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IT’S A NUMBERS GAMEIt’s no secret that small hotels, guest houses and bed-and-breakfasts have had a terrible time during the pandemic. But at last, with the arrival of the various vaccines, there is light at...

Travel restrictions eased and weddings for 50 allowed

The news that lockdown measures are being relaxed a week earlier and that the Scottish Government has updated the levels to allow more mixing and weddings have had a cautious welcome from the trade. The...

Ready, steady…open? Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing announces 15th July as provisional re-opening date for tourism businesses

The hospitality industry now has a provisional re-opening date of 15th July. Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing revealed the date in parliament today. He qualified the statement by saying it would not be confirmed until 9th July when the country would be expected to be moving into the third phase of the Scottish Government lockdown route-map.

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

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

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

When Angela Vickers, CEO at Apex Hotels, asked me to take on the HIT Chair’s Challenge and organise a health and wellbeing event for the industry I took up the bat… literally.

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

By Susan Young When Frances Ryan got in touch to say that the Crinan Hotel had been in the family for 50 years my curiousity was more than piqued. Now, having interviewed Frances and daughter...

OTAs the Pros and Cons

It’s complicated. We love to hate them.” Just two of the views expressed by hoteliers I spoke to when describing their relationship with OTAs (online travel agencies) – the companies that exist to sell your rooms by offering a bigger shop window.

In the Spa of the Moment

Spas are big business – so it’s no surprise that Scottish hoteliers are investing in either putting new spas in or improving their existing facilities. Over the last year the Old Course in St Andrew’s,...

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