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  • Friday, October 24th, 2014
  • Three new hospitality apprenticeship standards in development

    Apprenticeship standards for commis chefs, chefs de partie and hospitality team members are being developed as part of phase three of the government’s apprenticeship trailblazer programme.

  • Okanda aims to double hotel meeting room occupancy

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    A new business set up by a clutch of experienced international hoteliers aims to double the occupancy rates of hotel meeting rooms by launching an online, real-time central reservation system. Industry statistics suggest meeting rooms are only in use 30% of the time in the UK hotel market, where there are over 10,000 such rooms [&hellip

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  • #AHC2014: Top 5 hotel sector trends

    Hotel experts met last week at the Annual Hotel Conference in Manchester to discuss the future of the sector. Here is BigHospitality’s round-up of the top five trends that will shape the industry.

  • Double-digit profit growth for regional hotels

    Hotels in the provinces and Scotland outperformed London’s profit growth in September, according to HotStats’ latest report.

  • Positive outlook for foodservice operators as food sales rise

    Over two thirds of operators have seen an increase in food sales year-on-year, according to the latest Eating Out-Look report by Horizons and JRA.

  • Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
  • Sefton Park Hotel prepares for a spooktacular Halloween party

    Sefton Park Hotel is set to host a frightfully fun fundraiser this Halloween (Friday, October 31)

  • Liverpool Hoteliers Association applaud ‘Giant’ boost for Liverpool’s economy

    Liverpool Hoteliers Association has welcomed the news that the Giant Spectacular generated a staggering £46m for city’s economy

  • Aloft Liverpool announce the appointment of Andrew Kendrick as General Manager

    Hi there,

    Hope you’re well today.

    Aloft Liverpool has today announced the appointment of Andrew Kendrick as General Manager. The hotel is the second Aloft hotel from Starwood Hotels and Resorts to open in the UK, and will be managed by hospitality specialists, Redefine|BDL Hotels. Kendrick joins Aloft Liverpool from pentahotels Warrington, where he undertook the role of General Manager from 2011 to 2014.

    Aloft Hotels arrives in Liverpool in late October, transforming the iconic Royal Insurance Building into the stylish and contemporary Aloft Liverpool. Having lain derelict for the past 20 years, Aloft is breathing new life into one of Liverpool’s most loved Grade II listed buildings creating a modern, fresh and fun destination.

    Please do let me know if you require any further information or if you would like to interview Andrew

    Many thanks,
    Frankie

  • Discover London in Style by Air, Land and Sea

    London Hilton on Park Lane Launches its Totally London Package

  • Savills brings to market 19th Century cottage complex with links to Thomas Hardy

    International real estate advisor Savills, on behalf of British Danubian, has brought to market Greenwood Grange in Higher Bockhampton, Dorset at a guide price of £3.5 million.

  • Dart Marina invests further £2.5 million

    Dart Marina Hotel & Spa in Dartmouth Devon, is about to undergo a further £2.5 million investment in new larger guests rooms and suites.

  • The Eastbury wins two Dorset Tourism Awards

    The Eastbury Hotel, Sherborne, Dorset, has won two silver awards in the Dorset Tourism Awards.

  • Slaley Hall is the First UK Hotel to Launch Forest School

    Hotel provides space for local school to introduce innovative learning concept.

  • Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London Announces New Health & Fitness Partnership

    Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London has teamed up with one of the world’s best personal trainers and leading health professionals – ex Director of Personal Training at Bodyism – Lee Mullins to launch WORKSHOP a brand new health & fitness destination now in residence at the spa.

  • Top chefs cook at The Chefs’ Forum Autumn Lunch at The Manor House in aid of Hospitality Action

    The Chefs’ Forum held its third Annual Autumn Lunch for sixty guests. The sell-out event showcasing top southwest chefs generated over £5000 for Industry Charity, Hospitality Action and took place at The Manor House Hotel on the 13th October 2014.

  • New branding for Best of Britain & Ireland reflects plans for growth

    Best of Britain & Ireland, the leading event for the domestic tourism and venues industry, taking place on 11-12 March 2015 at the NEC, Birmingham, has revealed a bold new brand and visual identity following its recent purchase by event organiser Diversified Communications UK.

  • Tuddenham Mill’s Lee Bye is crowned Employee of the Year in the Bury Free Press Business Awards 2014

    Tuddenham Mill’s Head Chef, Lee Bye, has been announced the winner of the Employee of the Year Award in the Bury Free Press Business Awards on Friday 10th October in a ceremony at The Apex in Bury St Edmunds.

  • Hard Days Night Hotel takes a trip down Penny Lane with new wine collection

    Hard Days Night Hotel is now stocking the highly acclaimed Penny Lane wine collection

  • Passport, Credit Card, Phone – study reveals mobile devices are critical kit for British travellers

    LONDON, UK, 22nd October 2014 – A report released today has highlighted the growing importance British travellers place on their mobile devices, coupled with a strong anxiety of losing them while away. The research, taken from the ‘2014 Expedia® and Egencia® Mobile Index’ global study of mobile-device-related behaviour among travellers, shows that 89% of Brits take one or more mobile devices on holiday, with 69% using their mobile for the duration of their trip away.

  • Fresh viewpoint for new Atholl Palace chef

    Experienced chef Colin Masson has joined as head of the culinary team at Atholl Palace Hotel in Pitlochry, helping to drive the prestigious venue’s ever growing reputation for quality cuisine.

  • October Half Term: Dubai, London and Venice Most Expensive

    Hotel comparison website trivago.co.uk has compiled a list of the ten most popular national and international destinations this October Half Term, based on searches made between 1st September and 19th October 2014.

  • Scottish hotel manager joins world’s elite

    The general manager at one of Scotland’s leading hotels has been propelled into the limelight alongside some of the world’s biggest names in hospitality.

  • Nathan Outlaw, Simon Hulstone and Eric Lanlard to host an exclusive dinner in aid of Hospitality Action

    The award-winning Nathan Outlaw, Simon Hulstone and Eric Lanlard are joining forces to create an unforgettable dining experience to raise funds for industry charity Hospitality Action this Christmas.

  • Wyndham Hotel Group Appoints Daniel Ruff to Lead EMEA and Indian Ocean Regions

    London, U.K. (Oct. 21, 2014) – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced the appointment of Daniel Ruff as president and managing director of the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Indian Ocean regions.

  • Tylney Hall Hotel shortlisted for business award

    Luxury Hampshire retreat, Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens, are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the ‘Sustainable Business of the Year’ category in the 2014 Inspire Business Awards.

  • Craft Guild of Chefs Awards Aviko Mini Gratins

    Aviko’s new Mini Gratins with Parsnip & Jerusalem Artichoke and Mini Gratins with Asparagus & Parmesan have been awarded with an endorsement from the Craft Guild of Chefs – a testament to the consistently high quality they offer.

  • A fantastic lunch with favourite sporting legends

    Rugby legend and World Cup winner Matt Dawson MBE entertained guests at the inaugural Hospitality Action Sporting Legends Lunch, on the 17th October at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower which raised over £60,000 for the charity.

  • Bespoke Hotels Honours Industry Standouts at “BeFactor” Awards

    Results of the 2014 BeFactor Awards, held annually by Bespoke Hotels to celebrate the outstanding performers from their hundred-strong portfolio.

  • FRHI eyes UK Swissôtel and Fairmont expansion

    Canadian hotel company FRHI, which owns the international Fairmont, Raffles and Swissôtel brands, has ambitions to expand its visibility in London, BigHospitality has learnt.

  • Hotel Business October 2014

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