Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, the UK's largest privately owned hotel operator has announced that Macdonald Pittodrie House in Aberdeenshire is to be one of the 11 hotels selected to join 'The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection'. This reflects the hotel's continued commitment to provide guests with the highest industry standards of product and service delivery.

The launch of The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection comes just months after Macdonald Hotels & Resorts reported an operating profit, for the year ending 29 March 2012, before interest of £13.7m, an increase of 3% on the previous like for like year. 

One of the finest four-star hotels in Aberdeenshire, the historic Macdonald Pittodrie House at Chapel of Garioch by Inverurie is set within 2,400 acres of beautiful estate lands, ensuring it's a popular choice for families, business and weddings.

The personalised service and fine attention to detail promised to guests' throughout their stay has ensured Macdonald Pittodrie House has been selected as one of the group's leading four-star hotels to proudly bear The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection status.

David Guile, Chief Executive, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts, commented: "All of our hotels are individual and special in their own way but The Macdonald Hotels' Signature Collection are special in every way.  This is a fantastic opportunity to highlight our ongoing commitment to the highest standards of product and service and to signpost truly unique hotels, due to their location, history or recent level of investment.

"We are continuing to invest within our impressive portfolio and extremely pleased that Macdonald Pittodrie House has been chosen to represent the premium quality of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts"

Other 10 hotels selected from the 45 UK wide include the Macdonald Randolph Hotel and Macdonald Bear Hotel (Oxford), Macdonald Rusacks Hotel (St Andrews), Macdonald Compleat Angler (Marlow), Macdonald Marine Hotel & Spa (North Berwick), Macdonald Windsor Hotel, Macdonald Old England Hotel & Spa (Lake District), Macdonald Townhouse (Manchester), Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa, Cheshire and Macdonald Bath Spa Hotel.