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Pontins Sold to Former CEO's New Company

Pontins Sold to Former CEO's New Company

By Claire Miller

Holiday resort chain Pontins has been bought by investment and management company Ocean Parcs - headed by former Pontins CEO Graham Parr - for an undisclosed sum.

Intercontinental Hotels to Create 4,000 UK Jobs

Intercontinental Hotels to Create 4,000 UK Jobs

By Claire Miller

Intercontinental - one of the worlds largest hotel groups - is to create 4,000 jobs in the UK in a war for talent. The recruitment drive will focus mainly on workforce, with one quarter constituting managerial positions.

Heston to Lead Little Chef TV Revival

Heston to Lead Little Chef TV Revival

By Claire Miller

Triple-Michelin-starred chef Heston Blumenthal is taking on the challenge of transforming roadside diner chain Little Chef into a quality dining spot in a new series to be aired on Channel 4 television

Shire Opens Budget Hotel

Shire Opens Budget Hotel

By Tamara Sender

Shire Hotels, the hotels division operated by Lancaster-based brewer and pub operator Daniel Thwaites, is to open its first budget hotel establishment at the Aztec West Business Park.

Marco Pierre White Slams Michelin

Marco Pierre White Slams Michelin

By Claire Miller

French celebrity chef - who was the youngest cook to ever be awarded three Michelin stars - questions the red books relevance and ability to judge restaurants in the modern world.

Anantara in Bed with Kempinski

Anantara in Bed with Kempinski

By Claire Miller

Anantara Hotels & Resorts has announced the formation of a joint venture with Kempinski Hotels & resorts with a view to development in Europe, particularly in the Mediterranean. Anantaras growth plan includes at least 40 new resorts over the next...

Report Claims UK Restaurant Industry is Buoyant

Report Claims UK Restaurant Industry is Buoyant

By Claire Miller

Plimsoll Publishings annual aquisition survey has indicated that the UK restaurant sector is thriving in the face of a barrage of negative press. The report claims the industry is awash with cash and urges companies to go on an aquisitions offensive in

Foxtrot Oscar to Close for Makeover

Foxtrot Oscar to Close for Makeover

By Claire Miller

Gordon Ramsays recently-opened Chelsea restaurant has been forced to close for a major makeover after Ramsay Holdings redecoration of the dining room met with negative reviews.

Fifteen Faces Flack in Independent Review

Fifteen Faces Flack in Independent Review

By Alan Lodge

Jamie Olivers Fifteen charity has been criticised by an independent review which claims the training programme at Fifteen London offered inconsistent training and patchy support and counselling to the disadvantaged youths on its apprenticeship scheme.

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