Surinder Arora, founder and chairman of the Arora Group, has been presented with the chairman’s award for corporate social responsibility at the London and South East Institute of Directors Awards.
Property firm London & Regional is set to acquire Atlas Hotels from Lone Star for £575m. The deal will include 46 Holiday Inn Express hotels and one Hampton by Hilton in Liverpool.
American-style steak and grill style restaurants could become the biggest growth area on the UK’s restaurant scene in the next few years, usurping the dominance of Mexican diners, according to research from foodservice market consultancy Horizons.
The dangers of social media accounts falling into the wrong hands have been highlighted following an angry late night exchange on Twitter between chef-restaurateur Mitch Tonks and Hotel du Vin Bristol.
Counter Vauxhall Arches, the all-day brasserie and bar, has secured a three-year catering contract to take over three units at the Oval in a deal worth more than £300,000.
Stephen Critoph, chief financial officer of the Restaurant Group, has stepped down from his role as the company announced “a further deterioration in trading conditions”.
Marriott Hotels has apologised for causing “any distress or offence” after banning mothers from breastfeeding their babies in its Regent's Park property in north London.
Hilton Worldwide’s value hotel brand Hampton by Hilton is pitching to develop a 221-room hotel in the centre of Manchester as part of wider plans to have around 50 Hampton by Hilton hotels in the UK by 2020.
The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) highlighted some of its lobbying efforts over the past year at its spring conference in London earlier today (28 April).
Singapore-based company the Ascott is to open a block of 108 serviced apartments in Islington, north London, under its Citadines brand after acquiring a development site for £52m.
The Ivy is courting the Instagram generation as part of its modernisation drive with plans to offer breakfast for the first time in its 99-year history.
Cocktails have moved into the mainstream market, with more than three-quarters of the country’s bars now selling cocktails, according to research from CGA Strategy.