Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.
04-Sep-2015 - What's been trending this week on BigHospitality?
04-Sep-2015 - Small and medium-sized hospitality businesses (SMEs) such as restaurants, pubs and bars are more optimistic about future growth than those in other major sectors.
03-Sep-2015 - Herefordshire is the cheapest place to buy a pint in the UK according to a survey of national beer prices by the Good Pub Guide.
28-Aug-2015 - Here's a roundup of the top trending stories this week on BigHospitality:
28-Aug-2015 - Over a quarter of the British public are either ‘unhappy’ or ‘fairly unhappy’ at the idea of being given a disabled-accessible hotel room, research released by German bathroom and sanitaryware...
28-Aug-2015 - Hospitality businesses reported healthy profit growth for the three months to August and remain positive about the future despite concerns over staff shortages.
27-Aug-2015 - Almost 5m Brits are shunning the continent and planning a UK break this bank holiday, generating over £1bn for the British economy, according to figures released by Visit England.
26-Aug-2015 - High street chains are beginning to use increasingly eclectic ingredients inspired by independent and street food operators in a bid to attract customers, a new study shows.
26-Aug-2015 - International tourists who visit the UK primarily to shop spend 80 per cent more during their stay than those visiting for other reasons, according to research by VisitBritain.
26-Aug-2015 - Restaurants generate the second highest number of contactless payments in the UK, new figures show.
26-Aug-2015 - Pubs around the UK are expecting a boost in September as the Rugby World Cup kicks off, figures from Greene King demonstrate.
24-Aug-2015 - With the August bank holiday almost upon us BigHospitality rounds up the top 10 UK staycation destinations using data from Trivago.
24-Aug-2015 - The ongoing shortage of skilled chefs is threatening the survival UK curry restaurants, according to the Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA).
21-Aug-2015 - Here's a roundup of the top trending stories on BigHospitality this week:
21-Aug-2015 - New tourism figures released by VisitBritain show record tourism figures in the first six months of 2015 although spending stalled.
20-Aug-2015 - Diners are happy to pay an average £12.04 for a main course in a restaurant in the UK and Ireland, a survey by LivingSocial has revealed.
19-Aug-2015 - Research by Direct Line for Business has shown that B&Bs are the most expensive small business to purchase, while pubs are among the least expensive.
18-Aug-2015 - Restaurant, hotel and pub operators are frequently turning to social media for feedback on how they can better their business.
18-Aug-2015 - A study by OpenTable has found that the average British person spends over £4k on dining out each year, that’s a quarter of the average annual income.
17-Aug-2015 - Hotel owners in Europe will be more likely to opt for franchise agreements with brands than management agreements over the next five years according to property advisor CBRE.
17-Aug-2015 - The latest figures published by VisitScotland show that there has been a steady rise in hotel room occupancy since 2010.
17-Aug-2015 - More than 70 per cent of restaurant and pub operators believe the introduction of the National Living Wage for the over-25s next year will have a negative impact on their...
14-Aug-2015 - Here's a roundup of the top trending stories this week on BigHospitality:
13-Aug-2015 - Michelin restaurants are being urged to remove grouse from their Glorious Twelfth menus due to the risk posed to other wildlife by game bird shooting.
13-Aug-2015 - The ban on public smoking should be extended to al fresco dining areas of restaurants and pub gardens, according to a new report.