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  • Feb

    Briefing: A new era for hotel F&B?

    After 187 years one of the London’s oldest hotel restaurants, Simpsons-in-the-Strand, part of The Savoy, could be closing according to The Londonist. This could indicate a shift in attitudes towards food and beverage in the industry. But while it may be the end for this traditional establishment other [...]
  • Apr

    Briefing: a sustainable future for hospitality

    Sustainable innovation is a phenomenon invading the consciousness of the hospitality industry. While it is not always a priority above profit margins and customer satisfaction we are seeing more integration of sustainable thinking within business strategy. Sustainability includes making environmentally friendly adaptations within hotel design and providing economic sustainability by improving local relationships. Implementation of [...]
  • Feb

    Briefing: the threat and opportunity of Online Travel Agents

    Online travel agents have embraced the digital world as a new business platform. They have taken full advantage of the low costings, have shaken up the industry, and have forced prices down. The efficient booking processes appeal to today’s time-strapped, bargain-hunting customers.  While this is a fantastic way for brands to distribute their product to [...]