United Kingdom

Ninth Consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal Award for Levy UK + Ireland

Compass Group sports and entertainment sector business Levy UK + Ireland has maintained its Gold Medal Award status for SafetyRead More »

United Kingdom

Dewberry Repoint Sales Director Wins ‘Hospitality’s Got Talent’ Fundraising Competition

Stuart Barnett, group sales director at Dewberry Repoint, has been named winner of the inaugural ‘Hospitality’s Got Talent’ competition –Read More »

United Kingdom

Burges Salmon advises NUMA on First UK Property in Central London

Burges Salmon has advised European digitalised hospitality platform NUMA on an 86-unit property located in Bloomsbury, London. The London locationRead More »

United Kingdom

New Mental Health Tool for Hospitality Employers

A mental health assessment tool has been launched to help hospitality employers identify what is impacting the wellbeing of their workforce theRead More »


Women’s History Month: Spotlight on Artistic Talent

As the United States commemorates Women’s History Month, Delaware North is featuring Anna Dugan, resident artist at the group-owned sportsRead More »


Sodexo Duo Included in Women to Watch Index

Inna Lim, Sodexo UK & Ireland director of strategy, marketing and execution for Corporate Services and Jo Eagling, finance directorRead More »

United Kingdom

Compass Joins Tent UK

Compass Group UK and Ireland has joined the Tent UK coalition of 70 major companies committed to helping refugees becomeRead More »

UK & Ireland

BM Awarded Multiple New Catering Contracts

BM Caterers has announced several new contracts with clients across the legal, investment, real estate and media sectors.  The newRead More »

UK & Ireland

Sodexo Live! Announces New UK & Ireland CEO

Sodexo Live! has appointed Claire Morris as CEO for the UK and Ireland. Morris has been with the business forRead More »


ASM Global Stars Scholarship Program

Venue operator ASM Global has doubled the number of college scholarships it will award in 2024.  Funded by the ASMRead More »


Sheffield United Extends Levy Partnership

Sheffield United Football Club has renewed its contract with Compass Group sports and entertainment catering business Levy UK + Ireland.Read More »


Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Renews Sodexo Contract

The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) has extended its partnership with Heritage Portfolio, a specialist events and catering company inRead More »


Sodexo Live! and Nestlé Professional to Host Career Workshops​ for UK Secondary School Students

Sodexo Live! is partnering with the Choose Hospitality Pledge and its co-founder Nestlé Professional to host three mass career workshopsRead More »


Black History Month: In Pursuit of Happiness

As the United States marks Black History Month, Delaware North is highlighting its partnerships with Black-owned businesses including Buffalo, NewRead More »


Sodexo Retains Wellington Contract

Wellington College has re-awarded an integrated soft services contract to Independents by Sodexo for a further ten years with theRead More »


Compass and Community Partners Open Regional Training Hub

Compass Group UK & Ireland has inaugurated Xcelerate with Edgbaston, a state-of-the-art regional community skills and learning centre for trainingRead More »


Blenheim Palace Digital Returnable Cups Scheme

300 year old Blenheim Palace has introduced a pioneering digital returnable cups system at catering outlets across its estate. Developed inRead More »


Black History Month: Spotlight on Golden Cup Coffee Company

As the United States marks Black History Month, Delaware North is highlighting its partnerships with Black-owned businesses including Golden CupRead More »


Hyatt Continues Expansion

Hyatt Hotels Corporation has shared information about its anticipated growth trajectory for 2024 and beyond, across Europe, Africa and theRead More »


Compass to Acquire CH&CO

Compass Group has agreed to acquire food business CH&CO which operates in the UK and Ireland subject to regulatory approval.Read More »


Elior UK Announces Scottish Gas Murrayfield Appointment

Elior UK has appointed Amanda Brown as director of sales and marketing for Scottish Gas Murrayfield – Scottish Rugby’s biggestRead More »


New Graduates from Compass Global Female Leader Programme

Claire Steele, Head of Operations for Chartwells and Regional Operations Manager at Compass Retail Leanne Smith, recently graduated from CompassRead More »


Festive Restaurant Takings at Risk from Unhygienic Toilets

Sniffy restaurant patrons put off by poor reviews of restaurant toilets could cost the UK economy over £200 million inRead More »


BaxterStorey Delivers Three-Times Training Target

An innovative training initiative from WSH hospitality business BaxterStorey is supporting tripple the number of UK chefs and local millersRead More »


Hyatt to Open Thompson Hotel in Seville

Hyatt Hotels Corporation affiliate Hoteles Color Especial has entered into an agreement to bring the first Thompson-branded Hyatt hotel toRead More »


Creating the Ultimate Tenant Experience in San Francisco

The group behind one of San Francisco’s largest Class A office buildings is developing ‘The Cove’, a luxury amenity spaceRead More »


Sustainable Tourism Provider of the Year

In advance of International Sustainability Day on 26th October, Game of Thrones Studio Tour in Northern Ireland has won theRead More »


ASM to Manage Public Amphitheater in Kansas

The City of Andover in Kansas has awarded a contract for the operation of its outdoor Capitol Federal Amphitheater toRead More »


Pinnacle Bank Arena Posts Record Revenues

Pinnacle Bank Arena, a multipurpose sport and entertainment venue in Lincoln, Nebraska, has announced a record financial year since openingRead More »


Eurest and Heathrow Win at Airport Food & Beverage + Hospitality Awards

Compass Group business Eurest and Heathrow Airport have won ‘Health & Wellbeing Initiative of the Year’ at the Airport FoodRead More »


ASM Appoints GM at New Virginia Center Commons Sports Center

ASM Global has appointed Will Berryman as general manager of the new Henrico Sports & Events Center which is scheduled toRead More »


Launch of Next-gen Hospitality Robot

Lolly Nova, the latest offering from the technology company behind Fergus the robot waiter, will be at The Restaurant ShowRead More »


Launch of Hospitality Alliance for Responsible Procurement (HARP)

Sodexo’s global food purchasing business Entegra has joined Accor, Hilton, IHG Hotels & Resorts, Marriott International, the Radisson Hotel GroupRead More »


Melbourne Cricket Ground Expands Delaware North Partnership

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australian Football’s oldest stadium, has awarded a new contract to Delaware North to provide retail merchandising andRead More »


Generator Group Achieves Record EUR 225M Revenues

Lifestyle hospitality platform, and developer and operator of multiple lodging assets in Europe and North America Generator Group, has increasedRead More »


ASM Global to Operate Connect Conference Centre in Dubai

ASM Global has added the Connect Conference Centre (“C3”) in Dubai to the portfolio of venues it operates in theRead More »


Cushman & Wakefield Enhances Expertise in Hospitality Capital Markets

Cushman & Wakefield has made three key appointments to its Hospitality Capital Markets brokerage team in Orange County, California. AseemRead More »


Celebrating Hospitality Apprentices

Apprentices from across the UK’s hospitality industry have been celebrated at the Purple Umbrella Awards held at BAFTA 195, theRead More »


Mitie Spain Expands Security Capabilities with Acquisition

Mitie Spain has acquired Biservicus Group, an installer and integrator of fire, security and alarm systems. Based in the CanaryRead More »


London Metropolitan University Awards Catering Contract

London Metropolitan University has selected BaxterStorey to develop a nutritious and sustainable offering for its 13,500-strong student population. The one-year partnership withRead More »


Funding Apprenticeships in the West Midlands

A £500,000 donation from Compass Group will support delivery of hospitality and professional services apprenticeships by the West Midlands CombinedRead More »


New General Manager for Mountain Health Arena in West Virginia

Paul Bowles has been appointed as general manager of the 7,500-seat Mountain Health Arena and Convention Center in Huntington, WestRead More »


16 Aramark Chefs Graduate from ProChef® Certification Program

Aramark has announced the recent graduation of 16 chefs from the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) ProChef® program. An essentialRead More »


A ‘World Class’ Caterer

BaxterStorey is the first UK caterer to achieve ‘World Class’ status under ‘Hospitality Assured’, the quality standard from the InstituteRead More »


Driving Innovation with Data as Students Return to Campus

This fall, Aramark Collegiate Hospitality is offering innovative new ordering technologies and food concepts, designed with industry and campus-specific data,Read More »


NPS Renews Delaware North Yellowstone Partnership

Delaware North has been awarded a new 15-year contract by the National Park Service (NPS) to offer retail, food andRead More »


Caterer Supports Record BT Murrayfield Concert Attendance

Elior UK, the official hospitality partner of Scottish Rugby, has delivered catering and hospitality services for a series of concertsRead More »


Burnley Football Club Chooses Levy UK + I for Premier League 2023/24 Season

EFL Champions, Burnley Football Club, have selected Levy UK + Ireland to deliver matchday concourse catering, hospitality, and conferencing andRead More »


Ecolab Acquires Brand Analytics Consultancy from Deloitte

Ecolab has acquired Deloitte’s Brand Operations Services business as part of a strategy to expand its EcoSure division to offerRead More »


Sodexo Takes Control of STH

Sodexo has acquired 100 per cent ownership of STH (Sports, Travel and Hospitality), the global provider of travel, hospitality andRead More »


Talented Baristas Graduate from Traineeship

Eleven graduate baristas have completed an eight-week Specialty Barista Traineeship in a successful collaboration between Company of Cooks, Gather &Read More »


ASM Global Appoints Events Industry Veteran as GM of Pennsylvania Convention Center

ASM Global has appointed venue and events veteran Tony Hodgins as general manager of the Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC). PCCRead More »


A Vacation that Feels Like Home

Philips MediaSuite TVs are transforming the entertainment experience for guests in more than 140 apartment-styled suites at Miami’s luxury BeachRead More »


Aramark Podcast Series: Women in Leadership

Broadcast in anticipation of International Women’s Day, Episode 6 of Mark! (Aramark’s new podcast series) focuses on two Aramark leadersRead More »


Levy UK+I Awarded Contract Extension at ExCeL London

Compass Group sports and entertainment catering business Levy UK + Ireland is continuing its partnership with the ExCeL convention centreRead More »


Launch of ‘BUILT by Levy’ Strengthens Compass Partnership with UK Design and Build Specialist

Compass Group business Levy UK + Ireland is launching BUILT by Levy – a multi-disciplined service solution that gives venuesRead More »

FM Magazine

Roundtable: Issues and Trends in Hotel Development Finance

In a macro-economic context featuring several challenges including political uncertainty, rising interest rates, a surge in development costs and ESG-relatedRead More »


Hinxton Hall Awards Hospitality Contract

Compass Group business Restaurant Associates has won a contract to deliver food and guest services at Hinxton Hall Conference CentreRead More »


Delaware North Expands U.S. Parks and Resorts Portfolio

Delaware North has acquired the Best Western Premier Grand Canyon Squire Inn expanding its presence in the North American parksRead More »


PPDS Enters Global Supply Partnership with IHG

IHG Hotels & Resorts is set to debut Philips MediaSuite TVs in guest rooms across its portfolio of 6,000 propertiesRead More »


Landsec’s One New Change Destination Hosts World First F1 Arcade

One New Change in St Pauls, London has opened its doors to licensed experiental venue, The F1 Arcade. Described asRead More »


Scotland’s Best Funeral Tea Venue

East Dunbartonshire Council-owned Kilmardinny House has been named “Scotland’s Best Funeral Tea Venue” at this year’s Scottish Funeral Awards whichRead More »


ASM Global Adds Volunteering Initiative to Sustainability and Equity Program

ASM Global has launched a “Global Month of Giving” initiative which provides opportunities for team members to dedicate their time,Read More »


ASM Global Announces Senior Internal Appointment

ASM Global has promoted Alex Merchán to the position of chief marketing officer with responsibility for its portfolio of 20,000Read More »


ASM Global Announces New SVP of Private Events

ASM Global has appointed Patrick Lynch as senior vice president of private events for the United States. An experienced sales leaderRead More »


New Partnership Extends Online Hospitality Training to MEA Region

United Kingdom-based online hospitality training provider The National Hospitality Academy will offer courses internationally after joining forces with UAE-based trainingRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Championing Apprenticeships

As the UK marks Hospitality Apprenticeships Week, Jonathan Foot, Compass Group’s Head of Apprenticeships and Early Careers, discusses the company’sRead More »


Bennett Hay Appoints Culinary Director

Candice Webber has joined Bennett Hay to lead the boutique UK hospitality operator’s focus on food and drink and toRead More »


Tennent Caledonian Breweries Awards Scottish Catering Contract

Elior UK have been awarded a staff catering contract at Tennent Caledonian Breweries’ Wellpark brewery in Glasgow. The three-year contractRead More »


Tailoring the Guest Experience at the Hard Rock Hotel Amsterdam American

Hard Rock Hotel Amsterdam American – one of the world’s most iconic and visited establishments, is bringing the superstar experienceRead More »


The Future Lands for Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Accompanied by a New Hotel Opening

An attraction that has been years in the making has finally been cleared for takeoff at Kennedy Space Center VisitorRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Crown Estate to Host Hospitality Recruitment Event

The Crown Estate is hosting a first of its kind jobs fair to help support its hospitality customers with staffRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Building Compliance in Hospitality Under Fire

The hospitality sector in the United Kingdom is facing fresh warnings following the release of data from Cloudfm suggesting thatRead More »


San Antonio Tech Port Center + Arena Opens to Sellout Crowds

ASM Global and its culinary division SAVOR have opened the 3,300 capacity Tech Port Arena in San Antonio, Texas withRead More »

Life Safety

Ensuring a Comfortable and Enjoyable Guest Experience

Jack O’Toole, President and Co-Founder of FreshAirSensor, explains how monitoring for smoking is helping ensure a comfortable and enjoyable guestRead More »


UAE Hotels Include Sustainable Straws in Luxury Guest Experience

A partnership between Finnish eco materials company Sulapac and Dubai-based sustainability startup BIRD Collaborative has seen millions of sustainable strawsRead More »


UK Hospitality Business Recruits Director of Operations

Leo Coates has joined hospitality business Bennett Hay as director of operations in a role that involves overseeing 180 staffRead More »


Delaware North Lodge Manager Featured in Customer Experience Podcast

Brett Archer, general manager of Delaware North’s Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite on the outskirts of Yosemite National Park in California,Read More »


Allegiant Stadium Top for Gameday Satisfaction

Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, has achieved a first-place ranking for gameday satisfaction in the league’s 2021-2 ‘Voice of theRead More »


Milestone for UK’s Tallest Premier Inn Hotel

01.11.2021, 14:11 Milestone for UK’s Tallest Premier Inn Hotel Rockwell and Whitbread have marked the official topping out ceremony forRead More »


Celebrating Hospitality Apprenticeship Week 2021

With Hospitality Apprenticeship Week underway in the United Kingdom, Jonathan Foot, Head of Apprenticeships and Early Careers at Compass GroupRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

ESS Expands Mental Health First Aider Programme

12.10.2021, 08:20 ESS Expands Mental Health First Aider Programme During the last 18 months, Compass Group subsidiary ESS has workedRead More »


London Metropolitan University Catering Contract

23.09.2021, 17:29 London Metropolitan University Catering Contract London Metropolitan University has awarded a new catering and hospitality contract to GatherRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Taking Culinary Apprenticeships Forward with Marcus Wareing

26.08.2021, 08:56 Taking Culinary Apprenticeships Forward with Marcus Wareing Compass Group has launched a new apprenticeship programme in collaboration withRead More »


Abba Hotels Installs 1,000 Philips MediaSuite Hospitality TVs

15.06.2021, 09:03 Abba Hotels Installs 1,000 Philips MediaSuite Hospitality TVs European hotel operator Abba Hoteles S.A., has selected Philips MediaSuiteRead More »


Newbury Racecourse Catering and Hospitality Contract

07.06.2021, 12:35 Newbury Racecourse Catering and Hospitality Contract Newbury Racecourse has selected Compass Group business, Levy UK + I, forRead More »


London Docklands Guest Services Contract

10.05.2021, 23:27 London Docklands Guest Services Contract Bennett Hay has secured a 3-year contract to manage the guest services andRead More »


Chris Garside Joins Aramark

28.04.2021, 12:00 Chris Garside Joins Aramark Chris Garside, the former CEO of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has been appointedRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Supporting the Hospitality Industry in Wales

20.04.2021, 13:05 Supporting the Hospitality Industry in Wales The launch of Compass Cymru by the UK’s largest food and supportRead More »


Hospitality Employer of the Year

The Trafford College Group has named Compass Group UK and Ireland ‘Hospitality Employer of the Year’ at its annual ApprenticeshipRead More »


Revolutionising the Guest Experience

10.12.2020, 12:46 Revolutionising the Guest Experience Peter Vinke, Director of International Key Accounts at Philips Professional Display Solutions (PPDS) discussesRead More »

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