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Nothing is expensive in campaigning

Former President Donald Trump’s campaign promise in Las Vegas to make tipping tax-free for workers could have a significant impact on tipped workers’ pay. Hotel cleaners and restaurant workers are potentially the group most affected. […]

The importance of hospitality

In the UK, the rainy weather in April was cited as one of the main reasons for the slowdown in economic growth, which affected consumer demand, particularly in the hospitality sector. This economic downturn underlines […]


Trend and F&B experts agree on the appearance of a new trend: snacking is no longer just a feature of fast food restaurants, but is becoming increasingly popular in restaurants and fine dining. The reasons […]

HOTREC on skills development

The hospitality industry has been particularly affected by the growing labour and skills shortages in EU Member States over the past decade. The European Commission’s Action Plan 2024, adopted on 20 March 2024, focuses on […]

HOTSTATS annual review

The global hotel industry faced a range of challenges in 2023 that had a significant impact on operations and overall profitability. The year started with several natural disasters (Japan earthquake, Maui forest fires, China floods), […]

European Trends

According to the latest edition of the quarterly report “European Tourism Trends & Prospects” published by the European Tourism Commission (ETC), European tourism experienced a strong rebound in the first quarter of the year, with […]

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