Design Focus: Malmaison

Malmaison at St Andrew Square opened last month. The new hotel on the site of the former A-listed Buchan house, has 72 bedrooms, a Chez Mal Bar and Brasserie as well as private dining facilities.

World class chefs arriving in Aberdeen as Signature fine dining festival launches at The Chester Hotel

World class chefs arriving in Aberdeen as Signature fine dining festival launches at The Chester Hotel

A fine dining festival which has put Aberdeen on the radar of gourmands across the country – and raised over £350,000 for…

Tomich’s Kincraig Castle Hotel is on the market

Tomich’s Kincraig Castle Hotel is on the market

Kincraig Castle Hotel near to Tomich, Invergordon is now on the market through Graham + Sibbald for offers in the region of…

STA Conference 2019 speeches

STA Conference 2019 speeches

Stephen Leckie, Chair of the Tourism Leadership Group and the Scottish Tourism Alliance If you remember first half of 2012 like I…

Draft Future Tourism Strategy Announced at Scottish Tourism Alliance Conference

Draft Future Tourism Strategy Announced at Scottish Tourism Alliance Conference

The draft of Scotland’s future tourism strategy has been shared with around 450 industry delegates at the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) Annual…

Add your voice to Scottish Government tourist tax consultation

Hoteliers have until December 2nd 2019 to add their views to a consultation on a tourist tax that’s just been launched by the Scottish Government.

HILTON ABERDEEN TECA OPENS IN THE GRANITE CITY

HILTON ABERDEEN TECA OPENS IN THE GRANITE CITY

Hilton Aberdeen TECA, the city’s only Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded property, has opened its doors to guests for the first time…

Fitzsimmons Group Expands in Scotland

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…

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

With such intense competition to acquire and retain guest loyalty whilst contending with an increasing supply of rooms and the shift towards digital now well beyond tipping point, it is simply critical for hotels to rethink their engagement strategies with…