• #GREATdayout Half Term - Digital Campaign

    #GREATdayout Half Term - Digital Campaign

    23 October 2014

    The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has teamed up with VisitEngland, English Heritage, and National Trust to run a mini digital campaign focused around the half term period.

    The aim of the campaign is to promote small tourism businesses in the UK, by encouraging people to talk proudly about their local communities and favourite tourist attractions across their social media channels, using the #GREATdayout hashtag. The campaign will be focused around days out, highlighting what people can enjoy across the holiday period.

  • Aston Hotel Sheffield – Changed its name to Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel

    Aston Hotel Sheffield – Changed its name to Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel

    14 October 2014

    Like a phoenix rising from the ashes the refurbishment project of Mercure Sheffield Parkway Hotel is now complete and open for business.

  • Sheffield takes the lead on Olympic legacy

    Sheffield takes the lead on Olympic legacy

    02 October 2014

    Sheffield will take centre stage in the delivery of an exciting Olympic legacy project for health and sport that will bring long term benefits for the nation.

  • Sheffield hotels sparkle amidst dirty reviews

    Sheffield hotels sparkle amidst dirty reviews

    10 September 2014

    Hot on the heels of Sheffield being awarded 'best value city for a short-break' by Trip Advisor, Sheffield's hotels have added another badge of honour to the city's roll of honour as a great place to stay.  

    The cleaning genie is not necessarily present in all hotels.

    The booking portal hotel.info reveals the level of cleanliness in hotels in the United Kingdom and how to make sure that complaints with regard to hygiene are satisfied at the hotel.    Whilst the cleaning genie is not necessarily present in all hotels, the housekeeping staff in Sheffield's properties are obviously doing a great job!


  • Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon set to be staged in Sheffield

    Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon set to be staged in Sheffield

    09 September 2014

    One of the country’s leading organisers of charity road races is to bring a major new event to Yorkshire next year.

    Jane Tomlinson’s Run For All has entered into a partnership with Sheffield City Council to organise the all-new Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield on Sunday 12th April. 

  • Sheffield’s Heritage Open Days 2014

    Sheffield’s Heritage Open Days 2014

    03 September 2014

    57 venues from across Sheffield are preparing to open their doors as part of a national celebration of heritage. From Thursday 11- Sunday 14 September, the public will be invited into a whole host of buildings across the city as part of Heritage Open Days 2014. 

  • Sheffield Best Value in UK for Bank Holiday City Break

    Sheffield Best Value in UK for Bank Holiday City Break

    19 August 2014

    Sheffield offers the best value city break in the UK, according to an annual cost comparison study released today by TripAdvisor ahead of the August bank holiday.

  • Sheffield’s Second University Technical College Gets Green Light

    Sheffield’s Second University Technical College Gets Green Light

    06 August 2014

    Sheffield’s bid to develop a second university technical college has been approved to move to the pre-opening stage.

  • Sheffield building on Tour legacy

    Sheffield building on Tour legacy

    09 July 2014
  • Halifax Hall Hotel Awarded 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence

    Halifax Hall Hotel Awarded 2014 Tripadvisor Certificate Of Excellence

    27 June 2014

    Sheffield’s Halifax Hall Hotel has been recognised as a top performing hotel on the world’s largest travel site. 

    The boutique hotel, which has been open almost one year, has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.