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TGI sets flair bartending record

Bartenders from TGI Friday’s Scottish venues travelled to London to help set a new world record as part of the restaurant chain’s 25th birthday celebrations. Staff from Aberdeen and Glasgow took part in the ‘most people simultaneously cocktail flairing’ record attempt. Participating bartenders completed a co-ordinated two-minute routine without dropping a bottle and Guinness World Record officials confirmed a new record had been set.

Whisky tourism in good spirits

Visitor numbers up 20% in two years, says drinks firm WHISKY tourism in Scotland is booming, with the number of distillery visitors up 20% in...

Scots hotels weather storm

Figures demonstrate resilience of sector north of border, says report SCOTLAND’S hotels are weathering the economic storm, outperforming their counterparts in the rest of the...

NMW hike ‘will hit jobs’ – SLTA

Industry voices concern after Black Wednesday LABOUR called it Black Wednesday, and for the hospitality trade the label struck a chord as the latest round...

Oddbins stores for sale

ADMINISTRATORS acting on behalf of bust off-sales chain Oddbins have put five Scottish stores on the market. Two stores in Aberdeen, one in Inverness and...

Magners makes TV return

MAGNERS will ‘bee’ making inroads into your viewing habits once again with two new adverts which aim to build on the success of last...

BII chief attacks alcohol charity

Rival training provider re-opens row over industry funding SCOTLAND’S biggest alcohol charity has come under renewed attack over its decision to sever financial links with...

The Ben rings the changes

A NEW president has been sworn in at The Ben, Scotland’s main charity for the licensed trade. Gordon Bell, head of customer contact centre and...

Distiller toasts ‘record’ results

SOARING export sales are credited with helping Isle of Arran Distillers deliver ‘record’ financial results last week. A 45% rise in sales of its whiskies...

Minimum pricing to make a return

SNP pledges to introduce Bill as “priority” if re-elected MINIMUM pricing looks set to top the SNP’s legislative agenda if it earns the right to...

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