Perle Hotels has purchased Lochardil House Hotel in Inverness for an undisclosed sum. Perle already owns the Marmalade and Bosville Hotels on the Isle of Skye, and the Perle Oban Hotel in Argyll & Bute.
The new hotel in Glasgow’s city centre will open in November next year and bring the brand’s key count in the UK to 823 as part of its European expansion strategy.
The Scottish Passenger Agents’ Association has raised concerns over the lack of clarity over potential changes for passengers once Britain leaves the EU at a round table with members of the Scottish parliament.
United Airlines has inaugurated its nonstop seasonal service between Edinburgh and its Washington Dulles International Airport hub.
St Hilda Sea Adventures has welcomed a new ship to its fleet, increasing overall capacity to offer 41 scheduled departures in 2018 and 50 departures in 2019.
Emirates will start a daily service between Edinburgh and Dubai, from October 1st. Scotland’s capital city will become Emirates’ second destination in Scotland after Glasgow and its eighth in the United Kingdom after the airline starts its daily service to London Stansted in June.
Radisson Red Glasgow has opened its doors in Scotland’s largest city, ready to shake up the UK’s hotel scene. Radisson Red is Radisson Hotel Group’s upscale, select service hotel brand that aims to inject new life into hospitality through a focus on informal services, the latest technology, and bold design.
Diageo has announced a £150 million investment, over three years, to transform its Scotch whisky visitor experiences in the biggest concerted programme ever seen in Scotland’s whisky tourism sector.
Malmaison has appointed Morag Stark as general manager of Malmaison Aberdeen. Stark has over 20 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and is a graduate of the general manager’s programme at the USA’s prestigious Cornell University.
UKinbound has announced that next year the city of Glasgow will, for the first time in 31 years, host its annual convention, from February 6th-8th, 2019. As part of UKinbound’s commitment to promoting all corners of the UK, next year’s convention will see over 260 of the association’s members converge on Glasgow for the three-day business event.