The four-star, seven-bedroom Dunedin guest house in Edinburgh has been sold for more than £695,000. The property is located 1.5 miles from the city centre and includes a dining room that seats 18 and a three-bedroom owner’s apartment. The new owners are David and Irene Wright, who previously ran the four-star Glentower Lower Observatory guest house in Fort William, Highland. The agent was Colliers Robert Barry.
(23 November 2004 14:45:26)
InterContinental Hotels Group today revealed a modest increase in pre-tax profits to £97m in the three months to 30 September.
(23 November 2004 14:31:00)
Support for a ban on smoking in public places and the workplace is growing across the country. Following Liverpool's decision to petition the Government for a city-wide ban, some of England's biggest cities and nearly 50 other councils have now added their support.
(22 November 2004 17:04:00)
The Government is unlikely to make dramatic changes to its Gambling Bill, according to industry experts.
(22 November 2004 17:02:00)
The tourism and leisure sector would benefit from adding three new bank holidays to the annual calendar, especially one in the autumn, claims the TUC.
(22 November 2004 16:54:00)
McDonald’s could face court action for alleged racism after workers in one of its restaurants were ordered to speak in English at all times – even on their breaks.
(19 November 2004 16:57:00)
Although you didn’t join the hospitality industry to spend time writing beautiful prose, there are times when it is necessary to put pen to paper. The ability to write good letters, reports and e-mails is important for business. Good written communication says a lot about you and your organisation. Poor writing says even more.
(17 November 2004 13:00:00)
Smoking is to be banned from 2006 in all restaurants and pubs and bars in England where food is prepared or served, the Government announced today.
(16 November 2004 16:35:00)