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Wine and spirits sales are increasingly vital to pubs

Pub wine and spirit sales at a high

By Mike Berry

Wine and spirits sales are becoming increasingly important to the on-trade and now account for almost half of the value of all drinks sales in new openings, exclusive figures have revealed.

The Accor team at the British Travel Awards 2014

Accor triumphs at British Travel Awards

By Lauren Houghton

Hotel group Accor scooped nine awards across its brands at this year’s British Travel Awards, which took place at Battersea Evolution in London on 26 November.

Domino's and Pizza Hut were among the restaurant brands on this year's Youth 100 list

Domino's and PizzaExpress lead Youth100 list

By Mark Wingett

Domino’s Pizza has topped the fast food and restaurant category in this year’s Youth 100 List: which highlights the UK’s top brands according to 18-24 year olds.

London is the most popular destination for domestic breaks this half-term

London tops half-term staycation chart

By Carina Perkins

London is set to be the most popular destination for domestic trips over the October half-term, with Blackpool and Edinburgh in at second and third place respectively.

Hotels in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen achieved record average room rates in August

Sun shines on UK hotels in August

By Carina Perkins

Hotels across the UK performed strongly in August, with Scottish properties achieving record room rates and London bouncing back to positive growth.

Diners are eating out less often than in the past, but spending more on each meal

Mixed growth for restaurants and pubs

By Melodie Michel

Restaurants and pubs are forecast to grow, despite continued pressure in terms of outlets and value over the next few years, according to Allegra Foodservice.