Golf drives demand for Edinburgh hotels

The monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, tracking city centre hotel performance showed positive performance in Edinburgh, an expected decline in Glasgow – one year on from the Commonwealth Games – and sustained Learn more

Soaring demand for Glasgow hotels whilst challenges in Aberdeen continue

The monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, tracking city centre hotel performance showed contrasting fortunes for hoteliers in Scotland’s three largest cities in June. Demand for hotel beds was highest in Glasgow as Learn more

Airbnb Market Research Part 3: Should Airbnb be regulated?

Should Airbnb be regulated to protect travellers and / or the hospitality industry? LJ Research’s market research investigates if residential sharing services pose threats to the hotel industry. The British Hospitality Association, which represents over 40,000 hotels, restaurants and attractions, Learn more

Airbnb Market Research Part 2: Why would travellers use Airbnb?

LJ Research’s market research investigates if residential sharing services pose threats to the hotel industry. In the first part of our series, published here, we found that under 40% of travellers are aware of the home share service Airbnb. And Learn more

Aberdeen hotel rates continue falling

The monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, tracking city centre hotel performance showed significant drops in Aberdeen, a stable market in Edinburgh and further growth in Glasgow. Despite falling by 1.7% compared to Learn more

Airbnb Market Research Part 1: Who’s aware of Airbnb

Who’s aware of Airbnb? LJ Research’s market research investigates if residential sharing services pose threats to the hotel industry. Airbnb, the short-term apartment and room-rental service, is often portrayed as a real game changer for the hotel industry. In city Learn more

Q&A: International Passenger Survey Findings from 2014

The number crunchers from the Office of National Statistics have released 2014 data on inbound tourism to the UK. What are the headline findings? The International Passenger Survey data the ONS released showed that 2014 was a record breaking year Learn more

Mixed fortunes for hoteliers in Scotland’s three biggest cities

New report shows mixed fortunes for hoteliers in Scotland’s three biggest cities The latest monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, tracking city centre hotel performance in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, shows mixed fortunes Learn more

Scotland hotel room rates drop

March average room rates decrease in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. The latest monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, tracking city centre hotel performance in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, shows that average room rates Learn more

Scottish cities showed varying hotel performance trends in February

Edinburgh and Glasgow capitalise on Valentine’s Day weekend with positive outlook ahead whilst demand continues to weaken in Aberdeen The monthly LJ Forecaster Scottish Intercity Report, from tourism market research specialists LJ Research, tracking city centre hotel performance in Glasgow, Learn more