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Scottish Tourism Alliance response to Scottish Government Cabinet Reshuffle
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The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) is delighted that Fiona Hyslop MSP will remain in post as Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs.
STA Council responds to COSLA Call For More Financial Power for Councils
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​The member Council of the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) welcomes the reaffirmed Scottish Government position that it will not legislate to grant powers to local authorities to introduce a Transient Visitor Tax without the full involvement of the…
Scottish Resources Conference: Top circular economy event to tackle totemic sustainability challenge
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Scottish Resources Conference: Top circular economy event to tackle totemic sustainability challenges.
Proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport
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The Department of Transport has issued two documents with facts, figures and background information around the proposed expansion of Heathrow Airport.
New Report Sets out 'Routes to Growth' for Cycle Tourism Economy
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Transform Scotland today launched the report 'Routes to Growth: Developing Scotland's Cycle Tourism Sector'. The report builds upon earlier research by Transform Scotland and Sustrans Scotland which highlighted the multi-million pound benefits…
Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) Member Council Tourism Tax/Visitor Levy Statement
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The STA Member Council is firmly of the view that applying any further regulated costs to visitors within the current climate of UK and Scottish taxation is not the right approach to take.
New Report Shows Benefits of Short-Term Rentals in Scotland
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Scotland's traditional short-term rental sector continues to make a positive impact on the Scottish economy, a new report has found.
Have your say on the future of the Rural Economy in Scotland
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One of the biggest consultations in recent years on the future of the rural economy in Scotland goes live at 12.30pm today, Tuesday, June 12th - and everyone who has an interest in rural matters, including tourism and its importance to the rural economy,…
The Association of Scotland's Self-Caterers Barometer Survey
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The 2017 Season was overall thought better than 2017, with increases in both turnover and guest numbers. For 2018, Several barriers to growth/obstacles to success were identified.
Drew Hendry MP adds weight to argument opposing a tourism levy
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Who can blame Highland businesses for tourism tax worries?