Glasgow has been nominated for the title of Europe’s Leading Festival & Event Destination by the World Travel Awards following a run of unprecedented success. Here Breaking Travel News takes a tour to find out more
Edinburgh remains at the top of Colliers International’s latest UK Hotels Market Index, with a strong active pipeline and performance, largely due to consistently strong occupancy and average daily room rate levels in 2018.
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.