Bournemouth’s Hotel of the Year takes a day trip to Brum

Bournemouth’s Hotel of the Year will showcase its specialist breaks at the Group Leisure & Travel Show for the first time this month. The family-run Marsham Court Hotel signed up for the show (at the NEC on October 20, 2016) after seeing a sharp rise in group travel business from the Midlands. The Marsham Court has been run by Jennie … Read More

Trio of new frontline staff for Bournemouth’s Hotel of the Year

Bournemouth’s Large Hotel of the Year has a new frontline team. The Marsham Court Hotel in Russell-Cotes Road has welcomed new Reception manager Chloe Rust, Restaurant manager Bethanie Zaphronelle and Wedding and Events Coordinator Kat Tegg. Rosie Wallace, Managing director of the family-run Marsham Court said: “We are thrilled to welcome Kat, Chloe and Bethanie. “All three women bring new … Read More

Scientists enjoy top ten at Bournemouth hotel

A team of forensic anthropologists and students from Michigan State University are celebrating their tenth successive year at a top Bournemouth hotel. Since 2006, over 100 Michigan students in total have stayed at the Marsham Court Hotel for a week each year as part of the Forensic Anthropology department’s five-week study abroad programme, led by Dr Todd Fenton and Professor … Read More

Wheelchair-bound teen launches online quest for Saturday job

A wheelchair-bound teenager with cerebral palsy has launched an online job hunting campaign with the tongue-in-cheek catchline:  “Transport not a problem”. Iesha Manns, 17, from Poole, decided to take the more direct approach after applying for 20 part-time jobs without luck. She said:”I appreciate that my disability means I am not suitable for some jobs and maybe my chair is … Read More

Hotel managers face-off in the People’s Kitchen

The Marsham Court Hotel is aiming to make mincemeat of The Cumberland Hotel when their managers face-off across the burners in the People’s Kitchen. A highlight in the annual, 10-day, Bournemouth Food & Drink Festival (June 17-26), the People’s Kitchen pits teams of two from different professions against each other in fast-paced, 20-minute cooking challenges. The action takes place in … Read More

Hotel owner welcomes back protégés from the last 45 years

Veteran Bournemouth hotelier Jennie Deavin celebrated 45 years in hospitality by partying with some of her many ‘protégés’. In the last five decades Jennie, 67, has owned five Bournemouth hotels and employed hundreds of staff. The Marsham Court, now run by her daughter Rosie Wallace, is one of the town’s last family run hotels and was this year named Large … Read More