UK Diners Turn to Takeaway
A new survey reveals consumers are spending more when they eat out, but trips to restaurants are becoming less frequent. Takeaways were the most popular out of home meal choice in the last quarter.
UK Hotels 'Most Expensive in Europe'
Latest figures show the average costs of UK hotels rose 12 per cent last year, making them the most expensive in Europe. Hotels in Bath are now even more expensive than in London.
A study finds that the Lake District needs more four and five star accommodation if it is to continue attracting tourists.
Capital Gains for Hotel Market
Hotel chains in London boosted profits in January thanks to ever-increasing room rates, according to the latest HotStats survey from TRI Hospitality Consulting.
Scotland Outperforms Rest of UK
Scotlands hotel sector outperformed everywhere else in the Uk last year, according to the latest figures from business advisors PKF
No Reason to Fear Credit Crunch
New PriceWaterhouseCoopers figures suggest global financial uncertainty may even turn out to be a positive thing for the UK hotel industry
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
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.
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.
Brits Prefer the Flames of Passion
A study reveals Britons prefer to spend Valentines night snuggled up in front of a fireplace than in an opulent restaurant.
Curry Sector Faces Worker Shortage
New immigration restrictions could have a serious impact on the UKs curry houses as government restricts access to low-skilled workers from Bangladesh.
Chinese Hotel Market in Boom
Troubled times of recent years look to be behind China as the consumer market enjoys sustained growth.
Report Claims Hotel Investment has Peaked
As the credit crunch continues to hit debt-driven buyers, global property agent Jones Lang LaSalle believes the global hotel investment market is likely to have peaked last year after a record-breaking number of transactions.
The Soil Association issues plea to hospitality sector to help drive the sustainability of the British organic beef market in the face of cheap imported competition.