Fitzsimmons Group Expands in Scotland

Owner Henry Fitzsimmons has been busy investing and expanding The Fitzsimmons Group - a family-run business that has quality four-star Ayrshire hotels at its heart.

Brexit – Is there a silver lining?

Brexit – Is there a silver lining?

Willie Macleod, Executive Director Scotland of UK Hospitality, outlines some of the issues that are heading the way of the hospitality industry…

Art for Art’s Sake

Art for Art’s Sake

Maybe I am not typical but when I walk into a hotel, the first thing my eye is drawn to is the…

How not to be social

How not to be social

With such intense competition to acquire and retain guest loyalty whilst contending with an increasing supply of rooms and the shift towards…

Wedding Belles

Wedding Belles

Weddings are big business. Here, we focus on the planners behind the best names in the business, like Caroline Sinclair, Senior Wedding…

Wedding Belles

Weddings are big business. Here, we focus on the planners behind the best names in the business, like Laura McCranor, Wedding Co-ordinator at Kimpton Blythswood Square, Glasgow How long have you been a wedding planner and what brought you to…

Wedding Belles

Wedding Belles

Weddings are big business. Here, we focus on the planners behind the best names in the business, like ROSS MALANEY, CONFERENCE AND…

Marine Hotel set for revamp

Marine Hotel set for revamp

The Marine Hotel in Troon is set to be transformed by a significant refurbishment which includes not only the inside of the…

Wedding Belles

Wedding Belles

Weddings are big business. Here, we focus on the planners behind the best names in the business, like Gaynor Russell of Balbirnie…

Wedding Belles

Wedding Belles

Weddings are big business. We focus on the planners behind the best names in the business, starting with Katie Miller of The…

MACDONALD HOTELS CLEARS DEBT WITH SALE OF 27 HOTELS TO PRIVATE EQUITY COMPANY

Macdonald Hotels has pulled off a deal which will see the group sell 27 of its hotels and become debt free. The sale, to a “major private equity and real estate business”, will be concluded in August, but the Group…