Whitbread PLC is engaged in the operation of a hotels and restaurants business and a coffee shop business. The Company operates two segments: Hotels & Restaurants and Costa segment. As of March 1, 2012, there were 619 hotels (47,274 rooms) in the United Kingdom and 387 restaurants, of which are adjacent to a Premier Inn. Costa stores are found in 25 countries overseas and serve more than 900 cups of coffee across the world every minute. During the fiscal year ended March 1, 2012, it opened 4,430 new rooms (31 hotels), 12 restaurants, over 330 Costa stores worldwide and had 1,192 Costa Express machines. It operates Premier Inn, a budget hotel chain, which operated 620 hotels with 47,429 rooms in the United Kingdom and Ireland, and 1,296 hotels overseas. The Company's restaurant brands include Beefeater Grill, Brewers Fayre, Table Table and Taybarns. As of March 1, 2012, it operated 387 restaurants in the United Kingdom, and 2,203 Costa stores worldwide.