Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.
23-Sep-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
22-Sep-2016 - Island Poké, a new restaurant concept backed by Chris Miller, founder of investment platform the White Rabbit Fund, is to open in London’s Soho this October.
22-Sep-2016 - UK regional hotels are set to see record growth in 2017, but London properties will continue to struggle.
16-Sep-2016 - Hotels hoping to capture both business and leisure travellers should focus on ‘affordable luxury’ to generate bookings and please guests, especially among Millennials, BDRC Continental has said.
16-Sep-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
16-Sep-2016 - Hotels are almost certainly losing business to the sharing economy platforms such as Airbnb, a panel has suggested at this year’s BDRC Hotel Insights Forum 2016.
15-Sep-2016 - British diners prefer to eat at restaurants with seasonal menus, despite 88 per cent of people admitting they are unable to identify seasonal produce, according to an OpenTable study.
15-Sep-2016 - Eating out operators are lowering the price of main courses but are boosting consumer spending by offering more starters, snacks and small plates.
14-Sep-2016 - The British Hospitality Association (BHA) has branded the view that hospitality is not a good career for young people as ‘an outdated viewpoint’.
13-Sep-2016 - Over one in 10 UK restaurant-goers have admitted to leaving a restaurant, café or bar without paying the bill, either because they didn’t want to wait any more, or couldn’t...
13-Sep-2016 - The popularity of gin in the UK is showing little sign of waning with sales of the spirit breaking the £1bn barrier six months earlier than predicted according to the...
13-Sep-2016 - Dominvs Group has sold three branded regional UK hotels to Asian company Fico Corporation for an undisclosed sum off a guide price of £12m.
12-Sep-2016 - Edwardian Hotels London is now allowing guests to check-in and out online in a bid to cater to increasingly tech-savvy visitors.
12-Sep-2016 - They’ve been predicted for decades, but are we about to see robots finally become a reality in the dining room and kitchen?
12-Sep-2016 - Food hygiene ratings have greater influence over a diner’s choice of venue than customer service, according to research by food safety management company Checkit.
09-Sep-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
09-Sep-2016 - Rising staff costs are hampering the ability of UK hoteliers to increase profit, a study by intelligence firm HotStats has revealed.
08-Sep-2016 - Owners of hospitality and tourism businesses in seaside towns are being asked to help MPs with an inquiry into the problems facing these areas.
07-Sep-2016 - Amazon Restaurants has officially announced it will allow its Prime members in certain postcodes across London, to order food from selected restaurants for free delivery within an hour.
06-Sep-2016 - Restaurants, hotels and pubs all saw a double-digit rise in spending in August as more people opted for UK staycations, according to a Barclaycard report.
06-Sep-2016 - Pret A Manger is to keep its pop-up vegetarian store open permanently following the ‘overwhelming’ public response to its first meat-free London site.
05-Sep-2016 - The UK hospitality sector saw a ‘record rise’ in growth in August following a post-Brexit slump, according to a new report.
02-Sep-2016 - What were some of the top stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
30-Aug-2016 - New research has shown an increasing appetite for healthy eating – with 47 per cent of millennials saying they have changed their dining habits over the last year towards a healthier diet.
26-Aug-2016 - It’s no secret that Brits love their dogs, and recent trends suggest that hospitality is starting to wake up to the business benefits of catering to customers' canine friends. ...