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Consultancy roles will inspire post-Covid economic recovery in hospitality

With hospitality opening up all over the world, the hotel industry’s recovery and employment opportunities are accelerating. Anyone considering a career in hotel management will inevitably be aware of roles in head office, as general manager or in individual departments such as marketing or finance. However, there is also a whole world out there in terms of jobs which many young people starting out in education may not have considered because they are not as visible.

Exclusive London event celebrates the versatility of the European Picota cherry

On Thursday 1 July, European Picota cherries were delighted to host an exclusive trade event at Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair, London to mark the return of European Picota cherries to the UK for their short season that runs until August. The celebration aimed to showcase the special Picota cherry story, and what sets it apart as a high-quality European fruit.

Is Too Clean Real? Your Home-Habit Myths Debunked

Who doesn’t like a spring clean? There’s no better feeling than walking into your home when the tables are polished, the air is fresh, and the vacuumed carpets put a spring in your step. But could cleaning too much be damaging your home and your health?

Decades and Denim Jeans: A Timeline of our Wardrobe Staples

With the fashion industry constantly innovating the latest seasonal tastes and trends, it’s not easy to keep up with the next best thing all the time. However, one fashion staple that could never be replaced is jeans. Renowned for being the ultimate go-to provider of both comfort and style, we have seen jeans take many different shapes and designs throughout the years. So much so, the concept of jeans has even been combined with the ease of leggings in recent years too, and demand for jeggings has hit the fashion industry by storm.

Food for Thought: Separating Fact from Fiction When it Comes to the Biggest Food & Drink Myths

When it comes to food and nutrition, there’re many things we think we know are facts that are well and truly false. Many of these myths stem back to what we were told when we were young to make sure we ate what we were given. Speaking of which, how cool is it that carrots help you see in the dark? (Got you — they can’t).

MOXY HOTELS LAUNCHES THE GREAT BRITISH ROAD TRIP

Marriott Bonvoy’s Experiential Hotel Brand Celebrates Local Tourism

London – July 2021: Moxy Hotels, Marriott Bonvoy’s experiential hotel brand for the young and young-at-heart, has launched Moxy Hotels’ Great British Road Trip – a celebration of domestic tourism, encouraging guests to explore closer to home this summer. The playfully curated collection of five routes go coast to coast, covering 12 of the UK’s most vibrant spots for hospitality, culture, and sightseeing, and provide Moxy’s tips to discover the best of each destination, from street art tours to gin distilleries and brewery visits.

Generator Extends Partnership with Interrail and Eurail to offer The Ultimate European Summer Breaks

Extended partnership offers Eurail customers 20% off accommodation at Generator and 10% off all Global Passes, creating affordable travel opportunities by train in Europe’s favourite cities

How Rural Living Can Help the UK’s Food Security Problem

Food security, put simply, is the state of having reliable access to enough affordable, nutritious food. While the UK benefits from a successful agricultural industry, many domestic and international factors affect food production and prices for consumers. This became evident during the world food price spike of 2008.

Whisky Distilleries Take Their Turn in the Legislation Queue

As the battle to improve air quality goes on, the UK has been rolling out the EU’s Medium Combustion Plant Directive to curb harmful emissions. So, what are the implications of this legislation for medium sized businesses in the UK?

VIGOUR & VICE PROVIDES POST-LOCKDOWN RECOVERY TIPS TO FOOD & DRINK VENUES

HOSPITALITY CONSULTANCY SUPPORTS BUSINESSES AS THEY PREPARE TO REOPEN

Vigour & Vice (www.vigourandvice.com), an international hospitality consultancy, which enhances the performance and profitability of new and established restaurants, bars, pubs and cafes with a proven, 100 per cent success rate, has curated a range of post-Lockdown recovery tips for food & drink venues as they prepare to reopen post-Lockdown.

Hospitality venues urged to sign up to benefits from becoming a ‘third workspace’ as 23.26 million likely to be remote or hybrid workers

  • New Reef app will connect pubs, bars, restaurants, cafes & hotels with remote workers
  • Hosts can advertise their venues free of charge to potential customers.

Melanoma UK applauds pioneering pubs, restaurants and bars offering free sunscreen

The charity Melanoma UK has praised the responsible businesses protecting their customers and staff through the use of automatic sunscreen dispensers.

HOTEL MIONI PEZZATO HOTEL & SPA OF ABANO TERME THE SPA COMES OUT IN THE GREEN

The Hotel Mioni Pezzato & SPA in Abano Terme (PD) was recently renovated by the interior designer Andrea Auletta, who focused on extending the spa to an area of 270 square meters. Open to the public in June 2021, the area has been completely redesigned into this new project.

Scotland’s Hotels Move Closer To Net Zero: Official Green Training Provider, Fifty Shades Greener, Selected Ahead of COP26

As the world’s leaders in climate change are set to descend upon Glasgow for the UN’s 2021 Climate Change Conference, from the 31st October to the 12th November 2021, Scotland is upping its efforts to ensure all official accommodation for guests, delegates and support staff at COP26 is as green as possible. MCI Global, the official hotel partner for COP26 and the Greater Glasgow Hotel Association have selected Fifty Shades Greener, the UK and Ireland’s leading green hospitality educator, as the official green training provider to all COP26 accommodation in Glasgow, Edinburgh and further across Scotland.

Mindful Chef expands offering with nutritious soups now on the menu

Mindful Chef, the UK’s top rated healthy recipe box service (source: Trustpilot), has expanded its frozen range with the launch of four new seasonal soups. Created with its health-conscious but often time-poor customers in mind, each soup serves two people and offers a delicious, lighter lunch option that is quick to prepare. Frozen from fresh, the soups are low-fat and created to recipes developed by Mindful Chef Chefs with no refined sugars, gluten or dairy. They can be stored in the fridge or freezer to ensure a nutritious lunch is always available within minutes.

LGH Hotels Management Ltd Announces a Multi-Million Pound Investment to Transform the Public Spaces Across Their Hotel Portfolio

LGH Hotels Management Ltd has announced a multi-million pound refurbishment plan, beginning with a £4million first phase Open Lobby roll out across four of their Holiday Inn hotels.

Fiit announces a series of hotel partnerships as the brand continues to prove itself to be the world’s most convenient fitness experience

  • Fiit adds luxury hotel, Shangri-La, At the Shard, to the brands growing portfolio of premium partners
  • Partnership to offer remote fitness and training solutions for both short and long term visitors
  • The announcement comes as Fiit continues its pursuit to become the world’s most accessible fitness offering  

EL SILENCIO, IBIZA OPENED ON 16TH JUNE 2021

The iconic Parisian brand Silencio launched a beach house in Ibiza, El Silencio, on the 16th June 2021, in partnership with ToShare (restaurant concept by Jean Imbert, Pharrell Williams), Miranda Makaroff, Moredesign and Arman Naféei.

Vindaloo Your Deliveroo! Deliveroo is Giving Away 15,000 Free Voucher Codes for Vindaloo This Week 

To celebrate the re-release of the classic football anthem, VindaLoo Two, which is raising much-needed funds for the NHS, Deliveroo is giving away 15,000 codes offering £7.50 FREE credit for new and existing customers, to be used on a vindaloo (or any other dish) of their choice and enjoy it while watching England play.

BETTE BATHS SELECTED BY NOBU HOTEL LONDON PORTMAN SQUARE

The new Nobu Hotel London Portman Square selected Bette glazed titanium-steel baths for its luxurious bathrooms.

HERALD INTRODUCES COMPOSTABLE AQUEOUS CUPS

Food services supplier adds double and ripple wall fully compostable, aqueous cups to its eco-friendly range

Quality disposables manufacturer and supplier, Herald has launched a selection of 100 per cent compostable, aqueous hot cups as part of its environmentally-friendly range – with both double and ripple wall options.

World’s largest product discovery platform RangeMe opens UK retailers to over 750,000 products  

  • UK launch: S. leading product discovery platform, RangeMe, launches in the UK as it sets to transform the buyer sourcing experience
  • Opportunity: UK retailers will now be able to access RangeMe, which boasts over 750,000 products from more than 200,000 suppliers from around the world
  • Retailers: LloydsPharmacy amongst early adopters of RangeMe as they enhance their buying experience

HERALD OFFERS ONE-STOP SHOP FOR COFFEE ‘TO GO’ MARKET

Food services supplier adds sugar sticks and sachets to its hot drinks offering

Quality disposables manufacturer and supplier, Herald has completed its hot drinks and ancillary products offering with a selection of white and brown sugar sachets and sticks.