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The Wood Wide Web
Did you know there is a Wood Wide Web? Underneath our feet, in the woods, grasslands & crops of the UK (which account for 69% of our landscape), there is a fungi known as…April 25, 2023
The Magic Number
As you’d expect, I keep my eye on numbers. All sorts of numbers from all sources. And there seem to be conflicting sets of numbers from 2 key sources: Operators. Investors. For…November 29, 2022
Stop the lurch
Ahead of Peter’s panel session at HOSPACE ’22 titled “What does the future hold?” Peter spoke with HOSPA about the latest trends, using Venue Performance data as the measure of truth. We’re…October 25, 2022
Is the future local or global?
As many of your teams head off to Imex Vegas next month, is it time for your sales and marketing strategists to look at the changing face of the international trade markets…September 27, 2022
Nothing grows in the comfort zone.
It’s happening. Things are starting to slow down and return to normal in general. There are always outliers; of course, there are, and your property/business might be one of them. In that…August 31, 2022
Venue Performance’s core brand values and principles.
At a recent event, hosted by Venue Performance and held at the RCP London, venues, DMO’s, agencies and key partners discussed the shape of business to come and what the future holds…August 26, 2022
Venue Performance launches FREEMIUM service.
Press release: Venue Performance, 1st August, 2022 Venue Performance releases FREEMIUM version of its M&E benchmarking platform for hotels and venues. Continuing its commitment to the industry by making M&E benchmarking data…August 1, 2022
Is your price right?
There are two important dynamics that are happening right now in our industry: Average bookings levels are dropping for the first time since Jan 2021 (that is five straight quarters of bookings…July 26, 2022
Chaos on the high seas
Last weekend I competed in a sailing event called the Round The Island Race. 1,200 sailing boats of varying size, speed and crew skills racing around the Isle of White. Chaos. As…June 28, 2022
Do you use a smart meter at home?
Do you use a smart meter at home? We do, and our household’s insight from the data has prompted significant changes in our family’s ‘operation’. Kettles – boy, do they churn through…May 25, 2022
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