Janet Harmer

Janet Harmer

Observer of the hospitality industry for 33 years. Always on the look out for genuine hotel and restaurant experiences.

Business

The Lanesborough is establishing itself as a very British hotel

28 September 2022 by

The Lanesborough has always served its visitors with grandeur, but now it seeks to solidify its identity to keep newer rivals at bay.

Business

Welcome to the wilderness: How Highland Coast hotels attracts guests to northern Scotland year round

05 August 2022 by

Highland Coast Hotels has made the wilderness of the northern coast of Scotland its operating space. Its chief executive shares the challenges and commitments of running a business in the Highlands.

Manorview Group acquires the Bothwell Bridge hotel News

Manorview Group acquires the Bothwell Bridge hotel

28 June 2022 by

Scottish boutique hotel company Manorview Group has acquired the 90-bedroom Bothwell Bridge hotel in Bothwell, South[...]

Shoryu Ramen to open first UK franchise restaurant News

Shoryu Ramen to open first UK franchise restaurant

24 June 2022 by

Japanese brand Shoryu Ramen will open its first franchise restaurant in the UK at a site[...]

New Gordon Ramsay TV programme lures chefs with £100,000 prize News

New Gordon Ramsay TV programme lures chefs with £100,000 prize

24 June 2022 by

The search is on for chefs and home cooks to take part in a new ITV[...]

Ufford Park hotel in Suffolk sold to Lion Quay Resorts News

Ufford Park hotel in Suffolk sold to Lion Quay Resorts

24 June 2022 by

The 90-bedroom Ufford Park Hotel Golf & Spa in Woodbridge, Suffolk, has been sold to Lion[...]

Welsh government launches consultation on mandatory calorie labelling in restaurants News

Welsh government launches consultation on mandatory calorie labelling in restaurants

23 June 2022 by

The Welsh government is proposing to introduce mandatory calorie labelling in restaurants, cafes and pubs.

Shopshire's the Baron at Bucknell is up for sale News

Shopshire's the Baron at Bucknell is up for sale

23 June 2022 by

A recently refurbished country inn with eight bedrooms has gone on the market with a price[...]

The Pinewood on Wilmslow sold to AG Hotels News

The Pinewood on Wilmslow sold to AG Hotels

23 June 2022 by

The 89-bedroom Pinewood on Wilmslow hotel has been sold off a guide price of £5.5m to[...]

Ukrainian chef Yurii Kovryzhenko fights with culinary diplomacy Chef

Ukrainian chef Yurii Kovryzhenko fights with culinary diplomacy

23 June 2022 by

Yurii Kovryzhenko is using culinary diplomacy to help the war effort in Ukraine. He talks about[...]

Singing robot waiter supports catering team at Elior site News

Singing robot waiter supports catering team at Elior site

22 June 2022

A singing robot is being used to support staff at a retirement village restaurant run by contract catering company Elior.

Crerar Hotels boss appointed chairman of UKHospitality Scotland News

Crerar Hotels boss appointed chairman of UKHospitality Scotland

22 June 2022

Chris Wayne-Wills, chief executive of Crerar Hotels, has been appointed as chairman of trade body UKHospitality Scotland.

As a current holder of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, Jacobs Media Group extends its condolences on the passing of Queen Elizabeth ll.

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