Hotels in Scotland: News

Mixed month as Aberdeen hotels show signs of stablisation

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Mixed month as Aberdeen hotels show signs of stablisation

Market declines in Aberdeen continue to show signs of stablisation as hotels in Scotland’s three largest cities reported a mixed month during August.

The latest monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research firm LJ Research, showed flat overall performance for city centre hotels in glasgow, strong growth in Edinburgh and a continuation of double-digit negative yields in Aberdeen during the month.

Average room occupancy was highest in Edinburgh with 92% of hotel rooms filled during a month in which ...

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DoubleTree Glasgow Central opens after £11m refurbishment

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DoubleTree Glasgow Central opens after £11m refurbishment

DoubleTree by Hilton has announced the opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, located in the centre of the city. The property is owned and managed by Amaris Hospitality and is joining Hilton’s Scottish portfolio of 16 properties.

Having undergone a £11 million refurbishment, this new hotel in the centre of Glasgow is home to 300 modern guest rooms, including three fully equipped suites. DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central also offers world-class conference facilities with Scotland’s largest hotel meeting space, The ...

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Skye: Is the Scots tourist destination too popular?

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Skye: Is the Scots tourist destination too popular?

Skye is world-renowned for its breathtaking scenery, great local seafood and unique culture.

This combination means thousands of tourists make the trip across to the island each month, and many businesses rely on their custom.

Now tourist chiefs are trying to stop so many coming, as they struggle with the vast numbers packing out hotels and B&Bs during this summer.

A mixture of good weather and decreased travel fares are bringing record numbers into the island.

Locals say all hotels, hostels and B&Bs have ...

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Edinburgh more expensive than London for staycations

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Edinburgh more expensive than London for staycations

Edinburgh has topped London for cost in the latest survey of tourist destinations across the UK.

The Scottish capital was second only to Oxford for average double room price – and ahead of other major cities including Glasgow, Birmingham, Liverpool, Newcastle and Manchester.

The statistics found that an average room in Edinburgh will set you back £214.95 – as opposed to £191.51 in London.

And for the full holiday experience of hotel, breakfast, pint of beer and glass of wine, visitors to Edinburgh can ...

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