• Dickson to assist in the recovery of tourism at VisitScotland

     Wednesday, May 12, 2021

    VisitScotland has selected Rob Dickson as its new Director of Industry and Destination Development. He would succeed Riddell Graham, who will be retiring in September, 2021 after providing his 45 years’of service to the Scottish tourism. Mr. Dickson, executive director …

  • In Highlands, partnerships are all prepared to bring back tourism

     Monday, May 3, 2021

    Tourism leaders all over the Highlands are maneuverings are all set to resolve the industry problems and bring it back on track after the pandemic. They say that they want to make sure that the visitors to the region have …

  • VisitScotland announces plan for iCentre reopenings

     Friday, July 24, 2020

    VisitScotland has announced its plan for the reopening of its 26 iCentres by the end of August following a four-month closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In a phased approach which puts the safety of staff and visitors at the …

  • VisitScotland: A very happy birthday for Scottish icon

     Friday, June 7, 2019

    A campaign celebrating the legacy of Charles Rennie Mackintosh has boosted visitor numbers to Mackintosh attractions in Scotland by more than a quarter.   On Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s birthday (Friday, 7th June), new results showing the success of ‘Mackintosh 150 …

  • VisitScotland: All roads ‘lead’ to the Home of Golf

     Wednesday, June 5, 2019

    Today (5 June) marks 100 days to go until the first tee shot is struck at the biggest event in women’s golf, The 2019 Solheim Cup, taking place at Gleneagles from 9th to 15th September.   To celebrate the key …

  • VisitScotland: To the Mooooon and back

     Tuesday, May 28, 2019

    The world’s first-ever Highland Coosmonaut is set to be launched into ‘near space’ as part of a new tourism campaign announced today (Tuesday, 28 May) by VisitScotland, to celebrate Scotland’s connection to the first Moonwalk.   Primary school-aged children across Scotland are …

  • VisitScotland New Boston to Edinburgh Delta Service Takes Off

     Friday, May 24, 2019

    Delta Air Lines’ newest service is departing Edinburgh Airport on its maiden flight to Boston Logan International Airport. The flight, which will operate daily during the summer, complements Delta’s existing Edinburgh-New York-JFK service which will become year-round in 2019, and …

  • VisitScotland Raise a dram on World Whisky Day on 18 May

     Monday, May 13, 2019

    An important part of Scotland’s heritage, whisky can be celebrated all year round.   To celebrate World Whisky Day, on Saturday, 18 May, visitors to Scotland are invited to raise a dram and discover more about whisky, Scotland’s national drink …

  • VisitScotland: Family business scoops top award!

     Wednesday, April 24, 2019

    A family-run business has become Ayrshire’s first ever Five Star Tourist Shop following a grading from VisitScotland.   Geraldo’s, based in the seaside town of Largs, received five stars from the national tourism organisation’s Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme in recognition of …

  • VisitScotland: Putting their house in order

     Friday, April 19, 2019

    A dilapidated croft house built in the 1850s and classed as a building of ‘national importance’ by Historic Environment Scotland has received a Five Star grading from VisitScotland following its restoration into a luxurious self-catering cottage.   Downie’s Cottage is …


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