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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Blackpool Tower Dungeons

By |January 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

Blackpool Tower Dungeons is a relatively new attraction that forms part of the Blackpool Tower attraction. Opened in 2011, the dungeons are a history and horror themed experience that takes visitors back in time. The Blackpool Tower Dungeons are linked to the London Dungeons and share some attractions, such as The Plague, Torture and Judge, [...]

Sandcastle Water Park

By |January 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

Sandcastle Water Park in Blackpool is an indoor waterpark for all the family. Despite having some fantastic outdoor spaces and lots of sea to swim in, this park is a must-see whenever you’re staying here. Located down the Promenade opposite the Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Water Park is open during the tourist season. It’s the [...]

Blackpool Illuminations

By |January 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

There isn’t much in Blackpool more famous than the Illuminations. Think of our little Lancashire town and Blackpool Tower and the Illuminations are probably the first two things you think of, that’s how important they are to us. The Blackpool Illuminations forms part of our Lights Festival that started back in 1879. The advent of [...]

South Pier Blackpool

By |January 15th, 2014|Blackpool Attractions|

The South Pier in Blackpool is the third of three piers that grace the coastline in this lovely seaside town. Built as the Victoria Pier in 1890 and opened in 1893, this pier is all about fun and adrenaline. It was originally conceived by the Blackpool South Shore Pier and Pavilion Co. Ltd. and granted [...]

Checking Out the Competition to North Ocean Hotel

By |January 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

Any good business will spend at least a little time checking out the competition and seeing what they offer. This will partly be to ensure your own rates and standards are competitive and partly to see if there are any ideas you can use as inspiration in your own hotel. We mentioned last time that [...]

The Importance of Keeping Your Promises When in Hospitality

By |January 15th, 2014|Hotel News|

We hope the new year is treating you well and that you’re drying out nicely after all that rain! As part of the refurbishment of the North Ocean Hotel in Blackpool, we have been spending the odd night in other hotels in and around Lancashire. Not all of them have been hotels in Blackpool, but [...]