Dream Apartments Newcastle expansion plans announced

Newcastle Upon Tyne

Expansion plans announced by Dream Apartments – reaffirms the company’s commitment to the North East, with a significant footprint already on Tyneside with two existing locations, employing 19 people at their Quayside and Newcastle City centre apartments.

Mark Docherty, Commercial Director , said: “This investment and expansion of our portfolio not only demonstrates our ambition to grow in the UK, but also our commitment to the city of Newcastle. Choosing to expand in the Newcastle area was an easy decision – a big part of our local success is testament to the talented people we already have working here, and the strong reputation the team has for delivering great customer experience.

“We always seek to choose buildings with a prestigious location and which is  impactful, and that set out a clear statement of our UK ambition. With our newest property opening in one of the most sought after parts of the city, we believe we have achieved this.”

Tom Smyth, Managing Director at Dream Apartments, said: “This is a real coup for the city and all our Newcastle Staff who have worked tirelessly to make Dream Apartments Newcastle an ideal destination for both business and leisure. The city’s historical lineage, inspiring architecture, energetic nightlife, fantastic shopping and award-winning gastronomic delights have contributed to Newcastle upon Tyne being named one of the best cities in the UK.”

Dream Apartments is now actively recruiting for a number of roles across their operational and support function. For more information, contact newcastle@dreamapartments.co.uk

While you explore Newcastle upon Tyne’s culture, architecture and eclectic ambience, the friendly staff at Dream Apartments will be happy to take care of all your daily needs and comforts. Our fully-equipped apartments in prime locations will ensure that you are centrally located and well-connected with all the attractions, shopping, dining and entertainment that the city has to offer. On your next visit to Newcastle upon Tyne, book a serviced apartment from Dream Apartments, and check in to your home away from home.

A spectacular Evening of Fashion for The Children’s Cancer Unit Charity 22nd March 2019

Dream Apartments Belfast is proud to be working with The Children’s Cancer Unit Charity as the official charity sponsor for their latest fundraising initiative – An Evening of Fashion.

Within the surroundings of The Titanic Hotel, Belfast, the evening will commence at 6.30pm with a sparkling wine reception and canapes for guests ahead of moving into The Drawing Room at 7.30pm for a vibrant, hour long fashion show of the key Spring/Summer 2019 trends. Our host for the evening is the local social media star, style guru and Cool FM presenter, Rebecca McKinney, who will be compere and host the raffle.
Additionally, the evening will include a male styling segment carried out by Chris Suitor of Suitor Bros.
Invites for the event will be distributed to over 2,000 industry professionals, in addition to BDO NI staff and friends and family. The Drawing Room at the Titanic has a maximum audience of 220 attendees.
Whilst the event promises to be a relaxed, fun and enjoyable evening, the underlying aim is to fundraise as much as possible for this exceptionally, worthy cause.
DATE: Friday 22 March 2019 VENUE: Titanic Hotel, Belfast TIME: 6.30pm TICKETS: £30

About the Charity
The Children’s Cancer Unit Charity exists solely to support the work of the Children’s Cancer and Haematology Unit at the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children and their families.
The Children’s Cancer Unit Charity is a registered charity and depends on donations from supporters. All the funds raised are used to care for children in the province who suffer with all forms of childhood cancer and selected benign haematological conditions. Administration costs are kept to the bare minimum.

Maritime Mile starts at Obel Tower

Martime Mile Belfast

Date: 4 Feb 2019 – 17 Mar 2019
Time: Various
Venue: From Donegall Quay to Queen’s Road

Objects along the stretch known as Maritime Mile, just outside Obel Tower Belfast are ‘waking up’, and anyone with a mobile phone can strike up a conversation and hear what they have to say!

Starting at the Big Fish at Donegall Quay, people will be able to interact by text with a range of well-known maritime landmarks, finishing at the HMS Caroline at Alexandra Dock. Key ‘objects’ include:

  • Big Fish
  • Belfast Harbour
  • SS Nomadic
  • Titanic Belfast
  • The Great Light
  • HMS Caroline

The project aims engage both visitors and residents of the city to learn more about the notable landmarks that are located along the scenic riverside stretch, as well as have some fun.


‘Hello Maritime Mile’ is a pilot ‘Smart Cities’ project between Belfast City Council, Titanic Foundation, Tourism NI, Ulster University and Hello Lamp Post. It will run for six weeks until St Patrick’s Day (17 March). See our St Patrick’s Day events.

How to play

1. Find an object
Look out for an object signposted with the yellow branding.

2. Say ‘Hello’
Send a text to 028 250 222 55 in this format:
“Hello” plus object name e.g. “Hello Big Fish”

3. You’ll soon get a reply!
Chat with the object to learn some fun facts and hear other peoples’ stories.

Please note, standard network rates apply and all messages are anonymous.

There’s not long left to apply for the 2019 Great North Run through the ballot

When is the deadline to apply for the Great North Run general ballot?

Anyone interested in applying for a Great North Run place through the ballot must do so by 12 noon on Monday, February 4.

To apply, click here.

It allows runners to apply for a race place, without having to raise money for charity (although they are still free to fundraise if they wish to).

It costs £56 to enter the Great North Run, Newcastle through the ballot. You will only be charged if you get a place, although you have to submit card details with your application.

When and how will I find out if I’ve got a place?

Applicants will receive and email on or before Friday, February 8, to confirm whether or not they have a Great North Run place.

When is the 2019 Great North Run?

This year’s half marathon from Newcastle to South Shields takes place on Sunday, September 8.

Dream Apartments is now connected to the world class hotel distribution: GDS SiteMinder

Dream Apartments GDS by Siteminder

Dream Apartments is always riding the wave of innovation. Today we are delighted to announce an integration partnership with the global industry’s leading cloud platform, Siteminder GDS across all our locations

Mark Docherty – Director of Operations said “Dream Apartments is pleased to announce its new cooperation with SiteMinder. For our clients it means the possibility to access a wider choice of online distributors and for us the possibility to expand in new countries. SiteMinder is a true leader in our industry and we look forward to working together to provide serviced apartments”
Dream Apartments is a leading serviced apartment provider. Founded in 2017, now operates over 300 serviced apartments in three major cities across the UK as well as internationally in Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam. Enjoy all the amenities of a hotel with the additional space of a serviced apartment.
Who is SiteMinder? www.siteminder.com.
SiteMinder is a world wide hotel distribution system, with +20,000 clients in 160 countries. It was born in Australia just in 2006.

Dream Apartments Moorfields’s new Global Distribution System IDs are as follows:

Does your company use GDS? – Add our codes as below…

  Dream Apartments Moorfields, Liverpool

GDS ID (Chain Code = GD)
Amadeus GD – LPLDAM
Sabre GD – 508047
Apollo/Galileo GD – F1647
Worldspan GD – LPLDM


Dream Apartments at Water Street Liverpool new Global Distribution System IDs are as follows:

GDS ID (Chain Code = GD)
Amadeus GD – LPLDAW
Sabre GD – 325585
Apollo/Galileo GD – F1648
Worldspan GD – LPLDW


Dream Apartments St Thomas Hall Belfast new Global Distribution System IDs are as follows:

GDS ID (Chain Code = GD)
Amadeus GD – BFSDAS
Sabre GD – 325583
Apollo/Galileo GD – F1650
Worldspan GD – BFSDA


Dream Apartments Obel Tower Belfast new Global Distribution System IDs are as follows:

GDS ID (Chain Code = GD)
Amadeus GD – BFSDOT
Sabre GD – 325584
Apollo/Galileo GD – F1649
Worldspan GD – BFSOT


Dream Apartments at Aerial House Newcastle  new Global Distribution System IDs are as follows:

GDS ID (Chain Code = GD)
Amadeus GD – NCLDAP
Sabre GD – 323323
Apollo/Galileo GD – E8643
Worldspan GD – NCLDA