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Travelodge chief exec Guy Parsons is happy with the revenue boost despite the impact of last month's riots

Travelodge reveals £1m cost of riots

By Luke Nicholls

Travelodge has revealed that last month’s riots have cost the chain £1m due to cancellations made during the two-week period surrounding the unrest.

Tim Martin, chairman of Wetherspoon blames higher interest rates and VAT for tough trading conditions

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Wetherspoon sales break £1bn barrier but profit dips

By Becky Paskin

JD Wetherspoon has seen total annual sales break the £1bn barrier for the first time, although the managed pub operator blames higher interest charges for a reduced profit before tax and exceptional items of 5.9 per cent.

Whitbread's Premier Inn brand saw revPAR increase by 4.3 per cent in Q2

Whitbread records sales increase of 13% in Q2

By Becky Paskin

Whitbread, the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group, has seen sales for the second quarter this year increase by 12.9 per cent, making it one of the fastest growing consumer-facing companies in the FTSE100.

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