Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.
08-Dec-2016 - There’s no doubt that interest in beer, both from the trade and consumers, has grown markedly over the last few years, yet, as a match to food beer is still...
06-Dec-2016 - The UK is among the countries with the fastest-growing coffee market, which is still thriving and innovating to stay ahead, according to new research.
06-Dec-2016 - Brexit will have a fundamental impact on food and drink prices, with foodservice inflation expected to rise by 3.4 per cent in 2017 alone, David Read, chief executive of Prestige...
06-Dec-2016 - Pure Waffle, the waffle restaurant group previously found in London’s Duke Street, is to relaunch in Knightsbridge, as part of a stated expansion plan in the UK and abroad.
02-Dec-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
01-Dec-2016 - Airbnb is to impose a 90-day limit on London users letting out properties through the site following concern it is contributing to the city’s housing crisis.
01-Dec-2016 - The majority of serviced apartment operators are optimistic for the year ahead, with almost a third planning to accelerate expansion plans in 2017.
01-Dec-2016 - Average hotel room rates in the UK's cities fell by up to 20 per cent in the third quarter of this year, compared to the same period of 2015, leading...
30-Nov-2016 - Online restaurant booking platform Bookatable is to hold a festival exploring the links between food and music, as part of wider research into the subject.
30-Nov-2016 - Foodservice operators are on the front line of rising food inflation as they face paying 2 per cent more for supplies than they did last year, according to supply chain...
29-Nov-2016 - A campaign has been launched by Seafish and AHDB to encourage fish and chip restaurants and takeaways to serve portions in standard sizes.
28-Nov-2016 - The boss of Scottish hotel company Crieff Hydro has reported a profitable year for the business despite challenging trading conditions and a large investment in its properties.
28-Nov-2016 - The number of leisure tourists visiting the UK dropped by almost 400,000 in the first nine months of 2016, according to the British Hospitality Association's (BHA) Travel Monitor report.
28-Nov-2016 - Adagio, the aparthotels group, is to open the first of its newly-designed hotel spaces in Edinburgh, with a new ‘lighter’ communal space design.
25-Nov-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
24-Nov-2016 - Park Plaza Hotels and Resorts is to launch two new hotels and open 900 rooms in London over the next few months.
23-Nov-2016 - The Autumn Statement has received a lukewarm response from the hospitality industry after the Chancellor offered help for rural businesses, but failed to cut tourism VAT.
22-Nov-2016 - Nearly two thirds of customers would be more likely to re-visit a bar or restaurant if they were able to access the WiFi, a new study has found.
22-Nov-2016 - Marriott has announced the two tech start-ups it will be trialling in its hotels as part of an ongoing push to innovate its hotel operations.
22-Nov-2016 - Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin has again hit out against the VAT and business rates paid by pubs, saying that they are “killing pubs”.
22-Nov-2016 - Chancellor Philip Hammond will deliver the UK’s first post-Brexit budget on 23 November, but what are the issues the hospitality industry wants to see addressed?
21-Nov-2016 - With the opening of new shops apparently slowing and brand loyalty at an all-time low, we look at the innovative new concepts fighting back against ‘peak coffee’.
21-Nov-2016 - It may not be known as a typical tourist magnet, but Hull is attracting a growing number of hotels and restaurants ahead its stint as UK City of Culture in 2017.
18-Nov-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick
17-Nov-2016 - Former street food vendor The Chop and Chip Co is to open its first permanent site, in London’s Camden Market, on 21 November.