Scottish hotels outperform those in rest of UK: STV report good news for Scotland’s economy but fail to understand it

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John Robertson
Scottish hotels outperform those in rest of UK: STV report good news for Scotland’s economy but fail to understand it

(c) Daily Telegraph STV News, today, reported: ‘Scottish hotels were the UK’s best-performing in 2017. Success is attributed to influx of overseas visitors caused by a weak pound.’ I’ll come back this basic misunderstanding which has the effect of downplaying the real strengths of the tourism industry, below. Average hotel revenue in Scotland was up 5% compared with 4% in Wales, 2.2% in Northern Ireland and under 2% in England. https://stv.tv/news/east-central/1413056-scottish-hotels-were-the-uk-s-best-performing-in-2017/ While the weak pound has no doubt played a…

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John Robertson
Scottish hotels outperform those in rest of UK: STV report good news for Scotland’s economy but fail to understand it