Special award for Chivas

SCOTCH whisky producer Chivas Brothers has been awarded the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commendation Award from Healthy Working Lives (HWL). Chivas Brothers demonstrated the ways...

New look for island hotel

THE Harbour Inn & Restaurant on Islay has been relaunched with a new look. Owners Neil and Carol Scott have revamped the seven guest bedrooms...

Hotels check in with ISG

CONSTRUCTION services firm ISG has secured a further two hotel projects in Scotland. The firm, which recently completed work to extend guest accommodation and refurbish...

Highland venue relaunched

AN Inverness-shire accommodation business has reopened following a revamp. Loch Ness Lodge, which is located on the banks of the loch, has seven bedrooms which...

Freedom: good or bad for pubs?

UNTIL an Italian cruise ship ran aground, Tommy Sheridan was released, and the latest financial crisis to engulf Rangers FC hit the headlines, there...

Waiter role has to be celebrated

BY the time this paper is in your hands, I will have hosted a workshop at the HIT Scotland Emerging Talent Conference at the...

Balvenie toasts the coopers

SPEYSIDE whisky distillery The Balvenie has released its first ever ‘members only’ bottling. The Craftsman’s Reserve No1, The Cooper (ABV 59.4%), will be available...

Bobar unveils new mixes

A NEW cocktail menu has been launched in the bar at the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor hotel. The new list at Bobar on Byres Road is...

New season, new cocktail for Suntory

JAPANESE whisky giant Suntory has released two new seasonal cocktails to usher in the spring season. The Yamazaki Risshun combines Yamazaki 12 year old...

Food bolsters pubco’s sales

STRONG food sales are credited with helping managed pub group Mitchells and Butlers record a 6.5% rise in like-for-like sales in the nine weeks...