Our CEO Jane Pendlebury Comments “We’ve seen coastal hotels and those in traditionally popular destinations, such as the Lake District, enjoy a bumper few weeks as UK-based travellers look to escape post-lockdown. The picture has been far from rosy for other operators.”
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“We were really keen to find out how hospitality businesses had fared during the reopening phase. Looking at the results of our survey, whilst revenues are down considerably, a big plus is that such a large proportion seemed to fare better than initially expected.”
Our CEO Jane Pendlebury comments “With safety measures seeming to work, and guests seeming to abide by them, we’re hoping that, as an industry, we can build on this initial positivity to try and bounce back
Our CEO Jane Pendlebury comments “The reduction will provide businesses operating on wafer-thin margins with some essential breathing space, helping them to recover and rebuild, as well as to retain more jobs."
'If hoteliers and other restaurateurs are creative in their approach, they can work to increase those margins by implementing a variety of measures. This at least gives them a chance to head in the right direction, enabling the opportunity to develop a workable service."
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“Having a definite opening date means hospitality can finally see a way forward – with the relaxation of the social distancing rule a huge relief for hoteliers and others in the industry.” - Jane Pendlebury HOSPA CEO
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“I’ve taken great hope and a real sense of optimism from the reaction of hospitality operators across the sector,” said Jane Pendlebury, CEO, HOSPA. “Although likely to be much changed, our industry certainly won’t be undaunted by the challenges that face us. Together we’ll come through this crisis stronger and more resilient.”
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