Hospitality & Tourism

Bobby’s Bournemouth welcomes social impact startup Patch and its ‘neighbourhood workspace’

Patch, a social impact startup looking to reignite UK town centres, is set to bring its community-driven ‘neighbourhood workspace’ to Bobby’s Bournemouth. The £2... READ MORE »

Daish’s Holidays in Bournemouth rolls out new & improved website amid flurry of online bookings

Daish’s Holidays, an independent family-owned coach holiday group, has launched a new website in response to a marked spike in its online bookings since 2022, with web... READ MORE »

Launch of the 2024 Destination Management Board Tourism Awards celebrated in style

The launch for this year’s Destination Management Board (DMB) Tourism Awards took place on Tuesday at Nusara Thai Poole. Partners, sponsors, previous winners and... READ MORE »

Merlin Entertainments appoints its first chief marketing officer

Merlin Entertainments, which oversees 140 global attractions across 23 countries from its base in Poole, has appointed Craig Inglis as its inaugural chief marketing... READ MORE »

BCP accommodation providers vote 'Yes' to first of its kind Business Improvement District

Major accommodation providers in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole have voted yes on a first of its kind scheme to strengthen and grow tourism in the coastal area. The... READ MORE »

Hundreds of jobs on offer as Dorset holiday park owner announces investment & recruitment drive

Hundreds of new recruits are being sought by the UK's largest holiday park operator which has three sites in Dorset. Prompted by strong bookings for 2024, Parkdean... READ MORE »

THE NICI prepares to launch its second restaurant, Old Harry Rocks

THE NICI is getting ready to launch its second restaurant this June. Set on the Westcliffe, overlooking Bournemouth's sandy shores and with views of the Purbecks, Old... READ MORE »

Adventure Attractions celebrates a decade of RockReef and PierZip

The Adventure Attractions operated Bournemouth Pier is celebrating ten years of its RockReef and PierZip attractions. Adventure Attractions MD Sarah Hunter said, “The... READ MORE »

Poole entrepreneur's 'travel wardrobe' backpack nears Kickstarter funding goal - with only days to go!

A Kickstarter campaign for a travel backpack with a built-in expandable wardrobe has nearly reached its £30,000 goal, with only days remaining on its fundraising... READ MORE »

Cheers! Family brewer Hall & Woodhouse raises record-breaking £700,000 for local charities

Dorset family brewers Hall & Woodhouse (H&W) donated and raised over £700,000 for charities and local good causes in 2023. It is the highest sum raised by the... READ MORE »