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April occupancy rate of 28.6% recorded at London hotels

12 May 2021 by

London hotels recorded an occupancy rate of 28.6% during April, the last full month that lockdown restrictions applied, according to preliminary figures published by data company STR.

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Eat Out To Help Out successful despite sales drop in week two

17 August 2020 by

Latest consumer data has shown a slight decrease in sales for the second week of the Eat Out To Help Out scheme, yet sales are still up 30% across pubs, restaurants and bars compared with the week before the initiative[...]

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday News

Lack of 'momentum' could see Scottish venues remain closed on Wednesday

13 July 2020 by

A lack of momentum across the hospitality and tourism sectors in Scotland, particularly in city centres,[...]

Half of restaurants to close without £1.8b emergency package, warns Restaurants Association of Ireland News

Half of restaurants to close without £1.8b emergency package, warns Restaurants Association of Ireland

22 June 2020 by

Half of all restaurants in Ireland will close unless the government intervenes with an emergency grant[...]

Pride of Britain welcomes three Scottish hotels News

Pride of Britain welcomes three Scottish hotels

16 June 2020 by

Pride of Britain Hotels has announced three new members: the Fife Arms in Braemar, Fingal in[...]

'Worsening labour market' to come as workers on payroll fall by 600,000 News

'Worsening labour market' to come as workers on payroll fall by 600,000

16 June 2020 by

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has confirmed a fall of 600,000 people in work despite[...]

Operators must prioritise hygiene to build 'high level of trust' News

Operators must prioritise hygiene to build 'high level of trust'

28 May 2020

Almost two-thirds (63%) of British consumers say they will return to restaurants, bars or cafes in the month after lockdown ends but trust in hygiene and social distancing will be key, study reveals.

Report from China shows ‘polarised’ consumer attitudes around eating and drinking out News

Report from China shows ‘polarised’ consumer attitudes around eating and drinking out

18 May 2020

‘Polarised’ consumer attitudes to eating and drinking out have been seen in China’s bar and restaurant markets including in Wuhan, the epicentre of the Covid-19 crisis, since lockdown restrictions were lifted, according to a report by CGA.

Marriott’s first-quarter results 'dramatically impacted' by Covid-19 News

Marriott’s first-quarter results 'dramatically impacted' by Covid-19

12 May 2020 by

Marriott's first-quarter results have been "dramatically impacted" by Covid-19, with a net income totalling $31m (£25m)[...]

Study to examine how pubs and restaurants can safely reopen when restrictions ease News

Study to examine how pubs and restaurants can safely reopen when restrictions ease

11 May 2020 by

A new study by the University of Stirling is to look at how licensed premises, including[...]

Survey shows 17% of hospitality businesses have made redundancies during lockdown News

Survey shows 17% of hospitality businesses have made redundancies during lockdown

07 May 2020 by

Despite the “hugely detrimental impact on profits” caused by Covid-19, only 17% of pubs, bars and[...]

Consumer confidence 'decimated' as operators look at long-term consequences News

Consumer confidence 'decimated' as operators look at long-term consequences

05 May 2020 by

Confidence in the hospitality market has been “decimated” with London hardest hit, group chief executive of[...]

Government-backed loan payouts reach £2.8b but small firms 'still missing out' News

Government-backed loan payouts reach £2.8b but small firms 'still missing out'

23 April 2020

More than £2.8b has been paid out through the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) as part of a package of support provided to SMEs however smaller firms are "still missing out".

Compass committed to supporting frontline staff to provide ‘critical and essential services’ News

Compass committed to supporting frontline staff to provide ‘critical and essential services’

23 April 2020

Compass has released a statement detailing the group’s status in terms of their people, purpose and performance in light of the recent weeks’ disruption across the various sectors it serves and supports.

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

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