People

Snapshot: Andreas Maszczyk

Sun 14th May 2017

Andreas Maszczyk: General Manager: Principle Edinburgh How long have you been in your current role? I have been the general manager of…

A New Chapter for Auchrannie

Thu 11th May 2017

When I last visited Auchrannie Resort & Spa in Arran in June 2015, work had just finished on 20 new luxury rooms.…

Tackling the Revolving Door

Thu 11th May 2017

It has never been more important to keep hold of staff. Annabelle Love makes a look at the challenges facing hospitality and…

Artist in Residence

Wed 10th May 2017

When it comes to having one of Scotland’s most beautiful hotels, it seems like Bill Costley the man behind hotel group, Costley…

Female General Managers Making Their Mark

Tue 9th May 2017

The hotel industry is still very much dominated by men at the very top. But this month, Hotel Scotland takes a look…

Ken McCulloch: Dakota Hotels

Mon 24th April 2017

Ken McCulloch is not only a great ‘von viveur’, but he is one of the most respected hoteliers in the industry. A…

Malcolm and Karen Simpson: SimpsInns

Wed 19th April 2017

The SimpsInns story began just over 20 years ago when husband and wife team, Malcolm and Karen, bought the Old Loans Inn…

Steve Graham: Manorview Hotel and Leisure Group

Tue 18th April 2017

Steve started out in his family’s fairground business, like his father and grandfather before him, and believes the discipline and hard work…

Bill and Cath Costley: Costley & Costley

Mon 17th April 2017

Former chef Bill and his wife started the business in 1988, when they bought their first venue, the Highgrove House Hotel, in…

Robert and Vivien Kyle: RAD Group

Sun 16th April 2017

Husband and wife team Robert and Vivien Kyle are hairdressers to trade. They met at 19 and opened their own salon a…

Ruaridh & Donald MacDonald: MacDonald Hotels

Sun 16th April 2017

Donald was born into a crofting family on Harris, in the Western Isles. Initially he planned to become an accountant but decided…

Stephen Leckie: Crieff Hydro Hotels

Sat 15th April 2017

As a fifth generation hotelier, it’s hard to think of Stephen Leckie doing anything other than working in hospitality. Not only does…

Angela Vickers: Apex Hotels Limited

Tue 11th April 2017

Angela Vickers qualified as an Chartered Accountant and worked at KPMG as an auditor before moving to Stakis to take over as…

Scotland’s Inspirational Independent Hoteliers

Thu 6th April 2017

INDEPENDENT HOTELIERS IN SCOTLAND ARE GROWING THEIR BUSINESSES, COLLECTIVELY EMPLOYING THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE, AND INVESTING IN THEIR BUSINESSES DESPITE THE ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTIES.…

Gleneagles fills trio of leadership roles

Fri 16th December 2016

Five-star luxury hotel resort, Gleneagles, in Perthshire has added three key staff members, including hotel manager, director of leisure and executive chef.…