Whitbread plc


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Full Year 2019 Whitbread PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments


Whitbread Says Premier Inn To Open Five New Hotels In Scotland In 2020

Whitbread Q3 LFL Sales Dip; Sees FY In Line With View

Whitbread HY Statutory Profit Falls 26.3% To 172 Mln Stg


About Whitbread plc

Whitbread PLC is a United Kingdom-based company, which owns and operates hotels and restaurants. The Company is organized into a single business segment, Premier Inn. Premier Inn provides services in relation to accommodation and food both in the United Kingdom and internationally. The Company's restaurant brands include Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table, Cookhouse & Pub, Bar + Block, Premier Inn, hub and Thyme. The Company operates over 800 Premier Inn hotels and over 76,000 rooms across the United Kingdom. Its subsidiaries include Whitbread Group PLC, Premier Inn Hotels Limited, Premier Inn Kier Limited, Silk Street Hotels Limited, Elm Hotel Holdings Limited, Brickwoods Limited, Duttons Brewery Limited, and Silk Street Hotels Limited.

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Whitbread Court

Porz Avenue, Houghton Hall Park


Executive Leadership

Adam Alexander Crozier

Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Alison Brittain

Chief Executive, Executive Director

Nicholas Cadbury

Group Finance Director, Executive Director

Chris Vaughan

General Counsel and Company Secretary

Mark Anderson

Managing Director - Property and Premier Inn International

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UPDATE 2-No post-election business bookings bounce for Premier Inn

Premier Inn owner Whitbread reported a 2.2% fall in UK like-for-like sales year to date on Thursday, cautioning clarity on Brexit following a decisive British election last month had yet to deliver a bounce in business bookings.

Whitbread's UK sales dip, takes cautious approach for next fiscal year

Whitbread reported a 1.3% drop in UK like-for-like sales in the third quarter as Britons delayed travel plans amid Brexit uncertainty, and the Premier Inn owner took a cautious approach to hotel demand for the next fiscal year.

Drop in UK business travel hits Premier Inn-owner Whitbread

A Brexit driven drop in business travel within the United Kingdom dented profits at budget hotel company Whitbread Plc <WTB.L> in the first half of its financial year and left it deeply uncertain about demand in the coming months.

Premier Inn-owner Whitbread reports fall in half-yearly profit

Hotel chain owner Whitbread Plc reported a lower first-half pretax profit on Tuesday, as the uncertainty surrounding Brexit kept companies from shelling out on business travel in the United Kingdom.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Monday:

Premier Inn owner Whitbread buys three hotels in German expansion

Britain's Whitbread Plc <WTB.L> said on Monday it bought three independent hotels in Germany for an undisclosed sum, as the company expands in Europe as part of its focus on the hotel business following the sale of its Costa Coffee chain.

Activist hedge fund Elliott trims stake in UK's Whitbread

Activist investor Elliott Capital Advisors has trimmed its stake in Premier Inn owner Whitbread to below 5%, a filing on Friday showed.

Activist hedge fund Elliott discloses stake in UK's Whitbread

Premier Inn owner Whitbread <WTB.L> said on Friday activist investor Elliott Capital Advisors [ECAL.UL] disclosed a stake of below 5% in the company.

UPDATE 2-Slowing business demand hits Whitbread's Premier Inn

* Business customers contribute significantly to revenue (Adds CEO, analyst comments, share movement)

Brexit uncertainty hurts demand at Whitbread

Whitbread Plc said on Wednesday its first-quarter room revenue was hit by tough market competition and ongoing Brexit uncertainty, as the company tries to focus on its Premier Inn-brand after selling Costa Coffee to Coca-Cola Co last year.

Elliott wants Whitbread to offload chunks of its property portfolio: Sunday Telegraph

Elliott Advisors has become increasingly frustrated with Whitbread Plc's strategy of owning Premier Inn hotels outright and wants the company to offload chunks of its 5.8 billion pound ($7.64 billion) property portfolio, the Sunday Telegraph reported.

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Weak British hotel demand hurts Whitbread after Costa sale

Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc , which has sold off its Costa coffee chain, on Tuesday flagged lower demand for hotel rooms in Britain, hit by Brexit uncertainty and the effects of growing competition.

StanChart lifts London's FTSE 100 despite a drop in Glencore, Whitbread

Britain's main index see-sawed in to the black with StanChart surging to a 9-month high after a buyback plan, while restaurant group Whitbread and miner Glencore lost ground after weak forecasts.

Whitbread flags demand weakness, posts full-year profit rise

Premier Inn owner Whitbread Plc said on Tuesday it expects weak room revenue growth in the UK for the ongoing year due to weak market demand.

UPDATE 2-Whitbread adds 2 billion pounds to share buyback plans

* Promises 200 mln stg in cost saving over 3 years (Adds more details on buyback, hotel plans)

Whitbread to buy back 2 bln pounds in shares with Costa sale proceeds

Whitbread Plc will buy back an additional 2 billion pounds ($2.58 billion) of shares using proceeds from its sale of the Costa Coffee chain to Coca Cola Co , the owner of Premier Inns said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Whitbread shares hit by lacklustre outlook after Costa deal

* Expanding Premier Inn chain in UK and Germany (Adds details on German market, analysts comments, shares)

Whitbread's quarterly sales rise 2.4 pct

British hotel owner Whitbread Plc on Thursday reported a 2.4 percent increase in third-quarter sales and expects 2019 results to be in-line with expectations, driven by new room additions at its Premier Inn chain.

Whitbread gets EU clearance for Costa sale

British restaurant and hotel owner Whitbread Plc <WTB.L> said on Friday it has received clearance from the European Union for sale of the Costa coffee chain to Coca-Cola Co <KO.N>.

Whitbread's sale of Costa to Coca-Cola gets Chinese approval

Britain's Whitbread Plc <WTB.L> said on Thursday that Chinese authorities have approved the sale of its Costa coffee chain to Coca-Cola <KO.N>.

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