Endorsed by the British Hospitality Association as ‘an excellent database which we use for our own marketing and research purposes’

Food Manufacturers and Processors

We have been publishing data on the UK Hotels Industry for over 16 years.


The information is continuously updated and supplied  individually for each order from  the latest data

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1) Will I be able to edit the data?

2) What fields are included in the file?

3) How up to date is the data?

4) How long will it take for me to receive the goods?

5) Does the database cover the whole of the UK?

6) Is there any restriction on the use of the data?

7) Can I order only parts of the package?

8) How can I pay?

9) Can I try before I buy?

10) What information is contained in the online bulletin?

11) What are the guidelines on email marketing?

12) What is contained in the ‘Blue Book’



1) Will I be able to edit the data?

Yes – the files can be opened in Excel as any normal Excel files.  You can then add or delete columns and sort or edit the data in the usual way.  You can also use the files for mail-merge in conjunction with Microsoft Word.  We can also supply other file formats (e.g. CSV, Tab delimited, etc.).  Data can be imported into all modern software packages and edited as normal within those packages.


2) What fields are included in the file?

The following links describe each of the 4 sectors with a list of the field structure. These links will open in a new page:

Hotel Groups Head Offices

Hotels with 10+ Bedrooms

Architects/Builders

Hotels Under Construction/Planned


3) How up to date is the data?

We are constantly updating the entries and each order is produced from the latest data on our computers.

We contact all entries by email every 3 months to ask them to verify their details and telephone all entries over a 12 month period.


4) How long will it take for me to receive the goods?

Files will be delivered via download link -  we will send you an email with the link usually within 2-3 working hours (within 12 hours outside working hours). The link will expire at midnight on the day of delivery. The files on CD together with the Blue Book will also be despatched by post.


5) Does the database cover the whole of the UK?

Yes – the following are included:

England

Wales

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Channel Isles

Isle of Man


6) Is there any restriction on the use of the data?

The material in the directory is copyright but may be used by the Purchaser for his own reference purposes as referred to below.  


It may not be used as a basis for selling direct mail services to others, nor may copies of the whole or part of it be made for any purpose whatsoever by any form of copying process including data processing systems, without the written consent of the Publishers.


No part of the Directory may be used for compiling another list or directory.


In order to ensure preservation of this copyright, the directory contains a small number of check addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers each of which is linked directly to the individual subscriber.


The information contained in thie directory has been provided from our own research and by direct contact with the companies contained herein.  The data has not been checked against the email or  telephone preference services or the Royal Mail PAF data, and the onus is upon the Purchaser to carry out checks as they may require.


7) Can I order only parts of the package?

We do not supply only parts of the data, but the layout allows easy extraction by any of the fields, e.g. Town, County, Postcode, Star ratings, number of beds, etc.


8) How can I pay?

Order options are shown on the orders page.


9) Can I try before I buy?

Sample Excel files can be viewed via links on our home page


10) What information is included in the Online Bulletin?

The online bulletin lists the hotel projects in the UK both under construction and being planned.  A snapshot of the site together with explanatory notes can be accessed here and a short video explaining the online bulletin can be accessed here


11) What are the guidelines on email marketing?

The current legislation is explained here


12) The Blue Book contains the following chapters:

  1. Hotel Groups with full contact details, a description of the group’s current activities and a listing of the hotels in the group as described here
  2. Statistics regarding the hotels industry in the UK
  3. Listing of hotels under construction and planned as described here


Please email us if you have any queries.

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