Best Western GB adopts independent gold standard for safety and cleanliness
Best Western GB has partnered with Quality in Tourism (QT) to adopt a new gold standard for anti-Covid-19 across all its 297 hotels by the start of July, which it says will make them "the safest hotels in Great Britain" when they reopen to the public."
Draft House founder to launch Project Pint campaign next week to celebrate 'the joy of the pub'
Charlie McVeigh, founder of the Draft House pub chain and chairman of the Breakfast Club, is to launch Project Pint next week, a campaign to remind people about the positive role pubs will play when the hospitality industry starts to[...]
Zero waste and modest ingredients will be key post-lockdown, say chefs
Menus will need to be developed to get everything they can from produce and make the most of modest ingredients with costs constantly monitored as restaurants reopen, some of the UK's leading chefs have said.
Campaign calls on government to transform UK streets into a Grand Outdoor Café
A campaign, led by music venue the Piano Works and supported by UKHospitality, is calling on the government and operators to support a campaign to transform public spaces and streets into al fresco dining spaces."
Pay rise for Compass Group Medirest staff to match equivalent NHS colleagues
Medirest, the healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has announced a 5% pay uplift for its healthcare frontline employees in line with NHS colleagues doing similar jobs.
Amsterdam restaurant trials innovative 'safe and intimate' dining concept
Mediamatic Eten, a vegan restaurant and bar on Amsterdam’s Oosterdok waterfront, has tested “intimate dining” spaces in order to comply with social distancing rules when it reopens later this month.