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Pubs and restaurants see strong September sales

Pubs and restaurants see strong September sales


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. 

Hotels in the East of England, Oxford, Edinburgh and Glasgow all recorded growth

Further growth for UK hotel market

By Carina Perkins

UK hotels enjoyed a second month of growth in February, with properties in the East of England reporting the biggest uplift in profits.

The effects of the Olympics, better weather and last year’s riots all played their part in the year-on year sales increase

Restaurant and pub groups see London sales boost in August

By Luke Nicholls

Combined like-for-like sales for pub and restaurant groups inside the M25 increased by 5 per cent in August, but businesses outside of London saw a much more modest uplift of just 1 per cent compared with the same month last year. 

Trivago's year on year comparison of European hotel prices for November 2011

London hotel room prices leap by a third year on year

By Rachel Parkes

London hotel prices in November 2011 have risen 33 per cent in the past year to £177 per night, making the UK capital one of the main drivers for European hotel price recovery, online booking service Trivago reported today.

London tourism could be impacted by recent rioting in the capital

British tourism set for record-breaking summer?

By Kate Mead

Latest figures for inbound tourism and visitor spending suggest a record-breaking summer for Britain lies ahead, but experts say the recent riots are a concern for potential visitors.

London hotels are continuing with a streak of profitability growth

London hotels have ‘shrugged off recession’

By Becky Paskin

London hotels have ‘convincingly shrugged off the recession’, having recorded the 19th consecutive month of year-on-year profitability growth, while provincial hotels also return to growth.

Occupancy rates in UK hotels were 82% in June 2011

European hotels trade well as traveller demand grows

By Lorraine Heller

Hotels across Europe have seen occupancy and rates increase over the past six months, as business and leisure demand continues to improve, according to recent data from the hotel market consultancy STR.

Tourism stats: Britain's appeal is recovering

Tourism to Britain increases 11%

By Lorraine Heller

Britain is on its way to recovering its appeal as a holiday destination for international tourists, according to encouraging data on tourism figures so far this year.

Both food and drink sales increased at Marston's

Pub group Marston’s reports strong sales

By Mark Wingett

Marston’s, the brewer and pub group, this morning said it was making good progress in each of its trading divisions, with sales growth in its managed pub arm up 2.4 per cent for the 23 weeks to 12th March 2011.

Launceston Place saw its revenue rise by a quarter in the past year

D&D London profits up 32%

By Rachel Johnson

D&D London, the high end restaurant chain, has posted yearly profits of £3.7m, up 32 per cent on the previous year, as Richoux and Individual Restaurant Company reported mixed results

London hotels such as the Stafford saw profits rise in June

London hotel profits soar in June

By Chris Druce

Profitability at London hotels has soared as room rate surged past its previous peak of two years ago in June, according to the latest HotStats survey

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


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