All news articles for April 2014

PwC's UK hotel forecast expects to see a rise in occupancy, average daily rates and RevPAR this year

Economic growth to boost UK hotel sector

By Melodie Michel

A positive economic outlook and good performances so far are pushing optimism in the UK hotel sector, according to PwC’s latest UK hotel forecast.

Nick Vadis, Andreas Antona, Adam Smith and John Williams with the Bocuse d'Or trophy. Photograph by Frasershot

Adam Smith wins Bocuse d’Or UK final

By Lauren Houghton

Head chef at the Devonshire Arms in Yorkshire, Adam Smith, has won first place in the Bocuse d’Or National Selection cooking contest for chefs at Hotelympia on Monday (28 April).

Whitbread has reported positive growth, and said it is on-track to hit its 2016 and 2018 milestones

​Whitbread FY lfls up 4.2%

By John Harrington

Whitbread has reported a 4.2% rise in like-for-like sales in the year to 27 February, with growth accelerating in the second half.