Hotel News

Coronavirus: HMRC – What you need to know

Thu 26th March 2020

The news that employees would be eligible for 80% of their wages under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, meant a sigh of…

Coronavirus: Hoteliers beg Government to step in before mass layoffs cause social and economic disaster

Tue 17th March 2020

Major hotel operators have warned that a hospitality meltdown is in sight as they plan for mass redundancies and hotel closures by…

Scottish government’s £320m rescue package for business

Mon 16th March 2020

Scottish Finance Secretary Kate Forbes has announced a £320m rescue package to support business through the Covid-19 outbreak.

New trustees contribute over 60 years’ experience to HIT Scotland

Mon 9th March 2020

Three leading hospitality industry figures have been appointed as board trustees to inform the future progress of HIT Scotland, the charity providing…

Design focus: Tart & Lobster

Fri 6th March 2020

The Hilton Glasgow officially launched its newest restaurant, ‘tart & lobster’ at the end of January.

Trump International Scotland – where staff development really matters

Thu 5th March 2020

It was just another June day for Claire Buchan, Senior Bookings and Reservations Assistant at Trump International, Scotland in Aberdeenshire until she…

Six Stars: Spotlight on Housekeeping Managers

Thu 5th March 2020

They are often the unsung heroes of any hotel operation and here we have the first of six profiles of six stars…

Apex Hotels named as top employer

Wed 4th March 2020

Apex Hotels has achieved a 1* Accreditation award from Best Companies, the specialists whose recognition programme is the standard for workplace engagement,…

Cameron House on Loch Lomond unveils new look

Wed 4th March 2020

Cameron House has revealed the plans for its new extension which will house its meeting and conference facilities as well as an…

A Love Affair with St Fillans

Wed 4th March 2020

As I drove to St Fillans on the way to meet Susan Stuart the owner of The Four Seasons Hotel in the…

Strong growth for Apex

Mon 3rd February 2020

It has been another strong year for Apex Hotels as the business reported a 9.5% increase in turnover (up from £68.9m to…

Hospitality urges Scottish Government to unleash hospitality’spotential in upcoming Budget

Mon 3rd February 2020

UKHospitality, the single, authoritative voice for a sector that employs over 270,000 people in Scotland.

Design: Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro

Fri 31st January 2020

The 108-room Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro, located within the landscaped grounds adjoining Holyrood Park, and owned by Edinburgh First, has undergone…

Design Focus: Malmaison

Tue 7th January 2020

Malmaison at St Andrew Square opened last month. The new hotel on the site of the former A-listed Buchan house, has 72…

HEALTH & WELLBEING SUMMIT in association with Great National Hotels & Resorts

Mon 6th January 2020

When Angela Vickers, CEO at Apex Hotels, asked me to take on the HIT Chair’s Challenge and organise a health and wellbeing…