Tamburrini opens Bistro Deluxe

Bistro Deluxe by Paul Tamburrini was unveiled at Macdonald Holyrood Hotel last month. The new 80-cover eatery is a partnership between Macdonald Hotels and the top Scottish chef, who was previously Chef Director at Martin Wishart’s acclaimed The Honours Brasserie in the city. Tamburrini…

The New Mantra: Retain

The New Mantra: Retain

The hot topic in hospitality is staff recruitment, and the retention of staff. This is not a new issue, but it is one…

Billy Lowe launches Black Ivy

Billy Lowe launches Black Ivy

Billy Lowe, one of Edinburgh’s most successful licensed trade entrepreneurs has opened Black Ivy, a new 22-bedroomed boutique hotel with two bars…

Duke’s Hotel is Back on the Market

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…

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

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) – by building a hotel room at the summit of Ben Nevis. Its property team raised more than £12,000…

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

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…

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

Respected Glaswegian chef Paul Tamburrini will open his own restaurant at the Macdonald Holyrood Hotel this autumn Tamburrini has worked at many of Scotland’s most glamorous locations, from Rogano to Cameron House to One Devonshire Gardens, but this will be…