Hotel group Focus Hotels has taken over the management of the ibis Styles Blackpool Hotel on a long-term management contract, which came into effect on 26 March 2013. The deal sees Focus Hotels secure a franchise agreement for the hotel with Accor brand, ibis Styles, enabling it to continue operating and safeguarding the jobs of 20 hotel staff.
“We are delighted to have completed this management deal, and to have secured the franchise agreement with ibis Styles to safeguard the future of this hotel. This is the second major signing of 2013 for Focus Hotels,” says Chief Executive of Focus Hotels Management, Peter Cashman.
Formerly a Travelodge, the 90-room ibis Styles Blackpool Hotel is located in a Grade II listed building on Talbot Square, in the heart of Blackpool’s main promenade and within easy walking distance of Blackpool Tower, Grand Theatre and Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
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