All news articles for September 2014

The AHC 2014 will take place at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on 15 and 16 October

The Annual Hotel Conference 2014: a look at tomorrow's world

By Carina Perkins

The Annual Hotel Conference will return to Manchester next month, bringing independent, boutique and consortium hotel owners and operators together to discuss the future of the industry. BigHospitality caught up with co-founder Jonathan Langston to find...

ASAP looks to develop serviced apartment 'kitemark'

ASAP looks to develop serviced apartment 'kitemark'

By Carina Perkins

The Association of Serviced Apartment Providers (ASAP) has revealed plans to extend its quality assurance programme into a ‘kitemark’ scheme to boost consumer confidence in the sector.

Glasgow hotels benefited from the city hosting the Commonwealth Games this summer

Record summer for Glasgow hotels

By Melodie Michel

Glasgow hotels enjoyed a strong performance in August, closing a record summer boosted by sporting events.

Fish & Chip Shop City will serve only fresh fish sourced from suppliers approved by the Marine Stewardship Council

The Fish & Chip Shop opens second site in the City

By Lauren Houghton

Restaurateur Des McDonald will open his second The Fish & Chip Shop restaurant in the City of London this October, with plans to develop the concept into a national chain.

Sun Capital Partners has bought 43 Strada restaurants for £37m

Strada sold to Sun Capital Partners for £37m

By Melodie Michel

Tragus Group has sold 43 Strada restaurants to Sun Capital Partners (SCP) for £37m, claiming to have ‘secured a sustainable future for the business’.