The top five stories in hospitality this week 09/11 - 13/11

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The top five stories in hospitality this week 09/11 - 13/11

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What were the hottest stories in hospitality this week? Here's our pick.
  • Last week we reported on the issue of overcomplicated menus,​ but a growing trend is avoiding the problem all together. Single item restaurants are on the rise in London​, with new openings specialising in toasted cheese, meatballs, chips and cereal.
  • Which website do hoteliers hate more than TripAdvisor? Premier Inn​ boss Andy Harrison has slammed Airbnb​ this week,​ claiming that the Government is failing to properly regulate the site.
  • There was much ado about tipping once again as the Governement's consultation in to the practice came to an end. The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR)warned MPs to avoid a 'knee jerk' reaction​ in imposing new laws, based on a 'misunderstanding' by the media.
  • Big News! that YO! Sushihas been sold for £81m​, with CEO Vanessa Hall set to step down from the 91-strong chain after two years. 

For a full run-down of this week's news see here.


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