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Edinburgh City Council backs Get Me Home Safely campaign

28 October 2022 by

Edinburgh City Council has backed the Get Me Home Safely campaign, developed by union Unite.

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Virgin Hotels returns to the UK with two Scottish venues

20 July 2022 by

Virgin Hotels is back in the UK, this time with openings in two major Scottish cities. Here's how the brand is bringing a luxurious aesthetic to the ancient surroundings of Edinburgh’s Old Town

Scott and Laura Smith’s Fhior Garden Café to close News

Scott and Laura Smith’s Fhior Garden Café to close

09 August 2021 by

The Fhior Garden Café at the Secret Herb Garden in Edinburgh, run by Fhior restaurant owners[...]

L&G gets green light for £50m Edinburgh hotel in former Debenhams News

L&G gets green light for £50m Edinburgh hotel in former Debenhams

04 June 2021 by

Plans for a £50m transformation of the former Debenhams store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street into a[...]

Matthew Sherry takes up head chef position at the Balmoral’s Number One restaurant News

Matthew Sherry takes up head chef position at the Balmoral’s Number One restaurant

17 May 2021 by

Former Northcote head chef Matthew Sherry has joined the Michelin-starred Number One restaurant at the Balmoral[...]

Spring and Harwood Arms pair to open Edinburgh restaurant News

Spring and Harwood Arms pair to open Edinburgh restaurant

30 April 2021 by

Former Spring chef Lloyd Morse has teamed up with James Snowdon, previously general manager of the[...]

Rosewood Edinburgh site to be remarketed after hotel plans rejected twice News

Rosewood Edinburgh site to be remarketed after hotel plans rejected twice

22 January 2021

The City of Edinburgh Council will be remarketing the Royal High School site after plans to transform it into a Rosewood hotel were rejected twice and the operator pulled out.

Rejection of Edinburgh Royal High School hotel plans 'deeply disappointing' News

Rejection of Edinburgh Royal High School hotel plans 'deeply disappointing'

27 October 2020

Plans to transform Edinburgh’s historic former Royal High School building into a luxury hotel have been rejected by the Scottish government.

Scottish government urged to shut down rogue operators flouting Covid rules News

Scottish government urged to shut down rogue operators flouting Covid rules

11 September 2020 by

Scottish Hospitality Group (SHG), a new industry body which represents many of Scotland's leading hospitality operators,[...]

Sushisamba to open rooftop site at W Edinburgh hotel News

Sushisamba to open rooftop site at W Edinburgh hotel

09 September 2020 by

Sushisamba restaurant group is to take the 10th- and 11th-floor rooftop space at the W Edinburgh[...]

Edinburgh hoteliers say ‘huge programme of support’ needed as occupancy down 60% for August News

Edinburgh hoteliers say ‘huge programme of support’ needed as occupancy down 60% for August

03 August 2020 by

Edinburgh hotel occupancy is down to 23% for August compared with 84% the same time last[...]

Scottish government pushes ahead with regulation of short-term lets News

Scottish government pushes ahead with regulation of short-term lets

27 July 2020 by

Proposals to roll-out a licencing scheme giving powers to local councils to regulate short-term lets have[...]

New £50m hotel, spa and sky bar set for Edinburgh’s Princes Street News

New £50m hotel, spa and sky bar set for Edinburgh’s Princes Street

20 July 2020

Plans have been revealed for a £50m investment to turn a former Debenhams store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street into an upper upscale hotel, spa and sky bar.

News

Iconic restaurants in Glasgow and Edinburgh close amid fears for inbound tourism

16 July 2020

Three long-standing restaurants in Glasgow and Edinburgh have closed their doors for good after the projected value of inbound tourism to Scotland fell from £2.54b to £939m.

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