Thursday, August 18, 2022

Tag: Holiday Parks

Inspired doubles revenue from pubs, parks and motorway service stations

Inspired Entertainment revenue
As pubs filled up, roads became busier, and holiday parks opened early in the second quarter of 2022, Inspired Entertainment increased its leisure revenue by more than double, with overall income up 72 percent to £58m.

Staycation surge predicted to continue as families opt for safety of UK getaways

Staycation Holiday Parks business
UK holiday park providers are recording a spike in summer bookings, as disruptions to international travel and rising household costs prompt families to rediscover the UK.

NRM build for success completing two additions to its Development Team

NRM Group Appointments
With a strong product portfolio and a commitment to stand alongside its customers NRM is looking to the future.

UK economic downturn sees Parkdean “pause” £1.6bn sale

Parkdean Resorts sale paused
The £1.6bn sale of Parkdean Resorts has been paused, after Canadian owners Onex expressed concern over the future performance of the UK economy.

Andrew Ludlow: ‘Our most important EAG for a generation and a product line-up bursting with innovation’

NRM Flexi-Tab EAG 2022
Innovation takes centre stage for NRM at this year’s EAG with Flexi-Tab, its new self-service tablet solution, making its debut at the London show.

Merlin granted Supreme Court approval for Legoland lodges

Merlin granted supreme court approval legoland lodges
Merlin Entertainments is to forge ahead with building 450 new holiday lodges adjacent to its Legoland Windsor Resort, after the Supreme Court rejected a bid by the Campaign to Protect Rural England to overturn planning permission.

NRM is making a positive stand with a clean sweep of UK gaming expos

NRM Group UK Gaming Expos
When you’ve got a positive story to tell get out there and tell it - that’s the upbeat message coming from the team at NRM.

NRM to make debut appearance at ACOS

Andrew Ludlow NRM Group ACOS Debut
After confirming two hugely positive milestone developments NRM is eager to get back to business with a raft of new products and lots to talk about at ACOS.

Day-visitors welcome at Bunn Leisure

Bunn Leisure resort expansion
The Bunn Leisure Selsey holiday complex has announced it is to welcome day visitors from next month, following a £14m refurbishment of its seven seafront parks and holiday villages.

Inspired pleased with UK business performance

Brooks Pierce Inspired Entertainment
Inspired’s president and COO Brooks Pierce said the “staycation phenomenon in the UK” has helped both the company’s holiday park and motorway services business.

Beacon Fell View holiday park sells for £11m

Holiday Park sale
Hagans Leisure UK Ltd has confirmed the sale of its 35- acre Lancashire holiday park Beacon Fell View to Hill Brothers Residential and Leisure Parks in a deal worth £11m.   Sold off-market by Colliers estate agency, the site includes 419 lodges overlooking the Ribble Valley, an indoor swimming pool, bar, arcade, gym, and live entertainment venue. “This is one of the...

Blueprint’s VExpo ‘best in breed’

Nicola Wallbank Blueprint
The dust has settled on Blueprint’s VExpo and the post event mood music is suggesting a more upbeat tempo to the second half of the year as operators look to invest in the future

Blueprint ‘VExpo’ – the closest experience to being at a real exhibition

Blueprint VExpo
Blueprint has created a stunning 3D virtual exhibition event to showcase 20 new game titles, the complete debit card TITO solution from GeWeTe as well as the latest political, regulatory and legal insights from industry experts. Blueprint has confirmed details of its’ ‘VExpo’ which is being held Tuesday 25th-Thursday 27th May.

Holiday Parks have long-term prospects as revenue jumps 65 percent in five years

Skegness Camping site Holiday Parks
UK holiday parks looking at Premiumisation strategy to retain former Cruise Line clientele. The revenue of the UK’s Top 25 holiday parks has increased..

Hopes still high for a 2021 staycation boost

Staycation hopes VisitBritain
A growth in consumer confidence on the back of the ongoing vaccine roll-out has provided fresh hope for the UK hospitality industry, with a recent VisitBritain study revealing 54 percent of respondents are considering a trip this summer.

Staycation prices triple as holiday park demand soars

Staycation Easter holiday park prices up
Haven, Butlin’s and Center Parcs have stated “high demand” has forced Easter holiday prices at their resorts to triple, as the resorts set their stock by a March reopening.

Haven closes English and Welsh parks for 2020

Haven closes parks England Wales
Haven has announced it is to close all of its 18 holiday parks across England and Wales for the remainder of 2020, in response to the latest lockdown..

Holiday parks cut prices as autumn approaches but will new restrictions end the hopes for an extended season?

Staycation holiday parks
Holiday parks across the UK were preparing to draw the British public into unchartered territory of overnight staycations at the end of October.

Around town adds seven Center Parcs to hospitality portfolio

Aroundtown adds Center Park to portfolio
Seven European Center Parcs sites are set to be acquired by Luxembourg- based property investment company Aroundtown for a reported figure of E1.1bn.

Haven unveils visuals as £100m investment starts to roll out

Haven, investment, holiday parks, uk,
£100 million is a lot to spend and Haven will be doing just that over the coming months to redevelop their holiday park offering. Last week the company unveiled some of the visuals of what visitors can expect to see this coming season. Haven announced its £100m investment plan late last year and has already got stuck into its revamp...

Connected Entertainment set new standards

Connected Entertainment
Connected Entertainment has underlined its commitment to the sector through the provision of unique free of charge pre-season training for staff working for all of its holiday parks customers...

Park Homes announces season extension at two premises

Coinslot - Park Homes Season Extension
Park Homes' Seawick Holiday Park and St Osyth Holiday Village will open from the middle of February following permission from Tendring District Council.   The owner of two holiday parks near Clacton- on-Sea has been granted permission to operate for an additional fortnight each year. The move by one of the sector’s largest operators may open the floodgates for longer opening times...

New £3m holiday park approved for Great Ayton area

Coinslot Great Ayton holiday park
A new holiday park in the Great Ayton area has been approved, after the local council backed plans for a £3m development were given the green light. The area on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors will play host to new site comprised of 54 holiday chalets. This is greatly reduced from the 179 originally proposed by developer...

Park Holidays UK to be sold to Tiger Bidco for £362m

Park Holidays UK is to be sold for £362m, after owners Caledonia Investments agreed a deal with Tiger Bidco. Caledonia, which purchased Gala Bingo in October 2015, has been the parent company of Park Holidays UK since acquiring it for £172m in 2013. The holiday park operator is the third largest in the country, with 26 venues across the South of...

Parkdean Resorts acquire five-star Great Yarmouth holiday park

Coinslot Parkdean
Formed through a merger late last year, Parkdean Resorts has made its first acquisition in Vauxhall Holiday Park, the company’s chief executive indicating the purchase may be the first of many.   Holiday park operator Parkdean Resorts has acquired five-star Vauxhall Holiday Park in Great Yarmouth for an undisclosed sum. This marks the first purchase since the company was formed in November...