Everyone in the hospitality trade knows that the online age has brought with it plenty of challenges. With people spending more time socializing in the virtual world than the real one, it can be a challenge to get customers in through the door. When you do, you might assume the last thing they want to …

For the fifth consecutive year, Void Acoustics played a prominent role in making Boomtown Festival a wild success for Chapter 11 of this unfolding festival story. As usual, impressive Void sound systems featured across the site, including the Psy Forest, The Grid, Poco Loco, Loose Lips, 24hr Garage Girls and Chaotic Cartel stages.  Void teamed …

Free check-in app Bloc has introduced a new way to drive more customers to venues. Users are rewarded stars, Bloc’s in-app currency, if they attend a venue. They are only rewarded if they actually go, using geo-location technology. Once they have collected enough stars, they can exchange them for real money, so they can actually …

In the past, there was a tendency for many bar staff to simply blend in with the environment. However, in recent years things have changed in the bar industry. It’s a very competitive market and many bars do all that they can to stand out from the crowd. This often means that they want their …

Relied on as an audio installation staple for the past five years, the Void Acoustics Venu range has recently been significantly enhanced, together with receiving a complete aesthetic overhaul. These high-performance loudspeakers now have a smooth, high-end finish that aligns with Void’s coveted, stylish fibreglass range.  Across the whole Venu V2 series, each product now …

Known as the ultimate destination for the hospitality industry, The Restaurant Show 2019 have revealed its dedicated Bar and Pub zone will be back at the show this year. One of the show’s highlights is the extensive list of sessions on at The Stage and Liquid Hub so here is a taster of the speakers …

Funkin Cocktails has announced that it is extending the deadline for the Funkin Innovation Champion 2019 competition. Bartenders now have until 16 August to get their entries in to stand the chance of winning £1,000 cash, a one year, part-time contract with the fruit purée and cocktail mixer brand, and an all-expenses paid, immersive trip …

The summer heat is also felt at our latitudes: apparently, this is the hottest summer in recent years for the whole Europe. Today we give our readers some exciting advice on how to quench their thirst and drink even when you have no barman available! A fun game a bit like daring with a winner …

Bloc, a free social events app that allows users to check-in to venues and connect with people before they go, is bringing a new dimension to bar and restaurant marketing. Restaurants and bars are taking advantage of their 18-35 userbase by advertising in the app and driving more people to their venues. Advertisers can trial …

As we pride ourselves on providing inspiration, guidance and contacts for bar operators and managers, we’ve partnered up with Europe’s leading event for brewers and bar owners looking to boost their profits, Restaurant & Bar Tech Live!  As part of this year’s incredible keynote lineup, you’ll gain invaluable insight into some of the biggest brands …