05-Feb-2014 - Darwin & Wallace has taken The Frog in Clapham as the second in a series of London acquisitions for the Imbiba Partnership-backed bar and restaurant group.
05-Feb-2014 - Travelodge has revealed plans to open 15 new hotels and create 1,000 new hospitality jobs in 2014.
04-Feb-2014 - Luxury global hotel brand Radisson Blu will make further inroads into the UK market with the development of a new hotel in Hull and the possible addition of a new...
04-Feb-2014 - Scottish hotel resort Crieff Hydro has announced plans to acquire two hotels from McMillan Hotels and launch a joint venture to manage four Freedom Hotels properties, adding more than 400...
04-Feb-2014 - Sushi Tei, the Singapore-based restaurant operator is looking for partners and investors to help the Japanese restaurant brand launch into the UK.
04-Feb-2014 - Pub chain Young’s will open its first pub in Guildford after buying popular riverside venue The Boatman.
04-Feb-2014 - Hyatt Place, the upscale select-service brand from the Hyatt Hotels Corporation, is entering the UK with the opening of a new hotel close to London Heathrow Airport next year.
04-Feb-2014 - UK coffee company Taylor Street Baristas will be serving up camel milk coffee this week as part of a fundraising drive for Farm Africa.
04-Feb-2014 - American restaurant chain TGI Friday’s is ploughing on with its expansion across the UK, having secured two new units at shopping centre developments in Glasgow and Liverpool.
03-Feb-2014 - The government has made a U-turn on World Cup licensing, and will consult on whether to extend pub opening hours during the football tournament this summer.
03-Feb-2014 - As competition for good space intensifies, restaurateurs are having to become increasingly bricks and mortar-savvy, writes Joe Lutrario in the February issue of Restaurant magazine.
03-Feb-2014 - The UK's serviced apartment sector experienced an average occupancy rate of 80 per cent in 2013 with those based in London responsible for driving most of the growth.
03-Feb-2014 - Lifestyle Hospitality Group (LHG) has signed a contract with a new master franchisee to roll out its ‘East meets West’ casual dining concept Tiger Bills across London.
03-Feb-2014 - London hotel group glh has launched free, unlimited, ‘one-click’ BT Wi-Fi in its properties across the UK.
03-Feb-2014 - Jonathan Paveley has stepped down as executive chairman of Admiral Taverns; to be replaced by John Sands as non-executive chairman, with Kevin Georgel promoted to chief executive officer.
03-Feb-2014 - Heston Blumenthal’s two-Michelin-starred London restaurant Dinner has shut up shop for a week following an outbreak of norovirus affecting members of staff and guests.
31-Jan-2014 - A historic building in Nottingham has undergone a £1.5 million transformation into a new boutique hotel, bar and restaurant, at a time when business in the East Midlands city is...
31-Jan-2014 - With latest figures showing that consumer confidence suffered an unexpected dip in the final quarter of 2013, foodservice consultancy Horizons believes the eating-out sector will remain in ‘stop-start mode’ until...
31-Jan-2014 - La Pâtisserie des Rêves, the Parisian boutique patisserie concept from pastry chef Philippe Conticini, is opening its first UK outlet today (31 January) with a site in Marylebone High Street....
31-Jan-2014 - The Pub & Bars Careers programme has launched a survey to gather young people's views on working in the pub and bar sector.
31-Jan-2014 - Online travel agents (OTAs) and hotels will now be able to offer greater discounts on online bookings after an investigation from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) into competition practices.
31-Jan-2014 - The Premier league has begun its crackdown on foreign football broadcasts in pubs, with one landlord forced to pay out £65,000 in legal costs after a ruling in the High Court.
31-Jan-2014 - Starwood Hotels & Resorts has unveiled new smartphone key technology, enabling guests to bypass the front desk altogether, but experts say it is not the beginning of the end for...
30-Jan-2014 - With analysts pointing to a resurgence in UK hotel investment, six major properties have been put up for sale.
30-Jan-2014 - From large bespoke oven ranges to small salamander grills, chefs' requirements' for their perfect kitchen are often as varied and fanciful as they are mind-blowingly expensive. But hopefully this picture...