Duke’s Hotel is Back on the Market

The Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course, near Kelso, is back on the market after a planned sale fell through.  The 10th Duke of Roxburghe, Guy Innes-Ker, had done a deal for the 22-bedroom hotel and golf course, with Bespoke Hotels,…

Principal Edinburgh Launches

Principal Edinburgh Launches

Last month saw The Principal Edinburgh open its doors after a £25m refurbishment. Situated in Charlotte Square, the hotel, formerly The Roxburghe Hotel,…

Hoteliers’ Fundraising Reaches New-Heights for Make-a-Wish

Hoteliers’ Fundraising Reaches New-Heights for Make-a-Wish

A team from the independent hotel management company Redefine|BDL Hotels’ (RBH) is on top of the world after raising thousands of pounds for charity (Make-A-Wish)…

Chester Hotel Launches Festival

Chester Hotel Launches Festival

The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen will launch its inaugural Festival of Scottish Food and Wine next month in support of local Aberdeenshire charities. The…

HIT Scotland Opens Scholarship Applications for 2018

HIT Scotland Opens Scholarship Applications for 2018

The Hospitality Industry Trust (HIT) Scotland has opened applications for its 2018 scholarship programme. Scholarships are available to all aspiring individuals working…

Checkout August 2017

In the very first issue of Hotel Scotland we did a news story on Hans Rissman and wife Lydia taking over the Strathaven Hotel in Strathaven. He told me then that a refurbishment was imminent and I’m delighted to say…

Hotel People this August

Hotel People this August

New restaurant team at Grand Central Jamie Watt, David Jamieson and Yasmine Gibb, have joined Glasgow’s Grand Central Hotel’s Tempus Bar and…

Tamburrini gets set for Holyrood Adventure

Tamburrini gets set for Holyrood Adventure

Respected Glaswegian chef Paul Tamburrini will open his own restaurant at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel this autumn Tamburrini has worked at many…

Report of the Barclay Review

Report of the Barclay Review

August saw the publication of the Report of the Barclay Review of Non-Domestic Rates – which had been a highly anticipated due…

Eden Locke opens Hyde and Sons

Eden Locke opens Hyde and Sons

Edinburgh aparthotel Eden Locke, which opened earlier this summer on George Street, now has its very own bar and coffee lounge called Hyde…

ICMI expand into Caribbean

Scottish-based Inverlochy Castle Management International (ICMI) is to launch a new management company operating in the Caribbean. The company is named The Liming and an announcement will be made regarding which properties it will be managing soon. One already announced…