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29-Jan-2015 - Ramada hotels at Salford Quays and the Mailbox in Birmingham have gone on the market giving investors the chance to buy established properties which could be repositioned and rebranded.
29-Jan-2015 - Late-night venue operator Tokyo Industries is targeting the student market with the launch of a new collaboration with takeaway operator Get Baked.
28-Jan-2015 - The UK hotel industry had a ‘great year’ in 2014, with strong December performance helping push profits up across London and the provinces, according to the latest UK Chain Hotels...
28-Jan-2015 - Hotel group Jurys Inn has been bought by an affiliate of private equity firm Lone Star Funds for £680m.
28-Jan-2015 - International hospitality group Hakkasan is looking to more than double its estate in 2015 with the opening of 15 new restaurants across its portfolio of brands, including a new concept...
28-Jan-2015 - Richard Branson's Virgin Hotels has confirmed that it is considering London as a key location for a new hotel.
27-Jan-2015 - A Brighton restaurant that claims to generate no material waste is running a crowdfunding campaign to further extend its green credentials.
27-Jan-2015 - A £20m retail redevelopment in London’s Square Mile is now almost fully pre-let after three restaurants took units on long-term leases.
27-Jan-2015 - Luxury Caribbean resort operator Sandals has started a recruitment drive for skilled chefs to work within its growing restaurant portfolio as it looks to 'offer guests the most comprehensive dining...
27-Jan-2015 - People 1st has called for higher education to play a greater role in addressing the future management needs of the hospitality sector, after it claimed the industry will need 66,000...
27-Jan-2015 - The Goring hotel will close its doors today (27 January) for the first time in its 104-year history to allow refurbishment work on its lobby to be completed.
26-Jan-2015 - The Sportsman, in Seasalter, Kent, was been voted the best gastropub in the country by a select band of influential industry experts.
26-Jan-2015 - Steak of the Art, the restaurant concept that serves steaks and other meats in an art gallery setting, has opened a second site in Cardiff.
26-Jan-2015 - Liverpool's serviced apartment and hotel operator Signature Living has reported starting 2015 on a high note with New Year bookings up 40 per cent on the previous year.
26-Jan-2015 - North-west operator New Moon Pub Company has secured its first Liverpool site and its seventh in total.
26-Jan-2015 - Pizza-by-the-square-slice concept Pizza Rossa has overreached its crowdfunding target seven days ahead of the end of its campaign.
26-Jan-2015 - Chefs Heston Blumenthal and Jason Atherton along with restaurateurs Russell Norman and Alan Yau have made a list of the 500 most influential people in Britain according to The Peerage...
26-Jan-2015 - The number of 16 – 18 year olds not in education, employment or training (NEET) has fallen to 148,000 out the population of two million but it is still behind...
23-Jan-2015 - Pubs of Distinction has acquired its fourth London-based venue as it continues to grow its portfolio of ‘local beer houses’
23-Jan-2015 - Jean-Christophe Novelli will make a return to the UK restaurant industry with the launch of his own brasserie in Liverpool city centre this spring.
23-Jan-2015 - Andrew Wildsmith, the owner of Hipping Hall and The Ryebeck hotels in Cumbria, will open a third hotel in the county this summer after acquiring a former walkers’ hostel.
23-Jan-2015 - Sandra Kelly, head of education at Whitbread, suggests ways the hospitality sector can best address its skills shortage.
22-Jan-2015 - Two thirds of hospitality workers believe it is important to feel passionate about a job while a third think feeling valued is a top priority, a survey looking into employee...
22-Jan-2015 - Independent hotel operator Bulldog Hotel Group has outlined plans to double the size of its business after gaining investment from the Commer Group.
22-Jan-2015 - Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to open a Hampton by Hilton hotel at Humberside Airport.