Banking & financing solutions for hospitality & leisure

Hospitality and Leisure

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

Industry challenges and opportunities

  • Supporting business impacted by Covid-19 pandemic and offering insights on preparing to open your business in the ‘new normal’
  • 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. 

Thought Leadership


The Wellness imperative: How hospitality and leisure can deliver what consumers want

Discover how investing in wellness could future-proof the hospitality and leisure industry.


Ready to go again: How the UK’s hospitality and leisure sector is adapting to the ‘new normal’

 Discover how hospitality and leisure leaders seized the opportunity to spring clean and prepare for reopening in the ‘new normal’.


Bouncing Back: How hospitality and leisure is gearing up to seize post-pandemic opportunities

Read our latest report that gauges the sentiment across all areas of hospitality and leisure as businesses prepare to bounce back, sharing the strategies for success of some of the industry’s leading players.


Leisure rediscovered: New opportunities for post-lockdown hospitality

Explore how businesses are adapting their strategies to generate long-term gains from domestic consumers’ evolving tastes.

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. 

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Unlock the Purple Pound

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UK Consumer Spending Report

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


Will 2022 see the H&L revival continue?

Hospitality and leisure businesses have once again demonstrated their resilience, determination and adaptability to bounce back from the worst of the pandemic in 2021.

Restarting travel

Restarting travel

Restarting travel: hospitality and leisure sector sees UK travel coming back stronger as firms rebuild their resilience. 

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

Accept and make payments seamlessly with Barclaycard Payments – making it easy to pay online, in app, in-store and over the phone.

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