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Bumpkin restaurants, which is owned by Ignite Group and has three sites in London, has appointed Tina English as managing director

Ignite Group appoints new managing director of Bumpkin

By Peter Ruddick

Ignite Group has announced the former commercial director of Ping Pong Restaurants, Tina English, is to join the company this month as the new managing director of British food restaurant chain Bumpkin.

Hotel prices during the Olympics period later this Summer are continuing to rise but occupancy still has room to grow, according to the latest study from hotel research company TravelClick

London 2012 Olympics: Hotel prices during the Games continue to rise

By Peter Ruddick

Hotel prices during the Olympics period later this Summer are continuing to rise with the cost of rooms in the capital up 65 per cent on average on last years prices although occupancy levels still have room to grow, according to the latest study from...

Yoobi is based on temakerias seen in Brazil

Brazilian temakeria opens in London’s Soho

By Emma Eversham

Two entrepreneurs with an interest in Brazilian and Japanese cuisine are planning to introduce London's diners to a new style of Latin American food this month with the launch of what is though to be London's first Brazilian temakeria. 

Hotels in the capital are on track to make the most of the opportunities presented by the 2012 Olympics

Hotels on track to benefit from London 2012

By Emma Eversham

Hotels both in and outside of London are on track to benefit from London 2012 with occupancy and room rates predicted to continue to rise during the summer months following strong growth in March. 

Hotels in London were outperformed in RevPAR growth by regional hotels in February, according to the latest market data from hotel consultancy firm PKF

London hotels outperformed by the regions in February

By Peter Ruddick

Hotels in the regions enjoyed a bigger rise in revenue per available room (RevPAR) than those in London for the first month in two and a half years in February, according to the latest market data from hotel consultancy firm PKF.