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22-Dec-2014 - UK beer sales have bounced back after five consecutive years of decline, according to the latest research from Mintel.
22-Dec-2014 - Former HOSPA chairman Paul Dukes scooped the Lifetime Achievement Award athospitality educational organisation HOSPA’s Hospitality Finance, Revenue Management and IT Awards of the Year 2014.
22-Dec-2014 - The chief executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA), Ufi Ibrahim, has called on the hospitality industry to continue to push for policy change next year.
22-Dec-2014 - Travelodge has announced plans to open three new hotels costing £11.5m in partnerships with local authorities to ‘regenerate communities’ across the UK.
22-Dec-2014 - Eating out continued to outperform the overall leisure market last month, with families in particular spending more on meals at pubs and restaurants.
19-Dec-2014 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has joined forces with the Professional Association for Catering Education (PACE) for this year’s PACE Learning & Development Forum.
19-Dec-2014 - Serviced apartment provider Marlin Apartments has signed a £28m contract with construction firm McAleer & Rushe to build an aparthotel in London’s Waterloo.
19-Dec-2014 - US-based hotel management company Interstate Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of six new hotels in the UK.
19-Dec-2014 - Brits will have more disposable income to spend on extras like eating out this Christmas, according to the latest income tracker from Asda.
19-Dec-2014 - Pubs and restaurants have been hit by falling alcohol sales over the past twelve weeks, but could receive a boost as people gear up for the festive period.
18-Dec-2014 - Hotel prices in Edinburgh have increased by 146 per cent on average on 31st December, according to data released by Trivago.
18-Dec-2014 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has opened the nominations process for the 2015 Craft Guild of Chefs Awards, which recognise emerging and established talent across the industry.
18-Dec-2014 - Six UK hospitality employees have been chosen as winners in TripAdvisor’s inaugural Exceptional Service Awards.
18-Dec-2014 - Taiwanese street food concept Bao will open its first restaurant in Soho next year after securing backing from Gymkhana founders Karam, Jyo and Sunaina Sethi.
18-Dec-2014 - Proposals to transform the old Royal High School building on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill into a ‘world-class’ hotel have been announced by project developers Duddingston House Properties (DHP).
18-Dec-2014 - Nearly half of restaurateurs believe it is appropriate to leave a 5-10 per cent tip, according to a new ResDiary poll.
18-Dec-2014 - Manchester-based creative studio NoChintz will launch a new coffee concept in the Grade II listed Sevendale House next March.
17-Dec-2014 - First time restaurateurs Lucy Brown and Jenny Quintero will open their first restaurant, Jar Kitchen, on Drury Lane in February 2015.
17-Dec-2014 - Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy will open his third Tapas Revolution restaurant in Shoreditch in February 2015.
17-Dec-2014 - Hotel group Radisson Blu took top honours in four of the six categories at this year’s Hotel Marketing Association Annual Marketing Awards.
17-Dec-2014 - Chef Tom Seller’s Restaurant Story in London took the top spot on this year’s OpenTable Top 100 Best Restaurants list.
17-Dec-2014 - People 1st has called for a ‘hard hitting’ cross-industry campaign to promote the breadth of career opportunities the hospitality and tourism industry can offer.
17-Dec-2014 - The chairman of the franchising group behind Marco Pierre White’s New York Italian and Steakhouse Bar & Grill concepts has told M&C Report another brand is likely to be launched...
16-Dec-2014 - Our latest roundup of the hottest openings in hospitality include Martin William’s first solo venture M, new Danish concept Snaps & Rye and Tom Kerridge’s new gastropub The Coach, as...
16-Dec-2014 - As series 7 of MasterChef: The Professionals draws to a close on BBC2, BigHospitality takes a look at the five talented chefs who made it through to the finals.