Two thirds of hospitality leaders (66%) say they expect better-than-average summer if restrictions still enable them to have sufficient numbers of covers, Lumina Intelligence’s latest Hospitality Leaders Poll has found.
By contracts, only 8% of those polled thought they would experience a poor summer.
Almost a quarter of respondents (24%) have reported a significant uptick in bookings since the confirmation of the reopening of indoor trade from 17 May while 34% say they have sio far seen no difference.
Meanwhile, four in five (84%) respondents say they support the idea of scrapping mandatory calorie labels for alcohol drinks served in premises, and less than three in five (57% supported the idea of scrapping mandatory calorie labels for large companies for food and soft drinks.
Some 77% were confident about the future of their business in the latest business confidence tracker, a drop of two percentage points on the previous year.
The Hospitality Leaders Poll is a conducted by Lumina Intelligence on behalf of BigHospitality, MCA, and the Morning Advertiser