Pub Trends

Pub trends

We bring you all the latest pub trade trends and developments, from food and drink spend and alcohol prices through to business growth strategies in pubs and bars.

Tech-ing the lead: CitizenM hotel in London places technology at the heart of the customer experience

Customer-focused technology: High-tech hospitality in action

By Luke Nicholls

For the final part of our technology special feature, BigHospitality checked in at one of the country’s most high-tech hotels to bring you an exclusive video report on the business benefits of customer-focused technology.

Teching advantage: All-in-one apps can be targetted at customers before, during and after their visit

Customer-focused technology: Complete control

By Luke Nicholls

So you’ve enticed your customer with an efficient mobile booking service and wowed them with portable EPoS devices and super-fast Wi-Fi. In the third part of this special feature, we look at how you can use technology to encourage that customer to visit...

Hospitality businesses have emerged from the bottom of the curve, but the expectation of 'business back to normal' needs to be tempered by the reality of the recovery

Back in business: Hospitality property market outlook

By Luke Nicholls

As the new year gets rolling, now is the perfect time for hotels, restaurants and pubs to determine the key developments that will impact their business in 2014. This short audio podcast, taken from Christie & Co's annual Business Outlook, should...

Christie & Co believes the future looks bright for hotels, restaurants and pubs

Business Outlook 2014: What’s in store for hospitality?

By Luke Nicholls

An increasing number of pubs will be sold for ongoing use; private equity will continue to pour into restaurants; and hotels in London and the provinces will look to consolidate their positions in the marketplace. 

Businesses are positive for the year ahead as consumer confidence continues to grow

Happy New Year: What's hot in hospitality for 2014

By Emma Eversham & Luke Nicholls

What does 2014 hold for the hospitality industry? We’ve looked into our crystal ball (and spoken to a few industry experts) to predict some of the big trends and developments in the world of restaurants, hotels and pubs over the next 12 months.