Conference News January 2018 - Page 19

19 Business Apex shows 6% rise Apex Hotels has reported another consecutive year of strong growth, with a 6% rise in turnover (from £61.3m to £65m) and 2.1% rise in underlying profits before tax (up from £10.3m to £10.5m). Apex showed its confidence in the market during the financial year with capital investment of £20.7m used to further develop its new hotel, Apex City of Bath. The £48.5m, 177-bed hotel is the latest addition to Apex’s portfolio. Sodexo has reported a 10% increase in guests at Hamilton Park Racecourse following an £800,000 refurbishment. A.O.B: Best Brexit for Best Western Market uncertainty caused by Brexit has helped Best Western Great Britain post a record ye  f"V&W"bFVƖ6F2B7FfF2FPFV662FRV&W'6&v6Ff"FWVFVBFV226VVR7&V6RFV2pV"V"6VFrFRf'7@FFF2FG2WvW7B'&@7W&RFV2'&W7BvW7FW&v62V6ג֖G66PB6gB'&BF2"7GW&VB2RFP6( 2fw6&W'FW2t@Dd#4d6w&WW&vW0vF66W'FvFFRG&rf"FP#ddv&B7W'W766WFV@FV6V&W"&7&gB6'FW 7V6Ɨ7B"6'FW 6W'f6R2WV7Fp&'W6W702Bf&W6VW2G06W'f6W2f&֖rW76VF'B`v7F72f"FP6WFF7FƗG6FW&W"4d6w&W2W&vVBvFFRWfVG26FW&rB6W'f6W2666W'Fw&WFRW&vW"V6VBBFV6V&W"7&VFW2R7F6FW6vVBFVWBWfV@&WV&VVG2g&fVVRfFrB&rF6FW&r&GV7FBVFW'FVBFRWrW&vVBw&WvfR7&V6VB&V66fW&V6R6VG&W2B&vR66R&V2@W2FVWWr'GVFW2vFFPFV6V7F"FRFWfVVB7&V6W2FRw&W( 2GW&fW F *33BBvr&fFR6FW&rBsS6FW27&72FRTB&VBVrb#VR66W'Fw&W( 24TFVƖGB7GW&V@&fRVgBvF4d64T&FW"vV@FR'W6W72BG2'&G2v66VFRWfV@6FW&W"7&VFRB'&G27V62VFFPWW&V6RWfVBvVVC&W7RWfV@gV6W'f6RvVVBvV766'&FPFV'VFr'W6W72WfVGv6SfVVRfFp7V6Ɨ7G2fVVW6VVW#B6&7F2@7VW"'G7V6Ɨ7G2B'FW266W'F6W&FW2BV&W"bTfVVW2$@Dd#W6VFfP&VVWBF&VvFPw&vW"gFW FV6ƖrF7@6Wwwr6fW&V6RWw26V7VGW&VW726V FRTvB&R&RFW@f'v&B6FW2F6WFRFPWW&V6Fb7VGW&P##26WFFGVRF'&WB6FVFW'26VFVBGVFVRGFvVVG2֖FशWW2BB&6g&&Vf7BFFW''@7G&&RWGFW"g&FRWW&V6֗76FFRFW'FV@bFvF7VGW&RVF@7'BD4226BT'F6F( vVBB&P76&^(