A new business has launched aimed at developing Cornwall’s hospitality sector.

The team at Saffron Academy has extensive experience of the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism trade, with more than 150 years’ experience between them. 

Its aim is to increase the skills of those working in the sector, to help businesses deliver “a world class service locally”.

Sales and development director Claire Hall said: “We are delighted to be able to be up and running and being able to offer training to Cornwall and Isles of Scilly businesses.

“Our aims are to deliver hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism training in a strategic manner to ensure businesses get the best service possible with our trainers who have up to date knowledge of the sector on all levels. Our years of experience means that we understand the front and back house of businesses and the challenges that they occur.”