Hospitality & Tourism

Gallery: “Awards are testimony to how people supported, trained and cared for each other”

It was a night when the spotlight turned on individuals and businesses in the hospitality sector who made a difference during... READ MORE »

Bute-iful! Proprietors’ joy as new-look hotel & restaurant receives AA rosettes for 15th year

A popular restaurant is celebrating repeat success for culinary excellence after being awarded two AA Rosettes in the 2022... READ MORE »

Hotel is first in UK to install Changing Places toilet after match-funding £70k from council

A family-owned hotel has become the first in the UK to install a Changing Places toilet specifically designed for a disabled... READ MORE »

Hospitality heroes! One-off awards recognise individuals and businesses making a difference

What a triumph for Dorset’s hospitality heroes! The winners of four of the five categories at a south coast awards... READ MORE »

Something very fishy to report as popular SoBo restaurant gets makeover for Christmas run-up

Work is underway to give a popular fish and seafood restaurant a complete makeover in readiness for a busy run-up to Christmas.... READ MORE »

Sharing our amazing county with the world as Visit Dorset launches new destination website

It’s a sector which contributes £1.8 billion to the Dorset economy and employs more than 40,000 people. And now, as part... READ MORE »

Restaurateur calls for a permanent 12.5% VAT rate for hospitality and creation of tourism tax

Top Dorset restaurateur Andy Lennox is leading a campaign to extend the current 12.5 per cent VAT rate for the hospitality... READ MORE »

Biz News update: Porter Dodson, Institute of Hospitality Southern branch, Upton Bay home

New associates join Porter Dodson’s Employment Law team Law firm Porter Dodson, which has five offices across Dorset, has appointed... READ MORE »

‘Party is far from over’ says Aruba owner with winter set to be a critical period for business

The owner of Aruba, Bournemouth’s only beachside nightlife venue, says the traditionally quieter winter period will be a critical... READ MORE »

Crème de la crème celebrated at first BH Area Hospitality Association Recognition Awards

What a night, what a celebration. More than 200 hoteliers and sponsors gathered at Bournemouth’s Marsham Court Hotel... READ MORE »