The Caterer
Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Canadian group Fairmont to manage St Andrews Bay resort

15 June 2006

Canadian-based group Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is to take over the management of Scotland's St Andrews Bay Golf Resort & Spa.

Fairmont will start managing the 209-bedroom resort at the start of July under a long-term contract. The property will be rebranded as a Fairmont hotel in the autumn.

St Andrews Bay will undergo a £10m refurbishment programme, with renovations including the guest rooms, public areas and meeting rooms as well as technology upgrades.

General manager Stephen Carter said it was good news for the resort. "It's a great opportunity to take the hotel forward and be part of a larger body which is renowned for service and high quality," he said. "Fairmont investing in Scotland underpins the country as the true home of golf."

The news comes as John Williams, Fairmont's executive vice-president of operations, announced that the group plans to double the size of its Fairmont and Raffles brands from 55 properties to 120 in 20 countries within the next five years.

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking