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Published on : Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Scotland’s best visitor attraction, Britannia, rolled out the red carpet for Scotland’s premier travel trade event in Edinburgh, with a welcome ‘fit for a queen’. Expo takes place from 20-21 April, coinciding with Her Majesty The Queen’s birthday on Thursday 21 April and to celebrate, The Royal Yacht’s famous butlers were joined at Edinburgh Castle by VIP guests, Becky and Bonnie, the corgis.
Britannia served the Royal Family and The Queen for over 40 years and is now a 5 star visitor attraction and prestigious evening events venue.
Chief Executive of The Royal Yacht Britannia, Bob Downie said: “As Scotland’s Best Attraction for 10 years’ running, rated by VisitScotland, we are looking forward to the industry’s main event, and to welcoming delegates from across the world to celebrate a momentous year for The Queen.”
VisitScotland expo, being held at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh, will see quality travel trade buyers from across the globe meet with over 280 leading Scottish business, showcasing the best Scottish tourism products on offer.
Malcolm Roughead, Chief Executive of VisitScotland, said: “We are delighted that The Royal Yacht Britannia will be celebrating her majesty’s 90th birthday in style at this year’s expo. Scotland’s heritage attractions are jewels in our tourism crown and it is fantastic to see so many heading along to the Royal Highland Centre this week.
“VisitScotland expo is an invaluable opportunity for Scottish tourism businesses to meet face to face with tour operators from across the globe, bringing the opportunity to make new contacts, negotiate new deals and learn new ways of doing business.
“As the country’s biggest travel trade event, this is the chance to see the whole of Scotland under one roof with the 37th year of expo is set to be our biggest and best yet.”