July 03, 2013 // Franchising.com // Whitbread PLC, the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group, will host an investor day for research analysts and institutional investors on Wednesday 3rd July commencing at 12.30 hours BST in London. Andy Harrison, Chief Executive of Whitbread will host the meeting which will include presentations from key members of Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants management teams.
The aim of the event is to give the audience more detail on the Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants business and to provide a better understanding of the significant growth opportunities. No material new information on current trading or future financial performance will be disclosed in these presentations.
In accordance with its normal reporting timetable, Whitbread PLC will be issuing a trading update on 10th September 2013.
A live webcast of Whitbread’s investor day will be available on www.whitbread.co.uk/premierinninvestorday together with the presentation.
The webcast will be available to view following the event.
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Whitbread PLC is the UK’s largest hotel and restaurant group operating market-leading businesses in budget hotels, restaurants and coffee shops. Its well-loved brands are Premier Inn, Costa, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Taybarns.
Whitbread PLC employs over 40,000 people and serves over 22 million customers every month in over 2,000 outlets* across the UK.
Whitbread has outlined five-year growth milestones (to 2018) to increase the number of Premier Inn UK rooms to around 75,000 and to double the size of Costa with global system sales of £2bn.
In the year ended 28 February 2013, Whitbread PLC reported a 14.2% increase in Group Revenue to £2,030 million and Underlying Profit before tax of £356.5 million up 11.4%.
Whitbread PLC is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE 100. It is also a member of the FTSE4Good Index.
* excludes Costa Franchise stores and Costa Express
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