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How music can benefit your hospitality business

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How music can benefit your hospitality business

By Nick Chambers

Nick Chambers of PlayNetwork, a provider of entertainment media for businesses, looks at how choosing the right music for your hotel, restaurant or pub, can benefit your business.

Artigiano MD: Base & Barley creation will aid company expansion

Artigiano MD: Base & Barley creation will aid company expansion

By Emma Eversham

Artigiano managing director and co-founder Joe Hill has said he created sourdough pizza and craft beer brand Base & Barley to help him grow his business in locations that are unable to sustain the espresso and wine bar format.

La Tasca is now part of Casual Dining Group

Casual Dining Group acquires La Tasca

By Mark Wingett

Casual Dining Group (CDG), the Café Rouge and Bella Italia operator, has completed its second significant deal in the sector in under two months, after agreeing to acquire La Tasca, the c40­strong Spanish tapas chain, in a deal valued at between £20m­...

Smaller operators are driving growth by expanding across the UK high street

Small restaurant brands upbeat about expansion

By Sophie Witts

Over half (54 per cent) of small UK foodservice entrepreneurs are planning to open more than five outlets in the next 12 months, according to Horizon’s latest Ones to Watch survey.

The BrandVerity report found that branded hotel groups are missing out on more than 30,000 visits each month because of trademark bids by OTAs

Hotel brands lose 31,653 website visitors per month to OTAs

By Emma Eversham

Branded hotel groups are each losing an average of 31,653 website visitors per month to online travel agents (OTAs) as they continue to make trademark bids for their company names on search engines according to a new report. 

Domino's and Pizza Hut were among the restaurant brands on this year's Youth 100 list

Domino's and PizzaExpress lead Youth100 list

By Mark Wingett

Domino’s Pizza has topped the fast food and restaurant category in this year’s Youth 100 List: which highlights the UK’s top brands according to 18-24 year olds.

A Mama Shelter room in Paris

Mama Shelter to open in UK

By Lauren Houghton

French hotel group Mama Shelter has announced plans to open a site in London after global operator Accor acquired a 35 per cent stake in its capital.