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Neville to speak at AHC October 21, 2021 - Gary Neville, the former England football turned pundit and entrepreneur, will be the keynote speaker at The Annual Hotel Conference at Manchester Central Convention Complex in November. Neville, co-founder of GG Hospitality, will deliver his speech on the Vision stage at 1.45pm on Tuesday, 23 November. Never one to mince his words, he’ll discuss his…
Humans versus machines October 19, 2021 - The pandemic has accelerated the roll-out of technological advances in hospitality which see guests being able to have far less contact with staff, but now the battle begins, writes Sue Bromley. It’s some time now since the development of robotic cleaners to carry out more mundane hotel cleaning tasks such as vacuuming of lengthy corridors.…
Sailing into stormy waters online October 19, 2021 - Social media can be both a blessing – when the reviews and ‘thank yous’ are a delight – or a nightmare if critical comments go viral. And sometimes posts and blogs stir up discussion within hospitality. That’s likely to be the case with a recent opinion piece on The Points Guy, a site which helps…
Small but perfectly formed rooms October 19, 2021 - A new hotel set to be built in Camden, London might well provide some speedy housekeeping tasks – but its cleaners will have to be prepared for work in some tight corners. Planning approval for the seven-storey Roundhouse Hotel on a corner site by Chalk Farm underground station has been granted to developer Henigman. Designers…
Lower VAT is key to survival, say bodies October 19, 2021 - Trade bodies including UKHospitality have linked up in a bid to persuade chancellor Rishi Sunak to introduce a permanent lower rate of VAT for the sector. They are warning that the 1 October rise to 12.5 per cent VAT for hospitality and tourism – coupled with an expected return to 20 per cent in April…
Hotel investors look to Lake District October 6, 2021 - The boom in staycation breaks is fuelling interest in hotels in scenic settings, including from newcomers to the sector. All this offers more than a glimmer of hope for those who work in ‘rural hospitality’ as some businesses still go into administration and others struggle to operate with limited staff. Entrepreneurs and hotel groups are…
Glenburn staff lose their jobs October 6, 2021 - Housekeeping Today shares in the commiserations offered to staff of The Glenburn Hotel on the Isle of Bute following the announcement that the hotel had gone into administration, and all would immediately be made redundant. It’s thought around 30 people lost their jobs at the property which closed in November as a result of the…
New hotel fuses best of East and West October 6, 2021 - The new Pan Pacific London has just opened with a promise to take innovation and understated luxury to new heights, fusing together architecture, contemporary design, boundary-pushing wellbeing, and leading destination restaurants and bars, with sincere Singaporean hospitality to create a lifestyle destination in London. Located in Liverpool Street, Pan Pacific London sits in the landmark…
Silver EcoVadis rating for Vision Linens October 6, 2021 - Vision Linens has retained its EcoVadis silver rating. EcoVadis is the world’s most trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, intelligence and collaborative performance improvement tools for global supply chains. Industry leaders such as Johnson & Johnson, Verizon, L’Oréal, Subway, Nestlé, Salesforce, Michelin and BASF are among the more than 55,000 businesses on the EcoVadis network,…
Pricing dilemmas as VAT changes September 22, 2021 - Ahead of the end of the 5 per cent reduced VAT rate for the hospitality sector on 1 October, Julie Green, VAT manager at MHA, says hospitality businesses need to get their tills and booking engines ready for the new VAT fraction, but that the toughest decision will be whether to pass on the tax…

 

 

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