grant op­er
Mar­ri­ott In­ter­na­tion­al’s sur­prise an­nounce­ment of $12.2bn takeover of Star­wood...
CMS ad­vises Al­gon­quin on €420 mil­lion hotel port­fo­lio trans­ac­tion
CMS has ad­vised reg­u­lar cli­ent Al­gon­quin SA, the Bel­gi­um-based hotel in­vestor and as­set man­ager, on its latest ma­jor multi-jur­is­dic­tion­al trans­ac­tion.
Hos­pit­al­ity Mat­ters - Au­tumn 2014
Cur­rent top­ics in the hotel in­dustry
Hos­pit­al­ity Mat­ters - Spring 2014
Cur­rent top­ics in the hotel in­dustry