PKF Figures Indicate a Healthy Hotel Market
The UK hotel market remained buoyant in February, according to the preliminary monthly figures released today by PKF Hotel Consultancy Services.
Plimsoll Publishings annual aquisition survey has indicated that the UK restaurant sector is thriving in the face of a barrage of negative press. The report claims the industry is awash with cash and urges companies to go on an aquisitions offensive in
Hotels across the country are ignoring fire safety laws, according to figures released under the Freedom of Information Act. More than 1,200 hotels and B&Bs have been found to have insufficient protection against the risk of fire.
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.