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MYXD Celebrates 70,000 Cocktails

MYXD, which serves customers across the UK from its base in the Scottish Highlands, specialises in premium mail-order cocktails, allowing the public to enjoy their favourite tipples at home without sacrificing quality. MYXD was founded in June 2020 by award-winning mixologist Grant Murray. His aim was simple: to bring the fun and excitement of being in a bar to people’s…

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Business, News, Travel

Rebrand for Inverness Travel

Murray Travel, formerly Inverness Travel, will soon open branches across the region – and has previewed the new-look brand at its Inverness headquarters. The change comes after the company acquired two well-known travel brands earlier this year. Director Scott Murray, who runs Murray Travel with wife Sarah, said: “When we took over Alba Travel and Beaver Travel, and committed to…

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All MYXD Up As Our Popular Home Delivery Company Rebrands

MYXD (formerly MiX’d) has developed a new website to reflect its updated offering of bar-quality home delivery cocktails. The core range features 20 delicious cocktails, conveniently packaged in single-serve pouches and created by award-winning mixologist, Grant Murray. Alongside new twists on old classics and unique flavour combinations, MYXD will offer seasonal specials that provide the perfect accompaniment for celebrations year-round….

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Murray Travel gains living wage accreditation

Murray Travel receives Real Living Wage accreditation on eve of prestigious national awards ceremony A leading family-owned travel agency in the Scottish Highlands has become the first in the region to sign up to the Real Living Wage scheme. Murray Travel has pledged to pay all employees a wage that covers the actual cost of living, far exceeding the UK…

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Inverness Travel to quadruple business with expansion in Highlands and Moray

Scottish travel agency Inverness Travel has today (Wednesday, April 7) announced its expansion across the Highlands and Moray in a move that is expected to quadruple its business. The family-owned business has taken over operations of well-known local agents Alba Travel and Beaver Travel. As part of the transfer, staff from the firms’ Inverness, Elgin and Forres branches will join…

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Business, Opinion

A man walks into a furniture shop

“Its all just a little bit of history repeating” were the words belted out by Shirley Bassey in her 1998 collaboration with dance duo, the propellerheads on Top of the Pops.  A Friday night ritual in every teenagers’ house as we got ourselves dressed and ready to go and meet our friends. Top of the pops was the ritual, not Shirley…

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Business, Opinion

Is now the time to cut back on marketing?

With the world currently in turmoil, there is no doubt that the publics’ pockets are getting shallower, purse strings are getting tighter and the common moth is settling in for an extended period of hibernation in your dad’s wallet! With this in mind, businesses will be looking for ways to control overheads, and directors will be looking to gain efficiencies…

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Business, Opinion, Travel

Surviving your next business trip.

In this day and age, business travel is a necessary evil. An inconvenience. A break in our comfortable routine. Time away from the family, and countless hours in an unfamiliar place with questionable internet, and strangers for company. Not for me. If you have ever seen the film “up in the air” with George Clooney, I am the embodiment of…

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Jet-setting & Goal-getting

We are big believers in work hard, play hard.  And given our industry, we also don’t think these activities are necessarily that different.   In November, our entire Management team from every venue, flew out to Antalya, Turkey, with two of the company Directors, Ken & Scott, to undertake some training, share ideas, and enjoy some much earned downtime! After a long,…

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