Scotland

  • Cruise vessel Magellan returns to Dundee prior to Norway trip

    Published on : Saturday, July 22, 2017

    A cruise ship that was taking holiday-makers to the Norwegian fjords has docked in the region of Dundee.   The cruise vessel named MS Magellan that is being operated by Cruise & Maritime Voyages is currently filling about 65% of …

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  • Retired helicopter turned into a hotel

    Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Sea King helicopter is now installed on a camp site in Stirling, Scotland, as it is now turned into a luxury hotel. Stirling is a city known as” Gateway to the Highlands” allure the tourists not only for the eco-tourism …

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  • TV series popularity pushes up North American tourists to Scotland

    Published on : Thursday, May 18, 2017

    New statistics show that the popularity of “ancestral tourism” on the back of hit TV show Outlander, combined with an increase in direct air routes has increased tourism to Scotland from North America by almost a fifth.   VisitScotland said …

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  • Scotland TripAdvisor collaborates on a profitable deal

    Published on : Monday, April 10, 2017

    In order to enhance Scottish economy, TripAdvisor has collaborated on a deal with Scotland’s tourism agency. As explained by the First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon to the VisitScotland deal, a first kind of for TripAdvisor in Europe and New …

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  • Travelodge announces the opening of 21 Scottish hotels

    Published on : Thursday, March 30, 2017

    Travelodge has recently announced that it is planning to expand by constructing as many as 21 new hotels in the country of Scotland. This company has said that the proposals do have the potential to give rise to over 400 …

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  • Disney Cruise Line Port Adventures invite guests to experience Norway sailings

    Published on : Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore culturally rich and exciting locales with Port Adventures like only Disney can do during its Europe and Norway sailings, beginning May 2017 when the Disney Magic returns to Europe for the summer.   …

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  • One million Virgin Trains passengers travelled between London and Edinburgh in 2016

    Published on : Friday, December 30, 2016

    The London to Scotland operator ‘Virgin Trains’ has ended the year 2016 on a high after seeing 8% annual growth in customer numbers between the UK and Scottish capitals. Over a million Virgin Trains passengers are travelling between Edinburgh and …

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  • Scotland braces itself for more disruptive storms

    Published on : Sunday, December 25, 2016

    As a second wave of stormy weather approaches, Scotland has started bracing itself for more travel disruption and erratic power supplies. Storm Barbara battered northern parts of the country for a second day on Saturday.   Additionally, winds are forecast …

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  • ScotRail unveils its first electric train

    Published on : Monday, December 12, 2016

    The ScotRail has received its first electric train, which, according to ScotRail,  will make the journey ‘faster, longer and greener’. The train with four-cars has been unveiled in Glasgow on December, 2016.     The first train from the fleet …

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  • Business Tourism Scotland Conference speaks on importance of innovation in travel industry

    Published on : Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    The potential of Scotland’s £1.3 billion accessible tourism market and Scotland’s own business events scope are the talking points of The Business Tourism Scotland Conference 2016.     The Business Tourism Scotland Conference 2016, supported by VisitScotland Business Events took …

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  • Scotland will have its own national airline from Sep 1, 2017

    Published on : Friday, November 25, 2016

    Glasgow-based Loganair has announced to start flying under its own name after 24 years of operation under franchise agreements with other airlines.     The airline, a franchise of Flybe since 2007, will commence its independent operations on September 1 …

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  • Unlikely locations to spot the Aurora Borealis this winter

    Published on : Friday, November 11, 2016

    It is often said that the northern part of Norway is the best place in the world to see the Aurora Borealis. That is only partially true, as the lights can be just as visible from destinations outside of Norway. …

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  • London’s Bus pass lottery creates confusion among older travellers

    Published on : Friday, October 28, 2016

    A recent post code lottery has been adapted by the authorities in London to decide the state pension age for the female citizens, so that they can receive their special benefits at a specific age.     Now after the …

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  • Travellers witnessed enchanting northern lights from UK

    Published on : Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Travellers across the entire United Kingdom witnessed celestial phenomena of the aurora borealis, widely known as the northern lights on 26th October.     Prior to the dazzling event, the Aurora Watch UK issued a Red Alert for the people of …

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  • Innovative St Andrew’s Day celebration with art and light festival

    Published on : Wednesday, October 26, 2016

    Scotland is all set to celebrate this St Andrew’s Day with newest art and light winter illumination. The Scottish Maritime Museum in North Ayrshire launched this Harbour Festival of Light which will take place along Irvine Harbourside.     It …

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  • Scotland attracts fewer international tourists

    Published on : Friday, October 14, 2016

    Official figures have indicated that international tourists have ended up spending about £500 million in Scotland in the second quarter of the year 2016. This amounts to the highest amount of spending of international visitors between April and June, as …

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  • ‘Disruptive’ passenger forces British Airways flight diversion

    Published on : Friday, September 9, 2016

    A flight from London to Florida was diverted to Boston because of a “disruptive” British passenger.   A 24-year-old Glasgow man was removed from the British Airways Orlando-bound flight at 16:45 local time.   The passenger was taken off the …

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  • Scotland targets foreign tourists to boost revenue via hunting

    Published on : Saturday, August 6, 2016

    Tourism authorities promoting Scottish country sports such as grouse shooting and deer stalking are targeting foreign hunters in an attempt to pump an extra a £30 million into the economy within the next four years.   Hunting enthusiasts in the …

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  • M&D’s theme park reopens after rollercoaster derailed in June

    Published on : Saturday, July 23, 2016

    Scotland’s theme part M&D’s has reopened, even after 1500 people signed a petition against the opening of the park. On 26th June, the Tsunami rollercoaster ride has crashed and severely injured 10 people.     Despite of the nationwide school …

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  • Air Transat pilots arrested on suspicion of being drunk

    Published on : Tuesday, July 19, 2016

    Two pilots of Air Transat were arrested from the Glasgow International Airport in Scotland on 18th July on the suspicion of being drunk. The pilots were about to fly a transatlantic passenger aircraft to Toronto, when the airline staff raised …

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