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Cornwall is among the most popular staycation destinations

Staycations to boost UK economy by £15bn

By Melodie Michel

Domestic tourism could give the UK’s economy a £15bn boost in 2014, as the number of Britons taking a holiday at home has more than doubled in three years.

PwC's UK hotel forecast expects to see a rise in occupancy, average daily rates and RevPAR this year

Economic growth to boost UK hotel sector

By Melodie Michel

A positive economic outlook and good performances so far are pushing optimism in the UK hotel sector, according to PwC’s latest UK hotel forecast.

The outlook is good for hotels in 2014, although three-star independents might struggle against the budget brands, according to BDO

BDO forecasts further growth for hotels in 2014

By Carina Perkins

Record visitor numbers, movement in the MICE market and resurgence in the regions should drive further growth in the UK hotel sector this year, according to business advisors BDO LLP.

Moving on up: 90 per cent of business executives are optimistic about the year ahead

2014 confidence boost for UK restaurants and pubs

By Luke Nicholls

The UK casual dining and pub sectors are brimming with confidence, with nine out of 10 business executives either ‘very’ or ‘fairly’ optimistic for the year ahead.