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Tourism to enjoy £2.1bn boost over bank holiday

Seaside towns like Brighton will be favourite destinations for daytrippers

Domestic tourism is set to soar over the August bank holiday, with a quarter of the British population considering an overnight trip during the long weekend, according to the latest data from VisitEngland..

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Infographic: Converting callers into bookers

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has created a new infographic with advice to help hotels convert telephone reservation enquiries into direct bookings.

Chef apprenticeship standards approved by government

The first industry-developed apprenticeship standards for hospitality have been approved by the government.

Pestaurant brings bug-based menu back to London

Pest control provider Rentokil is bringing its ‘Pestaurant’ pop-up back to London on 21 August.

Rick Stein to open seafood restaurant in Winchester

Chef and TV personality Rick Stein is opening his first venue outside of Cornwall - a seafood restaurant in the Hampshire town of Winchester.

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