Motorway services provider Welcome Break has embarked on a partnership with retro-American diner chain Ed’s Easy Diner that will see the brands restaurants open in motorway service stations.
Hospitality Action’s annual Christmas online auction has now gone live, with prizes including stays at the top hotels and dinners at some of the UK’s best restaurants.
Compass Group has reported growth of 5.8% to £17.8b in underlying revenue for the 12 months to 30 September 2015, driven by strong performances in North America and emerging markets.
Pub operator Marston's has delivered a 15% rise in profit per pub during 2015. This has been a major contributor to the group's 10% increase in profit before tax to £91.5m for the year to 3 October 2015.
Travel concession operator SSP Group has reported a 3.7% growth in like-for-like sales, which it said was down to an increase in air passenger travel and retailing initiatives.
Hakkasan Group has announced further international expansion for 2016 with the opening of two new restaurants and a nightclub in Indonesia and the introduction of its Michelin-starred Yauatcha brand to the US.
Tourism groups UKinbound and the Tourism Alliance have welcomed the chancellor’s announcement of £40m extra funding for tourism and economic growth.
The number of Britons eating out over the Christmas period has tripled in the last three years, according to a new study by restaurant, pub and bar operator Mitchells & Butlers (M&B).
Adam Richman, US actor, food writer and star of TV shows Man v Food and BBQ Champ on ITV, has teamed up with Sky Business to create recipes inspired by its Sunday night broadcasts of the American National Football League (NFL).
As the hunt begins to find the Best Places to Work in Hospitality 2016, launch partners The Caterer and Purple Cubed hosted a lively panel discussion at London’s Lanesborough hotel on what makes a great employer in the 21st century. Rosalind Mullen reports
Zest Quest Asia, the cooking competition from chef Cyrus Todiwala and the Master Chefs of Great Britain, has announced teams from six colleges who have reached the first round of judging in the 2016 contest.
French restaurateurs Greg and Marie Marchand have announced plans to open a London outpost of their Frenchie restaurant, their first site outside of Paris.
Three quarters of caterers and outsourced service providers lack confidence in the current Government to support the hospitality industry.
Caterer Amadeus Food, part of the NEC Group, has reported an increase in net profit at Birmingham venue Genting Arena, which the company attributes to improved staff training and reduced queuing times.
Proposals for a boutique hotel as part of a wider £1b plan to develop Whiteleys shopping centre in Bayswater have been submitted to Westminster City Council.
Men Behaving Badly star Neil Morrissey is to team up with pub company Punch Taverns to launch a new group of pubs across the UK focusing on real ale.