Having retained the title of England’s Leading Resort earlier this month, the recognition has continued for The Belfry Hotel & Resort with their staff being acknowledged by a host of industry leading awards.

The Belfry team has been shortlisted in the HR Hospitality Awards on the 30th September at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel. The team at The Belfry has been nominated in three categories:  Best HR Team, Tom Crowley Award: Arek Sielski (Ryder Grill Food Services Manager) and Rising Star (HR): Laura Lediard.

The Waldorf Hilton Launches ‘Homage’ Pop-Up Bar


LONDON – September 2016 – The Waldorf Hilton London, one of London’s most iconic and famous hotels in the West End has opened their first pop up bar.   Open exclusively on Friday and Saturday evenings from 5pm – 1am until December, ‘Homage’ pop-up bar is the perfect destination for weekend drinks throughout the winter months.



Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has added to its growing list of recognitions and awards after being named in the 2017 Top 100 European Golf Resorts by Golf World magazine in the United Kingdom.

Lerwick Brewery Launch their Beer in Cans


Lerwick Brewery, who hail from Shetland, the most northerly islands in the UK, are joining the craft beer in cans revolution.

The brewery have now released their flagship 60 North lager, Lerwick IPA and Azure in 330ml cans. The brewery already offer their beers in bottles but have recognised the growing trend surrounding craft beer in cans.

The Arches at Edinburgh’s New Waverley Wins Top Industry Award


New Waverley is delighted to announce that The Arches has been awarded the coveted Commercial Project of the Year title in the Herald Property Awards for Scotland, held in Glasgow on Thursday (22 September).

The prestigious award recognises the huge progress that The Arches has made in 2016, transforming a formerly neglected part of Edinburgh into a vibrant leisure and commercial quarter in the heart of the Old Town.

70% of Foodservice businesses risk damage to brand through the supply chain


Over 70% of pub, restaurant and hotel groups in the UK are putting their business’ reputation on the line by focusing on minimising risk at a product level, as opposed to monitoring their supplier accreditation information. This is according to a recent survey undertaken by leading Supplier Management software company, Trade Interchange…

GB Shines in International Young Sommelier Awards


GB’s own Romain Bourger – young sommelier and rising star at The Vineyard at Stockcross, Newbury – has taken second place in this year’s International Finals of the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs’ Young Sommelier 2016, hosted at Furstentum Hofkellerei, Vaduz, in the principality of Liechtenstein.

Tonrose Group Becomes First UK Trade Linen Business to Join the Better Cotton Initiative


London, 20th September 2016: The Tonrose Group, one of Europe’s longest established trade linen companies, is leading the effort to make cotton more sustainable by announcing its membership of the Better Cotton Initiative. It’s the first time a UK trade linen business has become a member of the global scheme.   

HIP HOTELS CAPITAL – Financing The Future of Hotel Acquisition


Hotels are a special asset class – especially those properties which offer extreme character and distinction – but traditional investors and financiers sometimes fail to grasp the valued proposition of these properties. This is the reason behind the launch of HIP Hotels Capital, a collaborative venture between HIP Hotels (whose extensive portfolio boasts the world’s most desirable hotels) and Tyndaris Real Estate (a passive capital partner and alternative lender with significant experience of investing in the hospitality sector). HIP Hotels Capital’s vision is to offer better access to capital in circumstances where traditional investors and financiers either cannot or will not offer financial support. Initially, they are targeting capital needs from €10 to €50 million for properties located in Europe.