The hospitality industry has warned the new government restrictions around coronavirus could shut down firms. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged everyone to avoid social contact and stay away from
Hoteliers in the Highlands say Brexit has caused a shortage in hospitality industry staff to reach "crisis levels". Inverness Hotels Association said applications to vacancies from workers in continental
The Isle of Arran resort of Auchrannie has become the first in Scotland to be owned by its employees. The resort has been owned and operated by the Johnston family since 1988 and is valued at £4.3m. An Employee Ownership Trust now holds 100% of the company's shares on behalf of its 160 employees.
Richard Solomons, chief executive of Intercontinental Hotels, is the Today programme's Friday boss. Speaking to the Today programme's business presenter Simon Jack, Mr Solomons explained that Intercontinental Hotels is the world's biggest hotelier, with more than 4,500 hotels, and almost 700,000 rooms.
A new budget hotel run like a no-frills airline has opened its doors in London. The Tune hotel in Westminster takes the low-cost business model to the extreme. Unlike Easyhotel it even charges guests for using a towel.
Three of London's most prestigious hotels could end up being controlled by the Irish government. The Irish Times has reported that the Berkeley, Claridges and the Connaught may be about to be taken over by the Republic's National Asset Management Agency (Nama).