Hotel news

October 9, 2020

Gov to cover 67% of wages for firms forced to shut

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced that businesses forced to shut due to local restrictions will be eligible for a grant that pays two-thirds of staff salaries. […]
October 9, 2020

50% of hospitality staff feel their mental health is in decline

Half (50%) of hospitality professionals feel their mental health is worse than it was a year ago, according to the latest study by independent job board […]
October 8, 2020

Tech investment opportunities for hoteliers after crisis-mode

Reduce costs, buy more efficient technology, embrace automation – just some of the actions being hollered around virtual boardrooms of hospitality businesses over the last few […]
October 7, 2020

Businesses must check furlough inaccuracies before HMRC deadline

Businesses using the furlough scheme have been urged to “thoroughly check” their claims for inaccuracies before HMRC’s cut-off date to avoid the risk of fines or […]
October 6, 2020

Premier Inn Hotel in Peterborough will create 25 new jobs

Whitbread has announced the opening of a new Premier Inn hotel and Thyme restaurant in the Cambridgeshire city of Peterborough this November.  The new Peterborough City […]
October 5, 2020

Unprofitable hotel kitchens cannot be sustained, but food delivery holds the answer

Nationwide lockdown is over, staycations are booming, and yet across the hotel industry, thousands of venues are struggling with low occupancy rates, particularly hotels in city […]
October 2, 2020

66% of hospitality sector saw summer trade fall, says BCC

Two thirds (66%) of the UK’s hospitality sector saw summer trade decrease during Q3 despite the chancellor’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme, according to the […]
October 2, 2020

Buxton crescent hotel opens 17 years after refurbishments began

The Buxton Crescent Hotel in Derbyshire has officially opened its doors, 17 years after works on the property initially began.  According to the BBC, the Grade […]
October 1, 2020

Network of global hotels launches ‘Sustainable Hospitality Alliance’

Some 14 global hotel companies have come together to launch the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance today (1 October), with the aim of creating a “renewed vision of […]