The winners of the inaugural 2019 SO Star Awards were announced at a glitzy gala awards’ ceremony held at the Southampton Harbour Hotel and Spa on Sunday 14th April.

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Southampton Football Club are relaunching their events and conference offering, with new-look packages and a re-brand to transform Halo Conferences & Events into Saints Events.

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  • BRICKOSAURS! Marwell Zoo
    5th April - This spectacular interactive expedition is created with more than two million LEGO® bricks and is sure to excite families, LEGO and dinosaur enthusiasts alike.
  • Charity Ceilidh Supporting Brain Injury
    24th May - Please join us at our CHARITY CEILIDH in Support of people with Acquired Brain Injury. This fantastic night will be the highlight of our Brain Injury Awareness Week 20th -26th May 2019 and will be our main fundraising event.
  • The Maze Westquay
    24th May - The Maze on The Esplanade is back for a second year, offering mind boggling fun for all the family.
  • Rum & Reggae Festival Isle of Wight
    25th May - It's time to LIGHT UP THE PLACE, with the widest selection of Rums and the smoothest selection of Reggae music in the UK!
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News Archives

Southampton Star Award Winners Announced!

10th May 2019

The winners of the inaugural 2019 SO Star Awards were announced at a glitzy gala awards’ ceremony held at the Southampton Harbour Hotel and Spa on Sunday 14th April. Read more...

Launch of Saints Events

9th May 2019

Southampton Football Club are relaunching their events and conference offering, with new-look packages and a re-brand to transform Halo Conferences & Events into Saints Events. Read more...

Southampton Hoteliers Association present cheque to charity FareShare following money raised at recent local Hospitality Awards

8th April 2019

Southampton Hoteliers Association presented local charity, FareShare, with a cheque of £2,000 following money raised at the inaugural Southampton & Region Hoteliers Association Hospitality Awards Ceremony 2018 that took place in February. The not-for-profit event was sponsored by Cab my Ride and supported by a number of local businesses to showcase high achievers and teams across the local hospitality sector. Read more...

Careys Manor appoints new general manager

4th April 2019

Award-winning country house hotel Careys Manor in the New Forest has appointed a new general manager. Read more...

The inaugural Southampton and Region Hoteliers Association Hospitality Awards were a success!

13th February 2019

The first Southampton & Region Hoteliers Association 2018 Hospitality Awards (sponsored by Cab My Ride) took place on Friday 8th February 2019 at Doubletree by Hilton Southampton Hotel and what a success they were. Read more...

Leonardo Hotels Opens Its First Hotel in Southampton

30th January 2019

Formerly called the Grand Harbour Hotel, the new operators will retain the timeless character and ambience of the hotel while growing and developing the product and customer service. As guests step inside the eye-catching glass pyramid entrance of the hotel, they can expect a warm welcome from the local team. Read more...

Southampton welcomes the Sheriffs to city

17th October 2018

Southampton City Council proudly hosted the Annual General Meeting of the National Association of the City and Town Sheriffs of England and Wales (NACTSEW) last weekend. Southampton is one of only 15 locations across England and Wales that has a Sheriff. In Southampton the Sheriff is appointed annually and is elected from the 48 councillors in the city. This year’s Sheriff, Councillor Peter Baillie, led the weekend’s activities. Read more...

Harbour Hotels Names AA Hotel Group of the Year 2018-2019

16th October 2018

Harbour Hotels Group has been awarded the hugely prestigious AA Hotel Group of the Year 2018-19 accolade; presented in recognition of the hotel group that has a proven track record of striving to ensure the very best levels of service, food and accommodation across the range of properties. Read more...

Southampton Harbour Hotel Awarded Hotel of the year at C&IT Awards

27th September 2018

Southampton Harbour Hotel has been named Hotel of the Year at the prestigious C&IT Awards 2018. Picking up the coveted accolade at last Friday’s glittering ceremony at the London Hilton on Park Lane, the hotel was recognised for its stand-out product and service. Read more...

The Southampton and Region Hoteliers launch their first ever Hospitality Awards

23rd July 2018

The Southampton and Region Hoteliers Association launched a new award scheme at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel this week; to celebrate the Southampton hotels who go above and beyond the call of duty. The 2018 Hospitality Awards have been designed to seek out high achievers and teams of the year, and will amplify the best hotels in the city for customer service, guest satisfaction and market growth. (more…). Read more...