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UK Holidaymakers Travel Priorities Revealed

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Research has revealed what British holidaymakers look for when booking travel and accommodation. Continue reading

Luxury Hotels

A record year for small luxury hotels

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Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) has reported that 2013 has topped 2012 as its best ever trading year. Continue reading


66% Rise in Hotel Transactions

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Hotel transaction activity across the UK totalled around £0.8bn in the second half of 2013, 66% higher than that reported in H2 2012 (£0.5bn). Continue reading

2014 Trends

2014′s Top Travel Trends

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2014′s Top Travel Trends 1) The NearAway The Staycation is over: 2014 is all about the NearAway. The difference? In 2013 Stay-cationers opted out of long queues and airport hassles and instead took their holidays in the UK. Now, that’s … Continue reading

festive season

UK Breaks this Festive Season

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10.1 Million Brits to Take a UK Breaks this Festive Season A total of 10.1 million Brits plan to celebrate the festive season by taking an overnight trip in the UK, generating a potential £1.9bn spend for the economy. This … Continue reading


Apprenticeships Could Add £4.4bn to UK

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Apprenticeships Could Add £4.4bn to UK Economy Every Year The UK economy could be sitting on a potential £4.4bn boost if industries were to take on more apprentices and increase the proportion in their workforce to 2.2%. The new research … Continue reading

Adults Eat Less Meat

A Quarter of Adults Eat Less Meat Than a Year Ago

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A Quarter of Adults Eat Less Meat Than a Year Ago 25% of the British public are eating less meat than they did a year ago, according to new figures released from the Eating Better alliance, meaning hoteliers may need … Continue reading


Staycations in Great Britain Rise by 9%

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Staycations in Great Britain Rise by 9% Today at the World Travel Market in London, national tourism board, VisitEngland announced a 9% rise in people choosing to holiday in the UK. According to the Great British Tourism Survey, the number … Continue reading

Hospitality Guild Apprenticeship Awards

Hospitality Guild Apprenticeship Awards

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Shortlist Announced for the Hospitality Guild Apprenticeship Awards The Hospitality Guild has revealed the shortlisted nominees for its Apprenticeship Awards 2013. The awards, which are held in partnership with People 1st, recognise and celebrate the achievements of apprentices working in … Continue reading


The Independent Hotel Show Opens

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The Independent Hotel Show Opens The Independent Hotel Show started yesterday at London’s Olympia and is expected to draw in a sizeable crowd of key decision makers and hotel owners. Only in its second year running, the show will welcome visitors … Continue reading