Young people looking to build a career in restaurants, hotels and pubs and bars will be able to get access to a new apprenticeship scheme from 1 February 2012, The De Vere Academy of Hospitality have announced.
London hotel occupancy fell by nearly 2 per cent in November although the average daily room rate did see an increase, according to data released from hotel consultancy PKF which indicates UK hotel performance was flat last month as economic problems...
Restaurants and hotels, including Premier Inn, Park Plaza County Hall and The Gallery Mess at the Saatchi Gallery, tell BigHospitality about special events and promotions they're running to attract more customers.
Gastropub entrepreneur Peter Borg-Neal is the brains behind the six-strong Oakman Inns & Restaurants, which was last month nominated for Best Pub Company at Restaurant magazine's R200 Awards. Having started his career as a cellar boy and also...
The managing director of hotel consultancy HVS London, Russell Kett, has won a lifetime acheivement award from the Hospitality Professionals Association for Finance, Revenue Management and IT (HOSPA) in honour of Kett's career as a respected hotel...
Many chefs are being forced to be more creative with Christmas menus to remain profitable this year as the latest food price index shows that the ingredients used in a traditional Christmas dinner have risen by an average of 7 per cent on last year.
Karen Murphy, the Hampshire pub landlady who won a European court battle for the right to show foreign TV coverage of live football matches using a decoder, has received a date to have her case considered by the High Court.
What were the hottest topics in the hospitality industry in 2011? We've taken a look back through our news list and dug out the top 10 most read stories on BigHospitality this year for you to peruse as you relax over the festive period.
A decline in the number of people drinking in pubs has led to beer sales dropping by £2.2m this year, according to new data released by Mintel, although sales in restaurants rose slightly as the trend for matching beer with food grew..
Tortilla, the fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain founded by Brandon Stephens, could open up to 25 sites both in and outside London in the next two years after receiving funding help from private equity firm Quilvest.
The Hotel Marketing Association (HMA) has named its Young Marketer of the Year as Sarah Tobler from The Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in London. Hotel marketing campaigns by De Vere and Intercontinental Hotel Group also won at the HMA awards in London.