Fact SheetHilton History
Read the news
By Property TypeBy Topic
Get the facts
Hilton HuanyingHilton Blue Papers and Research
- Photos & videos
Let us help you
Media Accommodation Request FormContact Us
Jacqueline ToppingsCONTACTMedia Inquiries ADDRESS7930 Jones Branch Drive
Brand Public Relations,
Hilton Hotels & Resorts
McLean, Virginia 22102
Honey I Shrunk The Haggis!!
Scotland's Most Famous Dish is as Cute as a Cupcake
July 27, 2012
WEST LOTHIAN, Scotland, U.K. - With thousands of international visitors expected to descend upon Edinburgh for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Hilton Edinburgh Airport gets set to welcome guests from across the world with Scotland's national dish in cupcake form.
Specially created by the hotel's sous chef Paul Ritchie, the cupcake will have all the classic ingredients of haggis, neeps and tatties and will give visitors from USA, Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark, Canada, Italy, Norway, Australia, and Japan a bite size taste of traditional Scotland.
Ritchie said, "The haggis cupcake was created to celebrate the start of the Edinburgh Festival and is a fun and tasty way of introducing thousands of international visitors to haggis, neeps and tatties."
Liam Spillane, general manager of Hilton Edinburgh Airport added, "We will welcome approximately 2000 international guests to the hotel throughout the month of August and we wanted to cook up a special treat to welcome our guests who have travelled from all over the globe to Edinburgh.
"Many international visitors are sometimes unsure about trying a full haggis dish; however, with the haggis cupcake they have the opportunity to have a mini tasting." The delicious delicacy devised in celebration of the Edinburgh Festival is available exclusively at Hilton Edinburgh Airport during the month of August and costs £2.95.
Media can access additional information about Hilton Edinburgh Airport at http://hiltonglobalmediacenter.com/edinburghairport.
DADA for Hilton Glasgow
+44 141 222 2266
DADA for Hilton Glasgow
+44 141 222 2266/ 7515 066358
About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
For nearly a century, Hilton Hotels & Resorts has been proudly welcoming the world's travelers. With more than 570 hotels across six continents, Hilton Hotels & Resorts provides the foundation for memorable travel experiences and values every guest who walks through its doors. As the flagship brand of Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard for hospitality, providing new product innovations and services to meet guests' evolving needs. Hilton Hotels & Resorts is a part of the award-winning Hilton Honors program. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, free standard Wi-Fi and digital amenities like digital check-in with room selection and Digital Key (select locations), available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app. Begin your journey at www.hilton.com and learn more about the brand by visiting news.hilton.com or following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.