About Business & Tourism Solutions
BTS is an Edinburgh-based professional services company providing insightful business and marketing strategy and solutions
We’re an energetic and passionate team with a proven and extensive skillset covering a wealth of experience. We are steeped in business incubation, development and consultancy, combining pragmatism and vigorous research with innovative thinking and a creative approach to helping organisations succeed.
Stewart founded BTS in 2001 following a successful career in hospitality and tourism. Stewart’s career has taken him from Edinburgh to Los Angeles and back again. Along the way he’s worked in some of the world’s finest 4 and 5 star hotels including Edinburgh’s iconic Caledonian Hotel and LA’s St James Club. Stewart combined his expertise and passion for the industry with his financial, analytical and business skills to found Business Tourism Solutions (BTS). When not working to grow the business, you are likely to find Stewart either on the ski slopes, playing golf, or cooking a stonebaked Pizza in his wood burning oven.
Loves: Bruce Springsteen & Pizza
Thinks: “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.”
Fergus’s career has taken him from Scotland to the Midlands in England and back again, working within management in the Industrial and Food and Drink Sectors. On returning to Scotland, Fergus has worked in a number of business development roles with Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Business Gateway network, and more recently has deployed his management and business development skills as a self employed consultant and Director of Café Sia, a growing hospitality business on Skye.
Fergus has a passion for Scotland and the tourism industry working with tourism businesses supporting their growth and development. When not working you are likely to find Fergus trying to reduce his handicap on the golf course, skiing, cycling in Scotland or running up hills.
Loves: AC/DC and Beef Wellington
Thinks: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why?”
Scout is responsible for fun & stress relief – ensures all of us take regular breaks and walks around Edinburgh after a hard morning in the office.