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BAWTRY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, 01 December 2017

"THE TYRAM LAKES OPEN/INVESTOR DAY (Thurs 30 NOV, 2017)"

TYRAM LAKES would like to say thank you to all the team who were involved in making the Open Day a hugely successful event. The dedication and enthusiasm of all the team involved in the day was second to none. Everyone helped to create a great atmosphere…

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04/10/2017

FINANCIAL MARKETS

“Markets will suffer a shock and fall by at least 10% by mid-2019, professional investors believe”

LONDON, 05 January 2018 - Most professional investors predict a sudden plunge in global stock markets of at least 10 per cent before the middle of 2019, a new survey suggests. Some 71 per cent of money experts believe markets are due a correction in that time frame…


26/12/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM

“UK tourism hit record high in 2017 - and could hit 40 million visitors next year”

LONDON, 26 December 2017 - UK tourism hits an all-time high in 2017 and it could continue into next year as well. UK tourism from overseas travellers hit record highs in 2017 and is expected to continue into next year…Overseas visits to the UK could exceed 40 million in 2018, with predicted record-breaking rates of 41.7 million people.


18/12/2017

FINANCIAL MARKETS

“No Respite Seen for FTSE 100 Lagging Global Peers Most Since '03”

LONDON, 18 December 2017 - U.K. mega-cap stocks are having a tough year, and their laggard days may not be over. The FTSE 100 Index, the biggest loser among major European equity benchmarks in 2017, is trailing the MSCI All-Country World Index by the widest margin in 14 years…


11/12/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM

“Airbnb tipped as suitor for UK holiday rentals arm of Wyndham”

LONDON, 11 December 2017 -Airbnb is being tipped as favourite suitor for UK holiday rental operators such as Hoseasons, James Villa Holidays and cottages.com put up for sale by Wyndham Worldwide. The online room-sharing giant was reported to be closing in on a $1 billion takeover of the group of upmarket brands, tightening its grip over the global travel market. Airbnb is vying for Wyndham’s European villa rentals division with several of the world’s largest private equity firms, including Blackstone and CVC Capital Partners.


10/12/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM

“Airbnb eyes UK travel agents, including Hoseasons, in $1bn swoop”

LONDON, 10 December 2017 - Airbnb is closing in on a $1bn takeover of a clutch of upmarket British holiday operators, tightening the Silicon Valley giant’s grip over the global travel market. In what would be its biggest takeover deal to date, the room-sharing website is leading a pack of bidders for brands including Hoseasons…


07/12/2017

FINANCIAL MARKETS

“Investors continue to ditch UK companies and even turn away from income funds, as bonds hoover up the most money”

LONDON, 07 December 2017 - Traditionally popular UK equity income funds were hit by heavy withdrawals during October, as investors continued to be spooked by the ongoing Brexit saga. Figures released today by fund trade body the Investment Association revealed UK Equity Income was the worst selling sector during the month, with a net retail outflow of £272million, as private investors pulled out more cash than they put in.


13/11/2017

ECONOMY & EMPLOYMENT

“Yorkshire tops UK regions for job creation”

LONDON, 13 November 2017 - Firms in Yorkshire and the Humber created jobs at a faster pace than anywhere else in the UK during October, according to a new report. Lloyds Bank Regional Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) report found that businesses in the region took on additional staff at the quickest rate of all monitored regions...


19/10/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM

“Brexit boost for the UK hotel sector”

LONDON, 13 November 2017 - The UK hotel sector is seeing record growth and occupancy rates this year thanks to the fall in sterling.The year so far has seen record revenue per available room (revpar) levels, robust growth in gross operating profit per available room (goppar) and an increase in occupancy rates nationwide, according to Knight Frank…


04/10/2017

RENEWABLE ENERGY

“Time to shine: Solar Power is fastest-growing source of new energy”

LONDON, 04 October 2017 – Renewables accounted for two-thirds of new power added to world’s grids last year, says International Energy Agency. Solar power was the fastest-growing source of new energy worldwide last year, outstripping the growth in all other forms of power generation for the first time and leading experts to hail a “new era”…


28/09/2017                                                     

RENEWABLE ENERGY

“Renewable energy sets new record by producing nearly a third of UK electricity”

LONDON, 28 September 2017 – Nearly a third of all UK electricity came from renewable sources in the second three months of this year, setting a new record for clean energy generation, the Government has revealed…


27/09/2017 

AVIATION

“EasyJet puts its weight behind plans for electric planes”

LONDON, 27 September 2017 - EasyJet is backing plans to develop commercial passenger aircraft powered by electric batteries instead of conventional aero engines… "Just as we have seen with the automotive industry, the aviation industry will be looking to electric technology to reduce our impact on the environment”…


26/09/2017

AUTOMOTIVE

“Dyson to make electric cars from 2020”

LONDON, 26 September 2017 – Dyson, the engineering company best known for its vacuum cleaners and fans, plans to spend £2bn developing a "radical" electric car. The battery-powered vehicle is due to be launched in 2020…                             


26/09/2017 

ENERGY & SUSTAINABILITY

“A life off-grid with no energy bills is closer than you think. Here’s what the future has in store for sustainable homes”

LONDON, 26 September 2017 – "Right," says eco-developer Sam Budhdeo, rubbing his hands together. “We think we have the solution to climate change.”…The housebuilder who successfully cracks the code to building sustainably – and affordably – would be solving a large part of the planet-warming puzzle…


26/09/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM

“Loving a last minute Leeds staycation”

YORKSHIRE, 26 September 2017 - Leeds is one of the top spots for an impropmtu getaway break, according to new data…“It’s fantastic to see that three fine Yorkshire towns and cities have made it onto this list. I’m not surprised they’ve been named as top spots…”


20/09/2017

TRADE & INVESTMENT

“Yorkshire Wildlife Park planning application submitted”

DONCASTER, 20 September 2017 – “…an asset for local people to enjoy and benefit from”, Leisure has become a key part of the Doncaster story…This will provide a critical mass of world class tourist attractions and bring an international audience to Doncaster…


19/09/2017  

ECONOMY & FINANCE

“Where Deutsche Bank thinks the next financial crises could happen.”

NEW YORK, 19 September 2017 – Central banks unwinding quantitative easing, potential crises in China and Italy, elevated global trade imbalances and a backdrop of populism: Just some of the potential sources of the next financial crisis, according to the latest research from Deutsche Bank…               


11/09/2017 

LEISURE 

“£2.5m ‘staycation’ campaign to target young UK adults"

LONDON, 11 September 2017 - VisitBritain as launched a UK-wide campaign to encourage the country’s young adult population to take their holiday at home… Statistics show that 16 to 34-year olds took almost 1.4 million fewer holidays at home last year compared to a decade ago…


07/09/2017

ECO TOURISM

"Geothermal to heat Ecotourism village created by Disneyland Paris"

REYKJAVIK, 07 September 2017 - A new ecotourism destination by Disneyland Paris in France taps into geothermal energy to cover all its heating needs, both for buildings but also bathing all year round…


07/09/2017 

AUTOMOTIVE  

“Jaguar Land Rover to make only electric or hybrid cars from 2020”

LONDON, 07 September 2017 - Jaguar Land Rover has become the latest large carmaker to say it will stop launching new models solely powered by internal combustion engines, two months after Volvo pledged to do so. The UK-based manufacturer promised that all new models from 2020 will be fully electric or hybrid…


30/08/2017

ARCHITECTURE & ECO TOURISM

"Baca Architects bases treehouse hotel for Panama eco resort on a cocoa pod"

LONDON, 30 August 2017 - London practice Baca Architects has designed a cocoa pod-shaped treehouse for an eco hotel located on a secluded Panama island, which is accessible only by boat. Baca Architects founder Richard Coutts was asked to design the treehouse…


27/08/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM

"Staycations and foreign visitors provide Brexit boost"

LONDON, 27 August 2017 - The UK’s tourism sector has been given a Brexit boost as more Britons are opting to holiday at home and a burgeoning number of overseas travellers are courted by the weaker pound. Three quarters of British adults have been on or are planning a UK holiday, according to a survey of 2,000 people by Barclays…


15/08/2017

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN 
 

"Eco Lodges, Tyram Lakes Resort"

MALTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE, 15 August 2017 - With 200 avant-garde eco lodges, boutique hotel and spa, the new luxury resort at Tyram Lakes will be the first of its kind in the UK. Working with the Green Factory we were commissioned to produce a concept for the lakeside lodge interior in the form of a show lodge…                                                        


19/07/2017

INTERNATIONAL TRADE & FOREIGN INVESTMEN

“Region celebrates 73% increase in foreign investment - International visitor spend soars in Yorkshire" 

DONCASTER, 19 July 2017 – New figures from the Department for International Trade show that foreign investment into the Sheffield City Region (SCR) leapt by a massive 73% in the financial year to the end of March compared to previous 12 months. This makes it the most successful year for international investment in the region since the SCR was created…


13/07/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

“UK continues to attract record numbers of international tourists thanks to cheap pound sterling”

LONDON, 13 July 2017 - After a record 2016, the number of people visiting the UK from abroad continued to rise at a ferocious pace during the first three months of 2017. Around 8.3 million visits to the UK were recorded during the first quarter of the year…


07/07/2017 

LEISURE & TOURISM

"Hoseasons reports shift towards high-end accommodation"

LONDON, 07 July 2017 - Hoseasons has reported a 13% rise in peak summer bookings made in June compared to the same month last year with a shift towards high-end accommodation. Luxury lodge bookings rose 21%, while those for boutique self-catering accommodation with hot tubs increased by 25% year-on-year…


19/06/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM                             

 

“Britain's holiday rental market booms as the weak pound persuades millions to opt for a 'staycation' this summer”

LONDON, 19 June 2017 - Britain's holiday rental market is booming as the weak pound persuades millions to opt for a 'staycation' this summer…One main factor behind the increase is the rise in 'staycations' due to the 14 per cent devaluation of the pound since the Brexit vote which means Britons get less for their money abroad…


14/06/2017  

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

“Fall in pound boosts Yorkshire holiday park”

YORKSHIRE, 14 June 2017 - A Wensleydale-based holiday park has reported a record-breaking 2016 after a weaker pound prompted more people to embark on 'staycations'. For the year ended 31 October, Akebar Park near Leyburn, reported a record-breaking year, as the holiday park market in Yorkshire becomes more buoyant.


13/06/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

“Election uncertainty fails to dent bookings boom”

LONDON, 13 June 2017 - …Demand for UK holidays remains strong despite political uncertainty caused by fallout from the election. Simon Altham, managing director – revenue, for Wyndham Vacation Rentals UK, claimed a buoyant week of bookings across sister self-catering brands Hoseasons…


07/06/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

“Staycations up by a quarter this summer, Sojern claims”

LONDON, 07 June 2017 - The number of UK travellers opting to take domestic holidays this summer is up by as much as quarter over last year, new research reveals. The unfavourable exchange rate and unpredictable political landscape have attributed to the rise in staycations…


07/06/2017 

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

“Yorkshire Wildlife Park announces £50m expansion plan”

LONDON, 07 June 2017 - Yorkshire Wildlife Park has announced plans to expand its facility with a £50m investment and the creation of 300 extra jobs. The park has secured 150 acres of land adjacent to the current site and is developing plans in a bid to become one of the leading destinations in the UK…


10/05/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

"Region popular for stay-home holidays as Brexit effect attracts foreign tourists"

YORKSHIRE, 10 May 2017 - Yorkshire is among the most popular destinations for holidaymakers opting for a UK-based “staycation” in the face of the pound’s collapse, a survey reveals. The county vies with Cornwall and London in attracting tourists who have been put off going abroad…


02/05/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

"UK holiday parks hope for staycation boom as pound slides"

LONDON, 02 May 2017 -With foreign travel more expensive since the Brexit vote, private equity groups and other investors are snapping up British holiday and caravan parks. Britain’s biggest holiday parks are hoping the Brexit-hit pound will trigger a rise in staycations…


27/04/2017

HOSPITALITY & LEISURE
 

"UK hospitality and leisure industry set for bumper year, finds global research from Barclays"

LONDON, 27 April 2017 - British hotels and the leisure industry are set for a record year with a substantial increase in both home and international visitors planning holidays in the UK…Among the 63% of international holidaymakers who said they are more interested in holidaying in the UK than this time last year…


27/04/2017 

LEISURE & TOURISM
  
 

"What else but God's Own County for perfect staycation" 

YORKSHIRE, 27 April 2017 - One in four holidaymakers from Yorkshire is expecting to spend more time and money on staycations this year - and the closer to home the better. Choice, cost and enjoying a previous break were the main drivers…


21/04/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

"Hoseasons and cottages.com report late Easter sales surge"

LONDON, 21 April 2017 - A strong late bookings surge fuelled by demand for luxury accommodation with hot tubs helped boost Easter business for UK self-catering sister brands Hoseasons and cottages.com. Easter bookings across the Hoseasons Lodges and Parks portfolio rose by 15% compared to the same school holiday period last year…


18/04/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

"As 80% of us prefer to staycation rather than holiday abroad, six reasons why Britain is best"

LONDON, 18 April 2017 - Nobody is quite sure where the word ‘staycation ’ came from…but one thing is certain – a holiday at home is here to stay. The number of Britons taking a domestic break over Easter was up by 10% on last year to 6.6 million and 43.7 million of us went on one in some form in 2015…


13/04/2017

LEISURE & TOURISM
 

"More than 6.5 million Brits to take a staycation this Easter"

LONDON, 13 April 2017 - Some 6.6 million Britons are planning an overnight trip in the UK this coming Easter weekend, according to a VisitEngland study…

04/01/2018

LOCAL BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT

"Rothgen launches funding round for eco-venue in Doncaster"

DONCASTER, 04 January 2018 - Rothgen Capital UK have launched a new funding round for the Tyram Lakes Hotel, Spa and Resort in Hatfield, Doncaster.It will use the latest cutting edge ecological and eco-friendly innovations as inherent parts of its designs and is the first of its kind, thus of particular interest to energy focussed investors.

We are Doncaster online


04/01/2018

HOSPITALITY

"Project steps up on eco-focused £25m Tyram Lakes Resort and Hotel with designer twist "

LONDON, 04 January 2018 - A project to create an extensive £25m new hotel and resort on the Tyram Lakes has edged one step closer to fruition, as further details for the mammoth design emerge. The Tyram Lakes Hotel, Spa and Resort, in Hatfield near Doncaster, will be a new focused on using the latest ecological and eco-friendly innovations in its designs and is bidding to be the first of its kind in the UK.

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21/12/2017

LOCAL BUSINESS & DEVELOPMENT

"It’s all happening in Doncaster, Yorkshire...."

DONCASTER, 21 December 2017 - Rothgen Capital UK are proud to announce the launch of the latest funding round for The Tyram Lakes Hotel, Spa and Resort in Hatfield, near Doncaster in Yorkshire UK. As a truly groundbreaking project, Tyram Lakes is utilising the latest cutting edge ecological and eco-friendly innovations...

We are Doncaster online


01/12/2017

LEISURE & ECO-TOURISM

"THE TYRAM LAKES OPEN/INVESTOR DAY (Thurs 30 NOV, 2017)"

TYRAM LAKES would like to say thank you to all the team who were involved in making the Open Day a hugely successful event. The dedication and enthusiasm of all the team involved in the day was second to none. Everyone helped to create a great atmosphere...


29/11/2017

LEISURE

"Tyram Lakes - New eco-friendly hotel, spa and resort for the UK"

SURREY, November 2017 - The Tyram Lakes Hotel, Spa & Resort is embracing the latest ecological and eco-friendly innovations to deliver a luxury eco-development that doesn’t compromise on quality. Set in the heart of the Humberside Peatlands…”

Leisure Design & Build (Digital Magazine)


24/05/2017

ECO-TOURISM


09/06/2017

ECO-TOURISM