Trends & Reports

Trends & Reports

Analysis of all the latest consumer trends and industry reports to help you operate your business more effectively.

Businesses in British seaside resorts such as Bournemouth are set to have another bumper year in terms of tourism

British tourism industry set for bumper 2010

By Emma Eversham

Britain is set to benefit from a domestic tourism boom for a second year running, with the high Euro and frustrations with air travel the main reasons for Brits choosing to holiday at home again this year.

Hospitality businesses are still feeling the effects of the recession

Recession ends but hospitality insolvencies rise

By Becky Paskin

The hospitality and leisure sector experienced a 12 per cent rise in insolvencies at the end of last year, as news today came that Britain is finally no longer in a recession

Catering education: a good or bad thing? You tell us what you think

Your views on: catering education

By Emma Eversham

Two weeks ago we asked you for your views on catering education in the UK following a round table event hosted by Restaurant magazine and Nestle Chef. Here are a few of your responses

An increase in people dining out for Christmas helped boost sales for the 9th consecutive month at businesses such as Whitbread's Brewers Fayre

December's sales up 2.9% at pub and restaurant groups

By Emma Eversham

Like-for-like sales grew 2.9 per cent at some of the largest pub and restaurant groups in December with festive celebrations and extra marketing effort to secure forward bookings for Christmas parties responsible for the growth

Trivago's hotel prices comparison for the past year

Hotel room prices rise 2% in UK

By Emma Eversham

UK hotels are leading the upturn in Europe according to a survey by hotel price comparison website Trivago with room prices rising on average 2 per cent to £91 in the last month

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