Conference to Identify Solutions for Employment in Tourism & Hospitality
The Tourism Society seeks to address a chronic hospitality skills shortage that threatens to undermine the success of the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
Zilli to Open in Brighton's MyHotel
Aldo Zilli is to continue his rapid brand rollout with a new cafe and restaurant at the new MyHotel in Brighton. The cafe is set to open next month, with the 120-cover restaurant to follow in the summer.
Top Hotel Shortage Costs Aberdeen £16million a Year
The city of Aberdeen lost out on £16million last year due to the lack of a top class hotel, according to the director of Visit Scotland
Jolly Farmers Scoops Diversification Prize
The Jolly Farmers deli-pub & restaurant at Betchworth in Surrey wins the Best Diversification award at the Countryside Alliances Best Rural Retailer awards at the House of Lords.
Edinburgh Split Over 'Bed Tax'
Charging Edinburgh tourists more on their hotel bills could result in an extra £38 million being spent by visitors in the city every year, according to new research, but hoteliers are against the scheme.
The e-Kiss of Death for Waiters?
Restaurants in Europe, the United States and Japan are testing technology to let diners order their food direct from a screen at their table instead of depending on waiters.
Newcastle Restaurant Opening
New Caffe Vivo restaurant from Terry Laybourne opens in the Live Theatre in earley March
Chef v Chef Winners Announced
Baths Chef v Chef competition winners announced as competition aims to enhance Baths culinary offering in order to live up to its status as a World Heritage City.
Bridgepoint Buys Pret A Manger
Private equity company Bridgepoint has bought a majority share in high street sandwich chain Pret A Manger
Compensation for Unfair Dismissal Chef
A chef in Burnley has won an unfair dismissal case affter he was sacked following a disagreement with restaurant owner as tribunal rules restaurant did not follow correct proceedure.
'Radiohead' Menu move for Restaurant
Restaurant in Sandbanks, Dorset, offers customers the chance to pay whatever they feel their meal was worth - a move inspired by rock band Radiohead.
Irish Hotels face Tourist Shortage
The Irish hotel sector is becoming increasingly dependent on domestic guests as a slowdown in tourist numbers threatens the market.
Two New Hotel Brands for the UK
intercontinental Hotels has announced plans to launch successful US chains the Staybridge Suite and Hotel Indigo in the United Kingdom later this year.
Hellmanns Mayonnaise to be made with 100 per cent free-range eggs from February.
Newport Budget Hotel gets the Green Light
Travelodge to open in converted cinema in Newport after councillors claimed the hotel would benefit other businesses in the area.