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2019: A productive year for hospitality technology

Peter Moore from Lolly makes his payments and point of sale predictions for the year ahead

GDPR took control in 2018 – just as Peter Moore, CEO of PoS and payments specialist Lolly, predicted 12 months ago. He comments:”The time and financial impact of implementing GDPR compliance has almost certainly delayed the advancement of other areas of hospitality technology.”

Eden Roc Cap Cana unveils Luxury Oceanfront Pool Villas in the Dominican Republic

Four exclusive properties available from Relais & Châteaux’s Eden Roc Cap Cana

Each feature private pools overlooking the ocean, bespoke butlers and utter privacy  

Five-star Caribbean resort Eden Roc Cap Cana this month launches four brand-new, ocean-front pool villas, designed with intimacy, warmth and unique experiences in mind.

ScotHot returns to Glasgow with a sizzling schedule

ScotHot, Scotland’s leading trade event for the food, drink, hospitality and tourism industries, has announced a return to Glasgow in collaboration with Scottish Tourism Month.

Bestway Foundation UK donates £100,000 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity

Zameer Choudrey CBE SI Pk, Chief Executive of Bestway Group, presented a cheque for £100,000 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity), at Bestway Group’s Head Office in Park Royal on Tuesday 27th November.

Purified Air

Since 1984, Purified Air has been striving to find the best and most cost-effective way to filter and control the oil, smoke, grease and odour produced by commercial kitchens. 

We are living at a time when customers want more. More choice.More variety. More transparency 

As food and drink offerings have become increasingly complex andinteresting, consumers are seeking different flavours, new taste experiencesand alternatives to the sugary drinks and mixers that have dominated the market.

Increase Dining Revenue by 30% with Outdoor Heating

Installing a Bromic heater can be a great investment for a business in the hospitality space. As the weather cools down an outdoor heated area can provide additional seating, increased revenue, and happier customers for a restaurant. Research has shown that outdoor seating can add as much as 30% in sales to an establishment’s receipts, so it is no wonder that outdoor seating is something a lot of businesses choose to invest in an outdoor heating solution.


Two historic buildings will merge as one: Helsinki’s oldest hotel – Hotel Seurahuone and parts of New Student House

Grand new hotel will offer unique access to city centre, with unparalleled position for Helsinki’s transport links and attractions, opening as Finland experiences a tourism boom

Ring in the New Year at InterContinental London – The O2

This New Year’s Eve InterContinental London – The O2 is offering packages for guests to celebrate the new year with delicious food, Champagne, music and fireworks.

Restaurant and bar packages start from £75 per person, with options including Champagne,canapes and live music in the spectacular Eighteen Sky Bar, to tasting menu experiences at the award-winning Peninsula Restaurant. Alternatively, guests can choose to spend the night in the hotel’s Clipper Bar, with complimentary entry guests can enjoy cocktails and live music before the hotel’s fireworks display at midnight.

10 weird and wonderful foods around the world

There are many popular television programmes out there that focus on our culinary delights. Whether it’s The Great British Bake Off that currently graces our screens, or the likes of Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook, from years gone by, the British public love anything to do with food – and the more extravagant, the better! Heston Blumenthal’s Michelin-starred restaurants have made a name for themselves not only for their exquisite foods, but also the extravagant ways in which they are presented, including the use of edible flowers that stray away from the usual suspects.