The candles burning every evening at the Appletree Country Inn have made it especially appealing to those looking for a romantic location to celebrate Valentine's Day. And there will be a few other bonuses, too... such as special pink bread rolls. Sara Guild reports.
(14 February 2002 12:36:35)
One of the things I love about hotels are the idiosyncrasies that contribute immeasurably to the success of the business - those little foibles that guests love about you translate into an ever-growing proportion of return and recommended business.
(14 February 2002 12:15:23)
In the third part of their exploration of the Antipodes, former Claridge's general manager Ron Jones and his wife Eve investigate contrasting examples of the Australian hospitality industry, from Parramatta's colourful inns to Sydney's swish 41 restaurant.
(14 February 2002 12:13:09)
The awards, run by Caterer & Hotelkeeper on behalf of the British Hospitality Association, aim to recognise the hospitality industry’s most outstanding employers and, by doing so, help change the negative perception which many job seekers have of our industry.
(14 February 2002 9:27:10)
Two hundred national and local exhibitors are expecting to meet some 5,000 trade buyers during this year's two-day Bournemouth Hotel & Catering Exhibition at the Bournemouth International Centre. The event opens on 12 March. The Mayor of Bournemouth, Cllr Douglas Eyre will open the show and rumour has it that he might even show off his culinary skills in one of the live cookery theatres.
(13 February 2002 17:40:19)
The need to have a water softening unit plumbed into glasswashers to prevent limescale smears in hard water areas should not be a subject for discussion, but the size and cost of them can be an issue where turnover in a pub or restaurant is small to medium.
(13 February 2002 16:11:01)
A Transport and General Workers' Union official has accused London hotels of passing the buck by contracting out jobs they cannot fill and not looking too closely into the pay and conditions of the agency staff they use.
(13 February 2002 11:56:28)
An administrator has been appointed to sell the Neat restaurant in the Oxo Wharf Tower as a going concern.
(12 February 2002 11:02:05)