Hotelympia announces partnerships with the British Hospitality Association and Catering Equipment Suppliers Association.
Visitors who pre-register for the show from the 5-8 March 2018 will be given the chance to opt-in and have their say in supporting the British Hospitality Associations Cut Tourism VAT campaign.
The BHA argues that any reduced rate will stimulate investment, create employment and boost growth within the UK hospitality sector with additional research by Deloitte/Tourism Respect found that a reduction would contribute an extra £4.6 billion to HM Treasury over ten years and create 121,000 jobs.
The BHA is joined by Bourne Leisure Group, Merlin Entertainments Group and the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions in championing the Cut Tourism VAT campaign. With the Chancellor announcing a review of UK Tourism VAT in the latest autumn budget, the group sees 2018 as a crucial moment for the industry, and Hotelympia as a central platform for promoting the cause.
Additionally, the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) has organised a Connectivity Trail for the show which will allow visitors to go straight to companies that offer ‘connected’ equipment, so they can find out more from the experts.
CESA will also be publishing a new Energy-Saving Equipment Guide, with a handy list of ‘green’ appliances that are on show at Hotelympia.
CESA has helped develop the new equipment area at Hotelympia, called The Professional Kitchen Show with the trail and guide part of the promotion of the latest show feature.
For further information and to pre-register your attendance, visit: www.hotelympia.com
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