Volcano

A second ash cloud could bring a mixed bag of fortunes for the hospitality sector

Another Icelandic ash cloud set to hit UK

By Becky Paskin

Ash from an Icelandic volcano looks set to hit UK airspace tomorrow, threatening to close airports and disrupt thousands of travellers almost exactly a year since a similar event last April.

London hotels, such as Sofitel Heathrow, have seen the ash cloud reduce bookings

London hotels suffer ash cloud fallout

By Chris Druce

London hotels suffered a sharp decline in occupancy last month, after the Icelandic ash cloud closed down UK airspace restricting travel

Noma win the World's 50 Best Restaurant awards

The World's 50 Best Restaurants Awards 2010

By Becky Paskin

The World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards 2010 were held this year at London's Guildhall, where the team from Noma were given the accolade for Best Restaurant in the World for the first time.

Del'Aziz is planning a sixth site by September

Del'Aziz reveals plans for restaurant number six

By Martyn Leek

Del’Aziz, the Mediterranean restaurant and deli operator, has revealed plans to open its sixth restaurant by September and also wants to develop a London-based central kitchen and bakery

Volcanic ash will continue to give airport hotels a bookings boost over the weekend

Hotels' volcanic bookings boost will continue into weekend

By Becky Paskin

The UK’s air traffic control service NATS has advised the current flight restrictions affecting UK travel should not be lifted until 7am tomorrow (17 April), meaning thousands of travellers will be forced to find accommodation for another night