Banking & financing solutions for hospitality & leisure

Hospitality and Leisure

Behind every door is a different opportunity. Explore fresh perspectives and insights.

Big Picture Banking 

Barclays’ Hospitality and Leisure specialists provide proactive strategic, banking and financing support to help forward-looking businesses flourish.

Industry challenges and opportunities

  • Growing trend for ‘staycations’, pushing up confidence levels
  • Responding the to the culture shift towards wellness
  • Meeting customers’ accessibility requirements and other special needs
  • Societal change in UK working patterns and leisure consumption
  • Harnessing the power of data analytics to understand the changing consumer preferences. 
Hospitality and Leisure
2024 Outlook

Hospitality and Leisure

Joshua Neish, Head of Hospitality and Leisure, discusses the challenge of changing consumer behaviour, the need to invest in staff and likely deal activity in the sector.

Evolving the experience

Evolving the experience

Find out how UK hospitality and leisure businesses are adapting to customer trends and cost challenges.

Thought Leadership

Focusing on new horizons

Focusing on new horizons

The consumer appetite for travel is well and truly back post-pandemic, opening up exciting opportunities for the industry.


UK Consumer Spending Report

Read the UK Consumer Spending Report to view customer transaction data which can help to inform your strategy.


Unlock the Purple Pound

At Barclays, we seek new and innovative ways to help businesses remove barriers to ensure an inclusive customer experience.

UK hospitality’s next challenge. How sourcing the right people could net a £36 bonus for the sector

How sourcing the right people could net £36bn bonus for your business

UK hospitality’s next challenge: hospitality and leisure sector look to seize post-pandemic opportunities.

Client advantages

As well as a dedicated Relationship Director, you’ll also have access to a variety of products and solutions. Click on the areas below to find out how Barclays can support you. 

Find out about industry solutions



Discover flexible, expert financing solutions built around your business – from meeting day-to-day expenditure to funding your ambitions for growth.


Foreign Exchange

From balance-sheet analysis to hedging solutions, we can help you assess and address foreign exchange (FX) and rates risks across your business.


Barclaycard Payments

Powering your ambitions through payments, helping to keep you ahead in a constantly changing world. The payment part is just the start.

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Get in touch

To discuss your business requirements and how Barclays can support you, contact us today.