Marc Crothall

First virtual national conference for Scotland’s tourism industry on 24th March

The Scottish Tourism Alliance, the leading representative body for the tourism sector in Scotland has announced details of its first STA virtual annual national...

Spend Management: Addressing External Spend by Alastair Roy, ARO PROCUREMENT

With revenues in the doldrums across many businesses at the moment, hopefully not for too much longer,  spend management is a key topic for...

Stuart Drysdale teams up with Fusion Group to launch Drysdale & Company

The Fusion Group has announced the launch of Drysdale & Company, a brand new commercial property agency, which although sitting within the Group’s collection...

OYO adds new revenue management technology

Tech-enabled hospitality company OYO has launched new revenue management features to help the independent hotel owners it partners with to optimise their performance and capture increased levels of business post-lockdown.

Procurement: Tendering in turbulent times by Alastair Roy, Aro Procurement

The world rumbles on irrespective of circumstances and as the seemingly endless list of restrictions currently aimed at the hospitality sector shows no signs...

Concerned about your business? Contact Business Gateway

It is impossible to deny the impact of COVID-19 on the business community; according to recent research by Business Gateway, the pandemic is still a concern for over 300 Scottish SMEs. This includes the hospitality industry, which has been one of the worst affected sectors in Scotland. However, it is also an industry that has responded with a number of innovative initiatives.

Virtual hunting experience at Maryculter House

Maryculter House, best know as a popular wedding venue is pivoting slightly and has lodged plans with Aberdeenshire Council for a new wooden lodge...

From Cleanliness to Communication, Digitalization is Elevating Service Standards for a Better Hotel Experience

Post pandemic, guests will find their stay experiences to be better, safer, and more streamlined thanks to integrated technologies that connect people to work...

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group utilises Beekeeper to keep communication channels open

Communication Agility is Key to MOHG’s Ability to Continue to Deliver Superior Service Amidst COVID-19 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s Group Director of Rooms and Quality...

VAT reduced to 5% for hospitality, bonuses for employers and Government backed ‘Eat out...

Chancellor Rishi Sunak will not extend the furlough scheme beyond October but he has announced a Job Retention Bonus scheme which will see employers...