Light & Living

Light & Living is a wholesale concept of Lightmakers B.V. Originally we started as a manufacturer of lampshades. In recent years our collection has grown into a total concept to include decorative lighting, home accessories and furniture. At Light & Living we know better than anyone else how you can create atmosphere.

ZEN air curtain

Aware of the importance that the visual impact has in current society, Airtècnics have managed to combine to perfection the highest technology with the more exclusive beauty.


A personalized customer experience from the first reservation until customer loyalty is established.

2018 is the year of development at Wellis again!

In the space of just a few short years, Wellis has become one of the world’s influential manufacturers of hot tubs and spas.Wellis produce products that are certified to meet or exceed German TUV quality standards using the most modern robot technology.

Why old wi-fi network design rules no longer apply to hotels

Hotels must understand that their guests view reliable Wi-Fi as a basic requirement. A stable, powerful network is essential for accommodation providers to thrive in the face of disruptors such as Airbnb.

PlateMate keeps everything running smoothly

For top quality hospitality services, plating up for larger groups remains a considerable challenge. Every chef recognises the problem: large numbers of (dressed) plates and little room to spare. Nonetheless, it is a great feeling when everything in the kitchen runs smoothly, both during preparation and service. Thanks to PlateMate, both literally and figuratively, plating up and service have been kept running smoothly for more than 25 years …


Manchester based textiles company, Evans Textiles, is delighted to announce the launch of it’s new innovative division, Bespoke by Evans. With the sole focus of improving consumer-facing environments through a core collection of designs, specialist performance fabrics, bespoke services and ‘total solution’ – the business aims to provide all the essential elements needed to meet the modern demands of hospitality.

The Advantages of Renting or Leasing a Commercial Coffee Machine

We are well in the midst of a coffee revolution, with an increasing number of bar, restaurant and hotel owners making use of the latest commercial coffee machines in order to reward their customers with high-quality beverages.

Having one of these cutting-edge machines within your establishment is now easier than ever due to rental or leasing agreements, providing cost-savings and flexibility.

Fresh, chilled milk – without the mess

What is the busiest time in your hotel? Probably breakfast, when everyone is either checking out or keen to enjoy a nutritious breakfast before starting their day.

Four ways restaurants can use technology to drive loyalty

By Lauren Hogg, Comarch

UK restaurants are facing increasing competition, not just from competitors that provide takeaway and delivery services, but from home meal kit providers too. Growth in the UK eating out market is slowing. It grew by 1.7% in 2017 and is expected to grow by 1.5% in 2018 (although it’s still predicted to grow by £5bn in the next three years).

We can reduce your water, waste water and trade effluent costs.

Reducing water and waste water costs “It’s simple when you have the knowledge”

Merry Christmas to you from all at Longthorne!!

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Pre-decorated garlands & wreaths from ChristmasTimeUK

Take the stress out of decorating your venue this Christmas with pre-decorated garlands, wreaths, teardrops and table centre-pieces lovingly handmade by experts at ChristmasTimeUK – with 19 themes to choose from.


Shade Zone is a supplier of top quality alfresco solutions. We specialise in providing the hospitality sector a vast range of parasols, awnings, canopies, outdoor furniture and café barriers. We transform any outdoor area into a relaxed, customer friendly seating or social area. Our range of parasols is the perfect addition to any business’s outdoor area. The modern, elegant style creates a perfect environment that attracts customers and provides a competitive edge over rivals.