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The Torridon appoints head chef at 1887 restaurant

Scotland: The AA five red star luxury hotel in the Scottish Highlands has appointed Paul Green as head chef of its 1887 restaurant. Green will work in partnership with the hotel’s kitchen garden and Torridon farm to develop the hotel restaurant, which serves Scottish dishes. He has worked in leading

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The Torridon hotel receives five AA stars

Scotland: The Torridon in Wester Ross joins 65 other hotels in the British Isles to have been awarded the prestigious rating. Selected by The AA for its “outstanding levels of service and hospitality,” The Torridon is one of seven new hotels to receive the accolade in 2019. Co-owner, Dan Rose-Bristow,

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The Torridon invests in staff accommodation

UK: The Torridon Resort in the Scottish Highlands has invested £500,000 in on-site high specification self-contained flats for team members. The resort, which includes a five-star hotel, traditional Scottish inn, fine dining restaurant, pub, self-catering private cottage and activities hut, has expanded its staff accommodation and created six new eco-friendly

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The Torridon awarded five-star AA status

UK: The Torridon Hotel, a boutique hotel in the Scottish Highlands, has been awarded five-star accreditation by the AA. Set on the edge of a sea loch overlooked by the Torridon mountains in Wester Ross, The Torridon has 18 individually-designed bedrooms that “combine Victorian character, contemporary design and bold colours”.

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The Torridon named most hospitable hotel in the Highlands

UK: The Torridon named ‘Most Hospitable Hotel’ in the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2017 Scottish retreat The Torridon, has been named the ‘Most Hospitable Hotel’ in the Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards 2017. The hotel prides itself on going the extra mile to meet guests’ needs.The Torridon also offers

Andrew Fairlie Scholarship awarded to Torridon employee
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Andrew Fairlie Scholarship awarded to Torridon chef

UK: Amy Stephenson from The Torridon has been awarded the 2021 Andrew Fairlie Scholarship at HIT Scotland. The culinary scholarship will provide Stephenson the opportunity to work in an international kitchen as well as the two-Michelin star Restaurant Andrew Fairlie at Glenagles and the three-Michelin star Core by Clare Smyth.

Pride of Britain Hotels names CEO
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Pride of Britain Hotels names CEO

UK: Pride of Britain Hotels, a 50-strong collection of independently-owned properties, has announced the appointment of Kalindi Juneja as its chief executive. Juneja will officially join Pride of Britain Hotels on 4 October 2021. She will replace current CEO Peter Hancock, who is retiring this year following over two decades

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Conde Nast Traveller releases Readers’ Choice Awards

Worldwide: Condé Nast Traveller has released the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, featuring multiple boutique hotels. Seven boutique properties were voted onto the top 50 list, the secondary lists including even more The Readers’ Choice Awards, held annually by Condé Nast Traveller, provides a survey for the magazine’s