Just when the trade thought it couldn’t get any worse, it did.
By its very definition, the ‘Coronavirus: tourism and hospitality sector guidance’ issued by the Scottish Government should have offered clarity and direction on additional safety measures and practices for pubs and restaurants
Operating a pub, restaurant or hotel now is a very different ball game; and reopening is just the first step in what could be a long road to recovery
The success of Scotland’s hospitality industry is built on its skilled workforce – from the UK and beyond
The number of pubs and bars hosting events to raise funds for those affected by the Australian bushfires in recent weeks is nothing short of incredible
A fresh barrage of regulation for the hospitality industry is looming on the horizon – and much of it is expected to come into force in the first few months of 2021
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, if your personal licence is due to expire on August 31, 2019, you absolutely must lodge a renewal application with your board in the next two weeks .
I’ll be honest, I didn’t expect vast numbers of personal licence renewals to have been lodged .
An apparent disregard of the views of those in the industry – and the use of the tourist tax as some sort of political bargaining chip – has further riled operators and trade groups
The number of overseas visitors coming to Scotland at an all-time high, a bumper year for whisky tourism, a record season for cruise ships – 2018 wasn’t short on positive tourism tales