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Festivals Mean Business

Festivals Mean Business is the UK-wide research programme led by British Arts Festivals Association (BAFA) to provide key data on the sector. It’s being run by BOP Consulting and will provide crucial information about how festivals have responded to the pandemic, what kinds of support they need to help them grow and develop, and to […]

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UKEVENTS Weekly Update – 29th February 2024

Latest weekly round-up from UKEvents includes: ABPCO Economic Impact Survey 2023 results – over half of ABPCO members organise events with turnover exceeding £1 Million. Plus, a Whitepaper on the Future of Tourism, Hospitality & Events (THE) Education sets out the implications of shifting government policy. And lots more…

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Conference Care receives B Corp Certification

Conference Care has officially received B Corp certification – the latest milestone in its ongoing commitment to sustainability. The certification is an internationally acknowledged accreditation awarded to businesses that meet high standards of social and environmental performance, responsibility, transparency and accountability.

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Huge solar energy installation well under way as Wyboston Lakes Resort progresses on Green Energy Roadmap towards self-sufficiency

Wyboston Lakes Resort has implemented phase one of its Green Energy Roadmap and embarked on phase two of its path towards self-sufficiency in Green Energy. 356KWh of solar panels and a 200KWh storage battery installed at The Willows Training Centre are already helping to make the Centre more self-sufficient in electricity even on some winter […]

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New hotel manager appointed to Park Regis Birmingham

Switch Hospitality Management Ltd has announced the appointment of Kirstie Orton as the hotel manager of its flagship hotel, Park Regis Birmingham. Kirstie joined Park Regis Birmingham as head housekeeper in 2020, and her new appointment as hotel manager is reflective of her deep understanding of the business, strong leadership skills and commitment to excellence […]

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Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Scoops Top Award for Business Growth

The Mercure Manchester Piccadilly hotel has won a prestigious award at the annual conference of its management company, Aimbridge Hospitality, which represents more than 1,500 properties globally. The award for ‘Most Improved Brand Metric Performance 2023’, sponsored by Accor, honoured the iconic four-star hotel for achieving an impressive year-on-year improvement of 12.7%. This follows a […]