Caledonian Leisure acquires fourth UK hotel

Trade-friendly domestic operator Caledonian Leisure has acquired its fourth hotel for an undisclosed sum.

The 55-room New Southlands Hotel in Scarborough joins in-house properties in Arrochar, Scotland; Blackpool and Torquay.

The company, which operates under the Caledonian Travel and UKBreakaways brands, will rename it as The Caledonian New Southlands Hotel.

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Caledonian Leisure sees annual turnover hit £55m

The acquisition of the New Southlands Hotel comes on the back of Caledonian Leisure recording an annual turnover of over £55 million for 2023, a 40% increase on the previous year.

Managing director Graham Rogers said: “The Caledonian New Southlands Hotel in Scarborough is the perfect addition to The Caledonian Hotel Collection as we continue to expand our portfolio of hotels in key UK destinations.

“The hotel is renowned for providing excellent accommodation and a warm Yorkshire hospitality delivered by a friendly team who share our customer first ethos.

“Scarborough remains one of the UK’s top holiday destinations and one of our best-selling resorts, with customer numbers increasing year on year across our brands. 

“We look forward to offering a variety of packages to the Caledonian New Southlands Hotel through both our own brand channels, digital platforms and established network of travel agents.”

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