Recipe for success

Recipe for success

At the Olive Tree Restaurant we are proud to have our recipe Duo of Cherrington Farm braised blade of beef, by Head Chef Nigel Davis feature in the newly released Made in Shropshire recipe book.  The book encompasses fantastic recipes from a range of restaurants and food producers in the County.  We feel this book is a celebration of the what Shropshire has to offer and also cements our commitment […]

Donating our duvets to Shropshire Community Project

Donating our duvets to Shropshire Community Project

Here at Holiday Inn Telford-Ironbridge and at our sister hotel, International Hotel, our aim is to make our guests as comfortable as possible and ensure they have a great nights’ sleep, and that’s why we have just invested in new cosy king sized duvets for all of 253 bedrooms. Having replaced all of our double sized duvets, they were now surplus to requirements and we wanted to ensure we put […]

Wendy’s Blog – Themes R Us!

Wendy’s Blog – Themes R Us!

It’s been all about the theme for us since my last blog – chocolate, Mexican, Halloween and Christmas, you name it and we’ve had it! We hosted a chocolate themed dinner for a local client as part of Chocolate Week – what’s not to love about a week celebrating one of my favourite things?? But this was no ordinary event – the chocolate theme ran through every aspect of the […]

Wendy’s Blog – Ra-ra skirts at the ready – we’re raring to go!

Wendy’s Blog – Ra-ra skirts at the ready – we’re raring to go!

It’s all well and good being the manager of a busy hotel with all the challenges that role brings, and I love my job as it certainly keeps me on my toes! But sometimes it’s good to step outside your comfort zone and remind yourself just how much effort other staff put into their work, and get a taste of something completely different. Well that’s exactly what I’ve been doing […]

Revive Fitness Suite Officially Opened by F1 Test Driver

Revive Fitness Suite Officially Opened by F1 Test Driver

The new equipment at Revive got the ultimate test drive – from a Formula 1 racing driver. Marco SØrensen is a test driver for Lotus and he joined members at the official launch of the fitness suite. The gym has been completely refurbished with a £100,000 makeover, and is the first in the area to offer some of the very latest hi-tech equipment. Jo Burton, Revive Leisure Manager, said: “We […]

Wendy’s Blog – The sun has got his hat on! Hip hip hip hooray!

Wendy’s Blog – The sun has got his hat on! Hip hip hip hooray!

Well doesn’t time fly? We’re now well into May and that all-important summer holiday is just inches away. Our fitness members know all about getting ready for the summer, and they’ve been flocking to our new-look gym which is proving incredibly popular after its hi-tech refit. We’re so excited to be among the first in the region to have what they call “Virtual Active” technology equipment – what’s that you […]

Wendy’s blog – Deck the halls…

Wendy’s blog – Deck the halls…

Welcome to the second instalment of my new blog! Spring is definitely in the air – and that can mean only one thing for us here at the Holiday Inn Telford-Ironbridge: Christmas! Yes, that’s right! For most people this time of year is all about daffodils, Easter eggs and Mother’s Day. And of course, both Mother’s Day and Easter will be extremely busy for us too, particularly when it comes […]