Business news in brief week 02

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A hotel on the banks of Loch Long in Argyll and Bute has been recognised at the country’s most prestigious tourism awards.
Knockderry House in Cove was awarded the Best Eating Experience accolade, sponsored by Caledonian MacBrayne, at the Scottish Thistle Awards regional finals for the West, which took place recently at Oran Mor in Glasgow.
The 15-bedroom hotel and restaurant was praised by judges for its focus on food provenance and for offering a “very warm, welcoming and authentic quality Scottish experience” for guests. The business was also commended for its collaboration with local businesses, including Cruise Loch Lomond and Glengoyne Distillery.

A selection of popular camping and glamping sites across the UK have picked up gongs in the 2018 camping and glamping awards, announced last month.
Popular choice award in Scotland 2018 (winner) went to the Loch Lomond Holiday Park in the Tarbet area or Argyll, home of panoramic views and bonnie banks.

Best Western has announced the  addition of The Inveraray Inn to its portfolio of more than 260 independent hotels. One of the most iconic hotels on the west coast, the property overlooks Loch Fyne from the main street in Inveraray, making it the perfect base to explore this part of the country. Opened in 1755, the hotel is the oldest and most historic in Inveraray.