The Breakfast Briefing

The Breakfast Briefing

The latest campaigns, activities, events and news.

“In 1988, aged 15, I made my first expedition to a magical, otherworldly kingdom. It was cold, frosty and pale in places, like Narnia, while other parts were a Willy-Wonka-esque explosion of colour and exquisite tastes. A land of limitless opportunity, it was just off junction 44 on the M6 near Gretna. The big Asda had come to Carlisle.”

Grace Dent, The Guardian on the processed food debate


Former Chief Prosecutor Nazir Afzal in defence of the legal system…


A campaign to reach C-Suite
To illustrate the importance of food service in supporting culture, productivity, employee welfare and retention in the modern business environment. Our argument is that food service plays a critical role and needs to be invested in. Read here.

Developing Future Leaders The hospitality industry has over the years produced exceptional leaders. Isn’t it strange that the Industry today asks where the new leaders are and why are they struggling to break through? We need to focus on people again. Read here.


Sport, Leadership & Culture

Tuesday 26th June 2018
From 6pm, Central London

In the midst of the World Cup EP is holding the next sporting evening in a series of informal leadership talks. Former sporting greats will share passionate stories and learning over wine and canapés.

This year we have heard from leading rugby players, Olympic heroes, international stars and more. These relaxed evenings are focused on leadership, culture, trust and learning. EP’s role is to bring the sporting, hospitality and businesses worlds together for worthwhile knowledge share. We can learn from one another.

In late June join us, IndiCater, Sanlam UK and Sporting Wine Club. To register interest and find out more please contact


Learning from innovation failure in tourism – Five most common pitfalls

Dr. Isabel Rodriguez from The University of Surrey has created the following video as part of their project: The innovation journey of tourism entrepreneurs: evidence from the UK and Spain and policy implications (INNOVATE). Conducting  numerous interviews with innovative entrepreneurs they have summarised some of the most common mistakes to guide future one. Watch here:

eHotelier News

UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism – Seizing the Power of Technology. Participants addressed topics ranging from the role of technology in achieving sustainable development to linking the whole tourism value chain to gastronomy.

Vacation plans for U.S. travellers. More Americans staying in the U.S. for their vacations; Millennials seek new types of accommodations.

Brand USA partners with American Airlines and Marriott International. Brand USA invites more than 50 journalists from 50 publications to explore the United States’ rich history, diverse culture and unique destinations.

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