News & Promotions

06.03.14
ROBERT DUNCAN APPOINTED AS SEFTON GROUP HOTELS MANAGER
ROBERT DUNCAN APPOINTED AS  SEFTON GROUP HOTELS MANAGER

The Sefton Group is delighted to welcome back Robert Duncan, as he returns to the Island to take up the post of Group Hotels Manager.

From 2005 to 2010, Robert was General Manager at the Hilton Palace Hotel, before moving to the UK for what was intended to be an early retirement. However, while in the UK, Robert was tempted back to hotel management with a post at Best Western Cartland Bridge Hotel in Lanark. Now, after three years in that position, Robert has returned to the Island to oversee the Sefton Group's three hotels. Read more...

26.02.14
TAHIKO TO HOST BATTLE OF THE DJs NEXT MONTH
TAHIKO TO HOST BATTLE OF THE DJs NEXT MONTH

Local DJs are invited to fight it out throughout March to be crowned winner of ‘Battle of the DJs’ at the Tahiko club at the Best Western Palace Hotel ♦ Casino. Read more...

18.02.14
RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR SEFTON WEDDING FAIR 2014
RECORD ATTENDANCE FOR SEFTON WEDDING FAIR 2014

Couples who visited the recent annual Sefton Wedding Fair will surely be looking forward to celebrating their big day - and The Sefton is celebrating too, as a record number of people attended the event.

The Wedding Fair on Sunday, 9th February attracted 347 people, with exhibitors including Andrew Barton Photography, Balloons To Go, Blue Olive Productions, Forever Living, Boxed Off, Graih My Chree, Island Travel, Parties And Occasions Stationery, Photobooth.co.im, SALT, Sweet Sensations, The Cake Lady, Shan's Photography, Platinum Cars, Switched On Events, Steve Woodley Photography, Pearlsunlimited and The Mill Shop.

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05.02.14
RADIO 1 DJ SCOTT MILLS TO PERFORM AT TAHIKO IN FEBRUARY
RADIO 1 DJ SCOTT MILLS TO PERFORM AT TAHIKO IN FEBRUARY

Award-winning broadcaster Scott Mills from BBC Radio 1 will be making an exclusive appearance at the Tahiko nightclub in Douglas on Friday, 28th February.

The event, open to over 18s only, will take place from 10pm to 3am, with Scott performing from midnight onwards. With his own Radio 1 show every afternoon between 1pm and 4pm, and as a regular host of the Radio 1 Official Chart Show and midweek chart, guests can be sure to expect the best chart hits from his Tahiko set.

Scott joined Radio 1 in 1998 as the Early Breakfast Show host and shortly after was asked to cover for the Zoe Ball Breakfast Show. He has also hosted live events for Radio 1, including The Brit Awards and Radio 1's Big Weekend.
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31.01.14
LAST CHANCE TO BOOK WINTER WEEKEND OFFERS AT THE SEFTON AND PALACE HOTELS
LAST CHANCE TO BOOK WINTER WEEKEND OFFERS AT THE SEFTON AND PALACE HOTELS

There is still time to book with The Sefton and Best Western Palace Hotel and Casino to take advantage of their Winter Weekend specials -but don't wait too long, as these offers are proving as popular as ever!

The Winter Weekend specials are available Friday through Sunday until 30th March 2014, offering guests the chance to book a double room, with dinner and breakfast included, at either The Sefton or Best Western Palace Hotel and Casino, (excluding Friday 14th and Saturday 15th February, when Special Valentines Packages are available). Call the BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel and Casino on 662662 or the Sefton Hotel on 645500 or visit www.seftonhotel.co.im or www.palacehotelcasino.co.im.

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24.01.14
GET READY FOR THE BIG DAY WITH THE SEFTON WEDDING FAIR
GET READY FOR THE BIG DAY WITH THE SEFTON WEDDING FAIR

Couples preparing for their big day will want to make a date for next month's Wedding Fair at The Sefton, which takes place on Sunday 9th February from 1.00pm till 4.00pm.

The Sefton and Best Western Palace Hotel and Casino stage annual wedding fairs, bringing together some of the Island's leading wedding suppliers to showcase options for couples planning their special day. The Sefton, with its stunning sea views and Atrium Water Garden, has long been established as one of the most popular wedding reception locations on the Island.

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09.01.14
SEFTON SUITES CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS WITH PRIZE DRAW
SEFTON SUITES CELEBRATE FIVE YEARS WITH PRIZE DRAW

The Sefton is celebrating five years since the opening of its luxury Suites with a prize draw to win an overnight stay and a meal for two in The Gallery Restaurant.

The Sefton Suites, created by Geraldine Ugland, opened in 2009. Each suite has a panoramic view of Douglas Bay and is individual in design, with supreme comfort combined with discreetly integrated technology.

The lucky winners of the prize draw can enjoy a night's stay in one of the suites - Ellan Vannin, TT, William Hoggatt, Hollywood, Regency, Royal, Speaker's Room, or Hillary - with a meal at The Gallery Restaurant, and a full English breakfast the following morning.

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07.10.13
POKERSTARS BRINGS UK & IRELAND POKER TOUR TO ISLE OF MAN FOR FIRST POKER FESTIVAL IN CORPORATE HOMETOWN
POKERSTARS BRINGS UK & IRELAND POKER TOUR TO ISLE OF MAN FOR FIRST POKER FESTIVAL IN CORPORATE HOMETOWN

Hundreds of poker tourists, locals and professional players expected to compete for £500,000 guaranteed Main Event prize pool

ONCHAN, Isle of Man - October 7, 2013 - PokerStars today announced an exciting series of events beginning October 30 as part of the UK & Ireland Poker Tour (UKIPT) visiting the Isle of Man, bringing hundreds of poker players to the home of its corporate headquarters.

The Main Event of the Isle of Man poker festival will be a £1,100 entry No Limit Hold'em poker tournament that will be held at the Villa Marina. PokerStars is guaranteeing a prize pool of at least £500,000 for the Main Event, ensuring it will attract hundreds of visitors from across the British Isles and Europe. These visitors will bring off-season business to the Manx economy during the festival that takes place from Wednesday, October 30 to Monday, November 4.

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10.05.13
SEFTON GROUP ANNOUNCEMENT
SEFTON GROUP ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear Shareholder

You will know from my previous statements that your Board has been focussed for some time on achieving a reduction in Sefton Group's debt levels. I am pleased to tell you that we have today achieved a major milestone in this strategy by concluding a multi-party deal that includes the involvement of Lloyds Banking Group, new funders, a number of existing shareholders and Isle of Man Government.

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14.08.15
BEST WESTERN PALACE HOTEL'S GARETH CAPPER PROMOTED TO GENERAL MANAGER
BEST WESTERN PALACE HOTEL'S GARETH CAPPER PROMOTED TO GENERAL MANAGER

Gareth Capper has been promoted to the position of BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel general manager.

Mr Capper, 35, is a familiar face at the hotel, having started work there aged 18 as a barman. He later left, first to travel then to follow other career paths, including time spent working in the Island's finance sector, before returning to the hotel in 2007 where he progressed his career, rising to the position of senior operations manager before his latest promotion. Read more...

16.02.15
CELEBRITY DJ TO STAR AT TAHIKO RE-LAUNCH
CELEBRITY DJ TO STAR AT TAHIKO RE-LAUNCH

Celebrity DJ Vernon Kay is to headline at the re-launch of Tahiko.

The Bolton-born TV and former Radio One presenter will be performing a set at the BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel’s refurbished nightclub on the re-opening night, Friday February 27th.

Tahiko is re-imagining nightclub entertainment for the Isle of Man, embracing the latest digital technology to create the ultimate dance party atmosphere and, in the process, scoring several firsts for the Isle of Man.
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24.01.14
SEFTON GROUP HOTELS INCLUDED IN BEST BUSINESS GUIDE
SEFTON GROUP HOTELS INCLUDED IN BEST BUSINESS GUIDE

Two of the Sefton Group's hotels have been included in the 2014 Best Business Guide for the Isle of Man.

The printed and online guide features businesses which have been independently recommended and this year the Sefton and Best Western Palace Hotel & Casino are included, along with Palace Health Club.

It's the 12th year running that The Sefton has been listed, and the 10th year running for Palace Health Club.

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