The latest news and results of industry events and awards – from trade shows and conferences to national and international competitions.
25-Oct-2016 - The hospitality and tourism industry, including the BHA, UKinbound and VisitBritain, has welcomed today’s decision to expand London Heathrow Airport.
25-Oct-2016 - The chef proprietor of Japanese-style London site Shackfuyu, and Robert Ortiz, head of culinary development for the Lima Group, will hold two Nikkei-style events this November.
24-Oct-2016 - Industry charity Springboard has announced the shortlist for its 2016 Awards for Excellence.
21-Oct-2016 - Front-of-house staff took part in races across the country last week as part of the National Waiters' Day celebrations.
21-Oct-2016 - Pastry Team UK has renewed its intention to aim for a podium place at the 2017 Coupe du Monde de la Patisserie at the Lyon Sirha exhibition in January.
21-Oct-2016 - Local business is key to the success of your hotel, whether it’s an urban hub or country house, according to hotel experts.
20-Oct-2016 - Projects designed to boost tourism on the East Coast and help international visitors explore the English countryside by electric car are among the final recipients of the government's £40m Discover...
19-Oct-2016 - The UK’s top independent hotelier and best new hotel were recognised at the Independent Hotel Show awards in London last night.
17-Oct-2016 - Next year's World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards will be held on 5 April in Melbourne, Australia, it has been revealed.
14-Oct-2016 - The ‘pace of change’ is moving at its fastest ever rate, according to Danny Pecorelli, managing director of Exclusive Hotels and Venues and, like it or not, the hotel sector...
11-Oct-2016 - Held over three busy days at London Olympia, this year’s Restaurant Show 2016 technically housed not one, but four separate shows under one roof.
10-Oct-2016 - Shiva Hotels is aiming to raise awareness of modern slavery within hospitality after piloting a new anti-trafficking scheme at its DoubleTree by Hilton in London, and a roundtable set for...
10-Oct-2016 - D&D London's German Gymnasium has been honoured twice in the first Blue Badge Style Awards for its efforts in making the restaurant welcoming to guests with disabilities.
05-Oct-2016 - The Bull at Ditchling, East Sussex, has claimed the title of Great British Pub of the Year in the Great British Pub Awards 2016.
05-Oct-2016 - The UK’s top 10 fish and chip shops have been announced for the National Fish & Chip Awards 2017, organised by Seafish.
04-Oct-2016 - Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland editor Rebecca Burr has admitted that Manchester’s restaurants are continuing to fall short of the standards needed for a star.
04-Oct-2016 - Ruth Hansom, commis chef at The Ritz, London, has been named Young National Chef of the Year 2017.
04-Oct-2016 - James Devine, sous chef at Deanes Eipic in Belfast, has been named National Chef of the Year 2017.
04-Oct-2016 - James Close, chef-owner of Darlington restaurant Raby Hunt says the awarding of a second Michelin Star is a dream come true and puts his small restaurant in an elite group...
03-Oct-2016 - The latest edition of the Michelin Guide has been revealed with a host of new restaurants gaining their first stars across the country.
03-Oct-2016 - Sixteen restaurants have lost stars in the 2017 Michelin Guide Great Britain and Ireland, which was announced today (3 October).
03-Oct-2016 - Cult favourite Bao and Manchester’s El Gato Negro are among 24 restaurants which have been awarded a Michelin Bib Gourmand for the first time.
29-Sep-2016 - The M Restaurants group in London is looking to raise £1.5m in crowdfunding via the Seedrs online investment website, to aid the expansion of offshoot brand M Social.
28-Sep-2016 - Four Holiday Inn hotels are undergoing refurbishment work to become Crowne Plaza hotels, including upgraded bedrooms, new communal areas, meeting spaces, and a new restaurant.
27-Sep-2016 - Hotels giant AccorHotels is to launch new brand, Jo&Joe, in a bid to combine the traditional hotel format with the newer, more disruptive hostel and private-rental concepts.