News Team

Lee Linford (BA Hons)
Lee is the Lead Editor of the Classic British Hotels news desk. His previous experience encompasses writing and editing copy and feature articles for both online and offline media, including website content, hotel directories, trade and consumer publications and a range of published books.

Len Louis (MA, FCIM)
Len has been a director in two major travel industry companies prior to Classic British Hotels and has a wide knowledge of the hotel industry. As well as providing regular comment on a range of industry hot topics, Len has written a number of high profile articles for travel industry publications - and leading industry bodies. He sits on the National Executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA), and is a Business Leader with the Marketing Society.

Nicola Rhone (BA Hons)
Nicola has recently joined the Classic British Hotels news editorial team and has brought a wealth of hotel industry knowledge and experience to the team. She is a regular contributor to our news features and is a specialist in news sourcing, editing and public relations.


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