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Sanitising just got Sexy!

Introducing Vycel Electrostatic Sprayer; the cleaning system treatment the hospitality industry deserves.

Hotels, Restaurants and events spaces can now enjoy TOTAL sanitisation in JUST five minutes…

With the hospitality industry opening up and starting to get  booked up and businesses under pressure to recoup lost profits, the need for fast, seamless sanitisation of work spaces has never been greater. Enter VYCEL; a brand new Electrostatic Sprayer which utilises the latest technology to provide quick, safe and cost effective way of protecting hospitality businesses from the health and financial threats posed by infections spread by viruses and bacteria.

SiteMinder: Traveller demands at an all-time high, ‘material consequences’ for hotels not prepared

London, UK – Travellers in the United Kingdom, United States and Australia will not be accepting of dropped standards in their hotel accommodation, in spite of the challenges faced by the hotel industry over the past year, new research by SiteMinder, the world’s largest open hotel commerce platform, has found. On the contrary, SiteMinder’s Changing Traveller Report 2021, based on the survey responses of more than 800 holidaymakers in each country, shows that expectations are higher than ever before for at least 1-in-2 travellers from the UK and Australia, and 3-in-5 Americans.

How New Management Systems are Innovating the Hospitality Industry

Technology has certainly become an intrinsic part of our day to day lives, from the retail industry, to food and beverage outlets, and even within the health and fitness industry. It’s all around us, in varying formats, making processes more efficient.

DOUBLE TREAT: SHELLEY SANDZER SERVES UP TWO NEW SITES FOR FIVE GUYS

Leading specialist UK leisure property agency, Shelley Sandzer, has leased two new London sites to Five Guys, the premium burger brand.

We present Girbau University, a new landmark in specialised laundry training

Girbau University is organised in broad lines of training, to provide a range of up-to-the-minute content, useful to the different segments in the world of laundry.

This training is open to any laundry professional and classes will be delivered both online and face-to-face

Food Study Reveals: Least calorific European summer dishes!

  • Salată de roșii, a Romanian tomato salad, is the European summer dish with the lowest calories – approximately 36 per serving
  • The country with the lowest overall average calories per summer dish is Greece
  • The most popular type of salad is the Potato Salad!

Budweiser Brewing Group announces commercial recruitment drive to provide opportunities and support the post-pandemic recovery in the beer sector

  • Budweiser Brewing Group is currently recruiting for more than 25 roles, including six apprentices
  • Announcement follows brewers’ £115m investment in its UK sites

Enjoy national BBQ week with a Portable BBQ Bag!

With National BBQ Week starting on 2nd of July, there is no better way to enjoy it than to have a barbecue with all of your friends and family!

Add Aperol Spritz to your menu this Summer

The On Trade is facing a crucial period in its recovery as restrictions continue to lift and customers return to their favourite pubs, bars and restaurants. Recognising the importance of the summer months for the hospitality industry, and the role it plays in helping venues increase footfall, Aperol has launched Aperol Spritz, Together Again. Running from now until the end of August, the initiative encourages consumers to reconnect with friends and pick up an Aperol Spritz at their local pub or bar, on them.

CASK WHISKY: THE SECRET INVESTMENT GOLDMINE

How a father’s shrewd investment in cask whisky resulted in a 4,600% return and £225,000 windfall to pay off his mortgage and look at early retirement

The Culloden Estate & Spa Welcomes Bolly Bus

As Part of their New Alfresco Summer Experience

9th July 2021..// Hastings Hotels is delighted to announce that the five-star Culloden Estate & Spa has partnered with Pattinson & Co Wine Merchants, distributors of Bollinger Champagne, to create the bespoke bus which has been designed specifically for the Culloden, situated just outside of Belfast, Northern Ireland.

BrewDog launches Chancery bar, marking a decade in the ‘craft capital’

The independent Scottish craft brewer, BrewDog, open their 15th bar in London this Friday, 9th of July.

Located in the heart of the city, BrewDog Chancery sits just south of Holborn Circus and marks ten years since the first BrewDog bar opened in the capital. A decade is a long time for humans, but in (Brew)dog years, that’s a lifetime!

4 Ways To Celebrate World Chocolate Day on 7th July | Exclusive Chocolates, Whisky Pairing & Cocktails

A Cocktail & Truffle Experience in Peckham (or UK delivery)

Melange Chocolate Shop & Café in Peckham are working with Virginia based Catoctin Creek Distilling Company to create a unique rye whisky and chocolate experience. The Creek Cocktail and The Creek Truffles, made with the eclectic combination of whisky, chocolate, mint and cumin are available at the newly opened The Melange bar in Peckham or via UK-wide delivery (truffles only).

LOLLY LAUNCHES VENDING SOLUTION

LollyVend lets the hospitality provider take control of their vending offering

It’s Lolly, the digital EPOS and commerce specialist, is proud to announce that it has added a vending offering to its suite of products.

Powerful mobile ordering from Mr Yum and Star

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to review not only how they operate, but also how to pivot in such a way that the business can thrive in a challenging and unpredictable environment.  With social distancing and venues seeking ways to enhance customer service, a plethora of food and beverage ordering apps have been launched onto the market, resulting in customers having to download an array of apps when visiting different venues.

According to Australian company Mr Yum, it has developed the world’s most powerful QR code mobile ordering platform and has recently entered the UK market with its innovative offering for table, delivery and pickup ordering for hospitality and entertainment venues.  Mr Yum is a unique and completely web-based solution, which means there is no app for customers to download.  The customer simply scans a QR code to view the menu, orders food and beverages and pays via their smartphone.

Booths Strikes Exclusive Deal to Launch New June Royal Pear & Cardamom Gin

Independent spirit producer Maison Villevert have secured an exclusive in-store retail agreement with Booths supermarket to launch their latest spirit; the second addition to their June by G’Vine collection of elegant fruit gins, June Royal Pear & Cardamom.

PIZZALUXE TO OPEN FLAGSHIP RESTAURANT IN MANCHESTER THIS SUMMER

New £500k Pizza & Cocktail Bar to Open in Manchester Arndale’s Halle Place Creating 25 New Jobs 

PizzaLuxe has confirmed it will be opening its brand new flagship restaurant on 19th July  in Manchester Arndale’s Halle Place, the new £11m food quarter.

Try a different kind of beer this summer with two new releases from Beavertown’s Tempus Barrel Project

1st July – This summer, upgrade your drinking experience and try something different with two new releases from Beavertown’s Tempus Barrel Project: Mother of the Woods, and As Above So Below.

TaxPayers’ Alliance backs tax cuts for wine producers in English Wines Week

24 June 2021 – English Wines Week is an opportunity to celebrate local vineyards, suppliers and bottlers across the nation. But with English sparkling wines subject to 30% higher tax than still wines, The TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has added its voice of support to the industry that’s on the receiving end of an unfair tax system that is crippling the sector.

Mission Kitchen opens its doors to London’s next set of rising food stars

The 16,000 sq ft shared commercial kitchen and co-working space welcomes thirty Founding Members to build the food businesses of tomorrow

Mango Madness Festival at Jade Mountain & Anse Chastanet, St Lucia

Sister resorts Jade Mountain and Anse Chastanet, spread across 600 acres edged with stunning Caribbean coastline overlooking St. Lucia’s majestic twin Pitons, will host the annual Mango Madness Festival this July and August. Jade Mountain’s Emerald Farm is the home to an abundance of mango trees and for over a decade, the resort has celebrated the harvest with a mango festival on the property.

HILTON LONDON METROPOLE LENDS EXCEPTIONAL SUPPORT TO LONDONERS & KEY WORKERS THROUGHOUT PANDEMIC

LARGEST HILTON OUTSIDE THE US DONATES OVER 40,000 MEALS TO LOCAL FOODBANKS, PROVIDES 12,000 BEDS FOR NHS WORKERS & HOSTS VOLUNTARY ONLINE WORKSHOPS

Hilton London Metropole, the largest Hilton outside of the US, remained open throughout the pandemic as part of the hotel’s commitment to help support the capital and its people in the journey to recovery.

COMIC BOOK FANS, ASSEMBLE! A NEW SUPERHEROES POP-UP COCKTAIL EXPERIENCE HITS LONDON  

KAPOW! London is set to play host to a supercharged Superheroes pop-up cocktail-making experience where the every person can become a crime-fighting, cocktail-making crusader. Open from Thursday 1st July and with tickets now on sale, this brand new immersive experience brings comics to life with science and technology, and is a must-visit for comic book lovers, superhero super-fans and anyone who doesn’t want to grow up just yet!