02-Oct-2014 - Atul Kochhar, the Michelin-starred chef/patron of the Benares restaurant in Mayfair, is to operate the fine-dining restaurant at the Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, according to BigHospitality's sister publication M&C Report .
01-Oct-2014 - LateRooms.com has announced the winners of its fifth annual Best Kept Secret Awards, which recognise the hotel sector’s ‘hidden gems’.
01-Oct-2014 - Montcalm Luxury Hotels will open its fifth London hotel, M by Montcalm, in Shoreditch early next year.
01-Oct-2014 - Last minute booking app HotelTonight is now offering guests the chance to book seven days in advance, which it claims will boost conversion rates for its partner hotels.
01-Oct-2014 - Chris Upton is to take over as chairman of The Hospitality Professionals Association for Finance, Revenue Management and IT (HOSPA).
30-Sep-2014 - The Annual Hotel Conference will return to Manchester next month, bringing independent, boutique and consortium hotel owners and operators together to discuss the future of the industry. BigHospitality caught up with co-founder Jonathan Langston to find out what will be driving debate at this year’s event.
30-Sep-2014 - The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) has revealed plans to extend its quality assurance programme into a ‘kitemark’ scheme to boost consumer confidence in the sector.
30-Sep-2014 - Glasgow hotels enjoyed a strong performance in August, closing a record summer boosted by sporting events.
30-Sep-2014 - Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has announced the launch of a new apprenticeship scheme in partnership with five hotel brands.
29-Sep-2014 - Independent hotel group Heritage Estates has acquired Cockliffe Country House Hotel in a deal worth around £1m.
26-Sep-2014 - The Royal Opera House’s Louise Jayne Ridgen was crowned Mövenpick gourmet dessert chef of the year on 25 September following a live cook-off with five other finalists.
26-Sep-2014 - Employment grew twice as fast in the tourism industry as in other UK sectors between 2009 and 2013, according to figures released Friday (26 September) by the Office of National Statistics (ONS).
26-Sep-2014 - Apex Hotels has purchased a site in central Bath with the intent to open a 177-bedroom full service hotel.
25-Sep-2014 - This year’s Independent Hotel Show will take place on 21 – 22 October at the Olympia Exhibition Centre in London.
25-Sep-2014 - Apple Apartments Hyde Park has opened on Westbourne Crescent in line with the group’s London expansion plans.
25-Sep-2014 - Peel Leisure Hotels has re-branded its hotel operations division as Tower Hotel Management as it begins to offer hotel management services to external investors.
25-Sep-2014 - UK hotels could boost relationships with business and leisure guests by providing more local information and travel tips prior to their stay, according to two new studies.
24-Sep-2014 - Our latest roundup of the hottest openings in hospitality include Marcus Wareing's new restaurant Tredwell's, former Zafferano head chef Andy Needham's L'Amorosa, the new Hoxton hotel in Holborn, River Cottage's new Canteen in Winchester and meat-free concept Ethos.
24-Sep-2014 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has announced the creation of 6,000 new jobs in the industry for 16 to 24 year olds by the end of 2014.
24-Sep-2014 - Belfast Harbour has invited hotel operators to submit expressions of interest for a proposed ‘upscale’ hotel in its £250m City Quays development.
24-Sep-2014 - In the third part of our special feature on property, we ask experts for their tips on hunting for a hotel and calculating the future profitability of any potential property.
23-Sep-2014 - Nathan Outlaw received the hospitality industry’s recognition last night, when he scooped the Chefs’ Chef of the Year title at the AA Hospitality Awards.
22-Sep-2014 - Ed Miliband's pledge to increase increase minimum wage by more than 25 per cent over five years if Labour wins the next general election could be potentially disastrous for hospitality businesses, industry leaders have warned.
22-Sep-2014 - Travelodge has opened its first hotel in Christchurch, and is looking for two more sites in Dorset, in Weymouth and Swanage.
22-Sep-2014 - Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has announced a 25 per cent uplift in food and drink sales since beginning its a £2 million programme of restaurant refurbishments.