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SOUTH AFRICA

#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

McDonald's staff stage first ever UK strike

McDonald's workers staged the first ever strike in Britain on Monday in protest at pay and working conditions at the US fast-food giant...

5 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Can online take-away businesses deliver for investors?

A queasy mix of excitement, hope and cash has for some years now been mixing together in the food delivery sector and that rarely proves to be a recipe for success...

By Kevin Murphy 23 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

No dividend from Famous Brands as acquisitions send interest bill soaring

Famous Brands shareholders will receive no dividend for its 2017 financial year as it digests a string of acquisitions...

By Robert Laing 30 May 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Facebook craze of women eating on trains sparks anger

LONDON, UK: Transport authorities in London said they were powerless to stop a bizarre Facebook craze involving photographs of women eating on underground trains.

8 Apr 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Web searches for cruise breaks to the Caribbean up 50%

LONDON, UK: The Caribbean proved a popular destination with UK consumers who went online to look for cruise holidays in the lead up to the festive season, reveals analysis of the latest cruise-related online search data from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight.

14 Jan 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Over three times more searches for hotels at home than away

LONDON, UK: 60% of the 3.3 million UK consumer online searches for hotels made a month ahead of the festive season were for lodgings domestically, reveals analysis of the latest quarterly search intelligence for the sector from leading independent digital marketing agency, Greenlight.

24 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Drinkers tell of 'huge bang' then collapse at Glasgow bar

GLASGOW, UK: Patrons inside The Clutha bar in Glasgow told how the roof collapsed shortly after they heard a giant thud, when a police helicopter plummeted onto the crowded bar.

2 Dec 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

UK boutique hotel queries outnumber those in short, long-haul destinations 3:1

LONDON, UK: There were three times as many online searches for lifestyle & boutique hotels in the UK than there were for those located in short-haul and long-haul destinations combined.

8 Oct 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Spur's earnings up 22.4% to 156.64c

Spur Corporation has reported a 22.4% rise in diluted headline earnings per share to 156.64c, up from 127.95c a year ago, for the year to June‚

13 Sep 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

South African fast-food giants make strides in UK

SA's quick-service restaurant groups are seeing an improvement in the UK market‚ where trading over the past few years has been difficult as rising labour costs and depressed consumer spending weighed on operations.

By Zeenat Moorad 5 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Web searches for popular holiday terms and destinations suffer significant drop

LONDON, UK: As the Easter getaway approaches, some tour operators in the UK are reporting an impromptu boom in holiday bookings to warmer destinations including the Mediterranean, triggered by March's extreme weather.

28 Mar 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

Searches for holidays to Africa overtake North America and close gap with Europe

LONDON, UK: Online holiday searches totalled 3.1 million at the latter end of 2011 and the African continent saw a surge of queries far exceeding those for the Caribbean, Far East or South East Asia, according to leading digital marketing agency, Greenlight's latest report Holidays Issue 11.

1 Feb 2012

UNITED KINGDOM

Bookings down? Or is London already full?

IOL says that tourism operators in Britain - who have been expecting a flood of bookings ahead of the 2012 Olympics - say there has been a 90% drop in bookings as a result of the global economic recession.

16 Nov 2011

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