UK: Hotel management company Providence Hospitality has rebranded as Providence Hotels as it aims to grow its independent hotel portfolio.
The Providence Hotels portfolio comprises 13 properties of varying sizes in the UK, including regional mid-market, luxury, and full-service resorts. Locations include Devon, Cornwall, Somerset, Lake District, and Scotland.
Providence Hotels is the chosen management company for Fairtree which has more than £450 million hotel investments across the UK and South Africa.
Fairtree is a hotel investment and asset management company led by Joe Bester, Kobus Nel and Nic Ross with assets under management of circa £5.6 billion.
Bester, managing director of Providence Hotels, said: “Providence Hotels is more than just a name change; it is a powerful statement of our vision to be the leading hospitality management company for independent hotels. Our unwavering focus on exceptional guest experiences and commitment to excellence has driven our rapid growth, and now, we are ready to take on new challenges and reach even greater heights in the industry.
“We believe that independent hotels play a vital role in the diversity and richness of the hospitality landscape. Our aim is to empower these hotels with the tools they need to thrive and flourish in a highly competitive market, and we are committed to driving their success while preserving their unique character.”
The company aims to expand in Europe.