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The Tourism Society Scotland AGM and Seminar

Join The Tourism Society Scotland at their 2017 AGM with the rescheduled Seminar on Innovation in Tourism on Thursday 11 May, 2pm. Continue reading

Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions Annual Conference – 'Achieving Excellence'​

This year's conference, which focuses on 'Achieving Excellence', will bring together a range of top industry speakers. Continue reading

​Cup of Tea with a Refugee #KettlesBoiled

"Cup of Tea with a Refugee" is a new campaign to encourage Scots to take time out to share experiences and stories with refugees. Continue reading

ScotRail to host Open Day

09 Aug 2016

ScotRail is to host a Rail Awareness Open Day at Aberdeen railway station on 17 August 2016 for customers who may need extra assistance. Continue reading

Scottish Thistle Awards for tourism receive record-breaking number of entries

28 Jul 2016

Scottish tourism's equivalent of the Oscars, saw 715 entries across the 15 regional categories, up 16% on last year's record-breaking. Continue reading

Calling all Business Tourism professionals would you Dare to Share?

13 Jun 2016

​Business Tourism Scotland is inviting Scottish based business tourism companies to tell their stories…warts and all at Business. Continue reading

Year of History Heritage and Archaeology 2017 Signature Events Programme Fund – Guidance Notes

16 May 2016

​2017 has been designated the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology, a year that will celebrate our country's unique history. Continue reading

Fancy a free morning at the Zoo, learning key business skills… and seeing the Pandas?

09 May 2016

Don't miss this free training from Resource Efficient Scotland in June There are many actions you can take to reduce energy, water. Continue reading

Understanding the Digital Tourist – Put Yourself in Their Shoes (HIE Webinar)

26 Apr 2016

Thursday 28 April 2016. 9:30am – 10:15am Sixty-five percent of all tourists under the age of 35 view their smart phone as an essential. Continue reading

World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 – Have you entered?

22 Apr 2016

World Responsible Tourism Awards 2016 at WTM London sponsored by the Belize Tourism Board, a global search for the most inspiring. Continue reading

Tourism Hustings Highlights – download here

20 Apr 2016

​A tourism hustings organised by the British Hospitality Association and the Scottish Tourism Alliance took place in Edinburgh on. Continue reading

Key HMRC information for STA members

05 Apr 2016

HMRC is running series of workshops and webinars throughout April on the following areas: Key Announcements made in the budget 2016. Continue reading

Scottish Thistle Awards

22 Mar 2016

The Scottish Thistle Awards were held last Friday, celebrating the best tourism businesses in Scotland and bringing a fitting end. Continue reading

Press Release: National Tourism Strategy takes the high road!

09 Mar 2016

The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) and tourism leaders will 'take the high road' tomorrow for a week-long series of Scotland. Continue reading

VisitScotland Press Release – Toast to Year of Food and Drink

13 Feb 2016

Toast to Year of Food and Drink Over one million people attended Year of Food and Drink 2015 events, VisitScotland can reveal. The. Continue reading

Springboard press release: Dundee to host the 'Big Hospitality Conversation' and pledge ov

21 Dec 2015

Over 70 Scottish hospitality and tourism businesses are expected to attend the 3rd Scottish Big Hospitality Conversation event at. Continue reading

Scotland marks 'berth' of a new era for marine tourism

20 Nov 2015

An action plan to boost the value of Scotland's marine tourism industry by nearly £100 million is being launched today (Friday. Continue reading

New national events strategy | Scotland – The Perfect Stage

16 Sep 2015

New national events strategy Ten-year plan to grow Scotland's £3.5 billion events industry. Continue reading

Deputy First Minister Opens Scottish Tourism Week Conference

04 Mar 2015

Deputy First Minister John Swinney will today open the annual Scottish Tourism Week National Conference by celebrating the contribution. Continue reading

Scottish Tourism Industry Announces Support of the STV Appeal

04 Mar 2015

Stephen Leckie the Chair of Scottish Tourism Alliance today pledged the organisations support of the STV Appeal at this year's. Continue reading