How the digital era has transformed sales

At Valor Hospitality, we love to invest in our people. We want to ensure they are happy, healthy and have a good work-life balance. According to Knight Frank, employee happiness has been reported to increase sales by 37%, and we know that an engaged team that enjoys their work is the key to success. However, […]

How the hospitality industry can prioritise sustainability from the ground up

By Lee Pickersgill, Valor Hospitality Partners, Energy Manager The ongoing energy crisis has meant that hospitality businesses have had it tough, with the latest figures estimating more than 12 venues have shut each day in Britain over the last year, amongst the pressure of soaring energy bills. This has resulted in organisations having to push […]

Valor Hospitality appoints Chief Strategic Growth Officer to grow UK and Europe portfolio

June 2023 – Putting a focus on expansion and growth, Valor Hospitality, the global hotel management company, has appointed Jon Colley as Chief Strategic Growth Officer. Leading the delivery of Valor’s growth strategy, Jon’s role will focus on identifying new opportunities both in the UK and in Europe, with new and existing partnerships, to help […]

Valor Hospitality make strategic investments to build on award-winning culture

Global hotel management company, Valor Hospitality has made several strategic investments into its people-focused culture, welcoming Gary Mitchell, who has been appointed as Organisational Development Director, and adopting employee communications platform, Workvivo, to further engage team members. In the newly created role, Gary will be responsible for developing leadership programmes to future proof the organisation, […]


On Monday 3rd April, Valor Hospitality took home three awards at the IHG Impact Awards. In its third year running, the IHG Impact Awards recognises the achievements of its hotel teams, individual colleagues, and general managers within its portfolio. The initiative was created to enable people across the business to nominate and recognise hotel leaders, […]

Valor Hospitality appoints talent director to lead 2023 recruitment strategy

January 2023 – Global hotel management company, Valor Hospitality, is focusing on continuing to build its employer brand in 2023 with the appointment of new resourcing and talent director, Ben Gabbitas. With talent attraction, talent development and retention of talent at the core of his role, Ben will develop recruitment strategies along with recruitment-based technologies, […]

Valor UK Healthy Habits Shortlisted for Best Employee Engagement Strategy

Valor’s ‘Healthy Habits’ initiative has been shortlisted for ‘Best Employee Engagement Strategy’ in the HR Excellence Awards. As a people-focused business, Valor Hospitality wanted to put a programme in place that would help teams across all 34 of its UK hotels and its central management team. The aim of Healthy Habits was to inspire people […]

Valor UK Welcomes US Future Leaders Team

As Valor continues its commitment to connecting its global teams through its ‘Future Leaders’ programme, its US team joined the UK team earlier this month to explore the UK’s North West sites and attend joint development sessions to share best practices. The Future Leaders scheme was designed to shape employee development and provide the opportunity […]