Testimonials

We have a clear vision for the future and are confident that, in collaboration with our members and partners, we will achieve our goals.  But don’t just take our word for it.  Here’s what other members of our community have to say about the BHA.

 

Hospitality is one of this country’s biggest and fastest growing industries and a tremendous asset to UK plc.  The BHA plays an important role in getting the voice of hospitality heard, showcasing and supporting the great work that we do to provide jobs, skills and careers for millions.”  Patrick Dempsey OBE, Former Managing Director, Whitbread Hotels & Restaurants

 

We have to work together to get things done in our industry; and the BHA is helping us achieve that.  We’ve seen meaningful reform on visas last year and of course we want to see more – on VAT and recognition of the importance of our sector in general.  We can only achieve that through collective action and coming together with one voice.” Stephen McCall, Chief Operating Officer UK&I and Head of Europe Operations Performance and Support, InterContinental Hotels Group

 

We applaud the BHA’s continued efforts in helping shape the future of the hospitality industry.  Government and industry working together is essential to increasing our global competitiveness in areas such as visa reform, infrastructure development and investment in young people, to ensure the UK remains best in class.  The BHA’s initiatives, which are closely aligned to our own business priorities in this area, are key to protecting and promoting our industry’s best interests.”  Simon Vincent, Hilton Worldwide

Nestle Professional is proud to support the hospitality and food service industry through the BHA.  We believe it is particularly important in the areas of skills development and youth employment to safeguard the future of our industry.”  Nestle Professional

 

Powerful Allies is delighted and proud to have been appointed this year by the BHA as their Premium Member energy partner.  Over 50 larger BHA members have already seen the benefit of our unique wholesale buying panel, which was set up to negotiate energy contracts for very large energy users in the UK, Europe and the USA.  Placing over £4 billion of energy contracts per annum, the Powerful Allies wholesale panel delivers cost savings for some of the finest hotel groups in the UK, in addition to private and commercial estates, large food producers, and most recently, Blenheim Palace.  The BHA is determined to increase the profits of its members, and Powerful Allies’ energy contracts will help the BHA to deliver this promise.” Powerful Allies

 

We are delighted to be a partner of the BHA, the leading voice in the Hospitality and Leisure sector, on the issues that really matter to their members.  The sector is very heavily regulated and faces new challenges every day.  Our leading national practice combines expertise in areas of the law that really affect the sector, including employment, regulatory including supply chains, licensing, advertising and real estate.  We are pleased to provide sound practical commercial support to the BHA and its members.” Law Express

 

Over 17,000 businesses of all sizes rely on Utilitywise for their energy management needs, whether at a single site or across the UK.  We have access to prices from major gas and electricity suppliers and can remove the hassle of dealing with your energy account. Utilitywise is proud to partner with the British Hospitality Association, providing its members with complete energy services packages that deliver real results.” Utilitywise

 

Bluesky’s partnership with the BHA is now approaching its third year and a large number of members are benefitting from the variety of products and systems BlueSky operate to ensure quality employers meet their legislative requirements.”  Bluesky

 

Caterer.com are proud to be longstanding partners of the BHA.  As the largest hospitality job board in the UK, caterer.com is passionate about this vibrant and exciting industry, the employers and employees within it and the fantastic career opportunities it offers.  The BHA has absolute focus in promoting, engaging and supporting the industry and those that work within it, and this dovetails absolutely with the ethos of Caterer.com” Caterer.com

 

Global Payments is pleased to continue its strong relationship with the BHA.  We have preferential rates for BHA members and we will work closely to ensure that the card processing needs of the members in this competitive and fast moving sector are met with innovative solutions.” Global Payments

 

SWR offers bespoke and innovative solutions for the BHA and wider hospitality industry to reduce costs, maximize recycling and minimize waste creation.  With the cost of waste increasing every year and particular focus of food and packaging waste within the hospitality industry, waste is rising up the agenda for the industry.  SWR supports the goals of WRAP’s Hospitality and Food Service Agreement (HaFSA) and this year launched FoodSmart, a pioneering service designed to reduce food waste.” SWR

 

We’re delighted to be a member of the British Hospitality Association.  Our HTK Horizon software is being used by a growing number of UK hotels to deliver more effective digital marketing.  So for us, the BHA is a great opportunity to stay involved and at the forefront of what’s happening in hospitality.” HTK Horizon

 

We are delighted to be a partner of the British Hospitality Association which, like The Caterer, is a leading voice of the UK hospitality industry.  For over 135 years, The Caterer has been a trusted source for industry news, analysis and jobs, delivering all the insight, inspiration and careers guidance you need to help you run a better hospitality business.  Today, our digital edition means you can read The Caterer anytime, anywhere on your smartphone or tablet.” The Caterer

 

American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.  We have a longstanding commitment to the hospitality industry sector and are pleased to have supported the British Hospitality and Tourism Summit 2014.” American Express

 

It is our privilege to be a partner of the British Hospitality Association, and this will give us greater exposure to all BHA members who will benefit from our print services, and make considerable savings.  We also now have introduced a Web to Print system, which enables all customers to order a range of print products with the ability to edit items, maintain print control and track products.” Colourbond

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