Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has reported significant growth
in their conference results. In the 12 month period to March 2013,
the group recorded a 7.5% year on year increase in total conference
sales and an impressive 27% increase in convention and exhibition
Despite some challenging market conditions, Macdonald Hotels
& Resorts has continued to invest and earmarked £5million in
2013 to ensure it remains firmly committed to providing quality
meeting space and impeccable service to meeting
In a year when the group reported a profit after tax of £1.9
million to 29 March 2012, the progressive group believes
understanding and delivering the organisers event objectives,
offering first-class facilities and the highest quality of food and
drink will ensure Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is the group of
choice. This includes continued investment in programmes like BDRC
Continental's VenueVerdict, an industry recognised programme to
review and benchmark event host feedback to ensure that the highest
quality of service is being implemented.
Explained Ruaridh Macdonald, Operations Director, Macdonald
Hotels & Resorts: "In a challenging market, our determination
to consistently deliver the highest quality of product and service
is reflected by encouraging sales results.
"Whether a PA or event organiser, our customers are reassured by
the knowledge that they will receive a quick, professional response
to an initial enquiry, the option of using flexible, stylish
naturally lit meeting space and of course the promise of dining on
the finest cuisine."
Wherever delegates dine; the restaurant, meeting room or
conference suite, food is always of the same high quality with
dishes served using the freshest produce and prepared from whole
raw ingredients. You really can taste the difference!"
In addition to offering a choice of hotels across a broad
geographical area, Macdonald Hotels also offer a diverse range of
business facilities and competitive delegate pricing.
Moreover, every event organiser and delegate benefits from
Macdonald Hotels & Resorts Meeting@ promise. This all inclusive
package is designed to save the client time, maximise budget and
ensure the needs of delegates are effortlessly met by a
Eschewing the 'cookie cutter' approach, the emphasis is on being
flexible to tailor a conference or meeting to the organisers
specific objectives. In addition, the group recognises the
importance of offering a reliable, free internet connection.
As a result, the group is making a significant investment this
autumn to ensure free WiFi for all business guests and