27-Nov-2015 - The boss of the Oakman Inns pub chain has criticised the Government’s planned apprenticeship levy as an ‘extreme irritation’ to businesses.
27-Nov-2015 - Amaris Hospitality has re-branded two of its hotels to Accor’s Mecure collection as part of its drive to create a £2bn hotel group.
27-Nov-2015 - Christmas dinner bookings in pubs and restaurants have risen 202 per cent since 2012, according to research by Mitchells & Butlers, the company behind Toby Carvery, Harvesters and Sizzling Pubs.
27-Nov-2015 - What is good service? Restaurant, hotel and pub operators often talk about making it a key focus of the business and how it is integral to its success, but how exactly do you define it?
27-Nov-2015 - Over the last few years David Kelman, executive head chef at Ellenborough Park hotel in Cheltenham has spent his spare time teaching secondary school pupils to cook and mentoring them for cooking competitions. He believes introducing students to cooking at an early age could have a positive effect on the industry's recruitment problem.
26-Nov-2015 - Snoozebox – the portable hotel company - has unveiled a new design which allows its rooms to be transformed in to a theatre, dining room or office.
26-Nov-2015 - Hilton Worldwide has become the second major hotel company this week to admit to a security breach which allowed hackers to steal customers' credit card details.
25-Nov-2015 - Restaurants and hotels are set to cash in on this year’s Black Friday madness, with UK shoppers expected to spend £3.49bn over the four-day period.
25-Nov-2015 - The Autumn Statement brought good news for the hospitality sector with a slashing of business rates, but failed to mention a cut in tourism VAT.
25-Nov-2015 - The hospitality industry welcomed small reforms outlined in the Autumn Statement but criticised the Government for failing to implement ‘real and meaningful change’.
25-Nov-2015 - Plans to build a Crowne Plaza and adjoining Holiday Inn Express at Heathrow's T4 have been given the go-ahead.
25-Nov-2015 - With our spotlight firmly on service and front of house we asked the finalists of the 2015 Gold Service Scholarship for their best tips for delivering great service.
25-Nov-2015 - Food Service Management (FSM) companies are leading the way in offering healthier meals outside of the home, a report by the British Hospitality Association (BHA) has shown.
24-Nov-2015 - BigHospitality rounds up a number of appointments across the hospitality sector including the arrival of a management team for Oxford’s first Hilton, The Robert Parker Collection and El Gato Negro.
24-Nov-2015 - Marriott is to open its first two hotels in the UK under its design-led lifestyle brand AC Hotels.
24-Nov-2015 - Marco Pierre White's 11th Marco's New York Italian restaurant will open its doors within the Mercure London Bridge hotel next month.
23-Nov-2015 - Britain’s tourism industry has welcomed a record number of international visitors this year driven by a surge of interest from the Chinese market.
23-Nov-2015 - QHotels has announced plans to invest £50m in upgrading its portfolio in 2016 and 2017.
23-Nov-2015 - Harbour Hotels has acquired The Ship Hotel in Chichester, West Sussex, expanding its portfolio to 10.
23-Nov-2015 - Debbie Lakin, senior designer at commercial interiors company Hunter Patel Creative Group, offers her top tips to making your hotel, restaurant or pub look suitably festive this Christmas.
20-Nov-2015 - Newly created hotel group Amaris Hospitality is investing £30m in converting three of its hotels to the Hilton Worldwide brand.
20-Nov-2015 - The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has welcomed the rejection of plans to force all EU restaurants to pay for official food inspections.
19-Nov-2015 - UK hotel management company, Focus Hotels, has announced long term management contract for a hotel in Bristol.
19-Nov-2015 - A non-profit hotel designed to offer affordable accommodation to cash-strapped actors and artists is opening in London in 2016.
19-Nov-2015 - In the next installment of our Spotlight on Service campaign, Malcolm Hendry, general manager of London’s five-star Hotel 41, explains why front-of-house employees are integral to creating a positive guest experience.