With a brand new year of possible adventures ahead, leading dog-friendly holiday company since 2014, PetsPyjamas, reveals the winners of their Dog-Friendly Travel Awards, with Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons in Great Milton, Oxfordshire winning the title of Gourmet Getaways.
2021 has been another year of highs and lows for hospitality, with the joys of reopening shadowed by enduring challenges, including staff shortages, no-shows and supply issues. As we move into a New Year, there will be several priorities we need to consider as we navigate our way through these turbulent times. We must […]
Leading pizza delivery brand Papa John’s is celebrating after being named as one of the UK’s top franchises. From hundreds of entries across every sector, Papa John’s has been ranked six overall, in the prestigious Elite Franchise Top 100 (EF100) ef100-2022 – Elite Franchise (elitefranchisemagazine.co.uk) – a title the company will hold for the duration […]
Oxford Town Hall are delighted to announce the appointment of Elegant Cuisine as their new sole caterer. Elegant Cuisine are one of Oxfordshire’s leading catering companies and have been working within Oxfordshire’s most prestigious venues for over 40 years. They are committed to locally and sustainably sourcing their ingredients and materials and, with their professional […]
Oxford Town Hall are delighted to welcome our new Events Coordinator who will be working with the Sales & Events Team. Marissa joined the team this Autumn, bringing a wealth of experience in event management to the Town Hall Team.
The Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership has announced the opening of the hospitality and catering facilities at Activate Learning’s City of Oxford College, with £2.17million funding secured by OxLEP through the government’s Local Growth Fund.
The African Art Series is celebrating its incredibly successful art event during Black History Month. The contemporary African art pop up dazzled over three days in the elegant surroundings of Bvlgari Hotel in Knightsbridge, London. The exhibition showcased works from renowned African artists, Ben Enwonwu MBE and El Anatsui, as well as some of the rising stars of art’s fastest-growing sector, presenting a fabulous display of artwork from across the African continent for invited guests, and later the public to appreciate and invest in.
Neds Noodle Bar, Westgate Centre, Oxford has been recognised for their amazing noodle dishes and contribution to the UK hospitality industry at a glittering national awards ceremony in Mayfair, London as they scooped the highly contested Best Takeaway in the UK Award at The Golden Chopstick Awards 2021.
Last Friday, Hayley Beer-Gamage, CEO of Experience Oxfordshire hosted an MP roundtable with Robert Courts, Conservative MP for Witney and West Oxfordshire and Anneliese Dodds, Labour MP for East Oxfordshire, plus a variety of businesses from across the region including representatives from Bicester Village, Blenheim Palace, and the Oxford Bus Company to discuss the Governments Tourism Recovery Plan, the DMO Review and the impact of Covid on the visitor economy.
According to Bloomberg who surveyed 2,000 UK companies, most are going to allow employees more flexibility on where and when they do their jobs. The trend is emerging where the hybrid work model will see employees spilt their work between home and the office. Recognising that the business community has to adapt and embrace a totally different way to conduct meetings, Tewkesbury Park has created a brand-new hybrid conferencing package.
Nestled in the grounds of the Calblanque Natural Park, the 5 star hotel Príncipe Felipe is perhaps the jewel of the 1,400 acre La Manga estate, offering a first class experience from arrival to departure.
As Brits fall in love with travelling in their own country again, The Good Hotel Guide 2022: Great Britain & Ireland (goodhotelguide.com), published on 4th October 2021, provides plenty of inspiration on where to stay for a short break this autumn.