All news articles for September 12, 2014

Restaurants in the UK saw a 17th consecutive month of growth this August

Restaurants see steady growth in August

By Lauren Houghton

Despite the cooler weather, restaurants in the UK saw a 17th consecutive month of growth this August, according to Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Would Scottish independence be good for bad for hospitality? We look at some of the views

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Scottish independence: what impact on hospitality?

By Carina Perkins

As Scotland draws closer to its historic vote on independence, BigHospitality takes a look at the potential impact of a yes vote on the Scottish hospitality sector.

Diners are eating out less often than in the past, but spending more on each meal

Mixed growth for restaurants and pubs

By Melodie Michel

Restaurants and pubs are forecast to grow, despite continued pressure in terms of outlets and value over the next few years, according to Allegra Foodservice.

Town House hotel is in a grade II listed building

The Town House hotel opens in Ludlow

By Lauren Houghton

Brothers Claude Bosi, the chef behind London’s Hibiscus restaurant, and Cedric Bosi, chef patron at The Charlton Arms pub in Ludlow, are opening a B&B style hotel in the Shropshire village. 

Under the new initiative, the government will refund the cost of visas for UK tours booked through approved Chinese tour operators

UK to refund the cost of 25,000 Chinese visas

By Carina Perkins

Chancellor George Osborne has revealed plans to refund the cost of thousands of Chinese visas to boost inbound tourism and strengthen relations between the UK and China.

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