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City hotel accredited for sustainable operations

Ten Hill Place in the heart of the historic Old Town has been recognised with a Green Tourism Gold Award after receiving excellent scores across a range of exacting metrics covering most elements of its operations.

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Hospitality expert endorses industry as lasting career option

Jackie Hudson plays a key role in driving the strategic direction at city-centre venue Surgeons Quarter which comprises the city’s largest independent hotel, Ten Hill Place, along with a thriving conference and events business that maximises the commercial use of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) buildings and venues.

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Surgeons Quarter celebrates return of business events

City-centre venue Surgeons Quarter,  has revealed that conference and events bookings made during the six months from April to September 2022 were close to exceeding the organisation’s record-breaking year in 2019.

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Holiday bonus offered to hard-working hospitality recruits

A FLAGBEARER for Scotland’s hospitality industry has cooked up one of the most exciting benefits packages available, in a bid to continue to grow its workforce beyond record levels

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Surgeons Quarter takes scalpel to carbon emissions

A MAJOR EDINBURGH conference and events business is almost entirely powered by Scottish renewable sources, saving an estimated 790 tonnes of carbon per year and equating to 3,430 return trips to Rome.

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Employment surge at Surgeons Quarter as it focuses on pandemic recovery

A MAJOR conference and events business is reporting that 2022 is projected to exceed pre-pandemic levels – and looks to expand its headcount by 70%. 

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New hire shares tasty plan for Edinburgh hospitality venue

Adam Dodwell (37) has been recently appointed as Executive Chef at Surgeons Quarter, the commercial arm of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). Surgeons Quarter runs all the event and conference spaces on the RCSEd campus as well as its onsite hotel Ten Hill Place.

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Hospitality leader calls for Scottish Government to give green light

THE HEAD of a major hospitality business in the Scottish capital is calling on the Scottish Government to urgently rethink its approach and match the “fairer” and more business-friendly guidance in place south of the border.

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Edinburgh chef cooks up arancini ball storm

FOOD LOVERS have been going wild for an Edinburgh chef’s arancini ball recipe, with more than 150kg’s worth of the classic Italian snack being produced over a six-month period.

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Hotel and events business celebrate milestone anniversary

A CUTTING-EDGE hospitality organisation is celebrating its 15th anniversary - in which time it has opened a travel agency, expanded its charitable aspects and welcomed over 2 million individuals from around the world. 

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Edinburgh hospitality venue invests in sustainable future

A total of six electric EV points have been installed and can now be accessed by guests staying at Ten Hill Place, which is run by the commercial arm of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), Surgeons Quarter.  

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Festival occupancy surge welcomed by city hotel bosses

Soaring guest bookings at Edinburgh’s largest independent hotel in August have helped to spark new optimism for the capital’s hospitality sector.Ten Hill Place saw occupancy rates reach 90% during August - up from 50% at the beginning of the month and 58% in July. 

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Major conference venue hits milestone in-person visitor numbers

ONE of Scotland’s top conference and events businesses is on track to exceed 2500 in-person delegates in a month - for the first time in nearly two years.

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Major Fringe celebration confirmed for historic Old Town setting

THE CAMPUS of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) will once again transform into one of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe’s largest performing spaces after the rekindling of a long-running partnership.

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Old Town eatery reopens with sweet collaborations

A BELOVED pastry shop and coffee and tea merchant will now reach a wider audience as it is announced they will be stocked in an Edinburgh Old Town eatery.  

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Hospitality team embrace training with thousands of hours committed

FURLOUGHED staff for a hospitality business in the heart of the Scottish capital have amassed more than 2600 hours of recorded training in the past year, securing a combined 169 industry-recognised qualifications.

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Hotel gives back to hospitality industry with ‘Scotcation’ twist

A CHARITABLE hotel is inviting individuals across the UK to 'Scotcation' in Edinburgh with a new package which will see 10% of income going directly towards its staff and another 10% to a Scottish Hospitality Trust.

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Edinburgh venue invests in dedicated hospitality workforce

THE ORGANISATION behind Edinburgh’s largest independent hotel has secured the Scottish Living Wage Accreditation while also increasing its 57-strong team’s pension contributions to 7.5%. 

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Hotel bookings surge brings back optimism at Surgeons Quarter

A CHARITABLE hotel and events business tied to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) is rebounding, with strong occupancy at its hotel and forward projections well above expectations.

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One thousand free nights booked for medical staff at city hotel

Ten Hill Place, owned by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RSCEd), opened its doors to the city's hospital staff on Friday 27 March and has since accommodated more than 200 key workers, with bookings increasing daily.

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