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Pubs and restaurants see strong September sales

Pubs and restaurants see strong September sales

By MCA

Consumer spending on eating and drinking out continues to hold up post­-Brexit vote, with managed pub and restaurant groups reporting collective like-­for-like sales up 1.8 per cent in September against the same month last year, according to latest Coffer...

61% of Brits to dine out on Christmas Day

61% of Brits to dine out on Christmas Day

By Liam Garrahan

Almost two-thirds of the British public have opted to eat out on Christmas day to alleviate the stress of cooking on themselves and their families, according to a report by Bookatable, while the website has seen a 251 per cent increase in Christmas bookings...

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 UK achieved its second consecutive annual record for tourism volume and spend in 2014

Another record year for UK tourism

By Carina Perkins

2014 was another record breaking year for UK tourism, with both spend and visits reaching their highest levels to date.

The UK hotel industry enjoyed a great year in 2014, with cities like Edinburgh recording strong uplifts in profits

Hotel profits up across UK in 2014

By Carina Perkins

The UK hotel industry had a ‘great year’ in 2014, with strong December performance helping push profits up across London and the provinces, according to the latest UK Chain Hotels Market Review from Hotstats.

Eating out continues to grow, pushing restaurant sales upwards

Restaurant and pub sales up 3.4% in November

By Melodie Michel

Pub and restaurant groups enjoyed a 3.4 per cent increase in like-for-like sales in November compared to the same month last year, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

easyHotel opened a third owned venue in Croydon in November

Strong performance for easyHotel

By Melodie Michel

‘Super budget’ brand easyHotel has announced a 34 per cent increase in revenue to £3.5m for the year ended 30 September 2014.

Gleneagles Hotel where the Ryder Cup will happen

Ryder Cup sees Scottish hotel prices soar

By Lauren Houghton

Average hotel prices in Perth and Sterling have more than doubled for the Ryder Cup, while other hotels in Scotland have also see a price rise, according to hotel comparison site trivago.co.uk.