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​VisitScotland Chief Executive hails latest visitor numbers
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VisitScotland Chief Executive, Malcolm Roughead, responds to the release of the quarterly (Q4 2016) International Passenger Survey (IPS) tourism statistics by the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS).
STA Board - Vacancies
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Closing Friday 16th June 2017. Tourism is acknowledged by the Scottish Government as being "Scotland's most important industry".
Ferry tasty – CalMac's onboard cafeterias add new items to their menus for 2017
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​It's enough to get the taste buds a-tingling, as CalMac introduces the likes of cullen skink pie, smoked salmon bagels and vegetarian haggis nachos to its ever popular menu.
Women Returners Programme Funding Announcement and Call for Applications
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Evidence suggests that many women struggle to return to work due to factors such as a lack of access to flexible working to support care commitments. Their time away from the workplace often leads to them experience a loss of confidence and relevant…
​Investing in Scotland's tourism sector - Marriott International plans seven new Scottish hotels
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FM welcomes announcement that Marriott International plans to open seven new hotels in Scotland.
A Guide to Business Rates Revaluation 2017
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The Non-Domestic Rates (Transitional Relief) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 is the Statutory Instrument, which was approved on 16 March and comes into effect on 1 April.
The Talker | Edition 011
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Welcome to the post-Scottish Tourism Week 2017 edition of The Talker!
​BREAKING NEWS: Further clarity on business rates cap announced at STA Conference
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Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs has just announced that the business rates increase cap will now be extended to other accommodation including self-catering, guesthouses, B&B, timeshare units, hostels, camping…
IndyRef 2: What you need to know right now – Grayling PR
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Nicola Sturgeon gave Theresa May a final ultimatum on Monday morning at a press conference at Bute House, ahead of her much anticipated speech at SNP Conference due this coming Saturday.
​ Making memories for visitors – article in today's Scotsman
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The vision of the national tourism strategy tourism Scotland 2020 is for Scotland to be a destination of first choice for a high quality, value for money and memorable customer experience, delivered by skilled and passionate people.