Hospitality & Tourism

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 »

Barker continues snowballing growth with move into specialist hospitality market

Dorset-based Barker Laundry & Dry Cleaning is continuing its recent growth by entering the commercial laundry market. Barker has launched a specialist offering aimed... READ MORE »

Start of exciting new chapter says MD as Openwide International rebrands to Adventure Attractions

The company operating Bournemouth Pier has a new brand identity. Openwide International, which has a 25-year lease and partnership with BCP Council, is now Adventure... READ MORE »

Dorset strikes gold six times in night of triumph at 2023/24 South West Tourism Excellence Awards

Dorset enjoyed a night of triumph at the 2023/24 South West Tourism Excellence Awards. Golds were awarded to: Lighthouse, Poole's centre for the arts and entertainment -... READ MORE »

Challenges of the past four years highlighted at BAHA annual meeting

The BH Area Hospitality Association (BAHA) held its annual meeting, highlighting the challenges of the past four years as outgoing chair Tim Seward stepped down. Tim, who... READ MORE »

Holiday Inn Bournemouth takes on new managers as Tim and Alex round out the ‘excellent team’

A new general manager and operations manager have been appointed at Holiday Inn Bournemouth, with former GM Xavier Garrido jetting off for Spain to lead The Grand Luxor... READ MORE »

Village Hotel Bournemouth names its official charity partners for 2024

Village Hotel Bournemouth has named its charity partners for 2024: Sense, Sue Ryder and Carefree. The charity partners have been named as part of the hotel's Village... READ MORE »

Dorset's Tank Museum digs out old manuals to support Ukraine's fight against Russia

The Tank Museum in Dorset is using its extensive archive to support Ukraine's fight against Russia. With both Ukraine and Russia using ageing tanks which are suffering... READ MORE »

Cat brings theatrical flair to first countryside show of the rural calendar

Cat Harris will be bringing some theatrical flair to Dorset’s first countryside show of the rural calendar. The 31-year-old, who has a background in live events... READ MORE »

Family attractions group announce 2024 charity partnership

The Poole-based Lemur Attractions Group, which operates Splashdown and Lemur Landings Play Centre has announced it is supporting Forest Holme Hospice as it charity... READ MORE »