Hospitality & Tourism

Eat the Island has found the recipe for success as 40+ local food and drink businesses chip in

Dozens of local and regional food and drink businesses came together this week for Eat the Island, a food industry networking event organised by Portsmouth City Council... READ MORE »

Southampton reflects on ‘fantastic month’ after busy May brings 400,000+ cruise visitors into port

May saw a record number of cruise ships visiting Southampton, Associated British Ports (ABP) has revealed. The city welcomed 26 different cruise ships throughout the... READ MORE »

Farnborough Airport completes £3m security upgrade – now laptops and liquids stay in bags

Farnborough Airport has beefed up its security with a £3 million investment, keeping pace with the government’s newly amended Aviation Security Regulations. The... READ MORE »

It's heating up at Solent Hotel & Spa as FYR restaurant reopens for the season

Solent Hotel & Spa has reopened its FYR (pronounced fire) restaurant reopens for the season. The restaurant, which reopened on the 16th May, features an open plan... READ MORE »

Farnborough Airport's Aviator Hotel comes second in TripAdvisor awards

The Aviator Hotel in Farnborough has come second in TripAdvisor's Travellers' Choice Best of the Best Hotel awards. Completed in 2008, the Aviator Hampshire was designed... READ MORE »

Hampshire Fare looks ahead to new era with fresh faces on the board

Hampshire Fare, the membership group for the food, drink and hospitality sectors in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, has appointed five new board members and three... READ MORE »

New Forest Collection owner Mr Shammas hands reins to industry veterans at Rockingham Partners

The New Forest Collection hotel group has agreed a deal with hospitality management company Rockingham Partners, bringing aboard two industry veterans. Mike Lashmar and... READ MORE »

Definitely on the right tracks as The Railway Hotel is named Best Boutique Hotel in the New Forest

A Fordingbridge hotel has been named as the Best Boutique Hotel in the New Forest. The Railway Hotel was unveiled as one of the winners of the Best of British Getaways... READ MORE »

Rugby icon (and Gosport brewery director!) helps launch Hampshire Fare’s Local Produce Guide 2024

Steve Thompson MBE, England rugby legend and director of Gosport’s Power Monkey Brewing Co, joined big names from Hampshire’s food and drink scene last week. They’d... READ MORE »

Farnborough International invests in brand behind ‘unmissable family event’ The British Motor Show

Farnborough International, which hosts the town’s annual airshow among other events, has acquired a 48 per cent stake in Automotion Events. The Salisbury business has... READ MORE »