With a dedicated hospitality team that understands and champions the Scottish hospitality industry, Allied Irish Bank (GB) is the perfect partner for the Prestige Hotel Awards 2019.

Allied Irish Bank (GB) has in-depth knowledge of the hospitality sector in Scotland, and has developed lasting partnerships with owners and operators across the country.

The bank specialises in relationship-driven service and supports the growth of medium to large scale businesses across the hospitality sector.


Why choose Allied Irish Bank (GB)?

  • Ongoing relationship management with direct access to a dedicated hospitality finance team
  • Skills in structuring bespoke deals that suit hotels’ business needs
  • Impressive portfolio of reputable clients, from SMEs to large corporations

With offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh, and lasting partnerships with owners and operators across the country, Allied Irish Bank (GB) is the perfect partner for Scotland’s most prestigious hotels.

“The Scottish hospitality sector is a huge success story for our country, and as a bank we’re proud to have funded hotels in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Ayrshire, Inverness and beyond.

“Awards are a signpost of excellent customer service, innovation and a business model that works – they don’t just attract the attention of guests; banking teams definitely also take note of those achievements.”

Craig Gebbie, senior manager, Allied Irish Bank (GB)


The Allied Irish Bank (GB) Scottish Hotels Team

Craig Gebbie

Craig Gebbie, Allied Irish Bank (GB).

Head of hotels for Scotland and North East England at Allied Irish Bank (GB), Craig is based in Glasgow but works with clients across Scotland and the North East of England.

Craig specialises in the hospitality and leisure sectors, and from 2016-17, oversaw almost £50 million of funding to clients in those areas.

Craig and his team work with hoteliers on acquisition finance, development, management buyouts, refinance and more.

Craig personally visits each hotel client he works with, whether branded or non-branded, owner-managed or part of an international group, to meet the people behind the business and best advise on how to finance their ambitions for growth.

Contact Craig Gebbie on craig.l.gebbie@aib.ie.


Danielle Dunn

Danielle Dunn, Allied Irish Bank (GB).

Danielle is Allied Irish Bank (GB)’s dedicated hotel and leisure business development associate across Scotland and the North East of England, and first joined the bank four years ago as a business banking graduate.

Working with hotels and leisure operators in the corporate and SME space, Danielle provides insight into the local and national markets.

Danielle excels in structuring tailored funding packages whilst enjoying getting to know her customers, fully understanding their businesses and helping them meet their future growth requirements.

To find out how Allied Irish Bank (GB) could help your hotel grow, contact Danielle Dunn on 0141 225 3614 or danielle.l.dunn@aib.ie.




Working with Allied Irish Bank (GB)






“AIB provided facilities to assist us with the development of our 5 star hotel, incorporating leisure, spa and 18 hole championship golf course. Throughout our 15 year association, the Bank has been extremely supportive and responded to our needs in a fast, efficient and flexible manner. We are always able to talk direct with senior management, thereby accelerating the decision making process, when we have required finance for further development”




“From the very start of our working relationship with AIB we have always felt that we were an important client to them.  The team has genuine interest in what we are doing and aspiring to do.  At the start of any business, financial management is crucial to get right and we have always been able to discuss our requirements openly with AIB who have always accommodated our needs”





To learn more head to aibgb.co.uk/hotels


Contact craig.l.gebbie@aib.ie or danielle.l.dunn@aib.ie


Or Call 0141 225 3614 or 0141 225 3608