16-Dec-2014 - Premium tea brands are crucial to tap into the growth potential for out-of-home tea sales, according to a report by Allegra World Coffee Portal.
16-Dec-2014 - Celebrity chef Ken Hom has become an ambassador for the GREAT Britain campaign, promoting the country around the world for increased business and tourism.
16-Dec-2014 - Japanese restaurant Murakami will open on St Martin’s Lane on 5 January 2015.
16-Dec-2014 - The Retreats Group will open boutique hotel Twr y Felin in the UK’s smallest city, St David’s in Wales, in the summer of 2015.
15-Dec-2014 - Restaurant magazine is seeking entries from the UK's top multi-site chefs for its Farm Frites Development Chef Awards 2015.
15-Dec-2014 - Maggi Real Chefs has launched a Christmas selfie campaign in partnership with Hospitality Action to raise money for charity.
15-Dec-2014 - All-day Japanese and Peruvian restaurant and takeaway Amaru will open in London’s St Katharine Docks on 5 January 2015.
15-Dec-2014 - Travelodge has completed its £57m nationwide hotel modernisation programme started in March 2013.
15-Dec-2014 - Marriott International has signed a deal to open its second Residence Inn hotel in Scotland at the Marischal Square development in Aberdeen.
15-Dec-2014 - Elysium Group has released further details for its first London venue Zinnia, which will open in Chelsea on Thursday.
15-Dec-2014 - A 2 per cent alcohol duty cut could boost public finances by £1.5bn in 2015, according to an Ernst & Young report launched alongside the Wine and Spirit Trade Association’s...
15-Dec-2014 - London-based craft coffee house and cocktail concept Grind & Co is planning to open two further London sites in the first half of 2015.
12-Dec-2014 - The much-anticipated EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation came into force on 13 December. BigHospitality looks at what is changing, and the impact of the new law on the industry.
12-Dec-2014 - Marylebone restaurant Carousel has announced the chefs participating in its guest chef series ‘Carousel presents...’ for the first quarter of 2015.
12-Dec-2014 - Hotel-overbooking.com acts as a bidding platform between hotels with too many guests and hotels with empty rooms, aiming to save operators time when relocating customers.
12-Dec-2014 - Argentinian steakhouse concept CAU will open its first central London site in St Katharine Docks next year and intends to expand its presence in the capital.
12-Dec-2014 - A boom in crowd-funding and the increasing popularity of smokehouses and pop-ups are among the predictions for 2015 from advisory firm BDO.
12-Dec-2014 - Over-attentive waiting staff has been named as the most irritating practice in British restaurants in a survey commissioned by restaurant critic Barry Verber.
12-Dec-2014 - Even Frydenberg is senior vice president of operations for Western Europe and global initiatives at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. He talks to BigHospitality about the Aloft brand and how mid-scale...
11-Dec-2014 - Restaurateur Barry Hilton launched Eastern Mediterranean street food restaurant Ceru in Fitzrovia at the beginning of December.
11-Dec-2014 - Overseas residents spent £6.3bn during their visits to the UK from August to October – a 3 per cent year-on-year drop despite growth in the number of visits.
11-Dec-2014 - All-day bar and grill The Queensbury Kitchen opened in the Willesden area of London on 10 December.
11-Dec-2014 - Pub and restaurant groups enjoyed a 3.4 per cent increase in like-for-like sales in November compared to the same month last year, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.
11-Dec-2014 - Hilton has opened new mid-market hotel the Hilton Garden Inn London Heathrow Airport this month.
11-Dec-2014 - Managing director of Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants (WHR) Patrick Dempsey will leave the company on 28 February 2015, ten years after joining.