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Starman: Ziggy's bar will pay tribute to the pop star David Bowie with a unique cocktail menu and rarely seen photographs

Ziggy's hotel bar to honour David Bowie

By Emily Hawkins

One of David Bowie’s former haunts, the Hotel Café Royal, London, will pay tribute to the pop icon with a new bar opening this month.

Forecast looks good: set sail for the Ship Inn to see a great pub saved from hard times

My Pub: the Ship Inn, Wadebridge, Cornwall

By Stuart Stone

After being dragged from dilapidated depths in 2013, the Ship Inn has made waves with licensee Rupert Wilson at the helm, plundering regional and national recognition in the process for its fine dining offer

Adding rooms: Expedia Group's director market management, UK & Ireland, Krishan Kadodwala, argues that revenue from letting rooms is paramount

My shout: room to grow your business

By Krishan Kadodwala

With growing numbers of visitors looking to travel around the UK and stay in pubs, a focus on maximising revenue from letting rooms is key, particularly with competition hotting up, argues Expedia Group's market management director, UK & Ireland,...

Whatever floats your Longboat: set sail for the Longboat Inn near Penzance Harbour in Cornwall

My Pub: the Longboat Inn, Penzance, Cornwall

By Emily Hawkins

Once a temperance hotel, this welcoming family pub near Penzance harbour was given a new lease of life by licensees Martyn and Lynda Cripps and is now particularly proud of its ales

Sector growth: according to ONS data, total turnover for the hospitality sector will top £100bn before the end of 2018

Hospitality sector tipped to generate £100bn in 2018

By Stuart Stone

Analysis of data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) by hospitality recruitment platform Adia suggests the total turnover of all businesses providing ‘accommodation and food services activities’ will reach £100bn in 2018.

Roaring success: the Red Lion takes advantage of its surroundings

My Pub: the Red Lion, Weymouth, Dorset

By Stuart Stone

Buoyed by the 2012 Olympics sailing events and a bar full of rum, licensee Brian McLaughlin has turned the tide at harbourside pub the Red Lion, in Weymouth, Dorset, and embraced the local RNLI station in the process.

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