Sectors > Hotels

Restaurant business rates capped in Scotland

21-Feb-2017 - The Scottish finance minister has announced a cap on business rates for hospitality companies following warnings that the sector could be crippled by rising fees.

15th annual Chefs’ and Pastry Graduate Awards open for entries

20-Feb-2017 - Entries are open for the 15th annual Chefs’ Graduate Awards and the Pastry Graduate Awards, asking chefs aged 23 and under to test and improve their skills.

Spending in restaurants at a five-year high

16-Feb-2017 - Spending on eating out in restaurants and cafes, and staying in hotels, is at a five-year high.

15 Michelin stars in the line-up for Who’s Cooking Dinner? 2017 charity dinner

15-Feb-2017 - A brigade of 20 chefs including Tom Kerridge, Isaac McHale, Hélène Darroze, Ashley Palmer-Watts, Angela Hartnett, Adam Byatt and Nuno Mendes, is to cook at this year’s Who’s Cooking Dinner? charity event in March.

Valentine’s Day 2017: The romantic restaurant roundup

14-Feb-2017 - Can you say love potion? From cheeky cocktails to surprise meals for hospitality staff themselves, we take a look at some of the industry's take on the "most romantic" day of the year

Il Pampero to open at The Hari Hotel

13-Feb-2017 - Italian restaurant Il Pampero is to open at London’s Hari Hotel in Belgravia next month.

Mandatory Scores on the Doors will affect 43,000 businesses

07-Feb-2017 - More than 43,000 restaurants and catering businesses across England could be affected when a law to make it compulsory for places that serve or sell food to display their food hygiene rating comes into force in 2019.

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 30/01 - 03/02

03-Feb-2017 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.

Brexit plan aims to secure rights of EU nationals in the UK

03-Feb-2017 - The government has sent a positive signal to the hospitality industry by setting out plans to allow EU nationals currently living in the UK to be able to legally remain in the country after Brexit.

Simon Addison joins Chewton Glen as head chef

03-Feb-2017 - Simon Addison has been named head chef at the Dining Room at the five-star Chewton Glen hotel in Hampshire.

Brasserie Bar Co plans hotel restaurants

02-Feb-2017 - Brasserie Bar Co, operator of Brasserie Blanc and White Brasserie Company, is looking to open restaurants in hotels as part of its growth strategy.

Michael Caines to open Lympstone Manor in April

01-Feb-2017 - Chef Michael Caines has revealed that his Devon country house hotel and restaurant, Lympstone Manor, will open in early April. 

The Capital Hotel sold to American hospitality group

01-Feb-2017 - The two properties in The Capital Hotel Group have been sold to American firm Warwick Hotels & Resorts for an undisclosed sum.

Top 10 hospitality openings: January 2017

01-Feb-2017 - From the first London restaurant by Anne-Sophie Pic, to the new Lao Café and 1970s inspired bar Bobby Fitzpatrick, we've picked out 10 of the hottest hospitality openings from the last month.

BHA: Uncertain times mean UK hospitality must be competitive

31-Jan-2017 - Uncertain political and economic times mean it is more important than ever that the UK hospitality and tourism industry can compete, Ufi Ibrahim, chief executive of the British Hospitality Association (BHA) has warned.

Blackpool's Imperial Hotel sold to Singapore developer

31-Jan-2017 - The Hotel Collection has sold The Imperial Hotel in Blackpool to Singapore’s Fragrance Group for £12.8m.

Yotel to open first central London hotel

31-Jan-2017 - Yotel, the pod hotel chain created by YO! Sushi founder Simon Woodroffe, is to open its first UK city centre site in Clerkenwell, London in late 2018.

Queensway Group unveils new hotel brand Point A Hotels

30-Jan-2017 - Hospitality and property business Queensway Group has unveiled plans to launch new hotel brand Point A Hotels in the UK with seven hotels expected to open under the new brand in the next 10 weeks. 

Chef Stagiaire Award 2017 opens with Restaurant Sat Bains set for final

30-Jan-2017 - The Chef Stagiaire Award 2017 is calling for entries, with this year’s one-week final to take place at Sat Bains’ two Michelin-starred Restaurant Sat Bains with Rooms in Nottingham.

Former Zetter Group partner to open London hotel

30-Jan-2017 - A former partner in The Zetter Group is to open a new London hotel designed to address the ‘shift in needs’ of modern travellers.

Northern Powerhouse Developments acquires Tenby's Fourcroft hotel

30-Jan-2017 - Property development company Northern Powerhouse Developments has bought Tenby's Fourcroft Hotel with plans to add it to its growing hotel portfolio. 

The top 5 stories in hospitality this week 23/01 - 27/01

27-Jan-2017 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.

Industry hits back over proposed London tourism tax

27-Jan-2017 - Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said he ‘fully endorses’ a report which recommends the introduction of a tourism tax on London hotels.

New owner to invest in The Isle of Eriska, Hotel, Spa & Island

26-Jan-2017 - Creation Gem, the new owner of The Isle of Eriska Hotel, Spa & Island, is to make a 'significant investment' into the island and its properties to help 'secure its future'. 

Amaris puts £45m Hilton Chelsea up for sale

26-Jan-2017 - Amaris Hospitality has put its DoubleTree by Hilton London Chelsea hotel on the market for an estimated £45m.