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Independent Hotelier of the Year 2013

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Shortlist announced for Independent Hotelier of the Year 2013 The Independent Hotel Show has announced the shortlist of nominees for its Independent Hotelier of the Year Award 2013, in association with Towergate Insurance. The nominees are Robin Hutsonof Lime Wood … Continue reading

Eating Out

UK Eating out Market £79.7bn

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UK Eating out Market to be Worth £79.7bn The UK foodservice and hospitality market is expected to reach a total worth of £79.7bn by the end of 2013, with an expected 1.8% sales growth, according to an ‘Eating Out in … Continue reading

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Tax relief for your business

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How to unlock tax relief for your business Andrew Stanley, founder of specialist tax adviser STax, claims many businesses could unknowingly be sitting on a substantial tax windfall, perhaps worth hundreds of thousands of pounds. What are capital allowances? Capital … Continue reading

Consumer Searches

Consumer Searches for Last Minute Holidays

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Consumer Searches for Last Minute Holidays up Almost 3% New research from marketing agency Greenlight has revealed that the search term ‘last minute holidays’ accounted for almost 3% of a total of 4.4million searches made on Google in the UK … Continue reading

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Taste Accreditation Award

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Top chefs welcome Taste Accreditation Award Champion of the north west’s food and drink industry Taste Northwest Limited has launched a scheme to promote food and drink venues across the region. The Taste Accreditation Scheme recognises the quality of food, … Continue reading

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Online searches for hotels

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Over 20 per cent of consumer online searches for hotels made via mobile devices The latest online search data released by award-winning digital marketing agency, Greenlight, reveals 21 per cent of the 2.5 million UK consumer online searches for hotels … Continue reading

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Master of Culinary Arts 2013

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Hospitality industry stars among Master of Culinary Arts 2013 finalist Some of the UK’s top chefs, pastry chefs and restaurant managers have been named finalists in the 2013 Master of Culinary Arts, following tough semi-finals held over the last two … Continue reading

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Two Thirds of Families Set to Holiday in UK this Year

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Two Thirds of Families Set to Holiday in UK this Year Two out of three families will opt for a ‘staycation’ in the British Isles this year, rather than head for sunnier climes, according to new research by UK Tourism. … Continue reading

Olive Oil Ban

European Olive oil ban

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Olive oil ban should not have come as surprise say European Commission and Government. The Government has suggested that a forthcoming European ban on restaurants from serving olive oil in jugs or dipping bowls should not have come as a surprise, … Continue reading

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Hotel & Catering Show 2013 inspires and celebrates

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This year’s Hotel & Catering Show 2013 (H&CS) has been reported as a great success after delivering and engaging hospitality operators on every level. New owner Evisstar, hosting its first H&CS, helped freshen up the show with a host of … Continue reading