Aaron overcomes Asperger’s to triumph as Apprentice of the Year

A diagnosis of Asperger’s Syndrome at just nine years old has not stopped Aaron Corbin winning the Intermediate Apprentice of the Year Award 2017. Aaron, 20, from Canford Heath in Poole, was nominated for the award by his employers at the Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth and received it at the launch of the Dorset Business Awards at the Italian … Read More

Cocktails fuel fundraising for tragic pilot’s charity

The Marsham Court Hotel has served up the perfect formation – two ‘high flying’ cocktails with proceeds going to the Jon Egging Trust (JET). The hotel, in Russell-Cotes Road, Bournemouth, is a long term supporter of JET and is offering adult guests and visitors the chance to enjoy either a ‘Jet Fuel’ or a ‘Red One’, throughout the summer. JET … Read More

Couple use Pure Imagination for Wonka-themed wedding

The groom came as Willy Wonka when two Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fans tied the knot at the Marsham Court Hotel in Bournemouth. Catherine Dyer and Dean Howells decided to give their nuptials a little oomph – or rather oompa loompa – with food, decoration and music all inspired by the 1971 classic film Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. … Read More

Lifesaving hotelier is an ‘unsung hero’

A hotelier who saved the life of one of her guests has been named Bournemouth’s Unsung Hero of 2017. Rosie Wallace of the Marsham Court Hotel in Russell-Cotes Road, received the title at this year’s Bournemouth Tourism Awards. BBC presenter Chris Jarvis, who compered the event, told the audience: “Rosie has worked her socks off for the industry. “She has … Read More

Student party raises hotel roof – and over £5000

Five students challenged by Bournemouth’s Hotel of the Year to organise a masquerade ball couldn’t disguise their glee after the event raised £5439 for charity. The Marsham Court Hotel – winner of this year’s *DCCI Business Engagement with Education award – challenged the Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) students to arrange every aspect of the Ball on February 18, from compiling … Read More

HALO shows no sign of slipping

HALO hospitality students kicked off the scheme’s 10th year by grilling businesses at the Marsham Court Hotel. HALO stands for Hospitality and Leisure Opportunities and was founded in 2007 by the ex-Bournemouth hotelier Derek Silk,*BAHA (Bournemouth Area Hospitality Association) and four secondary schools, to encourage students to enter careers in local tourism. The first scheme of its kind in the … Read More

Marsham Court serves up new chef team

Bournemouth’s hotel of the year has a dynamic new chef team led by Brad Instance. Brad, 41, joins the Marsham Court Hotel as Head Chef, along with sous chef Balan Ionut, 34 and commis chef Damian Cydejko, 30. The hotel’s former Head Chef Tony Shepard retired in December 2016 after 30 years in the role. Prior to joining the Marsham … Read More

Marsham Court unmasks talented students

Bournemouth’s Marsham Court Hotel – winner of this year’s *DCCI Business Engagement with Education award – has challenged five students to organise a charity Masquerade Ball. The Arts University Bournemouth students are arranging every aspect of the Ball on February 18, from compiling a guest list and sending out the invitations, to sourcing reception drinks, music and even the room decorations … Read More

Hotel urges businesses to support youngsters with learning difficulties

The winner of the Dorset Business Awards (DBA) Business Engagement with Education award is urging more businesses to help young people with learning difficulties into work. The Marsham Court Hotel received the coveted DBA from sponsor Voip Unlimited for helping youngsters of all backgrounds and abilities enter a career in hospitality. The family-run hotel in Russell-Cotes Road Bournemouth, works with … Read More