Editor’s Picks

Design focus: The Seafield Arms Hotel

Wed 3rd July 2019

The Seafield Arms Hotel in Cullen, owned by local entrepreneur Charlie Milne, has just re-opened after a £1.3m refurbishment. The hotel, which…

Design Focus: THE BONHAM HOTEL

Thu 2nd May 2019

By Susan Young One of Edinburgh’s original boutique hotels, The Bonham Hotel, has now had a top-to-toe refurbishment. Last year saw the…

Art at the Heart: Interview with Frances Ryan of The Crinan Hotel

Thu 2nd May 2019

By Susan Young When Frances Ryan got in touch to say that the Crinan Hotel had been in the family for 50…

OTAs the Pros and Cons

Thu 11th April 2019

It’s complicated. We love to hate them.” Just two of the views expressed by hoteliers I spoke to when describing their relationship…

In the Spa of the Moment

Thu 7th February 2019

Spas are big business – so it’s no surprise that Scottish hoteliers are investing in either putting new spas in or improving…

HOT-FOOT IT TO SCOTHOT

Thu 7th February 2019

SCOTHOT RETURNS TO THE SEC GLASGOW IN MARCH – JASON CADDY TAKES A LOOK AT WHAT’S ON OFFER. Which hotelier worth his…

Moxy

Thu 10th January 2019

Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, opened in Glasgow recently at High Street. Moxy is described by the company as being…

The Fife Arms

Thu 10th January 2019

The transformation of The Fife Arms in Braemar is now complete and the hotel has re-opened just in time for Christmas. This…

Gleneagles outpost for Edinburgh 

Thu 15th November 2018

Press reports that Ennismore is planning a new Gleneagles Hotel in Edinburgh are short of the mark, instead, Communications Director John Diviney…

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PAID REVIEW FRAUD

Thu 15th November 2018

A landmark ruling over fake TripAdvisor reviews in Italy, known as paid review fraud, has resulted in the world’s first prosecution and…

Design Feature: The Machrie Hotel

Thu 18th October 2018

A little bird told us that even his shattered migrated cousins are whistling a happier tune since operator Campbell Gray Hotels, on…

TOURISM TAX DEBATE HEATS UP

Wed 17th October 2018

The hospitality industry is coming out with all guns blazing following City of Edinburgh Council’s blatant disregard of its concerns over the…

Creativity: The Hotel Chef’s Holy Grail

Wed 12th September 2018

How can hoteliers encourage their chefs to be more creative? That’s the question we posed to a food and drink consultant, a…

Tourists: to tax or not to tax? That is the question…and what to call it is another!

Tue 14th August 2018

The decade-old tourist tax debate has one thing in common with athlete’s foot – it doesn’t seem to want to go away, despite…

Hy-dro, hy-dro, it’s off to work he goes!

Mon 13th August 2018

Jason Caddy met with Stephen Leckie, CEO at Crieff Hydro, and they talked business, tourism, misconceptions, broken ribs and Kit-Kats. A two-hour…