China entered the UK's top 10 most valuable inbound markets for the first time last year


China moves into UK's 10 most valuable inbound markets

By Emma Eversham

China has moved into the UK's top 10 most valuable inbound markets as new figures for 2015 show visits from the market rose 46 per cent to 270,000 and spend rose 18 per cent to £586m. 

Rushed service puts more than a quarter of diners off a restaurant according to Waitrose Good Food Guide's Dining Out Survey. Photo: Thinkstock/Maxin Kabb

Rushed service biggest turn-off for diners

By Emma Eversham

Being rushed through a meal to give up a table is the biggest annoyance for 26 per cent of diners, while staff getting an order wrong is also likely to make 25 per cent of them grumpy according to survey by Waitrose Good Food Guide. 

Diners, particularly within the 18-24 age bracket, are becoming increasingly adventurous when they eat out, choosing a wider range of places than last year

Diners becoming increasingly adventurous

By James Wallin

Consumers are becoming increasingly adventurous with their eating and drinking out choice with the trend being driven by millennials, the Greene King Leisure Spend Tracker has shown.


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