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Multi-Million Pound Refurb for Caledonian

Multi-Million Pound Refurb for Caledonian

By Claire Miller

Five-star Edinburgh hotel to undergo second huge refit in seven years as owners defy fears of a difficult 2008 for the industry by outlining investment plans.

Honour for Industry Veteran Walton

Honour for Industry Veteran Walton

By Claire Miller

Double-whammy for Bob Walton as he is made an MBE for services to the hospitality industry on the same day he takes up role as chairman of the Restaurant Association.

Scottish Hotels told to Raise Prices

Scottish Hotels told to Raise Prices

By Alan Lodge

Tourism chief angers industry figures by saying hotels should make the most of demand from visitors by hiking up their prices to maximise income.

Green light for Hilton takeover

Green light for Hilton takeover

By Andy Lynes

Hilton Hotels Corporation’s (HHC) shareholders have approved the company’s £13 billion takeover by Blackstone, the US private equity group. Under the deal, due to be completed by the end of this month, Blackstone will pay HHC shareholders $47.50 (&