Hospitality News & Views From Across the Web

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Brighter horizons

The UK hospitality sector is likely to see a strong staycation summer once more in 2021, as hospitality reopens to a largely vaccinated consumer market.

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Apartments make the grade

Serviced apartment developer Lamington Group has agreed an institutional sale and leaseback for its Southampton Room2 site, in a move that puts down a marker for the growing sector.  

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Sector flexes to survive

The UK’s hospitality sector continues to seek ways to ease its cashflow crisis, as a continued government lockdown restricts the ability of businesses to trade.  

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Craig Atchinson on why he wants to win York a Michelin star

The restaurant is situated within The Grand Hotel & Spa, York’s first five-star hotel. What’s changed at Hudson’s?​ Hudson’s used to be the The Grand’s main restaurant but the ongoing £15-£20m refurbishment of the hotel​​ has given us the opportunity to take it to the next level. We’re reducing the

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The Lanesborough appoints new head chef

He joins from a role as head chef at W Leicester Square, and has previously cooked at Rosewood London, Sushisamba and Nobu London. Castaldo’s CV also includes time at Lasarte in Barcelona, which now holds three Michelin stars. In his new role the chef will oversee the five-star hotel’s room

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Hong Kong’s Serge et le Phoque is coming to London

The site will open at The Mandrake, a new independent hotel coming to Fitzrovia later this month. It is the brainchild of French restaurateurs Charles Pelletier and Frederic Peneau, who won a Michelin star at their Hong Kong restaurant in 2015, while former Clove Club sommelier Bert Blaize will oversee

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Zetter Group to open first Manchester hotel

The company is the anchor operator at the grade II listed London Road Fire Station development, which is set to include restaurants, bars and events spaces. It will be The Zetter Group’s first hotel outside London and fourth overall. The company announced last week that it will be closing its celebrated

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BHA calls for post-Brexit visas for EU hospitality staff

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has commissioned the independent Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to examine the regional distribution of EU migration, which sectors are most reliant on it, and the importance of seasonal and temporary workers. The report is due to be completed by September 2018, seven months before the UK is

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