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National Restaurant Awards 2016: The Sportsman claims number one spot

28-Jun-2016 - The Sportsman in Kent has been named the UK’s best restaurant in the 2017 National Restaurant Awards.

How to create a tea menu

27-Jun-2016 - To help restaurants, hotels and pubs capitalise on growing interest in specialist teas, JING's senior tea buyer Tom Price shares his top tips to creating the perfect tea menu. 

Brexit confirmed: Hospitality reacts with uncertainty and mixed views

24-Jun-2016 - Reduced sales, rising costs, and uncertainty across hospitality and tourism: that’s the general view from hospitality commentators this morning, as the UK has voted for Brexit.

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 20/06 - 24/06

24-Jun-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.

BHA: Hospitality must have 'seat at the table' for post-Brexit negotiations

24-Jun-2016 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has said it will use its Summit on Monday (27 June) to create a plan to secure the industry’s future following the Brexit vote.

Protesters target Donald Trump at Scottish hotel launch

24-Jun-2016 - Donald Trump has been targeted by protesters at the official opening of his luxury hotel in Scotland.

Historic Bromley Court Hotel revamped after £2m investment

23-Jun-2016 - A historic independent hotel that played host to Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie and William Pitt the Younger has been relaunched after a £2m refurbishment.

National Chef of the Year 2017: 10 finalists revealed

23-Jun-2016 - The Craft Guild of Chefs has named the 10 chefs making it through to the final of the National Chef of the Year (NCOTY) 2017 competition. 

Generator hostels teams up with Luke Thomas to revamp Millennials menu

22-Jun-2016 - Generator, the ‘poshtel’ hostel group, has teamed up with 22-year-old chef Luke Thomas to revamp the group’s menu for its core audience of millennial and Generation Z guests.

Ryanair to launch budget hotel booking site

22-Jun-2016 - Budget airline Ryanair is to launch a new low cost hotel booking site later this year.

People on the Move in Hospitality: June 2016

21-Jun-2016 - This month's round-up features a number of significant moves, including new general managers at London's St Pancras Renaissance hotel and at Tylney Hall in Hampshire, and CFO at The Restaurant Group.

IHG to rebrand Kensington Close Hotel as Holiday Inn

21-Jun-2016 - The owners of the 694-bedroom Kensington Close Hotel in London have signed a deal with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) to re-brand the property as a Holiday Inn.

Premier Inn blames 'weak' hotel market for RevPAR slump

21-Jun-2016 - Premier Inn is on track to open a further 4,500 rooms this year despite a ‘weaker than expected’ hotel market slowing growth.

Finances hold 59% Britons back from holidaying, says hotel poll

20-Jun-2016 - Finances are the biggest factor holding Britons back when it comes to taking the holiday they need, according to a new poll from Best Western Great Britain.

Hospitality industry ignored and 'undermined' by Government

20-Jun-2016 - The leaders of some of the UK’s largest hospitality firms have criticised the Government for continually ‘undermining’ and undervaluing the industry.

Brexit vote: Three quarters of hospitality CEO's back Remain

20-Jun-2016 - Nearly three quarters of the bosses of Britain’s biggest hospitality firms are backing the Remain campaign ahead of the Brexit vote on 23 June.

UK holds 'great potential' for Motel One Group

20-Jun-2016 - German budget design hotel chain Motel One Group is continuing to search for sites in the UK as part of its expansion plans across Europe.


10 tips for successful al fresco dining

20-Jun-2016 - Steven Pike, managing director of guest experience management company HospitalityGEM, gives his top 10 tips to hospitality operators looking to make a success of their al fresco dining. 

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 13/06 - 17/06

17-Jun-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.

Roomzzz plans first luxury London aparthotel in 2017

16-Jun-2016 - Aparthotel group Roomzzz has announced plans to open its first luxury London hotel in 2017.

The Cumberland Hotel to become Hard Rock Hotel London

16-Jun-2016 - The Cumberland Hotel in London is to be converted into the UK's first Hard Rock Hotel through a partnership between its operator glh Hotels and Hard Rock International.

What's on at Imbibe Live 2016

15-Jun-2016 - Imbibe Live, the trade show dedicated to bartenders, sommeliers, and anyone responsible for sourcing, buying and serving drinks in hospitality is returning with a host of top names from the drinks industry ready to share their expertise.

Gleneagles owner to launch 'stylish' budget hotel brand

15-Jun-2016 - Ennismore – the property firm behind The Hoxton and Gleneagles– is to launch a new budget hotel brand challenging the ‘status quo’ of low cost accommodation.

World's tallest Novotel to open in London late 2016

15-Jun-2016 - AccorHotels has confirmed that it will open the world’s tallest Novotel in London this year.

Owning your customer: Why the hotel sector can learn from retail

14-Jun-2016 - The hotel sector could benefit from acting more like retail by better tailoring offers and services to guests' likes and purchasing behaviours.