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Diageo Sells Gleneagles To Boutique Hotel Operator Ennismore

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 02 / 15

Diageo "sold Gleneagles, Scotland's luxury hotel and golf resort, after 31 years of ownership, to boutique hotel operator, Ennismore," according to Scheherazade Daneshkhu of the FINANCIAL TIMES. Ivan Menezes, CEO of the Johnnie Walker scotch and Smirnoff vodka-maker, confirmed the sale of the Perths...

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