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Hilton Edinburgh Airport appoints Stuart Cran as new General Manager

EDINBURGH, Scotland – Hilton Edinburgh Airport has appointed hospitality professional Stuart Cran as its new General Manager.

After 10-year debate Edinburgh ditches tourist tax plan

Plans to introduce a controversial tourist tax in Edinburgh have finally been put to bed, after the local council admitted it wasn't a viable option.

Edinburgh second costliest hotels in Europe

Edinburgh is Europe’s second most expensive destination in terms of the cost of lodging there.

Tourists: Edinburgh hotels overpriced

A third of tourists complained their hotel in Edinburgh was not value for money, according to new VisitScotland research.

Minister: Edinburgh’s planned “tourist tax” not legal

The Scottish capital's council said it could raise up to £10m a year by charging between £1 and £2 per hotel room each night.

HotelTravel.com’s top 3 Edinburgh events in August

PHUKET, Thailand - HotelTravel.com spotlights three of the world's top cultural events, all kicking off this August in Edinburgh, as the Scottish capital has evolved into one of the coolest cities for

Edinburgh union leaders want to tax city tourists

A tax on tourists in Edinburgh during peak times such as the festival would help soften the blow of funding cuts, according to trade union leaders.

Three out of top five UK destinations for foreign tourists are...

Foreign tourists love Scotland so much that three of Scots cities have been ranked among the top five UK destinations.

Royal yacht to become tourist attraction

A racing yacht once owned by the Queen is sailing into its new home in Edinburgh to become a tourist attraction.

Flybe announces Kent-Edinburgh service

Airline firm Flybe is to start daily passenger flights from Kent International Airport to Edinburgh, it has been announced.

Edinburgh campaign targets 40% increase in cruise passengers

A major new marketing drive is to target a 40 per cent rise in the number of big-spending cruise liner passengers coming to the Capital.

British Airports Authority shaken by market investigation

The United Kingdom’s the Competition Commission (CC) yesterday announced that it is ready to consider responses to its provisional decision forcing the British Airports Authority (BAA) to sell both

Homeless drop-in center gets OK to fury of tourism chiefs

New plans to create a drop-in center for the homeless in the heart of the city centre are set to get the go-ahead – to the fury of hotel and tour bosses.

Want to know the strangest questions asked by Edinburgh tourists?

If you have ever wondered when the Regimental Ratatouille is or what time the One O'Clock Gun goes off then rest assured you're not alone.

Hotel Missoni

The Rezidor Hotel Group is pleased to announce that the first two properties developed in collaboration with the renowned Italian luxury fashion dynasty, Missoni, will open in early 2009 in Kuwait Cit

Edinburgh leader waking up to idea of making tourists pay bed...

City leader Jenny Dawe has thrown her support behind controversial plans to introduce a bed tax for visitors to Edinburgh.In a move which puts the idea back on the agenda, the Lib Dem leader said the extra money would be "very useful" for the city.

Friendly folk and Castle hit tourist heights

A typical tourist to Edinburgh stays for two days, visits the Castle, avoids the Scottish Parliament and thinks the city is too expensive. But visitors who took part in a survey gave an average eight out of ten for service at the city's attractions, restaurants, cafes, shops and pubs.