Tourism and hospitality bodies respond to Scottish Budget

Scotland: The Scottish Tourism Alliance, UKHospitality Scotland, the Scottish Licensed Trade Association and the Scottish Beer and Pub Association have issued a unified statement in response to the Scottish Government Budget this week.

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Tourist tax launches in first UK city

UK: Manchester has become the first city in the UK to introduce a City Visitor Charge, which will cost an additional £1 per night for accommodation stays.


A third of UK hospitality at risk of failure in next year

UK: Data from trade association UKHospitality in association with research agency CGA has revealed that despite 2022 sales topping pre-Covid levels, 32 per cent of hospitality businesses are at risk of going under in the next year.