Business travel: To zoom or resume?

With summer ending and the much-needed leisure travel surge waning, much of the industry’s attention and focus shifts to business travel. For true recovery to occur, the travel and hospitality industry needs to see business travel return to pre-pandemic levels. Unfortunately, the prospects for such a return do not appear good at the moment. The […]

The impact of vaccination rates on a hotel’s business recovery

The hotel sector has been forced to adapt to unprecedented market disruption over the last 18 months as a result of the global pandemic. And while anyone who says they can accurately predict when operating conditions will return to normal should be listened to with a high degree of scepticism, it is understood that vaccination […]

Scotland extends rates holiday for another year

The Scottish government has confirmed that it is extending 100% of its business rates relief for the hospitality, retail, leisure and aviation sectors for another year. Finance secretary Kate Forbes confirmed the extension earlier this week (16 February) in Holyrood, putting pressure on Rishi Sunak to match the extension in England ahead of this year’s […]