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Hospitality Highlights 5th June 2020

Hospitality Highlights 5th June 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions Online travel company Expedia is providing $275m (approx. £218m) to the hotel industry. Expedia are supplying funds to help the hotel industry recover from the impact of COVID-19 and hopes the money will allow its hotel partners some breathing room. The company helps hotels find customers online and its support [...]
Hospitality Highlights 1st June 2020

Hospitality Highlights 1st June 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions Brew Dog’s libel case has been dismissed by the High Court. The spat began when an employee from Frank revealed a press release saying Brew Dog will be distributing US brewery Scofflaw’s products in the UK. Brew Dog felt the press release compromised them as critics of Donald Trump and [...]
Hospitality Highlights 29th May 2020

Hospitality Highlights 29th May 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions Burger King hands out oversized crowns in an effort to encourage social distancing in Germany. The fast-food chain recently reopened many of its branches across Germany in throughout May but has continued to take social distancing very seriously to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The crowns are similar to the [...]
Hospitality Highlights 22nd May 2020

Hospitality Highlights 22nd May 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions Hotel chain @Accor has launched a new cleanliness initiative called ‘AllSafe’. The Accor Group has become the latest hotel brand to create a new scheme for improved health and safety procedures. The plan is part of their strategy to increase customer confidence when they return, allowing them to be comfortable [...]
Hospitality Highlights 18th May 2020

Hospitality Highlights 18th May 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions The UK Government will be issuing 14-day quarantine orders on those coming from abroad. The measures have been put in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19 from any potential carriers coming from overseas. Or from nationals returning to the UK. However, the move has been met with criticism from [...]
Hospitality Highlights 15th May 2020

Hospitality Highlights 15th May 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions UK Government sets the 1st July as a target for some parts of the hospitality industry to open. It depends on the success of social distancing measures across the country in the meantime. PM Boris Johnson stated if the UK fails to meet these targets, “we will try again until [...]
Hospitality Highlights Special 12th May 2020

Hospitality Highlights Special 12th May 2020

Prime Minister Gives an Update on Coronavirus to the UK On the evening of the 10th of May 2020, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave his latest address to the nation to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. Since March the UK, like much of the world, has been under ‘lockdown’, adhering to social distancing measures in [...]
Hospitality Highlights 11th May 2020

Hospitality Highlights 11th May 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions Holiday resort company Sandals introduces a new health and safety scheme. Called the ‘Platinum Protocols of Cleanliness’, the popular holiday company hopes this initiative will give guests the confidence to return to their resorts in the wake of COVID-19. With social distancing measures being relaxed in some regions, Sandals are [...]
Hospitality Highlights 4th May 2020

Hospitality Highlights 4th May 2020

News curated by Virtual Solutions  Staff working for WA hospitality will be given extra hygiene training to help combat coronavirus. All WA Hospitality staff will undergo this mandatory training course before returning to work. The course includes basic health and safety, as well as specialist advice and methods to avoid spreading COVID-19. Read more about [...]
Hospitality Highlights 28th April 2020

Hospitality Highlights 28th April 2020

News curated by Virtual Solution People in the UK would feel uncomfortable returning to restaurants according to a new poll. The new poll conducted by YouGov showed that 57% of Britons who took part would feel uncomfortable going out for dinner at this present time due to COVID-19 fears. This echoes recent events in China [...]