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Compass Hospitality expands into United Kingdom

Thailand-based Compass Hospitality is expanding to the United Kingdom with the management take-over of The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury in Shropshire and The White Swan Halifax in West Yorkshire.

The Lion Hotel has a rich heritage dating back to the 1600s and is designed with 16th Century architecture. It is well-known for Dickens Suite which the famous Victorian English novelist Charles Dickens stayed whenever he visited the hotel. Guests have a choice of 59 rooms and suites designed in the Elizabethan period but providing modern-day in-room amenities.

The hotel also offers 2 food and beverage outlets called The Hayward that serves a traditional British menu for lunch and dinner and The Oak Bar where guests can lounge with tea, coffee, cakes and healthy light snacks. There are also several function rooms including the elegantly domed Adam Ballroom where weddings, private dinners, conferences and Christmas parties are hosted. On-site parking is available.

The White Swan comprises 40 guest rooms and suites with in-room Wi-Fi connectivity. Located in the heart of Halifax Town Centre, guests staying at The White Swan enjoy easy access to a variety of shops, restaurants, bars and museums, while the convenience of public transport connects to nearby towns such as Leeds and Manchester.

At The White Swan, traditional English breakfast is served with a wide selection of petite options. The hotel has a lounge where guests can relax with tea, coffee and light snacks. The convenient location establishes the hotel as an ideal venue for business events. Decorated in historic Victorian designs, the hotel features 2 functions rooms well-equipped with audio-visual facilities to host events, meetings, conferences and parties.

Compass Hospitality’s President & CEO, Harmil Singh said, “As UK gains momentum in its economic recovery, our operational presence here will enable Compass Hospitality to grow our footprint and expand to wider Europe. Our business partners and guests will also benefit from our geographical and market expansion. ”

For more information on these hotels, feel free to view more details via the hotel’s official website at: The Lion Hotel Shrewsbury and The White Swan Hotel Halifax


Note to the Editor:
Compass Hospitality, is one of Southeast Asia’s established hospitality management companies. The group manages and operates a wide portfolio of 45 hospitality properties across all market segments. Brand identities include Compass Hotels & Suites, Citrus Hotels, Citin Hotels and Ananda Resorts and Spas. Compass’ portfolio includes hotels, resorts, executive serviced apartments and spas located in Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Pattaya in Thailand; in Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and Pulau Langkawi in Malaysia; and in Shrewsbury, Halifax, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Eastbourne, Nottingham, Oxford, Manchester, Inverness, Leeds, Coventry, Scarborough and Dundee in the UK.

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