Hospitality & Tourism

Top performing leisure centre celebrates packed programme of events for 2024

A Bournemouth leisure centre set in 47 acres of parkland has unveiled a packed programme of events for 2024. Littledown is ranked among the UK’s top performing leisure... READ MORE »

Record year as over 220,000 people make tracks for The Tank Museum

Over 220,000 people made tracks for The Tank Museum in 2023 in what proved to be a record-breaking year. To mark its centenary, The Tank Museum opened the successful new... READ MORE »

Karim set to lead financial, investment and M&A strategy as new CFO of Merlin Entertainments

Poole-headquartered multinational Merlin Entertainments has welcomed Karim Hajjar as CFO. Karim will report to CEO Scott O’Neil and work closely with the executive... READ MORE »

Bournemouth hotel THE NICI appoints new MD ahead of second restaurant launch this summer

THE NICI Group in Bournemouth has appointed a new managing director, Lukasz Dwornik, as it prepares to launch a new restaurant this year. Lukasz has worked closely in the... READ MORE »

Stamp of approval as National Coastwatch becomes official coast path passport partner

The South West Coast Path - the UK’s longest and most popular national trail which runs from Minehead to Poole Harbour – has a new partner for its coast path... READ MORE »

Bird and Recreation Initiative to host free wildlife-friendly watersports sessions across Poole Harbour

Dorset’s Bird and Recreation Initiative (BARI) is gearing up to launch a series of free watersports sessions around Poole Harbour. Starting on 25th January and running... READ MORE »

Fired Up Collective adds eighth site with Westbourne acquisition

Boutique hospitality group Fired Up Collective has added its eighth site, having acquired the former Café Rouge site in Westbourne. The new site, which has a courtyard... READ MORE »

Cream of Dorset’s tourism businesses named as finalists in 2023/24 Dorset Tourism Awards

The cream of Dorset’s tourism businesses – from hotels and cafés to museums and caravan parks – are through to the finals of this year’s Dorset Tourism Awards. A... READ MORE »

Biz Gallery: BCP's tourism sector leaders awarded in carnival style at the DMB Tourism Awards 2023

It was a night to remember for tourism sector businesses as the Destination Management Board Tourism awards rolled into town in carnival style. More than 220 people from... READ MORE »

High-flyers of BCP’s tourism sector crowned in carnival-themed ceremony

More than 220 people from the tourism sector in Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole and the surrounding area came together last night to celebrate the 19th year of the... READ MORE »