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03-May-2016 - A 2 per cent drop in the average room rate across London’s hotels in the last year means the capital has lost its status as the ‘most expensive place to...
03-May-2016 - Leicester City’s historic Premier League win could provide a boost for hospitality businesses in the area with a surge in international ‘football tourists’.
03-May-2016 - Trade Union Unite has urged the hospitality industry to ‘do the decent thing’ and accept that staff should take home 100 per cent of their tips.
03-May-2016 - Malmaison Hotel du Vin Group is to rebrand the Montpellier Chapter hotel in Cheltenham as a Malmaison.
03-May-2016 - Greek-style restaurant group the Olive Tree Brasserie has launched a crowdfunding campaign for £100,000 in a renewed bid to open its third site in Chester.
03-May-2016 - Michelin-starred restaurants in England should be forced to display food hygiene ratings or face a fine, councils have warned.
03-May-2016 - Hospitality groups have welcomed the Government recommendations that restaurants and bars should not take deductions from staff tips, and that all tips left by customers should be collected directly by...
03-May-2016 - Members of the industry have made tributes to 'vibrant, honourable and generous' Tim Bacon, chairman of Living Ventures Group, who died on Friday (29 April).
29-Apr-2016 - Accor is the latest hospitality firm to extend the National Living Wage (NLW) to all staff regardless of age.
29-Apr-2016 - A new luxury apartment scheme under the Citadines Islington London brand has been acquired for £52m by Ascott, the Singapore-Qatar based CapitaLand serviced-resi business and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA).
29-Apr-2016 - Lone Star is to sell Atlas Hotels to London & Regional for £575m.
29-Apr-2016 - Pub company Star Pubs & Bars is to invest £2.4m in external areas at 100 pubs this year, in a bid to allow licensees to satisfy demand for outside dining.
29-Apr-2016 - The owners of a new business selling edible insects in the UK are encouraging chefs to embrace one of ‘natures best kept secrets’ and add them to their dishes.
29-Apr-2016 - The majority of Brits would welcome a ‘no phone zone’ in restaurants, and find it rude when others use phones during a meal, despite widely using them to post photos...
28-Apr-2016 - Martin Morales (pictured), executive chef and founder at London restaurants Ceviche and Andina, has teamed up with British Airways to create a Peruvian-style menu for its new London Gatwick to...
28-Apr-2016 - Hilton has topped a list of the 50 most powerful and valuable hotel brands in the world.
28-Apr-2016 - Restaurant Ours, the latest opening from chef Tom Sellers, is to open officially on 19 May for dinner, with a menu created with head chef Daniel Phippard.
28-Apr-2016 - Restaurant owners are being urged to do more to educate their staff on the subject of food allergens after a survey of diners with allergies found that a quarter had...
27-Apr-2016 - The Coaching Inn Group has acquired the 25-bedroom Golden Lion in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, in a £2m deal as part of its £20m expansion programme.
27-Apr-2016 - Simon Bastable and Andrew Green, owners of The Four Sisters Bar in Islington, are to double the size of their portfolio with the opening of a new bar in the...
27-Apr-2016 - Sir David Norgrove, chair of the Low Pay Commission, will talk about the impact the National Living Wage is having on the hospitality industry at this year's Hospitality & Tourism...
26-Apr-2016 - Kopapa, Peter Gordon and Adam Wills' fusion restaurant in London's Seven Dials, is set to close its doors at the end of this week.
26-Apr-2016 - South African-based hotel owner and operator Leeu Collection has kick-started its international expansion plans with the acquisition of Linthwaite House Hotel in the Lake District.
26-Apr-2016 - Restaurateurs have responded to demands from the Local Government Association (LGA) to make tap water more freely available to diners by saying it already is.
26-Apr-2016 - Restaurant chains including Zizzi, EAT and Café Nero have faced criticism for appearing to cut staff perks following the introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW).