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Tayside and Fife winners at Scottish Hospitality Awards

T in the Park at Strathallan, winner of the Best Scottish Festival prize.
T in the Park at Strathallan, winner of the Best Scottish Festival prize.

Entries from Tayside and Fife were prominent among the winners in the Scottish Hospitality Awards for 2016.

T in the Park won the Best Scottish Festival prize in the first-time competition decided by public votes.

Honour for the Best Caravan Site went to Blairgowrie Holiday Park.

Resort Hotel of the Year was the Fairmont in St Andrews, and Romantic Hotel of the Year was Fingask Castle in Perthshire.

In the regional categories, the Bridgeview Station Restaurant in Dundee was voted the Casual Dining Restaurant of the Year in the central area.

Central’s Pub of the Year was the Moulin Inn.

Bed & Breakfast establishment of the Year in central was The Townhouse in Perth.

T in the Park’s controversial move from Balado near Kinross to Strathallan Castle, Auchterarder, last year encountered significant problems.

The Scottish Hospitality Awards 2016

Veteran promoter Melvin Benn, credited with saving the Glastonbury Festival from near collapse, has been drafted in to secure the future of Scotland’s premier live music event.

He has overhauled the site lay-out as well as transport and security arrangements for the return to Strathallan Castle next month.

An improved traffic plan and a large-scale bus station are being introduced  to help traffic flows and reduce congestion.

Wood Leisure, the company behind Blairgowrie Holiday Park, and the Bridgeview Station Restaurant in Dundee, have been winners in the Courier Business Awards in recent years.

Held at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Glasgow, the Scottish Hospitality Awards celebrate rewarded the best in Scottish hospitality.

Based on a public vote and organised by events agency Creative Oceanic, the awards commend talented individuals and businesses dedicated in delivering constant professionalism, effort and enthusiasm to ensure impeccable service to their customers.

The awards ceremony attracting more than 200 guests was hosted by radio personality Gina McKie.

Irfan Younis of Creative Oceanic commented: “This is the first time this ceremony has taken place and it is a testament to the depth of talent in this industry, that so many people joined us.

“The awards were well received and we hope to see this event grow year on year.”

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