Hotel News

Duke’s Hotel is Back on the Market

Sat 14th October 2017

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

Fri 13th October 2017

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

Thu 12th October 2017

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

Thu 12th October 2017

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

Wed 11th October 2017

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

The King of the Shop Floor

Wed 11th October 2017

Stephen Carter OBE is one of the best known hoteliers in Scottish hospitality and one of the most charming. I’ve known this month’s…

Report of the Barclay Review

Sat 2nd September 2017

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

Security Challenges for Hotels

Thu 31st August 2017

The hotel industry is one of the most challenging environments to work in – and never more so than today. The global terror…

Edinburgh Hotspot for Investment

Thu 31st August 2017

The Scottish hotel sector has had almost the same amount of investment in the first half of 2017 as it did in…

Housekeepers Extraordinaire

Wed 30th August 2017

JO WILBY EXECUTIVE HEAD HOUSEKEEPER, THE BALMORAL HOTEL, EDINBURGH (Pictured above) Number of staff: Just under 60. Number of rooms: 188 including…

August News Shorts

Wed 30th August 2017

The Inn at Lathones seeks new owner  The Inn at Lathones (pictured above), a historic East Neuk coaching inn, complete with lounge…

The Edinburgh Collection Acquires The Tune Hotel

Thu 22nd June 2017

The Edinburgh Collection, a member of Palm Holdings, revealed it had acquired The Tune Hotel in Edinburgh last month. The 189 room…

Macdonald Hotels Appoints Meeting and Events Team

Tue 20th June 2017

Macdonald Hotels has created new positions in its dedicated meeting and events division following a £13m investment in its properties and a 11.5% increase…

Tourist Tax: The Great Debate

Mon 19th June 2017

When the recent business rates crisis broke it sent shockwaves through the hospitality sector and left many hoteliers facing an uncertain future…

Manorview’s Investment in People Pays Off

Mon 19th June 2017

Jamie Hepburn, Minister for Employability and Training visited Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group’s Busby Hotel last month, at the same time as the group…