Trends & Reports

Trends & Reports

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

Unemployment may be up but InterContinental recently announced plans to create 3,500 UK jobs

UK unemployment continues to rise

By Chris Druce

UK unemployment crept up in the first three months of the year to reach its highest level in more than 13 years

Shendish manor was a victim of the recession placed into administration but is now owned by Planned Holding

Hotel failures fall in March

By Chris Druce

Fewer hotel businesses went to the wall last month than a year ago, but the start of 2010 has been tough for operators according to new data

The London 2012 Olympic Games will help attract tourism to the capital

London Olympics to double hotel revPAR

By Becky Paskin

London hoteliers should expect a successful trading period when the 2012 Olympic Games reaches the UK, after hotels in Vancouver saw more than a 100 per cent increase in revPAR during the Winter Olympics this year

Occupancy at London hotels went up just over 1 per cent last year

Hoteliers face 'tough' 2010 says PKF

By Chris Druce

UK hoteliers survived a difficult year in 2009 only to face an uncertain future, according to the latest report from consultancy PKF

Clean or dirty reception areas leave a lasting impression on guests

Dirty hospitality reception areas turn off consumers

By Becky Paskin

Nine out of 10 people would not recommend a hotel, pub or restaurant that did not appear clean and fresh, while half would not return somewhere that delivered a poor first impression

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