Trade bodies express doubt over City of Edinburgh Council’s boast that half of accommodation providers in Edinburgh support its proposed Tourism Tax

Both the Scottish Tourism Alliance and UKHospitality have called in to question City of Edinburgh Council’s statement that its proposed £2 tourist tax (TVL) has won “overwhelming support” from accommodation providers. With the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) saying its figures…

Priory Hotel adopts employee-ownership model

Priory Hotel adopts employee-ownership model

The Priory Hotel in Beauly, near Inverness, has transitioned to employee ownership to 46 staff members as its founder prepares to retire after…

Rising costs pose significant threat to Scotland’s hotel sector

Rising costs pose significant threat to Scotland’s hotel sector

The fear of rising costs – caused by inflation, business rates, staffing and online travel agency (OTA) fees – is the biggest…

GREEN LIGHT FOR GREEN COLLABORATION

GREEN LIGHT FOR GREEN COLLABORATION

UKHospitality and Scottish-based organisation, Green Tourism, which helps businesses and attractions achieve sustainability goals, have joined forces in order to raise awareness…

One Devonshire Gardens

One Devonshire Gardens

One Devonshire Gardens by Hotel du Vin in Glasgow has seen its bedrooms and restaurant areas transformed and two new luxury townhouse…

DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Spa and Golf Resort

The former Westerwood Hotel & Golf Resort in Cumbernauld, home of Scotland’s only Seve Ballesteros-designed golf course, is now part of a new DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Spa and Golf Resort, managed by RBH.  It has undergone a £1.1m refurbishment…

ACCOLADE FOR HOTEL INDIGO DUNDEE

ACCOLADE FOR HOTEL INDIGO DUNDEE

The Sunday Times’ Top 100 Great British Hotels singled out Hotel Indigo Dundee for special mention naming it as Scotland’s best hotel.…

RICKARD LEADS FAMILY MBO

RICKARD LEADS FAMILY MBO

Chris Rickard has led a management buyout of the Strathmore hotel group which was founded by his father, Ronnie Rickard, in 1991.

HOSPITALITY COSTS HIT 12 YEAR HIGH REVEALS NEW REPORT

HOSPITALITY COSTS HIT 12 YEAR HIGH REVEALS NEW REPORT

New data published by UKHospitality, and Christie & Co, show Government-implemented costs are taking a significant toll on businesses in the eating…

DRAG ACT GIVES GLAM APPROVAL TO MUSICAL HOTEL OFFERING

DRAG ACT GIVES GLAM APPROVAL TO MUSICAL HOTEL OFFERING

Apex Waterloo Place received an extra touch of sparkle recently as Kinky Boots super fan - drag act, Voss - hit the…

Wall Street Journal names The Three Chimneys as one of ‘five restaurants in the world worth travelling for’

The Three Chimneys, on the Isle of Skye, has been named by the US-based Wall Street Journal as one of five restaurants in the world worth travelling for.